Astronomy Apps for iPhone


iPhone and iPad users are increasing day by day as reports saying and of course this results into high demand of Astronomy Apps for iPhone. There are lots of astronomy apps available for iPhone and iPad from basic or learning level to moderate and advanced level. Much of them are free but premium apps have extra functions and facilities which generally lacks in free.

Astronomy Apps for iPhoneFor star gazing, there are apps which provides simulated sky map i.e., the position of stars, constellations, planets, galaxies, nebulae with respect to time and location. Satellite tracking can also possible by using these apps and their huge database. It can easy to spot bright and visible satellites like Hubble, ISS along with Iridium flares. There are some apps specially designed for kids which increase curiosity about space and astronomy with interesting games and fun facts.

For moderate and advance level, there are apps for telescope tracking, aligning with more accuracy. These astronomy apps also provides even minute factors like deep sky object with angular dimensions, RA-Dec, Latitude-Longitude etc. Some apps are designed for study of solar system objects with their details. Such apps also provide information about space missions and stunning images captured by various telescopes.

ImageNamePriceiphoneipadLink
A Starry NightPaid
Yes
Yes
Astro KitFree
Yes
No
Astronomy Picture of the DayFree
Yes
Yes
AU: The Solar SystemPaid
Yes
No
Beyond Planet Earth Augmented RealityFree
Yes
No
Celestron SkyPortalFree
Yes
Yes
Comet QuestFree
Yes
Yes
Cosmic DiscoveriesFree
Yes
No
Dark Sky MeterPaid
Yes
No
Distant Suns(max): Because half the day is night.Paid
Yes
Yes
Distant Suns: The new way to look at the skyPaid
Yes
Yes
EarthlapseFree
Yes
Yes
Earth-NowFree
Yes
Yes
Galaxy ColliderPaid
Yes
Yes
GoISSWatch - International Space Station TrackingFree
Yes
Yes
GoSkyWatch PlanetariumPaid
Yes
Yes
GPS AstroPaid
Yes
Yes
GRAILFree
Yes
No
iFlaresPaid
Yes
Yes
ISS SpotterFree
Yes
Yes
Jupiter GuideFree
Yes
No
Live SkyFree
Yes
Yes
Mars Globe HDPaid
Yes
Yes
Midnight PlanetsFree
Yes
Yes
Mijn HemelFree
Yes
Yes
Moon Globe HDPaid
Yes
Yes
NASAFree
Yes
Yes
NASA Be A MartianFree
Yes
Yes
Night Sky 4Paid
Yes
Yes
Outland - Space JourneyFree
Yes
Yes
PlanetariumPaid
Yes
Yes
Pluto SafariFree
Yes
Yes
Pocket Universe: Virtual Sky AstronomyPaid
Yes
Yes
Polar Scope Align ProPaid
Yes
Yes
Polar Scope Align Pro WatchPaid
Yes
Yes
Satellite InsightFree
Yes
Yes
Satellite SafariPaid
Yes
Yes
SDO Viewer - the sun in your pocketFree
Yes
Yes
Sky Guide: View Stars Night or DayPaid
Yes
Yes
Sky Live ™ - Clear Dark Nights & Heavens AbovePaid
Yes
Yes
Sky MapFree
Yes
Yes
SkySafari 4 Plus: Map the Universe! Discover Sun, Moon, Mars, Stars, Planets, and Satellites with your telescope and NASA space missions!Paid
Yes
Yes
SkySafari 4 Pro: Professional Telescope Astronomy! Explore Sun, Moon, Mars, Stars, Planets, and Satellites! Go where NASA space missions have not!Paid
Yes
Yes
SkySafari 4: Journey into Night! Explore Sun, Moon, Mars, Stars, Satellites, and NASA space missions!Paid
Yes
Yes
SkySafari 5Paid
Yes
Yes
SkySafari 5 PlusPaid
Yes
Yes
SkySafari 5 ProPaid
Yes
Yes
SkyView® - Explore the UniversePaid
Yes
Yes
Solar Walk™ - Planets System, Orbits, Moons & SizePaid
Yes
Yes
Space ImagesFree
Yes
Yes
Space Museum by Solar WalkFree
Yes
Yes
Spacecraft 3DFree
Yes
Yes
Star Rover - Stargazing and Night Sky WatchingPaid
Yes
Yes
Star Walk ™ for Kids: Learning Astronomy and SpacePaid
Yes
Yes
Star Walk™ 2 - Night Sky Map of Stars & PlanetsPaid
Yes
Yes
Star Walk ™ - View Stars, Planets & Night Sky MapPaid
Yes
No
StargazersPaid
Yes
Yes
Starlight - Explore the StarsPaid
Yes
Yes
StarMap 3D+: Night Sky, Astronomy, Star View GuidePaid
Yes
Yes
Stellarium Mobile Sky MapPaid
Yes
Yes
Voyager: Grand TourFree
Yes
Yes
xSkyPaid
Yes
Yes