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Description

Sky Above is a star gazing app that allows you to view where in the sky stars, constellations, planets and satellites are above you in the sky.

Now updated for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, also with tracking for the Hubble Space Telescope!

Best of all, you can see the real sky in the app too using your device's camera!

Just hold your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch up to the sky and all will be revealed to you.

Sky Above uses your location provided by GPS and compass built into your device to work out where you are and what to show you.

Next time you see that bright dot next to the moon in the sky and wonder if it's Jupiter, why not open up Sky Above and find out!

- 3D Solar System explorer
- Track over 150 satellite locations
- Find out where the International Space Station or the Hubble Space Telescope is
- Track the locations of all 8 planets and also dwarf planet, Pluto
- View the constellations
- Accurate phases of the moon
- Search for any of the named stars, constellations or planets and view more information

 $0.99 in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched May 04, 2012 (almost 7 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 5 months, on average.

Feb 20
2017
(Current)
Version 2.1.0

+ Solar system explorer now supports some of the dwarf planets and solar system moons

+ Support for iOS 10
+ Support for iPad Pro

Nov 11
2015
Version 2.0.2

+ iOS 9 compatible

Bug Fixes:
- Issue with gyroscope device rotation under iOS 9

Aug 19
2015
Version 2.0.1

+ Improved background textures for the night sky
+ Improved Earth satellite view

Aug 12
2015
Version 2.0.0

+ Brand new 3D solar system explorer with key planet facts
+ Andromeda galaxy is now included in the sky map
+ Search for any of the named stars, constellations or planets and view more information

Jul 29
2015
Version 1.6.0

- Improvements to look and feel
- Additional satellites and star support
- 64bit processor support
- Location on iOS8 wasn't always correct
- View the phases of the moon

Dec 03
2014
Version 1.5.0

+ Updated for iOS 8 and iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screens
+ Added Hubble Space Telescope tracking, including icon
+ Updated space station and satellite lists

Jul 23
2014
Version 1.4.0

- New icon
- Bug fixes

Sep 16
2013
Version 1.3.0

+ Updated for iOS 7 support
- Bug fixes

May 21
2013
Version 1.2.0

Updated for iPhone 5 and also now compatible with iPod touches

May 23
2012
Version 1.1.0

+ Includes a research guide to find out more information from Wikipedia on your star gazing objects

Bug Fixes:
- On iPhone when loading the FAQ you couldn't get back to the main screen

May 16
2012
Version 1.0.1

- Bug fixes

May 04
2012
Version 1.0.0

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