Distant Suns – Planetarium (Kindle)

Distant Suns astronomy app is an award-winning hand-held planetarium with over 25 years of development, offering you a new way to look at the sky. 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.

Unleash your inner astronaut today.

  • Displays the evening’s sky with over 130,000 stars
  • Change the date and time to show the sky of the past or future, like having a time-machine in your hands
  • No Internet required. Just a sense of wonder.
  • Follow the moon through its phases, and the planets through their monthly dance
  • Contains over 200 galaxies, nebula and star clusters, many within reach of binoculars
  • Learn the stories behind each constellation
  • See the realistic ghostly band of the Milky Way
  • Toggle between a label-rich sky and a serene view of the stars alone
  • View smoothly rotates around the horizon every 2 minutes
  • Set your location from any place on earth

(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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