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. It lets you find objects in the sky using your device’s built-in compass and accelerometer.
The Starry Night App includes thousands of astronomical images, and contains encyclopedic descriptions of the constellations, stars and planets. 45 lessons are built in to the application. Integrated exercises are joined to hundreds of simulations, images and interactions! The exercises are even mapped to popular astronomy textbooks. A massive object database and the ability to leave Earth and fly into orbit around any Solar System object or nearby star is a most popular feature. It shows you 2.6 million stars, and 31,000 deep sky objects - including the entire NGC/IC catalog and it includes nearly 18,000 asteroids, comets, and satellites with updateable orbits.
Starry Night (series) was added to AlternativeTo by dgcampbe on Sep 5, 2014 and this page was last updated Jun 18, 2016. Starry Night (series) is sometimes referred to as Starry Night, Starry Night College, Starry Night Middle School, Starry Night High School, Starry Night Elementary, Starry Night Podium.