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Star Chart
Used by over 30 million people world-wide, Star Chart provides amagical star gazing experience like no other. You can now have avirtual planetarium in your pocket! Look through the eyes of yourAndroid device to see a virtual window into the whole visibleuniverse. All you have to do is point your Android deviceº at thesky and Star Chart will tell you exactly what you are looking at.Using state of the art GPS technology, an accurate 3D universe, andall of the latest high tech functionality, Star Chart calculates –in real time - the current location of every star and planetvisible from Earth and shows you precisely where they are; even inbroad daylight! Want to know what that bright star is called? Pointyour device at it – you might just find out it’s a planet! Want toknow what the night sky looks like to people on the other side ofthe earth? Well just point your device down! Want to know whereyour star sign is in the sky? Star Chart will tell you all this andmore. Star Chart's features include: - Just point and view. No needto scroll around the screen to find out what you are looking at*. -Alternatively, look around the sky using finger gestures – perfectfor armchair astronomers! - Voice Control: Explore the solar systemwith commands like: "Fly me to the Moon" / "Go to Saturn" / "TourMars" / "Look at Andromeda" / "Where is the Cigar Galaxy?"[Englishonly] - Supports dynamic device orientation viewing. Allows you toview the night sky whilst holding your Android device at any angle.- Accurately depicts all the visible stars of the northern andsouthern hemispheres - a total of over 120,000 stars! - Fly to andexplore all the planets of the solar system, their moons and thesun all rendered in beautiful 3D with state of the art visualeffects. - Displays all 88 constellations, with constellationimagery based on the beautiful artwork by 17th century astronomerJohannes Hevelius. - Includes entire Messier catalogue of exoticdeep sky objects. - Using the powerful Time Shift feature allowsyou to shift up to 10,000 years forward or backward in time. - Tapon anything in the sky and get the facts on what you are lookingat, including distance and brightness. - Very powerful zoomfunction, lets you view the sky in extra detail, using intuitivefinger gestures. - Fully configurable. Star Chart displays only thesky objects that you are interested in. - Allows you to view thesky underneath the horizon. So now you can see where the sun is,even at night! - Manually set your location to find out what thesky looks like from anywhere in the world. - Full search feature Sopoint your Android device at the sky and see what's out there!------------ Star Chart is published by Escape Velocity Ltd anddeveloped by Escapist Games Ltd. We update Star Chart regularly, soplease send us your feedback and feature requests tostarchart@escapistgames.com. And thanks for all your feedback sofar! Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/starchart Follow StarChart on Twitter: StarChartApp º Augmented Reality (AR) mode onlyavailable if your device supports it, as this feature requires abuilt-in compass. Manual scrolling is supported on all otherdevices. * Star Chart does not require internet access for normalusage. Internet access is only required initially to verify thelicense and subsequently when accessing the support page andexternal links.
Star Chart Infinite 4.2.2
Used by over 30 million people world-wide, Star Chart provides amagical star gazing experience like no other. ***** This premiumversion of the best selling astronomy and star gazing app includesall the in-app upgrades from Star Chart in one neat package! Youcan now have a virtual planetarium in your pocket! Look through theeyes of your Android device to see a virtual window into the wholevisible universe. All you have to do is point your Android deviceºat the sky and Star Chart Infinite will tell you exactly what youare looking at. Using state of the art GPS technology, an accurate3D universe, and all of the latest high tech functionality, StarChart Infinite calculates – in real time - the current location ofevery star and planet visible from Earth and shows you preciselywhere they are; even in broad daylight! Want to know what thatbright star is called? Point your device at it – you might justfind out it’s a planet! Want to know what the night sky looks liketo people on the other side of the earth? Well just point yourdevice down! Want to know where your star sign is in the sky? StarChart Infinite will tell you all this and more. Star Chart Infiniteincludes: - Just point and view. No need to scroll around thescreen to find out what you are looking at. * - Displays all theplanets of the solar system, plus the sun and the moon. - All 88constellations, with constellation imagery based on the beautifulartwork by 17th century astronomer Johannes Hevelius. - Accuratelydepicts all the visible stars of the northern and southernhemispheres - a total of over 125,000 stars! - Includes CharlesMessier's entire catalogue of 110 exotic deep sky objects. -Includes the time and location of all the major meteor showers -Includes the position of all the major satellites of Earthincluding Hubble & the ISS - Includes a set of extended solarsystem objects made up of moons, dwarf planets and large asteroids.- Tap on anything in the sky and get the facts on what you arelooking at, including distance and brightness. - Very powerful zoomfunction, lets you view the sky in extra detail, using intuitivefinger gestures. - Fully configurable. Star Chart Infinite displaysonly the sky objects that you are interested in. - Manually setyour location to find out what the sky looks like from anywhere inthe world. So point your Android device at the sky and see what'sout there! ------------ Star Chart Infinite is published by EscapeVelocity Ltd and developed by Escapist Games Ltd. We update StarChart regularly, so please send us your feedback and featurerequests to starchart@escapistgames.com. And thanks for all yourfeedback so far! Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/starchartFollow Star Chart on Twitter: StarChartApp For help with Star Chartplease visit our Star Chart User Guide:www.escapistgames.com/starchart/instruction_manual.html º AugmentedReality (AR) mode requires a built-in compass. * Star Chartrequires internet access when accessing our support page.
Star Chart Cardboard 1.4
The ultimate virtual reality experience: Star Chart VR lets youexplore the solar system in a beautiful and accurate real-timespace simulation.Delight in exploring the solar system, from theSun to the smallest moons of Saturn and out to the coldest,darkest, farthest reaches of Pluto. Gaze down and marvel at oursolar system from above. Look up in wonder at the rings of Saturn.Feel the awe of floating in space around worlds no human has yetset foot on. Understand how the constellations of our night sky aremade up of stars distant to each other in both space and time.Embrace the impossible distances of our solar system and theinordinate scale of our universe.Star Chart VR is the virtualreality version of the hugely successful augmented realityastronomy & star gazing app - Star Chart - downloaded by over20 million people world-wide.Features currently include:- Anaccurate real-time simulation of the visible stars and planets asyou see them from Earth- A 3D solar system to explore, includingthe Sun, the planets and major moons- All 88 constellations basedon the beautiful artwork of 17th century astronomer JohannesHevelius- 5,000 of the most visible stars of the night sky- Namedgeological surface features on most of the rocky planets and moonsof the solar system.- And much more.Cardboard Controls:- Centre asolar body in your view (planet / moon / the sun / etc.) to selectit- Tap on the pad / click to travel closer / go to a selectedsolar body- At nearest view of a solar body, a tap or click willbring up a menu of options. Depending on the body and availablefunctionality, the following options may be present: - ToggleGeological Surface names on / off. Only available for those solarbodies that the IAU have confirmed names for. - Toggle view mode.Turning your head will either rotate the camera view or rotate thecamera around the object. - SkyView mode. This will take you to thenight sky view from Earth of your current GPS location.Gamepadcontroller support includes:- Tap button 1 to replicate the 'click'functionality- Tap button 2 to return to 'go away' from yourcurrent view- Left analog stick controls the 'rotate camera aroundobject' view modePlease NOTE:1) Star Chart VR requires a VR viewer(eg Google Cardboard) with magnetic 'click' functionality to use.Learn more and get your own Cardboard viewer athttp://g.co/cardboard2) Virtual Reality is best experienced runningat 60 frames per second. Most high end modern phones will provideyou with smooth frame-rate (a result of processing speed) andseamless head tracking (a result of sensor update speed andaccuracy). If you are experiencing issues, shutting down backgroundtasks may help with performance. Star Chart for VR was developed ona Samsung Galaxy S6 running Android 5.1.1 and runs beautifully onthis and higher end devices.3) Written from the ground up forVirtual Reality, Star Chart VR is in many ways a superior productto the original Star Chart, but please do not expect featureparity. We will continue to develop and enhance Star Chart VR overtime, so at some point Star Chart VR may reach parity (whereapplicable), but there are no promises.Feel free to provide us withyour thoughts, feedback and feature requests, and for help usingStar Chart VR please see the Virtual Reality section of our StarChart User Guide:www.escapistgames.com/starchart/instruction_manual.html
Star Chart VR 1.1.3
The ultimate virtual reality* experience: Star Chart VR lets youexplore the solar system in a beautiful and accurate real-timespace simulation.Delight in exploring the solar system, from theSun to the smallest moons of Saturn and out to the coldest,darkest, farthest reaches of Pluto. Gaze down and marvel at oursolar system from above. Look up in wonder at the rings of Saturn.Feel the awe of floating in space around worlds no human has yetset foot on. Understand how the constellations of our night sky aremade up of stars distant to each other in both space and time.Embrace the impossible distances of our solar system and theinordinate scale of our universe.Star Chart VR is the virtualreality version of the hugely successful augmented realityastronomy & star gazing app - Star Chart - downloaded by over25 million people world-wide.Features currently include:- NEW!Launch room that enables you to choose from 3 different Star Chartmodes as well as easily access the tutorial.- An accurate real-timesimulation of the visible stars and planets as you see them fromEarth- A 3D solar system to explore, including the Sun, the planetsand major moons- All 88 constellations based on the beautifulartwork of 17th century astronomer Johannes Hevelius- Thousands ofthe most visible stars of the night sky- Named geological surfacefeatures on most of the rocky planets and moons of the solarsystem.- NEW! Set foot on the surfaces of the moon and Mars, in ournew Moments in Time experience. We've recreated some of the mostmemorable moments in the history of human space exploration, fromthe Apollo 11 Moon Landing to the Mars Science Laboratory'sCuriosity Rovers exploration of Mars.- NEW! The location of activeMeteor Shower Radiances are now shown in our new Sky View mode.-NEW! Messier Objects can now be found and selected.Feel free toprovide us with your thoughts, feedback and feature requests. Weare constantly updating Star Chart on all major platforms, and weappreciate your help and thoughts - your feedback is often used toimprove Star Chart. For more information on Star Chart as well asdetails on how to get access to it on other platforms and devices,please visit: www.starchart.info* Please note: This version of StarChart requires a Daydream-ready phone, HMD (head mounted device)and a Daydream controller to work.
Nuclear 4.3
*** Brought to you by the team behind the internationally acclaimededucational star gazing app - Star Chart *** Dare you enter thequantum world of Nuclear? Where things are not just stranger thanyou might imagine, but stranger than you can imagine! Witness theinterplay of energies and physics at the tiniest of scales as youlearn to play, discover and explore the chemical elements at theatomic level.Nuclear is a high tech educational application thatdynamically models an interactive atom in a beautiful and intuitiveway. In Nuclear, you get to build all the elements of the periodictable via a simple mechanic of adding and subtracting the atomicbuilding blocks of neutrons, protons and electrons. The goal of theapp is to let you learn about each of the elements of the periodictable by constructing a stable version of that element. Once astable element has been created, it is unlocked in the periodictable. Can you create and unlock them all?This app has beendesigned for all types of users: from children interested inlearning through play about what matter is made of and how itworks, to teachers looking for an intuitive and exciting way tohelp educate others on chemical elements. Nuclear lets you: * Learnabout the atom through this stunning 3D visualisation. * Explorethe effects of manipulating matter at the atomic level. * Add orsubtract protons, electrons or neutrons to create virtually anybase chemical element. * Create and watch as unstable isotopesdecay into more stable elements. * Through tactile explorationgrasp an understanding of what we and everything around us is madeof. - Please note the initial app allows you to create and unlockthe first 54 elements for free. The remaining elements can beunlocked via a small in-app purchase.Nuclear is continually beingdeveloped, so please feel free to let us know your thoughts andfeedback. We will endeavour to expand and improve Nuclear,incorporating customer feedback wherever possible. Contact us at:Nuclear@EscapistGames.com Don't forget to check out our other greatEducational App - Star Chart.
Star Chart AR 1.2
Star Chart AR lets you explore the Earth in Augmented Realitythrough the window of your phone's screen. All in real time!***ARCore compatible device required to experience AR Modes***Included in Star Chart AR are:- AR Earth - the Earth beautifullyrendered in realtime for AR viewing- AR Orrery - the solar systemincluding the sun, planets, major moons, dwarf planets, asteroid& kuiper belts, and major asteroids (available as an in-appupgrade)Star Chart AR is best experienced with ample room and goodlighting. We like to view it outdoors when scaled to maximum sizeor on a large clear table when scaled down.Move your device in acircular motion while looking at the surface you would like thedevice to detect. An overlay will appear on the detected surfaceand fade out after a few seconds. Tap to place the AR object on adetected surface. Controls are:- Tap to place the AR object- Pinchto scale the AR object- Two finger tap to go back* A list of ARCoresupported devices can be found here:https://developers.google.com/ar/discover/supported-devices