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Pocket Observatory (Google VR) for iOS

Key Details of Pocket Observatory (Google VR)

  • Stargazing in VR.
  • Last updated on 5/7/2020
  • There have been 2 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)

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Developer's Description

Stargazing in VR.

Gain a deeper understanding of the skies above! Follow the movements of stars, sun, moon and planets - in Virtual Reality!

This app requires a Google Cardboard compatible viewer.

Pocket Observatory's unique feature set offers an intuitive, hands-on approach to astronomy:

* View the constellations, planets, moon and sun at any time of day.

* Realistic day and night cycle - experience the sky around sunset, see which constellation the sun is in during the day.

* Virtual landscape - improves orientation and helps you identifying the constellations on the real sky.

* Spectacular timelapse animation covering up to 24 hours.

* Different locations on Earth - teleport to the north or south pole.

* Advanced features: red filter for night time viewing, ecliptic and celestial equator display

There's a lot to explore!

* Check out stars and planets at your GPS location tonight.

* Watch the moon rise and check out the lunar phase.

* See whether Venus is visible at sunset.

* Understand how the sky rotates about the North Star.

* Let the sky revolve horizontally around you at the poles.

* Experience polar day and night.

* View the constellations on the other hemisphere.

What discoveries do you make?

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