Distant Suns – for Android

Distant Suns (max) 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?) planets, the sun and moon, constellations, galaxies, nebula and star clusters, Distant Suns offers a gracefully visual respite from a busy day. While others play games, you can travel to the stars.
  • Set your location from any place on earth or off
  • Change the date and time to show the sky of the past or future, like a celestial time-machine in your hands
  • No Internet required. Just a sense of wonder.
  • Learn the stories behind each constellation
  • Follow the moon through its phases, and the planets through their monthly dance
  • Observe Saturn from behind, Jupiter from Io, the Earth from the Moon
  • Contains over 200 galaxies, nebula and star clusters, many within reach of binoculars
  • Touch the sky to view extensive data on each object
  • Perfect for the whole family
  • Unleash your inner astronaut today 
(If you tire of being Earth-bound and want more, check out Distant Suns (max) which will let you fly out among the planets, seeing Saturn from behind, or sailing over the sulfurous landscape of Jupiter’s moon Io).

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