Cosmic-Watch Alternatives

    Cosmic-Watch is described as 'Discover the fascinating relation between time and the cosmos. Enjoy this interactive learning tool and understand the concept of the celestial sphere and the apparent movement of the sky' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Cosmic-Watch for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, iPad, Android, Android Tablet and Windows. The best alternative is Stellarium, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cosmic-Watch are Sky Map (Free, Open Source), Gaia Sky (Free, Open Source), KStars (Free, Open Source) and Star Walk (series) (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 3, 2020

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Windows RT
      • Windows Phone
      SkyMap provides interactive sky maps for any time, viewpoint and location on Earth. It shows the different names, coordinates, magnitude, astronomical rise and set times plus additional information for over 110000 stars, messier objects, planets, sun and moon.
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    1. StarMap 3D Plus is the portable star atlas for beginners or advanced astronomers. Use StarMap 3D Plus to find the planets, stars, constellations, star clusters, galaxies, and nebulae visible to you based on your location and time.
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    2. Stellarium Mobile is a fully-featured planetarium for your phone. It shows a realistic night sky map in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.
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      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Star Rover is the fantastic planetarium for your smart phone. Just hold up your phone and Star Rover will tell you exactly what you are pointing at.
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    3. Displays the sky view at the correct orientation when held at any angle not just landscape or portrait. Simple operation, no buttons to press or modes to select, just point to the sky to start exploring.
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    4. A very simple overview of the northern and southern sky hemisphere map with the Constellation and approximate graphical position of the planets and of The Sun and of The Moon without ZOOMING.
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      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Enjoy a soothing journey through our solar system with realistic orbits and rich detail.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      • Apple TV
      The Night Sky app enables you to identify the stars, planets, galaxies, and constellations you can see above.
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      • Android
      • iPhone
      Just hold up and point the device to the sky and have fun! You can see any stars, constellations and deep sky objects you are watching in real time. FEATURES - Augmented Reality Star Gazing with gyroscope! Just hold up the device.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      The Starry Night apps are the most comprehensive educational astronomy apps. Use it with your introductory astronomy textbook or on its own. It's a powerful, portable planetarium that fits in your backpack. It puts thousands of stars and planets at your fingertips.
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