SkyMap Alternatives

    SkyMap is described as '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' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SkyMap for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, iPad, Android, Android Tablet and Mac. The best alternative is Stellarium, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SkyMap are Sky Map (Free, Open Source), KStars (Free, Open Source), Star Walk (series) (Paid) and Sky Guide (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 21, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • 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. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.
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    1. Sky Map (formerly the Google Sky Map) turns your Android-powered mobile phone into a window on the night sky.
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      • 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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      • 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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      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      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.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      3D simulation of the Solar System and night sky - real time virtual orrery and observatory Features: - Heliocentric view with real-time positions of planets and planetary orbits - Schematic and realistic sizes of the planets and distances between them - Movement of the...
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    2. 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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      • 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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      • 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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      • Mac
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      • Android
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      • 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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