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    Sky Guide

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    • Initial Release: 31 Dec 1969
    • Vendor: Fifth Star Labs LLC
    • Version: 6.6
    • Price: $2.99

    Sky Guide is a beautiful way to explore and learn about stars, planetary bodies, and orbiting satellites. Not only is Sky Guide a great way to explore the night sky, it's a great interactive learning tool for children. With stunningly beautiful graphics, lots of information about thousands of planetary bodies, and much more, Sky Guide is the only app you'll need to explore the sky around you.

    Since Sky Guide can use your location data and other sensors inside your iPhone or iPad to know your exact position, you can simply hold your device up to the night sky and watch as Sky Guide aligns itself to show you information on exactly what you're looking at. Tap on any star or planetary body for more information about it. Sky Guide even works during the day when stars aren't out, which makes it a great educational guide during school hours. Sky Guide also can show information about orbiting satellites.

    Other features of Sky Guide include time controls that let you travel to the past or future to see exactly where certain bodies will be in the sky on any given date. Want to snap a great photo of the next full moon? Sky Guide can let you know exactly when to make sure you're outside with your camera. If you live in a heavily populated area, you can use HDR brightness controls to help you see past air pollution and city lights for get a clearer view of what's above you. Want to take Sky Guide on a trip where you won't have access to wifi or cellular data? No problem! Once installed, Sky Guide works with or without an internet connection.

    Sky Guide is available in the App Store now for $1.99 and is a universal download for both iPhone and iPad.


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