Distant Suns (series) Alternatives

    Distant Suns (series) is described as 'Distant Suns astronomy app is an award-winning hand-held planetarium with over 25 years of development, offering you the new way to look at the sky from on the Earth to off. Sporting over 130,000 stars, all 8 (or is it 9?' and is a Star Map App in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Distant Suns (series) 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 Distant Suns (series) 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 Nov 16, 2020

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      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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      The Night Sky app enables you to identify the stars, planets, galaxies, and constellations you can see above.
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      Planisphere is an astronomy application that lets you use pinch and finger gestures to manipulate a map of the sky. As you zoom in finer detail comes into view. You can double tap on objects to get more information.
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      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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