SkySafari iOS Mobile App

Today we are writing about an iOS App SkySafari 5. This iOS app is released by By Simulation Curriculum Corp. for $0.99. The app description in iTunes read as “SkySafari 5 is the newest version of the world's best astronomy app!!

Here's what's new in SkySafari:

  1. Complete support for iOS 10 & 11!
  2. Support for Apple Watch! Everything you need to know about the Sun, Moon, Planets, and ISS on your wrist.
  3. Tonight at a Glance: the location and rise/set times of the Sun, Moon, Planets, and International Space Station in one handy view!
  4. Notifications when the ISS and other major satellites will pass overhead, and when the planets rise!
  5. Completely new sound effects, and a new look to the sky and horizon. A brighter, more visible Moon. Better transitions between portrait and landscape mode.
  6. Object lists in the Search menu now show thumbnail images for every object which has a photograph, and also now shows their rise/set times.
  7. Updated object descriptions, now with images in-line on iPhone and iPod touch! Every object now has a description!
  8. A new Share button lets you share your sky by email, text, or social media!
  9. Reworked Time Flow controls, which let you set the date and time directly from the main toolbar.

What you can do with SkySafari?

  • Hold your device up, and SkySafari will find stars, constellations, planets, and more! The star chart updates automatically with your real time movements for the ultimate stargazing experience.
  • See an eclipse now, in the past or in the future! Simulate the night sky from anywhere on Earth many years in the past or in the future! Animate meteor showers, comet approaches, transits, conjunctions, and other celestial events with SkySafari’s Time Flow.
  • Locate the Sun, Moon, or Mars from our extensive database and track the arrow to be directed to their exact locations in the sky before you. See spectacular views of Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and other planets!
  • Learn about the history, mythology, and science of heavens! Browse from hundreds of object descriptions, astronomical photographs, and NASA spacecraft images in SkySafari. Explore tons of NASA Space Missions! Stay up-to-date with SkyWeek, for all major sky events every day – miss nothing!
  • All this is built into SkySafari 5 – no need for an Internet connection. It's a powerful planetarium that fits in your pocket, puts the universe at your fingertips, and is incredibly easy to use! This app is everything the casual stargazer will ever want. 

Additional Features of SkySafari.

  • 120,000 stars; over 200 star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies; all major planets and moons, and dozens of asteroids, comets, and satellites including the International Space Station (ISS).
  • Animated meteor showers with complete viewing information & spectacular graphics.
  • Orbit Mode – Leave the Earth’s surface behind, and fly like a NASA space probe through the solar system. Requires in-app purchase.
  • Night Vision – Preserves your eyesight after dark.
  • Apple Maps Integration – Choose your location from a built-in Maps view.
  • Horizon Panoramas – choose from beautiful built-in vistas, or customize your own!

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SkySafari 5 is listed in Category: Reference and Updated: Oct 09, 2017.  Current Version: 5.4.1 .  The app Size: 232 MB and Offered in Language: English.  Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Apps Name
SkySafari 5
Apps Developed
By Simulation Curriculum Corp.
iOS Category
Category: Reference
Apps Last Updated On
Updated: Oct 09, 2017
Version: 5.4.1
Apps Size
Size: 232 MB
Apps Language Offered
Language: English
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Download the iOS App SkySafari 5 from Itunes or from this link