SkyView® Lite

Contains ads
4.4
49.3K reviews
10M+
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Editors' Choice
Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

You don't need to be an astronomer to find stars or constellations in the sky, just open SkyView® Free and let it guide you to their location and identify them. SkyView Free is a beautiful and intuitive stargazing app that uses your camera to precisely spot and identify celestial objects in sky, day or night. Find popular constellations as they fade in and out while you scan across the sky, locate planets in our solar system, discover distant galaxies, and witness satellite fly-bys.

***Google Editor's Choice 2017***

Features:

• Simple: Point your device at the sky to identify galaxies, stars, constellations, planets, and satellites (including the ISS and Hubble) passing overhead at your location.
• Night Mode: Preserve your night vision with red or green night mode filters.
• Augmented Reality (AR): Use your camera to spot objects in the sky, day or night.
• Sky Paths: Follow the sky track for any object to see it’s exact location in the sky on any date and time.
• Time Travel: Jump to the future or the past and see the sky on different dates and times.
• Social: Capture and share beautiful images with friends and family on social networks.
• Mobile: WiFi is NOT required (does not require a data signal or GPS to function). Take it camping, boating, or even flying!
• Supports Space Navigator™ binoculars, spotting scope, and telescopes.

What a fun way to teach yourself, your children, your students, or your friends about our wonderful universe!
Updated on
Aug 25, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, Personal info and 2 others
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
4.4
49.3K reviews
Jesse Drescher
August 27, 2022
Accurate and free without bombarding you with ads. Ability to opt out of 3rd party data sharing is perfect. Lots of great features that enhance the app like constellations, star and planet paths and locating specific stars or planets in the sky. No bugs or any other issues that i have seen and i use this app regularly. One of the best and easy-to-use apps I've ever had. Great work developers.
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Nancy K. de Groot
September 14, 2022
It's so simple to use and it plays the coolest spatial music while your looking up at the starlit skies. It easily identifies the different stars, planets and constellations, amongst other objects like satellites, nebulae etc. Everytime I use it I find it to be not only educational but also so increibly fascinating! The skie's the limit & the info is limitless!
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Steven Hornburg
August 25, 2022
This is a review based on literally 30 seconds of use. Did exactly what I wanted it to do - identified Jupiter on the horizon. When was the last time, even if you researched the best free app (like I did), that it worked like butter the first time? Just from that 30 second specific task, I saw other features that look very intriguing. Hope to play with it soon, but it did the utilitarian task I wanted quickly, and I must say effectively.
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What's new

Dear Stargazer,

This update adds Sightings to SkyView Lite! Sightings will notify you when and where a bright planet or star will be visible at night. To use, go to Search > Sightings then just tap the calendar icon for any event and you’ll be notified when to look up, SkyView will guide to its location in the night sky!

Happy stargazing,
Terminal Eleven