Solar System Scope

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About this app

Solar System Scope is a fun way of Exploring, Discovering and Playing with the Solar System and Outer Space.

Welcome to the Space Playground

Solar System Scope (or just Solar) contains many views and celestial simulations, but most of all - it brings you closer to the furthest reaches of our world and lets you experience lots of fantastic space sceneries.

It aspires to be the most illustrative, easy to understand and simple to use space model.

3D Encyclopedia

In Solar’s unique encyclopedia you will find the most interesting facts about every planet, dwarf planet, every major moon and more – and everything is accompanied by realistic 3D visualizations.

Solar’s encyclopedia is available in 19 languages: English, Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Turkish and Vietnamese. More languages are coming soon!

Nightsky Observatory

Enjoy Stars and constellation of the night sky as viewed from any given location on Earth. You can point your device at the sky to see all objects in their proper place, but you can also simulate Night sky in the past or in the future.

Now with advanced options that let you simulate ecliptic, equatorial and azimuthal line, or grid (among other things).

Scientific Instrument

Solar System Scope calculations are based on up-to-date orbital parameters published by NASA and let you simulate celestial positions at any given time.

For Everyone

Solar System Scope is well suited for all audiences and ages: It is enjoyed by space enthusiasts, teachers, scientists, but Solar is successfully used even by children of 4+ years of age!

Unique Maps

We are proud to present a very unique set of planetary and moon maps, that let you experience a true-color space as never before.

These accurate maps are based on NASA elevation and imagery data. Colors and shades of the textures are tuned according to true-color photos made by Messenger, Viking, Cassini and New Horizon spacecrafts, and the Hubble Space Telescope.

Basic resolution of these maps is for free – but if you would like the best experience, you can check out the highest quality, which is available with In-App purchase.

Join our vision

Our vision is to build the ultimate space model and bring you the deepest space experience.
And you can help - try Solar System Scope and if you like it, spread the word!

And don’t forget to join the community and vote for new features on:
Updated on
Jan 20, 2021

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Ratings and reviews

121K reviews
September 28, 2023
Wonderful! I am beyond fascinated with the graphics and realism of this app. I almost feel like I'm in space. It would be great if one could add light and really zoom in to see the details of the objects. The ability to see the colors of the gases and blackhole regions would be cool also. Please use this as base for a mission type RPG. That would be so awesome!
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September 13, 2023
I love this app. It's a lot of fun to use, and it's nice to see an objective view of the planets relative locations from an external perspective, as this lets me rationalize what I see in the night sky. One issue though, the star view seems to be questionable. At least when viewing from my location, and with time set to always 12pm, it shows the sun dipping below the horizon in the winters, which it definitely never does at 40°N. Seeing this glaring error makes me question the rest of the data.
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rami mahdi
September 7, 2023
great app, my kids love navigation around the solar system. I have the paid version. I wish they add at least 4x zoom into each planet to see more surface details. Also for viewing setting, there is only realistic and large , I hope they create another middle view that is in between, where u have better idea of sizes differences but it still looks awesome like the "large" view.
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What's new

Added famous comet Hale-Bopp and interesting comets of 2020:
ATLAS C/2019 Y4,PanSTARRS C/2017 T2,2P/Encke,88P/Howell,29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann,ASASSN C/2018 N2,289P/Blanpain,141P/Machholz,17P/Holmes

Improved lightning in planet view

New translations:
.vietnamese thanks to Chevalier(
.arabic thanks to MJTerminator( and Ayad(

.easier button interaction
.years selection in time settings
.satellite titles in Earth orbit