The Night Sky - Simply Magical
The Night Sky is a magical new app that enables you to see the stars, planets and even satellites. Just stand anywhere and hold your iPhone or iPad up to the sky and The Night Sky will display the names of the stars and other objects you are able to see just like magic!
Even if your view is obscured by clouds or the daylight, The Night Sky app will know what is there, you have to use this app to realise just how amazing it is!
The Night Sky does this by using your location data using GPS and the in built compass to pin point where you are and the way you are facing. It then cross references this with it`s inbuilt map of the sky and overlays the star, planet and satellite names on your screen. It really is magical and will amaze you, and anyone you show it to!
So next time your gazing up in to The Night Sky and wonder the name of a star, planet or even a satellite, just hold your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad up to the sky and let The Night Sky app amaze your gaze!
The Night Sky really is simply magical!
(The Night Sky contains portions of code, that are licensed under the terms of the GPL. Other parts of the code are licensed under the BSD license. Satellite tracking in this app uses the public source code for sgp4 from http://www.centerforspace.com/downloads/files/sgp4/AIAA-2006-6753Code.zip. For further information on licensing and source acquisition please contact Enquiries@iCandiApps.com. Copyright (c) 2010 Cass Everitt. All rights reserved. THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS"` AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE REGENTS OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.)
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