Best Astronomy Apps

Astronomy apps are found in this category. These apps allow the user to learn and experience more about space. Types include star maps, news, and research astronomy apps. Astronomy apps are great for those interested in stargazing and outer space.

Last updated 03-24-2017

Mars Ebook
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Mars Ebook

Android

Seller: InfoAppzBrew

25 2.5

Being in an astrology class is fun, learning about all the planets and heavenly bodies there are. However, it can be a little daunting as well, especially when you need to report, or explain about the Mars, when you have only learned about from movies, books, television, or the Internet. However, with the help of this educational app, you can now familiarize yourself with the Red Planet, as if you are a colonist on its dusty surface!

Read Mar's history, its physical characteristics, rotations and other scientific facts by swiping. Pinch to zoom in and out, and make the information clearer. Packed with animated images you can enjoy, and a comprehensive explanation about Mars, this handy tool can provide you with all of the information you need!

▲ Learning about the Red Planet with animated images and comprehensive content feels out of this world!

▲ Expand your understanding about Mars with videos beyond the galaxy!

▲ Need your native language? This app supports ten different languages to make learning easier!

The fourth rock from the sun is not that complicated! To broaden your knowledge about the mysterious and wonderful Mars, there are several videos readily available to you through the app. On a different note, this efficient digital book also supports up to ten different languages, from French and Italian to Arabic and Spanish, letting knowledge roam around the world!

Whether you want to know how many moons Mars has, or its environmental conditions projected for the future, this handy guide can help you, without the trouble of going to the library. With every bit of valuable, important information this app offers, there is no need to fret too much when notes have been left at home, or books left at school. Have a quick read, and get ready to expand your mind's galaxy!

Android
Mars Ebook

Mars Ebook

Free

Moon Phase Calendar Zodiac
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Moon Phase Calendar Zodiac

Android

Seller: BHMEDIA

25 2.5

Be inspired with this handy app that lets you know the different phases of the moon! If you like gazing up at the sky at night and want to understand the essence of our magnificent moon, then this is all you need! Not only that, you can check out the time and dates for the different moon phases.

And if you're a fan of a lovely sunrise or sunset, this app also lets you see exactly when it will happen for you to fully enjoy its beauty.

▲ A clear image of the current moon phase that you can view with ease.

▲ Get advice on how to manage your harvesting skills!

▲ Relevant information explaining each moon phase and how you can benefit from it.

If you're into astronomy and you happen to admire the moon and its nature, here's a helpful tool where you can fully understand the various behaviors caused by the moon itself. Read interesting trivia about the Zodiac signs as well during each phase.

Get additional information related to each moon phase such as its visibility, the temperature or weather on a particular date, and especially which crops are best to plant during that phase!

Android
Moon Phase Calendar Zodiac

Moon Phase Calendar Zodiac

Free

Solar Walk 2 Free
23

Solar Walk 2 Free

Android
iOS

Seller: Vito Technology

30 3

Dive into outer space with this visually stunning, interactive learning tool that simulates our solar system based on real celestial mechanics and the most up-to-date photographic data available to mankind! Happily tour the sun and planets, orbit with satellites, and locate the position of stars and constellations.

Observe Kepler’s and Newton’s laws at work as you marvel at the planetary and satellite motions in orrery or true-to-scale views, powered by a “Smart Time Machine” that slows down and speeds up rotation and revolution when you zoom in and out. Freely access the past, present, and future life of our solar system - check the calendar to know about and witness thrilling astronomical events!

See Sputnik and other historical satellites fly over the Earth. Feel the pride and excitement as you travel through time to follow the voyages of mankind’s space missions, including Cassini-Huygens, Curiosity, and New Horizons - the timeline will tell you exactly when to witness their flybys, landings, and other milestones!

▲ Fulfill your space and time travel plans - see our solar system in motion from the past to the future!

▲ Beautifully up close and personal; explore planets and watch satellites and spacecrafts fly by!

▲ Delight in a timeline of space missions and astronomical events with accompanying images and descriptions!

Explore space with your headphones in to listen to a serene soundtrack. Learn exactly what you need to witness the next eclipse, equinox, solstice, or closest approach. Observe our solar system in the highest resolution of textures, complete with auroras, solar flares, and more. Live the dream and discover how it feels to take a walk in space, whether you are riding the bus or sitting on your bed during a restless night.

Freely hop from Mercury to Neptune. Explore the chilly expanse of the Kuiper Belt and visit Pluto and the hypothetical Planet Nine. Let the cosmos awaken your thoughts, emotions and ideas wherever you are on Earth. Satisfy the curiosity and grasp a better understanding of our solar system!

Android
Solar Walk 2 Free

Solar Walk 2 Free

Free

iOS
Solar Walk ™ 2 - Space Journey Through Time and Planets of the Solar System

Solar Walk ™ 2 - Space Journey Through Time and Planets of the Solar System

$2.99

Space Coloring Game
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Space Coloring Game

Android

Seller: ColorJoy

30 3

Relieve the stress of the day and embark on a cosmic adventure through coloring pages! Through this app, you will be able to color a total of 48 hand-drawn, astronomy-themed illustrations from the comfort of your mobile device.

To start, pick colors that you want to use on the drawing: you can enjoy a total of 16 hues. Then, tap the part of the drawing where you want to fill the color. For accuracy, pinch in and out to zoom on the screen. You can either use the "Fill" or "Pencil" mode to start. There are tips you can unlock in the app such as pen, crayon, paint brush, and pentel pen. There is even an eraser available if you decide to change the color!

Coloring is an effective way to lessen tension and stress, especially when you are really not in the mood. With the space artwork and bright colors, turn your bad days into bright ones!

Android
Space Coloring Game

Space Coloring Game

Free

Space Live
25

Space Live

Android

Seller: www.mappstreet.com

30 3

Imagine working with NASA, and all you have to do round-the-clock is stare at the enormous beauty of the Earth and vastness of outer space. Lovely, isn't it? Broaden your knowledge about outer space by reading interesting articles and news, or watch live videos from the International Space Station (ISS) on your device. Behold the beauty of Earth! Familiarize yourself with its characteristics, and watch it rotate in orbit.

Check out exclusive footage from space by watching "Live Space" and "NASA TV." Want to see amazing pictures taken from beyond the Earth? Go to the "Images" section and browse through wonderful snapshots — "Five Planets and the Moon over Australia," "Human as Spaceship," and the "Perseid from Torralba del Burgo."

Android
Space Live

Space Live

Free

Starlight - Explore the Stars
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Starlight - Explore the Stars

Android

Seller: Gyrocade

30 3

See a starry night—even if it's gloomy outside! Turn your device into a magical lens and view the constellations through fast navigation. Appreciate millions of stars and observe the solar system in a streamlined stargazing app!

Familiarize yourself with constellations high above, such as the Canes Venatici and Ursa Major; know where their exact spots are and discover their formation—all in your hand. Watch as they come to life! Broaden a child's interest in astronomy, opening his or her eyes to how great our universe is. Turn boring nights to exciting ones as you gather up the family and share the experience!

Android
Starlight - Explore the Stars

Starlight - Explore the Stars

Free

Space Coaster VR Pro
27

Space Coaster VR Pro

Android

Seller: SapphireGames

20 2

Fulfill your dreams of futuristic space travel in this awe-inspiring VR experience! Escape mundane moments on Earth and put on your VR-viewer for a thought-provoking and emotionally-moving automatic solo cruise in your cozy "Space Coaster."

Immerse yourself in zero gravity with a splendid touch of science fiction as you meet a multitude of diversely-designed alien spacecrafts. Catch a heart-stopping view of a spectacular head-on collision between a ship and a celestial body. Explore an underground tunnel on another planet, and rise to the dry and rocky surface to walk beneath a serene blanket of stardust and nebulae.

▲ Find inspiration, peace, and exhilaration as you fly by planet Earth and be moved by the splendid vastness of the universe.

▲ Delightfully and effortlessly explore the surface of a rocky, barren planet under a surreal cosmic sky.

▲ Experience close encounters with advanced extraterrestrial civilizations - witness explosive collisions!

Why settle for a typically terrestrial lunch hour when you can sit back, relax, and dive into the fabric of the universe in the palm of your hands? Gain fresh perspectives as you fly by humanity's humble little planet, and ponder upon our place amidst the vast expanse of cosmic giants.

Feel closer to the inspiring brilliance of the sun and the stars. Happily discover what it is like to encounter hi-tech alien machinery up close and personal, and to tread upon the soil of a different planet. Sate your curiosity and access an exhilarating, panoramic, and immersive views of the cosmos all here at your fingertips!

Android
Space Coaster VR Pro

Space Coaster VR Pro

$0.99

SkyView® Free
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SkyView® Free

Android
iOS

Seller: Terminal Eleven

20 2

Scan the sky with your smartphone and be guided on an incredible journey throughout the universe with this stargazing tool! Search, locate, and examine an abundance of stars, constellations, and other celestial bodies across space to learn facts and figures about these wonders.

Using the most recent astronomical data for mankind's oldest scientific hobby, the app utilizes an augmented reality overlay, "Sky Paths," and smart time travel to provide an accurate and exciting learning experience for amateur astronomers all over the world. View the sky in the time period you prefer - the Age of Exploration in the past, or an unknown point of time in the future?

Take beautiful photos as you witness thrilling astronomical events and share the memorable experience with loved ones on social media. With no WiFi requirements, you are free to reach out to the stars and discover the glistening worlds that lie beyond the terra firma you are standing upon. Step into a sense of awe and wonder only the cosmos can inspire!

Android
SkyView® Free

SkyView® Free

Free

iOS
SkyView Free - Explore the Universe

SkyView Free - Explore the Universe

Free

Astronomy Quiz
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Astronomy Quiz

Android

Seller: Professional Quizzes

20 2

Wanted to learn and test your current knowledge in astronomy? Now you can with this fantastic quiz game. See how many questions you can answer correctly within the time limit.

The levels offer series of interesting yet tough questions. Fulfilling the required percentage unlocks the next challenging level. The captivating user interface lets you play in awe upon viewing colorful choices on a dark blue background.

Overall, this is an amazing game to play whenever you have the free time. Improve your astronomical intellect while setting and sharing new high scores on the social media scoreboard.

Android
Astronomy Quiz

Astronomy Quiz

Free

Aurora Alerts Northern Lights
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Aurora Alerts Northern Lights

Android

Seller: Jake Ruston

20 2

Capturing wondrous photographs is what you do for a living. From objects to locations, you've captured the beauty of almost anything. The ultimate goal now for you is snapping the magnificent Aurora northern lights. However, it's not every day that you get the chance to simply wake up and take photographs of it.

Know the right timing and location for you to have the best eye-catching snap of the dancing lights. Don't chase the information just to find out when and where. Let it come to you directly through a push notification that you will receive on your device. The latest Aurora forecast goes straight to your device and is easy for you to see in just one look.

▲Check the statistics of when the best time to see the northern lights is.

▲Checkout great tours to avail when visiting locations which has the best view of the northern lights.

▲Find the best spot to be in to see the northern lights better.

If you're planning to go on a tour on the locations that have the best view of the northern lights, get hold of the best trip packages available. Be a part of a tour that offers a great deal that's worth every penny on your budget. Also, see an image of the sun and the statistics of the solar wind. The geomagnetic storm index or KP index statistics is also presented for you to estimate when the best time to see the northern lights.

Make your dreams of including the northern lights in your portfolio come true. Create a plan weeks ahead while you're in your studio editing photos. Just grab your device and check out forecasts and see all of the latest updates to make your planning easier.

Android
Aurora Alerts Northern Lights

Aurora Alerts Northern Lights

Free