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    App Store - iStar Navigator
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    iStar Navigator is a very intuitive and simple planetarium program. Just point your iPhone at the sky; then your current view of the sky will be shown on the screen.

    iStar Navigator helps you to identify a large number of unknown celestial bodies and to get related information. With iStar Navigator, you will never regret staring blankly at the starry sky while not recognizing any stars.
    It comes handy for both professionals and amateurs. Using iStar Navigator, you just move your fingers around the screen; moving the whole star map in the process.
    With two fingers pinching and expanding, you can zoom in and out the display. It also has very user-friendly interface. After activating this program, tap the left hand corner menu button, start using interface that is both simple and powerful, containing a magnitude slider, navigation, etc. Just set some default settings, such as the ecliptic and azimuth angles, and you can enjoy stargazing by yourself. It wonít overload users with too much information at once on the screen. For beginners: donít know how to start? Just tap the navigation icon, and you will have an orientation and search arrow to point your phone at the sky with. Think about how exciting it will be to name a star right away after discovering it!

    Besides these features above, you can use it to know the phases of the planets anytime, anywhere. You can slide the time machine to change both the date and the time separately. When planning to travel abroad on vacation or on business, you can select the observation site from a list of major cities, or manually adjust the longitude and latitude to know what to watch in the future. You can observe the stars from the past and from the future. Want to know the past and anticipate the future when stargazing? Try this app!

    iStar Navigator comes with the following features
    *It shows the sky above you instantly. With its location function and built-in digital compass, youíll always have a mobile planetarium whenever and wherever you aim your phone at.
    *A 3D mobile star chart: its time machine helps to figure out the orbits of planets in the solar system or the waxing and waning of the moon.
    *An intuitive interface and a comprehensive database, which makes star observation quite interesting, even for beginners.
    *A complete star chart, which can be used to view both the Northern and Southern hemisphere skies.
    *A location function with different choices, which provides city locations, GPS orientation, and a global longitude and latitude to select.
    *A search function with a comprehensive database, which allows you to search for information about astronomical objects very quickly.
    *Night mode; in night mode, the app will make stargazing more comfortable for your eyes.
    *Handy operation: just slide your fingers; then you can zoom in and zoom out the star chart and set the magnitude of stars until you get your desired result.

    ★ iStar Navigator supplies you with information about the following celestial objects:

    *The solar system, including the Sun, the planets and their moons.
    *88 constellations, including their names, historical backgrounds, observation data, and notable features.
    *A comprehensive collection of more than 10000 notable celestial objects in the sky, including bright stars nominated in the Yale Catalogue of Bright Stars and Norton's Star Atlas, binary stars, variable stars, novae and supernovae, as well as meteors and comets.
    *Deep-sky objects (nebulae, star clusters, and galaxies) that are nominated as Messier objects, Caldwell objects, and NGC&IC objects.
    *Observation site selectable from a list of major cities and locations.
    *An expandable star record list.
    Last edited by Soyong; 09-15-2011 at 10:55 AM.



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