The Night Sky
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Identify stars, planets, galaxies and satellites.   Commercial ($3.99)
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The Night Sky is a magical app that enables you to identify stars, planets, galaxies, constellations and even satellites. This Mac version of The Night Sky enables you to view the stars, planets, galaxies, constellations and satellites from any location in the world no matter where you are located yourself!

Here's an example - you are in Los Angeles but want to know what The Night Sky in Australia looks like. No problem with The Night Sky, just position the globe over Australia, flick to star view and view the Australian sky! This will work anywhere in the world.

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What's New
Version 1.3:
  • Enhanced 3D Globe View Graphics - The 3D Globe Earth view has been drastically improved, with a higher resolution earth and planets and stars are now in the background.
  • Country Names - The 3D Globe view now displays country names so you can pinpoint an exact countries location to view the sky from from the comfort of your laptop, no matter where you are!
  • Enhanced Icons in Sky View - Clearer icons in Sky View making it easier to navigate around The Night Sky.
  • Satellites are now included in Sky Information Pack - Get information on hundreds of satellites in The Night Sky by simply clicking on them.
  • Bug Fixes - We have fixed some bugs, if you find any bugs please email Support@iCandiApps.com and we will be straight on to fixing them in updates.
Version 1.3:
  • Enhanced 3D Globe View Graphics - The 3D Globe Earth view has been drastically improved, with a higher resolution earth and planets and stars are now in the background.
  • Country Names - The 3D Globe view now displays country names so you can pinpoint an exact countries location to view the sky from from the comfort of your laptop, no matter where you are!
  • Enhanced more...
Requirements
Intel, OS X 10.7 or later



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Countpollen reviewed on 13 Jan 2012
Why woul anyone pay for an app that looks horrible and has less features than the excellent Stellarium?
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Downloads:497
Version Downloads:75
Type:Education : Teaching Tools
License:Commercial
Date:04 Dec 2012
Platform:Intel 32 / OS X
Price: $3.99
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The Night Sky is a magical app that enables you to identify stars, planets, galaxies, constellations and even satellites. This Mac version of The Night Sky enables you to view the stars, planets, galaxies, constellations and satellites from any location in the world no matter where you are located yourself!

Here's an example - you are in Los Angeles but want to know what The Night Sky in Australia looks like. No problem with The Night Sky, just position the globe over Australia, flick to star view and view the Australian sky! This will work anywhere in the world.

The Night Sky does this by using its high resolution map of the sky and location data that you provide. It then places you in a 3D sphere and allows you to look around it's totally accurate virtual Night Sky!

This special Mac edition for OS X Lion allows you to make The Night Sky expand to full screen. A great new feature as everything gets out of the way so it's just you and the sky!

So if you want to gaze up at the sky no matter where you are in the world, just load up The Night Sky on your Mac and prepare to be amazed!

The Night Sky really is simply magical!


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