SkyView® brings stargazing to everyone. Simply point your iPhone, iPad, or iPod at the sky to identify stars, constellations, planets, satellites, and more!
Over 2.5 million downloads.
App Store Rewind 2011 -- Best Education App
“If you've ever wanted to know what you're looking at in the night sky, this app is the perfect stargazer's companion.”
"If you’ve ever been looking for a stargazing app for your iPhone, then this [is] definitely the one to get."
“SkyView is an Augmented Reality app that lets you see just what delights the sky has to offer.”
– 148Apps Editor’s Choice
You don't need to be an astronomer to find stars or constellations in the sky, just open SkyView® and let it guide you to their location and identify them. SkyView® is a beautiful and intuitive stargazing app that uses your camera to precisely spot and identify celestial objects in sky, day or night. Find all 88 constellations as they fade in and out while you scan across the sky, locate every planet in our solar system, discover distant galaxies, and witness satellite fly-bys.
• Simple: Point your device at the sky to identify galaxies, stars, constellations, planets, and satellites (including the ISS and Hubble) passing overhead at your location.
• Sighting Events: schedule alerts for upcoming celestial events.
• Apple Watch: see what objects are visible tonight and how to spot them using your Apple Watch.
• Today Widget: brand new iOS 8 today widget lets you quickly see upcoming celestial events.
• Night Mode: Preserve your night vision with red or green night mode filters.
• Augmented Reality (AR): Use your camera to spot objects in the sky, day or night.
• Sky Paths: Follow the sky track for any object to see it’s exact location in the sky on any date and time.
• Comprehensive: Includes thousands of stars, planets, and satellites with thousands of interesting facts.
• Time Travel: Jump to the future or the past and see the sky on different dates and times.
• Social: Capture and share beautiful images with friends and family on social networks.
• Mobile: WiFi is NOT required (does not require a data signal or GPS to function). Take it camping, boating, or even flying!
What a fun way to teach yourself, your children, your students, or your friends about our wonderful universe!
SkyView® Positive Reviews
I love this way too much!I’m writing this review just because of how amazing this app is. I’m a kid who loves Astronomy, and takes it to long lengths. Just this Christmas, I got my first telescope! The Celestron 114 az Explorascope! I downloaded this app originally to see where my favorite star, Capella was located. Turns out, it had spot on location. I then got the full version, and have been using it on a weekly basis! This is an amazing app, and I look forward to using it for studying nebulas, planets, etc! I love this app mainly because I have been studying astronomy for about 5 years now, and have gone from knowing the basic 8 planets, to knowing the official names for several stars, galaxies, nebulae, and several other celestial bodies. This app is awesome for star gazing, planet watching, and exoplanet tracking! If you need a trustworthy, stable, easy to use app, download this for sure! My favorite part about this app is the mini lessons it gives you whenever you tap on a star, planet, nebula, star cluster, galaxy, you name it! I’m never downloading any other astronomy app! Thanks a bunch!! :).Version: 3.5.1
Cool and informative, but could use a few thingsI initially tried the SkyView Lite with my son after buying him a telescope a few weeks back. My initial thoughts of the app were great (still is) as you can point up, down, side-to-side and behind you and find what’s out there. This gets me dizzy and somewhat lost when trying relocate the object through the telescope.
A few nights back, we went to a viewing event and found another similar app (stellarium) which did not have (could be user settings) all of the constellation artwork pop ups and things getting in the way to try and find certain nebula and various other objects. His app simplified with a real-time view (potentially used a light pollution map) of what’s visible by the eye, to help find objects. He also did not have to point the app up, he held it at ground level and was able to match the stars visible currently to the eye, vs holding up the phone and getting lost within all the stars in the sky with your app.
Long story short I found some settings in this app to remove the pop up constellation artwork and reduce some of the stars, planets and satellites, however I’m not able to eliminate the point up to see option. Is there a setting for that in this app? I would like to hold the phone flat like I’m texting and see a real time view of what’s viewable with my eye, vs getting dizzy with the moving and spinning of the app..Version: 3.6.1
Not calibratedOverall I like this app. It is easy to use. You look at the sky you put the circle on the star you want and it tells you what it is. The only thing bad at this point is two days ago the calibration doesn’t work. So when I came to Circle at the sky, the planet from my perspective is about a foot off to the left. I use the manual calibration tool, but when you use it you can’t see the name of the planet and you can’t make it stay on the planet. I do not see any way to get a hold a Overall I like this app. It is easy to use. You look at the sky you put the circle on the star you want and it tells you what it is. The only thing bad at this point is two days ago the calibration doesn’t work. So when I am in the circle at the sky, the planet from my perspective is about a foot off to the left. I use the manual calibration tool, but when you use it you can’t see the name of the planet and you can’t make it stay on the planet. I do not see any way to get a hold of support.
Im searching for a clue on the Internet to fix it I find other people have had this problem also. If you can fix the calibration I would certainly give it a five star..Version: 3.6.1
Amazing App! One suggestionI really fell in love with SkyView. It makes it so easy to learn about what I'm looking at in the night sky. There's one thing I think could make the app even better:
Currently the only way to look at a specific object in the sky through the app is to point and orient your device so it is facing that object, like the camera. But sometimes I would like to search around the sky without waving my phone in crazy directions, like if I'm lying in bed and want to pan over to what's under the horizon. I think it would be great to add a feature that lets you pan across the sky without needing to move your phone, so it is not oriented by the gyroscope. The view can stay at a constant zoom level, but being able to learn the stars without having to always point in that direction would be tremendously more convenient. This could be an option that you can switch on or off to keep the integrity of the original application as well. Please consider. Thanks for a wonderful contribution to the world!.Version: 3.5.1
The Best Out There!This is the best app I’ve ever used relating to looking up at the night sky! What a way to study the universe. To be able to look up, point and Wala all the knowledge you'd ever want relating to the SolarSystem, constellations, galaxies planets, nebulas, etc. just right at your fingertips. Get this, if you don’t know where it is that you’re looking for this app will even point you right to it, not only that it will show you the time it hits horizon, a outline of the path it’s following, where it is any time day or night, just unbelievable. People today have this knowledge right at their fingertips. In my day we had to go to a Library or open up a encyclopedia find a book, open the book, find the section and read about it, also the knowledge was limited. This modern knowledge to be right at your fingertips is just unbelievable..Version: 3.5.1
Augmented realityIt seems that it is mandatory to see the app with augmented reality on. I try to shut it off go back to the app and it automatically turns itself back on. That’s annoying, I love the app and want to give it a five star rating but the settings won’t let me because it’s not just the augmented reality. there’s a couple of other settings that no matter how many times you shut them off they go back to being on. I paid for the app I downloaded the app you give us the options to have it on or off and yet we don’t get to utilize those options it seems forced upon us. And also can you bring the gyroscope back to align the app the way you have it now doesn’t always work easily. If it’s not broken then don’t fix it. I really do love the app I think it’s amazing but if you could do those two things; I would appreciate it. Then somebody else mentioned about searching the surroundings without moving the phone that’s a fabulous idea.Version: 3.5.1
Recommend it highly!Use it often. Love it and already recommended it to many people. Great app. Would LOVE to see a few changes, enhancements, such as ability to better see MY VUEW, that is, sort of bring my perspective into focus and filter OUT the stuff I cannot see. This would help me learn MY SKY and I could then go deeper from there. Since I see nearly EVERYTHING through the App view, I often have difficulty pinpointing the name of EXACTLY which star, comet, satellite I am actually observing with my little eye. I want to know what THAT LIGHT I SEE is, so I can think on what I am looking at more fully. Sometimes I cannot be sure, since once the app screen comes on, we’ll, some further away lights become brighter than the one Zi am actually looking at without looking through the app viewer. WHEW!!!! Hard to explain. THANKS!!.Version: 3.6.1
Pay $1.99 but it was worth it!So yesterday at night I wanted to find mars because that will be day until mars shows up again to its closest in 265 years which I’ll be dead by then. So I didn’t have a telescope so I remember that my teachers had this app and they said it’s really good to see planets and stars, so I bought it and I tried it out and we checked a star that was red with the SkyView app and... It was Mars!!!! That red little star in the sky was mars! We also saw other planets too like Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune but you can’t see it with the naked eye but the app detected it and right beside Neptune was the moon! Except the moon was closer. We didn’t see the moon because the trees were covering it. Thank you for this app! Others who see this must get this app! It’s worth it!
it even works in day time too!.Version: 3.5.1
The best app I’ve ever purchasedThis app is fantastic.
Everything about it is marvelous
I always used to appreciate the sky but this made my love for it grow tremendously.
I can now locate which planets are which and the bits and pieces of the constellations in the sky when before the app I would only erroneously guess. The app has two modes. One where you download it for free and the other where you pay something like 1.99. Both versions are fantastic. But if you are willing to put some money into this it’s even better. The sky is the TV of the universe (with God as it’s broadcaster) and it’s important that we pay attention to it.
Psalm 19:1 “The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.”.Version: 3.5.1
An Exciting, Interesting APPI’m a retired aerospace engineer and have always looked at the night sky in wonderment. We never had a family camping trip without discussions of the night sky and the amazing beauty of it all. All of us could identify the Big Dipper, Mars and the moon, but everything else was guesswork until we discovered this App. I love sitting on the back deck an simply being able to locate all the planets or that bright star in the eastern sky or the many satellites and space junk that I helped put up there. I am so happy I found this App. Educational and a great way to impress your kids or grandkids with your new found knowledge. Easy to use. I look forward to many nights of enjoyment. Thank you!.Version: 3.5.1
My favorite app!I love this app! Just point your camera at an object, and it tells you what it is. Search for a specific object, and it points you to it, even if it’s not actually in view. You can see what the sky looks like from the other side of the world, if you want to. You can see what’s in space, even if it’s cloudy…even from indoors, if you want. Great for learning the stars and constellations!
Just be sure not to use a case for your phone that has a magnet. Magnets, even weak ones, interfere with your phone’s compass and orientation sensors. I had to take my phone out of the case with the magnetic latch. It’s very accurate now. My new, non-magnetic phone case is on the way!.Version: 3.6.2
Great app, but music no longer worksI purchased this several months ago, and I love it, but the music no longer works. I’ve verified both in the app and in my phone settings that music is on, plus I’ve rebooted my phone. Is this a bug? If so, please fix.
For people complaining the stars show when pointing the app at a floor or wall: you think the stars stop existing once they’re out of sight or below the horizon? The app is showing you the stars as if you were able to see through the planet, or just your wall. It’s not capturing the *actual* stars and labeling them. That would be a mighty powerful phone camera if it could do that. The app is a *map*, a star chart, to the skies. This is also why it needs calibration. Stop crying “Fake!”, and enjoy the app..Version: 3.5.1
SuperThis app is awesome! It is by far my favorite. To be able to see so much, any time of day, is a fantastic experience. I used the light version for about 15 minutes, then knew I wanted to purchase full version. I have a 9 year old who loves to view space with a telescope. This app points him in the exact direction and time, for viewing many objects. Thanks for a great app.
Update: I have been using this app for over 6 years now and it's still used at least weekly. My then 9 year old son is now 15 and has it on his own phone. My other sons, now 9 and 10 also ask to use my phone at times, just to explore the skies, even while inside the house..Version: 3.5.1
Loose yourself in the wonder of the cosmosI don’t know if I’m an amateur astronomer or what you would call it I am just fascinated with the wonders of the night sky. I heard about this app on a field trip with my daughters school and thought why not give it a try? Amazing and mind blowing are the first two words that come to mind. If you love to learn new things and have even a small interest in what goes on over our head as the world turns then definitely download this app(you will most certainly appreciate it ) and hold your phone up high to take a look at the night sky it is not falling it’s always there and anyone can see it from any where AMAZING.Version: 3.5.1
I love this appThis is probably my favorite app to use, and maybe the only one on my phone that elicits a ‘wow that’s cool’ response to everyone I show it to. Why anyone wouldn’t have this on their phone is beyond me. You just open it up, point it at the star/planet/object you’re looking at, and it identifies it for you. That’s it. Shows what’s below the horizon too, aka what may be visible in a few hours. I’ve had this app for years and it’s never crashed or failed to open. For my needs it’s perfect. I recommend this to literally everyone who’s blessed with vision and has even the slightest curiosity regarding what’s in the sky..Version: 3.5.1
The Universe made easy....This awesome app makes answering my kids questions easy and fun!! Love it.
We use it at home, on road trips, during special space events, and my fave.... camping!
My only issue, which is fairly easy to adjust, is the iPhone version has to be recalibrated every time we use it. Not hard to do, but kind of a bother when we want info on a 'star' or planet quickly.
Really cool that it can be filtered (or set to show multiple sets of data) to give us info on our satellites, space trash, and different missions from around the globe.
Definitely a laypersons go to app for all that is in our local universe..Version: 3.5.1
Relaxing and Soothing Stargazing made easy!!!I love love love the ambient music, it's gentle and quiet enough to enhance the gazing experience. Focus on the constellation or hone in on each star of each constellation and see their trajectory time line. Are used to stargaze as a child and even now as an adult I'm always looking at the sky. I'm staying at my parents house and decided to give this app a try. It's so crazy seeing all your familiar stars and finding out what constellation they belong to. Using SkyView it feels like enhancing my good childhood memories and opening them up to a whole other level to explore <3 .*•.*•*..Version: 3.5.1
You can't go wrong hereThis app is one of the best I've ever downloaded. It's both educational, and soothing. The background planetarium-like music sets the vibe, and the knowledge the app hits you with is a slap in the face with good, solid, sky-based info. You'll quickly learn what rides across your horizon with this thing. It will give you a warm feeling as you learn the planets and the constellations that rule your sky at night. And it that isn't enough.... it tells you where the major satellites are! Be the envy of your friends as you rattle off where the hubble, or the space station resides as you rally 'round the campfire..Version: 3.5.1
Probably my favorite app in the App StoreI have never ever gotten so much out of an app as I have with SkyView. Every single time I open the app, I learn something new. This app makes it INCREDIBLY easy to figure out what I'm seeing in the night sky. On top of that, it's accurate, fast, informative, and simple to use. No matter if you are a student, astronomer, or just someone interested in the cosmos, get the free version of the app and give it a try. If you love it as much as I do, buy the full app. I promise you won't be disappointed. $1.99 is a small price to ask for an app as impressive and complete as this one..Version: 3.5.1
Compass will stop working with magnetics caseFirst off, I’m revising my review yesterday after I bought another sky app and it also was frozen in place and my iPhone compass was also frozen.
This app is very enjoyable and informative. Well worth the money I paid for it.
If you have freezing issues, meaning the app is stuck in one location, check your phone compass. If that is also frozen, check your phone case. If it has any component that is magnetic (mine did from the snapping back), try taking it off. It fixed the freezing issue. If it still freezes, then I’d write a review to inform others..Version: 3.6.1
Best Star Chart. Ever.I've been an amateur astronomer for over 20 years now, and this is decidedly the best star chart I have ever used. The only thing I would even suggest to add, is a Planner function for each evening's night sky. In other words, an option to click an icon inside the app that shows you the top things to see tonight, maybe everything that is Magnitude 5 or brighter for the evening, to help you plan a night of observing and make sure you hit all the best sights for the evening. But this is definitely a great app, very intuitive and informative..Version: 3.5.1
Favorite astronomy app!I love this app. I've had it for several years now. It's so cool to be able to hold it up to the sky and see what's there, day or night. Catch a glimpse of a satellite and hold up the app to see what it is. I've seen the Hubble and the ISS. It's educational for adults and kids. I've had a few other astronomy apps but this is my favorite. I deleted the others.
I would be nice to have the constellation art fade away after a couple of seconds instead of taking up so much screen real estate. Maybe have a toggle for the option?.Version: 3.6.1
Tracked the ISS (International space station)Because of the app, I got to track the ISS (International space station) which flew right over my house. That’s thing if FAST!
I am 56 years old and have never seen anything like that before. I found it quite amazing and thrilling. All thanks to this wonderful app that was correct with times and placement.
I have used this on my iPad & iPhone. I originally downloaded it to figure out where the consultations were and it is great for finding those. My favorite of course is Orion.
I get to see all the constellations from the horoscopes and what time of year they will be visible.
This app will even show you all the space junk floating around in space and the names of them. I never knew there were so many Russian made and launched satellites up there floating around until I got this app.
It’s truly a wonderful app and I have and am currently thoroughly enjoying it..Version: 3.6.1
Rare that I write a review......But a friend showed me and my fam this app, and it is such a source of wonder. I check it daily when I rise & see what beautiful celestial body is shining down from the heavens above. Really filled me with an even greater sense of respect for Creation & deeper desire to know God. A great blessing for my kids especially, who have now been insisting on a telescope and a visit to an observatory. Couple that with their new desire to take astronomy classes, & it is a accurate to say that this app is WORTH IT. Thank you to the developers for an excellent product..Version: 3.6.1
Voyager 1 and 2 SpacecraftsFirst of all I would like to say that this is my favorite app of all time. My friend and I have spent many nights far out in the Nevada desert exploring the universe, guided by SkyView. There are two objects though that I was wondering if you could add to SkyView; would it be possible to include the location of the Voyager spacecrafts? According to NASA, they are currently about 13,000,000+ miles out there, it would be fun to point the app out there and imagine those little spacecrafts cruising out into interstellar space. Thank you very much.Version: 3.6
Learned so much more!!I have collected countless books and have had a forever interest in astronomy. Having this app as long as I have, I’ve learned and retained the information I’ve looked at. The music that plays while star gazing is tranquil and beautiful. Even my sons have grown to love looking at the night sky when in the dark expanse of open land at night. My youngest was so excited when he found his favorite animal, not ever realizing there’s a constellation of the giraffe. I tell anyone who is looking for a great app to star gaze with..Version: 3.5.1
Cosmic BinocularsAn fantastic amazing app. Especially for young children. After learning about the planets, my daughter was dismayed that they weren’t lighting up the sky at night in real life. She felt better after I pointed out Mars, Jupiter & Saturn (or as she also knows them as Nergal, Marduk & Ninurta) with the naked eye. But this app brought it to another level. She understands the planets are far away and that this app is like a pair of cosmic binoculars. Her only disappointment now is not being able to see the dwarf planets Ceres, Makemake, Haumea & Eris. Please add in future versions..Version: 3.6.1
Crazy FunI have had more fun with this app than I can say, and I’m a mom with grown kids. Found out about this app while at the beach. Still enjoying it at home. Night vision filter is helpful. I’ve found Space Station, planets, stars and even space junk aka rocket bodies. Don’t care for sound track. Wish I could set my own. Highly recommend to everyone. My 20 year old wishes he had this as a help to get through his high school astronomy class. GET this app! You won’t be disappointed..Version: 3.5.1
Love this appI have used other apps before but were never happy with them. This app is the best by far! All you need to do is aim it where you want and there is everything I’ve been looking for. Great graphics, lots of info and more options than I know what to do with all in the simplest form. No hunting for what you want. They have done a great job here. Had the SkyView lite and loved it but this is even better. I show it to everyone! Highly recommend this app! I couldn’t be happier! Great job guys!.Version: 3.6.1
Best App in the Galaxy!The best $1.99 i ever spent! I would have paid 5x’s that for this app! I downloaded it almost 2 years ago. It is, hands down, my most used app on my phone and iPad. I use it daily! I love it when camping, I love it on my deck, I love it from the educational aspects, the astrological aspect, when planets are in retrograde!! I really love it when i use it with with my nieces. It is fun for them to see the planet associated with the “star” they see (or might have wished on) . Creators did a supreme job making this app..Version: 3.6
Common Names PleaseAs for naming the constellations, I am accustomed to “Big Dipper,” and “Little Dipper.” The constellation overlay gets pretty confusing when I see the outline of a little bear where I am expecting to see dipper, which is presented in the sky. This is a five-star app for identifying celestial bodies, but the presentation overlays of the celestial icons gets confusing when trying to identify objects within my local night sky. I am a true amateur at identifying the celestial bodies. My primary objective is to identify a particular bright “star” and get the info about it, and this app is excellent at this..Version: 3.6
Fun and inspirationalMy family Has had this app for a number of years and it never gets old. We are always amazed by the ease in which we can explore and ponder the universe. While many are so predisposed to languish on their phone by doing email and Facebook, take a moment and use this app to see this magnificent universe the envelops and surrounds us. Amazingly our ancestors know much more about the universe then us because they took time to challenge their brains and imagine the wonders of the world..Version: 3.5.1
I love SkyViewThis is one of my favorite apps for camping, boating, etc. every time I get it out I’m amazed by the well done interface and the massive database of info. My only request would be to add the ability to tell the app where I am with a Latitude and Longitude rather than just by the nearest city. I am often using it at very remote locations and I can’t always get it oriented just right since I can’t give it precise enough location info. Otherwise it’s phenomenal. Keep updating!.Version: 3.5.1
Awesome app!I really LOVE this app! My only complaint, I guess it would be a complaint, is that i don’t have an option anywhere to record and not just take a still photo. It would be SUPER AMAZING if I could take a small clip of Venus actually rotating in space! And record the rocket body pieces that are floating in space! It’s truly amazing to see it, I would LOVE to record it/ video it. Other than that, I think it’s a truly inspiring app for any lover of the stars! I am so thankful to be able to view one of the many awe and wonders of God through this app. Thank you!.Version: 3.5.1
SkyViewI've had this application for well over a year now, I find it very interesting to use and have shown it to my four-year-old granddaughter who is infatuated by it. I have even shown it to my former spouse since he does have a telescope, don't know if he's actually used it yet to find the constellations, planets and trajectory objects that show up in there also. I am simply amazed at how full our sky is of what we have put up there and left over. You should all take a look this is an amazing app!.Version: 3.5.1
Cool app!I’ve recently really gotten into stargazing and this app is really cool! The only reason I did four stars is because although there is an augmented reality setting, I really wish there was a setting where half of my screen is the app’s sky info and the other half is my phone’s actual camera - this way I can actually pinpoint exactly which star or planet I’m seeing out at night!! I also wish there was a tracker on what phase the moon is in, and when it will next be full or new. Other than that, this is a really neat app!.Version: 3.6
Great App. Worth learning. Some wishes?Been using this app for years. I like waiting and watching for satellite sightings. I see now there is a widget of the sightings available. But the widget only shows the top of the list of sightings! Can there be a filter, sort option, or favorites option for sightings? To be able to at least select what sightings to see in the widget? Thanks for the app. I recommend this app. It’s not real friendly, but once you learn it, it’s awesome. It’s not a game..Version: 3.6
THIS APP IS AWESOME!!!!My phone just met a horrible fate and I went to download this app again thought I was running on the free version, and it was like, “hey dummy you done paid for the full version”.
Recently I found out there are morons who think the earth is flat. I bought this app years before I heard of such ignorance.
Everyone needs this app. At night there is too much light pollution and I don’t ha e an observatory. This app is amazing. I opened it during the 2018 solar eclipse and this past January during the “total lunar wolf blood lunar eclipse”.
I use it to identity constellations in the north and used it to teach me the small and Big Dipper and how to use two points in the Big Dipper to find the pole star. BTW women love it when you can point out stars.
It also showed me the convergence between mercury and Jupiter and that was cool..Version: 3.6
I Literally Wanted an iPhone so I Could Use this AppThis is a really smooth running app, especially on the newest iOS update. I like to use this for astrological as well as educational purposes. The night mode is perfect for Star gazing, it allows you to identify exactly which star you’re looking at without blinding you with blue light and making it hard to see the stars. This app is a really good resource and it’s beautifully made. 5/5 all around 🙌🌏🪐💫⭐️✨.Version: 3.6.1
Love it!!!I have over the years had the free Version of this app and love it never had a Single problem with it. It’s always work really well. So with all the telescopes that I own I bought this and have never ever regretted it I’ve tried others but this one here seems to be the best one out that’s why I gave it five stars would love to been able to give it six. I’ve had it on a lot of phones over the years both iPhones and androids alike..Version: 3.5.1
Perfect to use along side a telescopeI've been using this app to accompany my night sky viewing with a telescope. It has been very helpful in letting me identify stars and constellations that I have been unfamiliar with. The paid version is definitely worth while. Not only will it show you all the celestial objects above the horizon, like Messier objects, but it will also show you where a bunch of man made space junk is floating above your head..Version: 3.5.1
One of my favorite Apps!Shared this on Facebook with my friends:
Sat on the dock last night with my dad, waiting to see if we could see the international space station pass directly over our heads. Even though we could not, it was one of the best moments of my life. Just like sitting with him.
Oh, and if you don't have the app, SkyView, you should download it. You can find any planet, heavenly body, star system, or human launched item up there. If you search for something, it will show an arrow until you are pointing your phone directly at it. So even though we couldn't see ISS with the naked eye, we could follow it with our phones.
And just now realized, there's at least one app that two people can use to share an experience without ignoring each other!.Version: 3.5.1
Terrific App!I didn’t use this long before I paid for the full version because the developers deserve support and compensation for this. It’s the best app I’ve tried.
The only change I would suggest is the ability to calibrate both up-down and side-to-side. My phone’s calibration is terrible and everything is a little out of position. I know it’s the phone and not this excellent app because my compass is off, too..Version: 3.6.1
Star GazerIt’s 4am and I can’t sleep, so I decided to go out on the front porch/yard and do some star gazing. OMG...while using this app (that was recommended, thank you) and actually looking at the stars, I was able to see very clearly and pinpoint our entire solar system (minus 2 planets) in this mass universe. Simply in AWE of the unknown universe and I just know in my gut ...we cannot be the alone, it’s just not possible....#idobelieve in ALIENS, I do believe in ALIENS...I do I do...👽🪐🌎🚀🛸.Version: 3.6.1
Needs updatedThe objects on the app are significantly off from where they are seen with the naked eye even updating location.
However, all these people who say it’s not working because it shows you stars when pointing at a dark room or point toward anything but the sky do not have a clear understanding of astronomy. The Earth is surrounded completely by space and therefore stars and other celestial objects all the time. You just can’t see them during the day. Or if you are standing inside..Version: 3.6.1
Delighted!I've only just started my exploration of the cosmos, and what a great tool to see what's out there. Love it! Great to share with the kids too!.Version: 3.5.1
My favouriteWish they updated with star link.Version: 3.6.1
Updated versionI love Sky View. I just updated to the premium and it is well worth the upgrade. My only comment is that I wish I could hide the space junk (spent rocket launchers) but still get to see the the satallites that I love to track (hubble and others) . I find the proliferation of rocket launchers turning on their axix distracting and it takes away from the beauty and serene starry sky of the original free version. I ended up putting the free version back on my phone yesterday so I could have a choice, The additional music tho is nice. and lots of other choices in the upgrade that I do like. please tho make a toggle switch for the rocket launchers alone. but leave the science and other satellites to view. I see that Japan has recently sent up a space debris garbage truck! (Dec 16) to collect some of these spent rocket launchers. Thanks for a great app tho.Version: 3.5.1
ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFULAll I can say is this. There are no flaws with this app to make a long story short. The details in this app are phenomenal. I would HIGHLY recommend this app for anyone, child or adult, who is interested in knowing what the names of certain stars are as well as what the names of all the satellites are. Not to mention that the music in this app makes it an even more pleasant experience. This app is well worth every cent. I made no mistake by purchasing this app..Version: 3.6.1
Good app but not well calibratedIt's a beautiful app with a lot of details. But I am rating 3 because it is not calibrated correctly. It does not aim the moon where it really is for instance. Even after I manually calibrate it, it goes back to a random settings. Also it is hard to see the stars or planets behind the drawings of a constellation. Too bad because this app has a great potential..Version: 3.5.1
Very Good .This app is a complete wonder, the universe at your fingertips, just one problem , North has to always be done manually , other than that it’s simple fantastic . 🤠.Version: 3.6.1
GreatI like Skyview thank you for this app.Version: 3.6.1
Glad I upgraded.This app is so detailed and in-depth. If you’re using the lite version and thinking about upgrading, it’s completely worth it if you love astronomy like I do..Version: 3.6.1
Wow!This app is awesome! I learned so much about outer space. I would like more apps like this one.Version: 3.6.1
Super appli ! Je la recommande !Le système est tellement bien fait ! Autant le solaire que celui de l’app !.Version: 3.6.1
Rene LavioletteBest sky for your buck.Version: 3.6.1
Best sky appSo interesting.Version: 3.6.1
Great App!!I’ve tried 5 other stargazing apps and this app has the biggest bang for the buck! Other paid apps still want more after you’d bought to unlock deep space or zoom; but this one has all.
Some complain about performance and all I can say is I’d look for another app that may be interfering with your app (location services). That might fix your issues. I promise this app is worth the effort.
A lot for the buck! Believe me. After 5 tries, I can tell you. 4$ Canadian, only 78mb, PACKED with features AND it runs offline!!! Awesome sauce dudes!!!.Version: 3.6.1
The first one I will go to.I am using several apps to view the sky, but SkyView is always the first one I will go to.
I love my SkyView,
SkyView is simple to use and always shows me all the star information I am looking for.
Beautiful and EasyI’ve had this app for years and have learned a lot from it. I absolutely love this app.
I gave it 4 stars because I had it stuck on North for a long time. Eventually I discovered that my magnetic phone case was causing the issue. Wish there was better customer service as I did try to reach out to the company and search their site for why.
Other than that, it’s been the best one I’ve been able to find!.Version: 3.6.1
Seems frozen?Nothing moves on the “sky” no matter where I move my phone,it stays on North and the same constellation. Any suggestions would be helpful.Version: 3.6.1
Love it!So educational and entertaining!.Version: 3.6.1
Fantastic!It’s thrilling to use this app - very accurate!.Version: 3.6.1
I like it.For the most part this is a very good app, I would suggest making the small payment and getting the full version though as it does have a lot more constellations available. It would be nice though if it pointed out things like comets as well..Version: 3.6.1
Love itThis app helped me a lot to find planets, stars and much more. But the one thing I wish is that you could find voyager 1 and 2. Also if you want the ultimate combo get ISS detector because sometimes the app doesn’t tell you about it. Over all I love this app.Version: 3.6.1
Knowledgeable AppEvery time I use this and show it to a friend they are amazed at how well it works!!
There’s just so much out there to discover..Version: 3.6.1
Amazing Star GazingThis app is incredible. If you're remotely interested in the night sky this app is a must. Beautifully presented. I could spend hours exploring. Thanks!.Version: 3.5.1
Love itGreat app. Fun to pull out at night!.Version: 3.6.1
IPhone Alignment Getting WorseWhen I got the free version it was really easy to line up the screen to the stars in the sky. It seems that with each update the alignment gets worse. It’s really unreliable now..Version: 3.6.1
Love the night skyI’ve had this app for many years, still enjoy looking searching the night sky..Version: 3.6
AmazingLove this app. Makes it easy to find the planets when I am using my telescope..Version: 3.6
Excellent sky app!A very excellent tool for anybody from amateur to less amateur to explore our wonderful skies. Easy to use and very user-friendly set-up. Highly recommended..Version: 3.6
See the ⭐️ starsMy first App I ever downloaded; 4iPhones later and it’s still with me. If you love astronomy, this is the one..Version: 3.6
FantasticI love this app. It feeds my constant curiosity about what’s out there. Combined with a decent telescope, this app helps with finding certain celestial bodies for viewing as well..Version: 3.6
FantasticAmazing app. Transformed how I’ve raised my children to seek science and space..Version: 3.6
So goodLove it.Version: 3.6
Due for an updateI'd like to see more sat’s added to the list and less space junk. Have a ton of sat’s going overhead that aren't listed (ones i can see with the naked eye). Love the app. Just wanting more :).Version: 3.6
Enjoy this AppI use this app all the time when traveling or on vacation. Well worth it had this now since my iPhone 4.Version: 3.6
Incredible!I love this app! Highly recommend it. 5 stars..Version: 3.5.1
FantasticI love this app. It is great..Version: 3.6
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