Platforms: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple iPhone OS
Categories: Science & Education
Upload date: 21 May 13
Developer: Dana Peters
Rating: 3.4/5 (Total votes: 9)
Planets is absolutely free in support of the International Year of Astronomy 2009. Over 1.2 million downloads so far!
Is that dot, a star or a planet? Answer questions like this with "Planets". Discover when you can see a certain planet, and where to look for it in relation to the stars.
Provides lots of interesting information: location of the sun, moon, and planets in the sky maps of stars and constellations rise and set time of the sun, moon, and planets current and future moon phases 3D globe view of all planets and the moon facts sheet for each planet, including moon names
What's New in This Release:
· Sky 3D: improved motion tracking on iOS 5 and up
· Added Jupiter moons discovered since 2010
What's New in 3.3:
· Sky 3D: Gamma spectrum added
· Globe: 2x resolution for Mars and Venus
· Landscape rotation on iPhone & iPod touch
What's New in 3.2:
New online options (for English language users):
· Visibility: Wikipedia link in planet details
· Options: watch Planets video tutorial
· Options: write review link
What's New in 3.1:
· iOS 5.0 updates
· Japanese language corrections
What's New in 3.0:
· Sky 3D: virtual reality using compass & gyroscope
· Sky 2D: auto flip East/West when held overhead
· Retina display support
· iOS 4.x multitasking support
· Improved startup time and reduced memory use
· User interface improvements including new icons
· Japanese language support
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Supported operating systems:
Apple iOS 4.0.x (iPhone), Apple iOS 4.0.x (iPod Touch), Apple iOS 4.2.x (iPad), Apple iOS 4.2.x (iPhone), Apple iOS 4.2.x (iPod Touch), Apple iOS 4.3.x (iPad), Apple iOS 4.3.x (iPhone), Apple iOS 4.3.x (iPod Touch), Apple iOS 5.0 (iPad), Apple iOS 5.0 (iPhone), Apple iOS 5.0 (iPod Touch), Apple iOS 6.0 (iPad), Apple iOS 6.0 (iPhone), Apple iOS 6.0 (iPod Touch), Apple iOS 7.0 (iPad), Apple iOS 7.0 (iPhone), Apple iOS 7.0 (iPod Touch), Apple iOS 8.x (iPad), Apple iOS 8.x (iPhone), Apple iOS 8.x (iPod Touch), Apple iOS 9.x (iPad), Apple iOS 9.x (iPhone), Apple iOS 9.x (iPod Touch), Apple iPhone OS 3.1.x, Apple iPhone OS 3.1.x (iPod Touch), Apple iPhone OS 3.2.x (iPad)
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