App Hall of Fame Inductee Star Walk - 5 Stars Astronomy Guide

Star Walk - 5 Stars Astronomy Guide

by Vito Technology Inc.

Inducted into the App Hall of Fame on March, 2011
Originally released 2008-11-01
Category: Education
Not currently available in the iTunes app store.

A great example of augmented reality.

***Winner of Apple Design Award 2010 for the iPad version! Featured by Apple - Best Apps of 2009, Best Apps of 2010, and in iPad TV commercials!***


Star Walk enables you to point your iPhone at the sky and see what stars, constellations, and satellites you are looking at in real-time. Please note, you will need a 3GS/4/4th gen iPod Touch for motion tracking, otherwise this app will be just a beautiful info-packed time-sensitive interactive star atlas that allows you to set your location manually to give you the most accurate picture.


I have over 200 apps on my phone and this is one of the best.

HUGE wow factor just like the others have said. It was awesome before, but the new update made it even better!
by Ishka912

Kids think I know everything in the sky now! by Davincimv

If you want your sense of wonder back, this is your app. With 11 months experience on the iPhone 3GS and 14 years as a network administrator, I feel that Starwalk is one of the most beautiful, well-designed applications I've ever seen. It's also inspiring and fun, which are the real reasons I purchased it. It was recommended by a reviewer at the NY Times.
by BluePlanetMan

Forget 5 stars, this app deserves 10!
by Jayson.T

See the stars even when you can't
by Kate V
- Star Spotter - real time motion tracking tells you what stars are above you in the sky;
- Satellites Tracking - never miss ISS flying over your head again;
- Time Machine - see what the sky looks like at any moment in the past or future;
- Picture of the Day - stunning pictures from deep space;
- Night Mode - preserve your dark vision to see more stars;
- Search - wondering where Jupiter is right now? Arrow will guide you to it;
- Big Screen - connect a second display to view the sky on a big screen.

+ AirPrint support, Moon Phases, Info, View from any location, TelRad, Calibration, Sharing, Bookmarks, and more!

*No internet connection required*

Please, mind that Star Spotter feature that shows you the stars and constellations you point your phone towards requires digital compass or gyroscope hardware which are built in iPhone 3GS/4/4th gen iPod Touch only.
''This is the best stargazing iPhone application I have come across.'' Matt Sawyers, The iPhone Blog - 2009

''Star Walk is probably the prettiest of the astronomy guides available for the iPhone and iPod touch.'' TUAW -2009


Vito Technology is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families.
Recommended Ages: all
Categories: Environment, Science