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Redshift - Astronomy

Redshift - Astronomy
  • Publisher: USM
  • Genre: Reference
  • Released: 30 Sep, 2010
  • Size: 246.2 MB
  • Price: $9.99
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Redshift brings the night sky to your screen. Explore alien planets, enhance your knowledge with detailed information on astronomy and space travel - and never miss an important celestial event.

What users say:
"Incredible! So life like! Best app out there” Zeexh
"Awesome […] Helped me a lot with my astronomy class in College” Jeffreyr09
“Best app you can get for money, and you can bet that.” Tom 95978

Major features:
• Discover celestial objects: The app tells you which stars, constellations and planets are currently visible in the night sky from your location; furthermore, it shows you the way to any celestial body you want to study.
• 3D flights: Travel to any location within the Solar System; orbit the planets and their moons, and land on their surfaces.
• Observation planner for Sun, Moon and bright planets
• Comprehensive database: Browse more than 100,000 stars, 70,000 spectacular deep sky objects, 500 asteroids, 16 comets and 26 moons as well as all planets and dwarf planets.

• 3D graphics: Watch detailed representations of the planets, moons, asteroids and comets as well as bright and planetary nebulae, star clusters and many other deep sky objects.

• Ten interactive Guided Tours explain the major facts of astronomy and various fascinating events in the sky.

• Spacecrafts: Observe the satellites surrounding the Earth

• Night vision mode and many additional panoramas and background sounds

Further versions: Redshift Compact for beginners, Redshift Pro with many additional features, and telescope control.
Overview of all Redshift versions:

Questions or suggestions for improvements:
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What's New in Version 2.1

- New maps of Pluto and its moon Charon based on the recent results of New Horizons mission
- 11 new 3D models of deep sky objects
- Doubled time interval: 1600 - 2400 AC
- Optimized for iOS 9
- Various small tweaks and improvements


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