GoSkyWatch Planetarium Alternatives

    GoSkyWatch Planetarium is described as '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' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to GoSkyWatch Planetarium 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 GoSkyWatch Planetarium 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

    1. From an augmented reality view of the night sky, to a virtual visit to the surface of Mars, Pocket Universe is the ultimate in astronomy apps.
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      • 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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    2. 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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    3. 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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      • iPhone
      • iPad
      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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      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Kindle Fire
      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?
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    4. Vortex Planetarium - Discover the sky. The most comprehesive, fully featured Planetarium on Android. Used by amateur astronomers and armchair observers alike, Vortex Planetarium offers a window to the skies in stunning detail.
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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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      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Enjoy a soothing journey through our solar system with realistic orbits and rich detail.
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      • 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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