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Review: Omegon Universe2go, the iPhone enclosure that provides an augmented reality tour of the night sky

An amateur astronomer friend has a motorized telescope that allows you to tap in the name of the object you want to see – a constellation, a planet, a deep-sky object – and it automatically locates them in the sky.  1,207 more words


Sky Map

In our Solar System class, we’ve been using Stellarium to investigate the relative motion of constellations and our Sun.  Beyond the ability to lapse time, the features that were most helpful to me were the ones that labelled the constellations and drew lines in between the stars that formed these constellations. 147 more words


Star Walk 2 & Star Walk Kids - Tutorial

Star Walk 2 and Star Walk Kids are two apps that we know you’re going to love. In this tutorial video, David will demo both Apps and show off their in app purchase features. 32 more words

Night Sky

Star Walk 2 App

By Chris Morris

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – On today’s APP-tastic and outta SITE – Star Walk 2.

The original Star Walk was one of the best astronomy apps to come around. 75 more words

Heard On

The Cycle of Astronomy: What to Do on those Other Nights

So, there are these things called clouds.

If you are an astronomer already, you know where I’m going.  Read on anyway.

Yep, clouds. Clouds are often the bane of my existence when it comes to this stuff. 1,016 more words


Star Walk, the popular and award-winning astronomy app which has previously been featured in Apple’s ads, has just lauched a brand-new version with a redesigned interface for iOS 7. 397 more words


Astronomy App Review: Starmap Media

I was recently able to review a new astronomy app in a guest post I wrote for the Urban Astronomer blog run by Allen Versfeld… 40 more words