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Astronomy apps for iPhone mobile


Sky guides (planetay)

mxim STELLARIUM, Stellarium Mobile is a fully-featured planetarium for your phone. It shows a realistic night sky map in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope

mxim Sky view, brings stargazing to everyone, and it's totally free! Simply point your iPhone, iPad, or iPod at the sky to identify stars, constellations, satellites, and more!

mxim Distant Suns Lite Astronomy, Sporting a database of thousands of stars, nebula and galaxies, Distant Suns has earned the reputation of both having one of the most realistic displays of the night sky, while being one of the easiest to use astronomy programs available for the most casual sky watcher and serious telescope jockey alike.

mxim Star Walk, stargazing app

Solar System

mxim Planets, 3D guide to the solar system for aspiring astronomers

mxim MARS GLOBE, Take a tour of the mysterious Red Planet. This virtual globe combines a high-resolution satellite map with laser altimeter data and advanced topographic lighting to present the planet Mars as it appears from above. An Introduction and Guided Tour present some of Mars' most intriguing features.

The Sun
mxim SOHO VIEWER, is a simple application for downloading and displaying the latest images taken by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SoHO).

The Moon
mxim MOON, is a perfect resource to help you learn about the moon. Moon constantly updates a panel of information that tells you everything you want to know about the moon.

mxim MOON GLOBE, Hold the Moon in your hands. Moon Globe turns your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad into a precision instrument for viewing Earth's Moon. Satellite imagery and topographic laser altimeter data are combined to render the Moon with realistic lighting in realtime 3D.

mxim Asteroidalert, keeps track of asteroids and comets passing relatively close to our planet. The application, for any approaching comet or asteroid, shows the name, date in which the object will draw closer to Earth, its approximate diameter (estimated on the absolute magnitude of the celestial body), its distance from Earth, and its speed.


mxim EXOPLANET, is a highly visual and interactive catalogue of all known exoplanets. Exoplanets are planets orbiting stars beyond our own Solar System. It is frequently updated whenever new discoveries are confirmed.


mxim MESSIER LIST, is an app containing the famous list of celestial objects compiled by French astronomer Charles Messier in the late eighteenth century. This list was put together by Messier to aid comet hunters while searching for comets by accurately cataloging the positions of objects that might be mistaken for comets.

mxim NGC LIST, supplies you with information on over 1,700 objects in the New General Astronomical Catalogue in an easy to use, simple, intuitive manner.

Dark Sky

mxim Dark Sky Meter, Get instant information about the night sky quality and contribute to create a global map of sky darkness.

Satelit Trackers

mxim SPUTNIK!, is an easy to use tool for predicting when the International Space Station will pass by your location or when an Iridium Flare will be visible in the skies above.

mxim GaiaApp, allows you to discover the details of Gaia, the cornerstone astrometry mission of the European Space Agency (ESA) to survey our Galaxy. The main goal of the Gaia mission is to make the largest, most precise three-dimensional map of our Galaxy by surveying an unprecedented one per cent of its population of 100 billion stars.


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