Developed in partnership with NASA, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) brings the vastness of space right into your hand. Browse through decades of high resolution NASA space photos hand selected by NASA astronomers. Jump to photos by date, save them to your photo roll, set as your device wallpaper, or share them with friends. Select your favorites for easy viewing anytime. And, see previews and descriptions for video APODs. Want that latest Hubble photo as a background? Then APOD is for you.
A new astronomy photo every day, with an explanation written by a professional astronomer.
View a gallery of previous APOD images (more than 7000 since 1995), and jump quickly to any date.
Display video APODs with preview images in the gallery, just like photo APODs.
Select an APOD from the gallery to see it in full-screen mode, then swipe quickly between APODs -- no need to return to the gallery.
Double-tap to zoom in on a photo, or single-tap to hide the title and status bar.
Save APOD photos to your photo roll.
Set an APOD photo as your device wallpaper.
Share APODs with your friends.
Add APODs to your list of favorites for easy access.
Configure to automatically download new APODs once a day, and to be notified when a new APOD is available.