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Star Chart - Android Market

Star Chart - Android Market
Used by over 30 million people world-wide, Star Chart provides a magical star gazing experience like no other. You can now have a virtual planetarium in your pocket! Look through the eyes of your Android device to see a virtual window into the whole visible universe. All you have to do is point your Android deviceº at the sky and Star Chart will tell you exactly what you are looking at. Using state of the art GPS technology, an accurate 3D universe, and all of the latest high tech functionality, Star Chart calculates – in real time - the current location of every star and planet visible from Earth and shows you precisely where they are; even in broad daylight! Want to know what that bright star is called? Want to know what the night sky looks like to people on the other side of the earth? Want to know where your star sign is in the sky? Star Chart's features include:- Just point and view. So point your Android device at the sky and see what's out there! Related:  Books

Escapist Games Star Chart Android Support & FAQ: iOS Support Page Problems with Compass Problems with Augmented Reality Problems with Downloading Problems with Gingerbread 2.3 Upgrade from Star Chart Lite: To upgrade Star Chart Lite to the full version which includes Messiers, Constellations and Search functionality, visit the Android Marketplace.Access Denied Error: This error occurs when Star Chart has not been able to connect to Google's payment authentication servers. Reasons for this error occurring include: No internet access available upon launch / Google's servers are temporarily down / Google's authentication process has been delayed. There are a few options for solving this problem: Ensure your device is connected to the internet and launch Star Chart. AR Support AR Support: Please note that Star Chart requires certain hardware to function in Augmented Reality mode - for example a compass. Compass Compass: Sometimes devices with compasses lose accuracy and the compass needs recalibrating.

Jeta Visual Creations AstroShop - Product Details The newest edition of The Backyard Astronomer's Guide includes the latest data and answers the questions most often asked by home astronomers, from beginners to experienced stargazers. The authors provide expert guidance on the choices of telescopes and other equipment; photographing the stars with a telescope; and star charts, software and other references. They cover daytime and twilight observing, planetary and deep-sky observing and much more. With over 500 color photographs and illustrations, The Backyard Astronomer's Guide is one of the most valuable, beautiful and user-friendly astronomy books ever produced. New and updated for this edition: A 20-page full-color Atlas of the Milky Way provides location and context for hundreds of celestial objects mentioned throughout the book. Any serious home astronomer must have this superb guide as an ongoing reference.

AstroShop - Product Details Due for release May 2013 Fully revised and updated with new information, more objects, images and maps. This top selling, beautifully packaged hard back Southern Hemisphere sky atlas is produced in Australia and written by Australians for southern hemisphere observers. It includes easy-to-follow star charts and descriptions at sensible magnitude limits for most telescope owners. Features a host of accessible deep-sky objects visible from most urban areas with contributions from amateur astronomers in Australia and New Zealand. Covering a basic introduction to the night sky, what we can see, how it is navigated and what to look for, it also delves into the Moon and planetary observing with authoritative information on how to best observe these celestial targets. - 305 full colour pages in Hard Back - Over 100 star charts and maps (visible using a red light torch).

A Walk Through the Southern Sky, Milton Heifetz, 9780521689458 Click on the Google Preview image above to read some pages of this book! A Walk through the Southern Sky is a beautifully illustrated guide to the stars and constellations of the southern hemisphere. By following the simplified and easy-to-use starmaps, readers will be able to identify constellations with no equipment but normal sight and a clear night sky. This book provides clear instructions on how to determine star sizes and the distances between stars, allowing readers to move easily between constellations. The budding astronomer is introduced to the mystery and wonder of the southern sky as the myths and legends of its stars and constellations are wondrously retold. The third edition of this magical book features a new moon map, an updated list of planet positions, additional illustrations and more realistic star maps. Introduction; 1.

Hartung's Astronomical Objects for Southern Telescopes: A Handbook for Amateur Observers (9780521554916): David Malin, David J. Frew Product The 110 star clusters, nebulae and galaxies of Messier’s catalogue are among the most popular of all the deep sky objects and are beautiful targets for amateur observers of all abilities. This stunning new atlas presents a complete and lively account of all of the Messier objects. Details for each object given include a thoroughly-researched history of its discovery, historical observations and anecdotes, the latest scientific data detailing its astrophysical findings, and clear observational descriptions from naked eye through to large telescopes. In addition, this atlas has some of the world’s finest colour astrophotos, inverted and labelled photos pointing to hidden details and neighboring objects, as well as historical sketches alongside new deep sky drawings. * Features 200 halftone sketches, 180 full colour plates with 50 tables. * 370 glorious pages in total * Size: 310 x 245 mm * Weight: 2.27 kg

Product This is an excellent introduction to observational astronomy for beginners of all ages. Aimed at those with no background in science or astronomy - just a sense of curiosity and a willingness to step outside their backdoor and look up. The author covers what you can see with a pair of binoculars, tips for choosing binoculars for astronomy and practical tips for observing. A large section of the book is dedicated to information about the types of objects visible as well as a detailed tour through 56 constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. You will find this book educational and entertaining as the author shares both his knowledge and passion of the night sky in an easy to understand manner. The author Robert Bee, lives on the outskirts of Sydney and has been involved in amateur astronomy since his teenage years.

Product Hidden Treasures The Southern Sky Guide, David Ellyard, 9780521428392 Click on the Google Preview image above to read some pages of this book! Both novice and advanced skywatchers will value this comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to the brilliant and ever-changing sights of the southern sky by night. Readers are introduced to the many and varied objects in the sky and their movements and changing appearances, as well as the ancient myths and legends entwined around the groupings of stars. Featured in this book are two groups of sky charts, designed so that readers can move easily between them.