Star Walk 2 is an exquisite stargazing app enabling you to explore the night sky through the screen of your device. Make an effortless journey through thousands of stars, comets, constellations, and other celestial bodies. All you have to do is point your device to the sky!
⁕ BEST OF 2014: The next generation of the best-selling Star Walk, winner of Apple Design Award, used by over 10 million people ⁕
The app taps your device’s sensors and the GPS to determine the exact position of stars, planets, constellations, comets, ISS, satellites, meteor showers, etc., in the night sky.
“She’s a beauty.”- The Next Web
“Star Walk 2 is a terrific introduction to astronomy for young and old. It’s also handy for serious stargazers for observing planning.” - TUAW
“Star Walk 2 is visually stunning.” - PCmag
“This is a very beautiful and unusual application that turns your phone into a real planetarium.” - Free apps for me
“For those who enjoy the original app, Star Walk 2 is worth the upgrade — the interface is gorgeous. Anyone with even a passing interest in astronomy should grab Star Walk 2.” - iLounge
“It is worth every penny.” - PadGadget
Star Walk 2 in travel & tourism industry:
‘Rapa Nui Stargazing’ based on Easter Island uses Star Walk 2 for sky observations during its astronomical tours.
‘Nakai Resorts Group’ in the Maldives uses Star Walk 2 during astronomy meetings for its guests.
◆ Map of the sky in real time
◆ Stunning 3D models of constellations and other sky objects
◆ “Time machine”
◆ Deep sky objects
◆ Info about celestial bodies and sky events
◆ The sky at different wavelengths
◆ Augmented reality mode
◆ Night mode
◆ "What's new" section with the latest astronomical news
◆ "Visible Tonight" section
◆ Siri Shortcuts to observe the celestial events quicker than ever*
► Star Walk 2 shows the real-time map of the sky on your screen in whatever direction you are pointing the device. As you hold your phone up and point it towards the sky, the star map follows your motions using the built-in gyroscope to match the map on your screen to the stars seen from your location.
► What's up in the sky tonight? Open the "Visible Tonight" section of Star Walk 2 and quickly find out all upcoming astronomical events and celestial objects visible for your location.
► Be aware of the latest news from the world of space and astronomy. The app's "What's new" section will tell you about the most outstanding celestial events in time.
► Create shortcuts to take your stargazing experience to a whole new level. Go to the "Visible Tonight" section and add the shortcut to Siri. Next time when you want to access the list of astronomy events for your location, ask Siri and get it quicker than ever.
► Touching a clock-face icon at the upper-right corner of the screen allows you to select any date and time and watch the sky of different periods.
► Get a deeper understanding of the constellation`s scale and place in the night sky. Enjoy observing wonderful 3D models of constellations, turn them upside down, read their stories.
► Find and study deep sky objects such as meteor showers, planetary nebulae, star clusters, etc.
► The night-mode will make your stargazing at night time more comfortable.
Star Walk 2 is the sequel to the original Star Walk, which is one of the most popular apps for stargazing.
New in Star Walk 2:
-Incredible 3D models of celestial bodies
-All-new stunning design
-New interface in vibrant colours for retina displays
-Atmospheric visual and sound effects, stirring soundtrack
-Exclusive handcrafted artwork for constellations
The app contains In-App Purchases.
*Siri Shortcuts feature is available for users of iOS 12 or later.
If you enjoy exploring the stars, then our app is a must-have for your arsenal.
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Also featured in 125 other countries, and probably even more in the past.
If you’re hesitant, don’t be. The best three bucks you’ve ever spent.
Oct 15, 2021
The UI took some learning. But once I learned it, this became a very useful experience. I love the notifications and you should turn them on! Info on what to see is great but briefly presented. They’ve been improving a lot over the years in every areas. Anyway, this app is one of the ones everyone s…
Oct 08, 2021
I love the app, but after upgrading to the new iPad mini 6 I can’t use the star spotter. It tells me it’s only available in full screen mode, but it’s the only app I’m using on the screen.
Oct 13, 2021
I found this app very useful for general star reference in the field at night would recommend it to anyone who wants to immerse themselves in night sky watching . Thanks Dr. Mazz
Oct 16, 2021
I purchased the app hoping to identify stars and planets on the night sky, yet this option barely works given the app determines the Moon position (and some stars I know) regardless the phone position.
Oct 11, 2021