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Sky Guide Alternatives

Sky Guide is described as 'A window to the stars has never been more beautiful and easy to use. Sky Guide lets you experience the wonders of the night in ways you’ve only dreamed of' and is a Star Map in the education & reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Sky Guide for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Stellarium, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sky Guide are Sky Map, Gaia Sky, KStars and Star Walk (series).

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    Stellarium

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com

    Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.

    ⚫︎ PortableStellarium can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    The dance of the planets above ESO headquarters, near Munich.
  2. Sky Map icon

    Sky Map

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    Sky Map (formerly the Google Sky Map) turns your Android-powered mobile phone into a window on the night sky.

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  3. Gaia Sky icon

    Gaia Sky

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Gaia Sky is a real-time, 3D, astronomy visualisation software that runs on Windows, Linux and OS X.

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  4. KStars icon

    KStars

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • KDE

    KStars is a Desktop Planetarium for KDE. It provides an accurate graphical simulation of the night sky, from any location on Earth, at any date and time.

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    KStars showing the constellation of Orion
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    Star Walk (series)

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • Kindle Fire

    Indispensable for amateurs and professionals, as well as for kids who are eager to learn, Star Walk will guide you through the night sky in style.

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    Sky Live


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    Cartes du Ciel (Skychart)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    This program enables you to draw sky charts, making use of the data in 16 catalogs of stars and nebulae. In addition the position of planets, asteroids and comets are shown.

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    Moon rise with flattenning by the atmospheric refraction
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    Solar System Scope

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    3D simulation of the Solar System and night sky - real time virtual orrery and observatory

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineSolar System Scope can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    SkySafari

    • Mac
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch

    SkySafari is a powerful planetarium that fits in your pocket. It puts thousands of stars and planets at your fingertips. It lets you find objects in the sky using your device's built-in compass and accelerometer.

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    SkyView

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Kindle Fire

    SkyView is powerful, easy-to-use app that answers questions about stars, constellations, and more. Simply point the camera to the sky, tap on what you see and discover neat things about these sky objects.

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    Star Chart

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    • Steam
    • Oculus Rift

    Can’t see the moon? Want to know where it is? Look through the eyes of your device to see a virtual window into the whole visible universe.

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