Sky Guide makes stargazing simple. Just hold it overhead to automatically find stars, constellations, planets, satellites and more. With so many fun and powerful features, there is something for all ages and experience levels!
Is it a star or the planet Mars? Knowing what's up in your night sky is now effortless with Sky Guide. Hold your iPhone or iPad up and Sky Guide automatically aligns itself to the stars above you—no setup required.
Have you ever wished you could recognize the constellations but didn't want to study those paper star charts? Sky Guide's augmented reality (AR) mode makes learning your way around the sky clear and effortless.
Whether you're in search of the constellation Virgo, the Andromeda Galaxy or the next big meteor shower, Sky Guide is jam-packed with information and rich graphics that will satisfy the most curious minds.
Voyage to the past and future with cinematic time controls. Know where the Moon will be later in the evening so you can capture that perfect photo. See what the sky looked like the moment you were born or be an eyewitness to history's greatest comets.
It's a star! It's a plane! No, it's a satellite! Sky Guide features hundreds of bright satellites for you to identify and track. You can also receive notifications whenever the International Space Station flies over your location.
Use Sky Guide anywhere—on your evening dog walk, camping trips or in the classroom. The app works with or without Wi-Fi, cellular service or GPS, so everything is at your fingertips no matter where you go.
- Huge stellar catalog: 2.5 million stars!
- Filter: X-ray the sky and explore invisible wonders.
- Red night mode: Preserve your dark-adapted eyesight.
- Notification Center Widget: At-a-glance essentials including rise and set times for the Sun, Moon and planets.
- Apple Watch: Sky Guide can send you a notification when an event is about to happen in the skies above your location, like when the International Space Station is due to fly over. You can also keep tabs on the latest solar activity or add our super-accurate Moon Complication to your Apple Watch face.
Join the millions who have discovered a more personal connection to the stars with Sky Guide. It might forever change the way you look up.
The applications Sky Guide was published in the category Reference on 2013-05-06 and was developed by Fifth Star Labs LLC. The file size is 229.85 MB. The current version is 7.0.1 and works well on 11.0 and high ios versions.
Added Siri Shortcuts to main menu. New in 7.0:
Our biggest update ever! Support for iOS 12 and much more...
+ Featured: If it's worth knowing about, you're sure to find it in Featured, a curated collection of in-depth news, stories, reviews, tips and more. You may not see stars every night but there's always something to see in Sky Guide.
+ Calendar: From supermoons to solar eclipses, planetary alignments, meteor showers and more, you’ll know well in advance when something is about to happen. Plus, events are filtered to your location so you’ll never be let down by an event that was not visible to you in the first place.
+ Tonight: View the evening agenda, all in one place. Tonight is the first item in your Calendar and provides a detailed summary of visible planets, stargazing weather conditions, satellite passes and a handy light pollution map that lets you check conditions at home or your favorite observing site.
+ Siri Shortcuts: “Hey Siri, what star is that?”
Identifying something in the sky is now quicker than ever. With Shortcuts available in iOS 12 you can simply point your iPhone at a bright star, planet or satellite in the sky, say your preferred Shortcut phrase like “What star is that?” and Siri will tap into Sky Guide, identifying the object from your homescreen—no app launch required.