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Astronomy Apps

If you are looking for a star gazing or astronomy apps for a child, student or young adults there is something that you should consider. There are two basic types of apps:

  • First type is where kids can learn about planets, stars, moons, galaxies, asteroids, comets, telescopes and all kinds of astronomical objects. The apps will have stories, history and activities that are inspiring and fun.
  • Second type is where kids will start exploring the nighttime sky. Looking at the night sky can be inspiring for kids, and the right apps can drive interest in science for a lifetime.

With these astronomy and space apps your child will be taking off into points unknown in their imagination. We have everything from space-themed math apps to studying aerospace, outer space, planets, stars, space walking, constellations, and more.

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    Teach and learn about the night sky and the history of its observation using this app.  Its sequence of lessons can be used either when observing the stars or as a guide in advance.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Begin a journey into learning about space with this app about comets.  Further similar apps from the developer are available to expand this knowledge into new areas of astronomy such as planets, meteors and meteorites.

    Devices: iPad

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    “Musical Planets – A quiz game” is an informative educational app to teach students the planets of the solar system. The app includes solar system facts, great graphics and rewards. The app includes 10 rounds of solar system questions with great music and gameplay.

    Devices: iPad

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    A really useful and engaging app; designed for pupils to enhance their knowledge of our solar system. 

    Devices: Android , iPad

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    Jump on board of a spacecraft to visit all the corners of our solar system and learn about the planets and other cosmic objects that make up our part of the universe. Find out how the Earth moves through space and imagine what life would be like on Venus or Mars.

    Devices: iPad

    Star Walk Kids - Astronomy for Children is a virtual planetarium and education tool that teaches kids about constellations and celestial bodies.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Enjoy discovering space with games and amusing animations. Explore the Solar System, the planets, the constellations, the asteroids, the international space station, rockets, etc. This fun app help children discover space and more with games and different animations. They can even build t...

    Devices: iPad

    SkEye Planetarium is free and has a huge database of solar system objects, Messier and constellations. Search function guides you to point your mobile and zoom in onto the object you are looking for. Have your own tracking system by attaching the mobile to your telescope and align the app'...

    Devices: Android

    From the creators of the original Night Sky app comes Night Sky 4, the most advanced and beautiful stargazing app ever created. 

    Devices: iPad

    Take an interactive 3D trip through the solar system with Solar System Explorer!

    Solar System Explorer will take you on an interactive 3D trip through our solar system.

    Devices: Android

    Star Walk 2 (Android, iOS) is an augmented reality star chart that displays the stars and planets in the heavens above you.

    Devices: iPad

    Apollo Mission Apps provides you with essential facts, pictures and movies of all manned flown Apollo missions.

    Devices: iPad

    Create research papers for schools and colleges quickly. Enter the area of research and application will displays latest news, videos, scholarly reports, wiki data and related books on Astronomy

    Devices: Android

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    Star Walk is the most beautiful stargazing app you’ve ever seen on a mobile device. It will become your go-to interactive star chart of the night sky.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Mobile Observatory is a great astronomy app that uses your current location to show the objects in the night sky. The stars,constellations and deepsky objects are visualized well. The description of planets, moon's stages and eclipses are detailed and easy to understand.The calendar in the...

    Devices: Android

    Comprehensive collection of tools and charts for those interested in astronomy."Night Mode" option turns the display red for night observations. Most of the information in the app is available offline.

    Devices: Android

    Star Chart lets you to see the stars and planets in the skies accurately by pointing their Android device towards the sky. This astronomy app makes it easy for you to learn more about the objects you are viewing by tapping the star or planet. One of the amazing feature is Time Shift that allow...

    Devices: Android

    Stellarium Mobile is a fully-featured planetarium for your phone.

    Devices: Android


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