Night Sky

Night Sky for PC and Mac

Written by iCandi Apps


  • Category: Reference
  • Release date: 2021-05-13
  • Licence: Free
  • Software version: 8.5.2
  • File size: 880.43 MB
  • Compatibility: Available on Windows 10, Windows 8.1/8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Mac OS 10-11 11.0
  • How it works | What is Night Sky?


Whatʹs Great

1. Quickly identify stars, planets, constellations and satellites above by simply holding your iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch to the Night Sky! This is all done magically.

2. + NIGHT SKY SIRI SHORTCUTS - “Hey Siri, what star is that?”… just point your device to an object in the sky and let Siri tell you what it is.

3. Simply raise Night Sky to labelled objects to view immersive content, and interact with 3D models of some of the objects on display.

4. + NIGHT SKY MINDFULNESS (Premium Feature) - Stargazing is one of the most relaxing and calming natural connections you can make.

5. + NIGHT SKY QUIZ - Test your knowledge of Night Sky with a new inbuilt quiz that supports ClassKit.

6. Optional Night Sky Premium is available for $4.99/month or $29.99/year (or equivalent currency).

Night Sky for PC and Mac Screenshots

                   

Features and Description



Key Features

Latest Version: 8.5.2

  • Licence: Free
  • Rated 4.7/5 By 272,729 People



    What does Night Sky do? NIGHT SKY 8 Designed for iOS/iPadOS 14 and watchOS 7 Night Sky is a powerful AR personal planetarium. Quickly identify stars, planets, constellations and satellites above by simply holding your iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch to the Night Sky! This is all done magically. Whether you’re looking for a constellation or the International Space Station, let Night Sky direct you to it, then explore the object in AR! FEATURE SET: + NEW - BILLIONS OF STARS! (Premium Feature) - Space is vast, so Night Sky has been hyper charged in Night Sky 8 with over 1.7 BILLION STARS streamed from the cloud! With a new super deep zoom (greater than 10X before), prepare to delve deeper into space than you ever imagined! + NEW - STARLINK STRING FLYOVER NOTIFICATIONS - Get notified when a string of the recently launched Starlink satellites are about to flyover your current location! + NEW - NIGHT SKY WIDGET - Add the beautiful new Night Sky Widget new for iOS 14. Available in multiple sizes get relevant data to your location on satellite flyovers, conditions, and your favorite objects! + NEW - NIGHT SKY WATCH FACE - A new Watch face designed to bring all your Night Sky complications to your wrist in watchOS 7! Share it with others directly from Night Sky! + MAPS UI - A clean and familiar interface with Search features including Quick Find, intelligent Night Red Mode, Light Pollution indicator and easy to use menu, prepare to navigate Night Sky quicker than ever before! + AR PLANETARY PORTALS & AR GRAND ORRERY (Premium Features) - Step onto the surface of other planets by placing AR portals around your room! Or walk around the entire Solar System using the newly refreshed interactive Grand Orrery! + NIGHT SKY WATCH AR - Night Sky magically comes to life on Apple Watch, with Glass Constellations, Red Vision, and Night Sky Live Tours - all on your wrist! + NIGHT SKY MINDFULNESS (Premium Feature) - Stargazing is one of the most relaxing and calming natural connections you can make. Make that time count by adding Mindfulness Minutes to Apple Health, with quick access via the wind down shortcut in iOS 14. + ADLER PLANETARIUM AR EXPERIENCE - We’ve worked in collaboration with the Adler Planetarium in Chicago to bring a AR experience to visitors. Simply raise Night Sky to labelled objects to view immersive content, and interact with 3D models of some of the objects on display. Get a taste with the new Adler App Clip on iOS 14 when you arrive at the planetarium! + NIGHT SKY QUIZ - Test your knowledge of Night Sky with a new inbuilt quiz that supports ClassKit. + AR OBJECT EXPLORATION - Pull Planets, Stars and Constellations out of the sky and look at them in detailed AR! + NIGHT SKY SIRI SHORTCUTS - “Hey Siri, what star is that?”… just point your device to an object in the sky and let Siri tell you what it is. + NIGHT SKY TOURS (Premium Feature): Get a live sky tour or create your own sky tours for any location and time in the world! + MY SKY NOTIFICATIONS - Completely customize your notifications in Night Sky. Favorite any object from satellites to constellations, to be informed when that object is visible in your current location. + MANY MORE FEATURES Optional Night Sky Premium is available for $4.99/month or $29.99/year (or equivalent currency). You can subscribe and pay through your iTunes account. Your subscription will automatically renew unless cancelled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. You can manage your subscriptions by entering the user settings in iTunes after the purchase. Auto-renew may also be turned off from here. Privacy policy: http://www.icandiapps.com/icandiapps/privacy-policy/ Terms and conditions: http://www.icandiapps.com/icandiapps/terms-conditions/

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    Software Installation Requirements


    PC Compactibility/Requirements for Installation

    Compactible OS list:
    1. Windows 11
    2. Windows 10
    3. Windows 8.1
    4. Windows 7
    5. Windows Vista

    Requirements for MacOS Installation

    Intel, 64-bit processor, OS X 10.7 or later.

    Compactible OS list:
    1. OS X 10.10: Yosemite
    2. OS X 10.11: El Capitan
    3. macOS 10.12: Sierra
    4. macOS 10.13: High Sierra
    5. macOS 10.14: Mojave8
    6. macOS 10.15: Catalina
    7. macOS Big Sur (macOS 11)

    FAQs


    Night Sky - How do I download the app on Windows PC?

    If you want to download the software on your windows pc or mac, you could either first visit the Mac store or Microsoft AppStore and search for the app OR you can easily use any of the download links we provided above under the "Download and Install" header section to download the application


    Night Sky - Is it safe to download?

    Yes. The app is 100 percent (100%) safe to download and Install. Our download links are from safe sources and are frequently virus scanned to protect you

    Software Reviews and Critisims


    • By Jeanettemwells
      5

      Put the universe in your pocket!

      The NightSky app is astronomy at your finger tips on your tablet or phone. It gives easy access to view the planets and a multitude of other objects in our night sky and their orbits. Just match up objects on the app with the actual object in the night sky and the night sky becomes perfectly clear to pinpoint other objects of interest. It’s like a road map! I found, starting with Jupiter, I can find other stars an objects much easier. The “Glass constellations” feature, gives perspective to the stars positions and their relationships to each constellation...amazing! The effects you have at your fingertips to view deep space, the sky view in dark rural places as opposed to suburban viewing with ambient light pollution, helps a beginner to easily identify objects. I was enthralled to see the orbits of satellites, like the International Space Station and other monitoring devices and space stations orbit earth in real time! The information about stars along with being able to pull objects right out of the sky, turn those objects on their axis and read information about them, is absolutely impressive. A must for classroom teachers and a joy for amateur astronomers! NightSky app measures up to, and exceeds my every expectation!


    • By Mike Wyckoff
      5

      If you don’t have this app you’re missing out.

      I would have never known the International Space Station orbits the Earth about 15 times per day. I now watch it orbit twice just about every night. On non-cloudy nights anyway. It’s amazing. It’s like a star shooting across the night sky and Night Sky alerts us a couple minutes in advance then shows us exactly where to look. My 6 yr. old daughter has changed from wanting to be a veterinarian to wanting to be a space station driver. ;-) Not sure if the main intention of this app is educational or to get kids dreaming of space travel but it does both very well. Only had it for a few days now so it will be fun to see what else it does. I imagine we have only scratched the surface. Definitely spend the $10 on the year membership. Jumping from planet to planet and seeing the sky and stars from their perspective is worth $100. We saw a planetarium show this week at the Tulsa Air and Space Museum. This app is like your own show. There is a ton of activity going on in the night sky. It’s so much more interesting and fun to see when you know what you’re looking at.


    • By TKC1919
      2

      Nice app but a little confusing to use

      Update. I started using sky guide and it is must easier to use. If you just want an app to show you what is in the sky that is a good app. Night sky is too complicated. I think I like this app but it is a little confusing to use. First it doesn't seem to reflect the actual sky. For instance, when I point it at Ursa Major it doesn’t show it exactly where it is in the sky. So, I am never sure what I am looking at when I look at the actual sky. It is like it just shows a map of the sky and isn’t really showing me the actual sky. I tried to use the sky blending but I can’t figure out how it works. The tutorial is lacking. I would like to see more explanation of each feature in the help section. Also in the preferences, there is no explanation of what each option is. For example, what does it mean if I enable the “moon” preference? I saw in one of the reviews the developers said to use the compass align to fix the view of the sky. I tried that but how does it work? What does the + or - degrees mean? More explanation is needed. I want to just point it at the sky and see exactly what I am pointing at be reflected in the view. I have had this app for years but just picked it up again. The older version was much simpler and more accurate.


    • By Gkgmoskfjfjdjfjfndhdhhdhfj
      5

      Honestly, worth it

      I’ve been using Nightsky for a long little while now. I found it by going through Trial and Errors of trying to find the best app to look at the sky. I’ve sat i went though 5-6 apps before I was happy with my choice. It’s offers you so many features without even paying for it, as you would have to do for any other app. It’s crazy. Because it’s a free app that offers you AR experiences to blend with your night sky, real time constellations, stars, galaxies, Nebulas, satellites, and even major NASA things like, Hubble Telescope, International Space Station, Meteor Showers And so much more. It has tours of planets too. They also have media news updates everyday about anything going on in space like, The Mercury and Mars Conjunction and Major things that will be able to be seen with the Naked Eye. I’ve dragged this on for too long but, over all it’s the best app to use for everyone who likes Astronomy and for Astronomers. -Iyana


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