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#1 okieav8r

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 09:59 AM

I thought that Stellarium was available for the iphone and ipad, but I don't see it in the itunes store. Anyone know for sure?

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 11:39 AM

The iTunes store says it is not currently available for US download......possibly the app hasnt been updated for iOS 6.

I did have an earlier version, and wasnt thrilled with the iOS version. I use Sky Safari, which isnt free, but it is, IMHO, the Best planetarium program out there, including scope control, etc.

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 04:34 PM

The problem for an iOS Stellarium is SkySafari. I don't even have one of the recent versions of SkySafari, but it works so well I really don't need anything else.

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 06:40 PM

i have Stellarium v1.5 on iPhone.
But I agree, SkySafari is more comprehensive.

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 09:20 PM

I was just curious. I don't even have an iphone yet! Also, I purchased Skysafari this past summer when they were having a half price sale on it, in anticipation of purchasing an iphone. I'll probably get one by the first of the year.

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 05:12 PM

Go for Sky Safari or Starmap Pro!

They're worth every penny-- and you don't have to fork over many pennies at all! :)

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 08:45 AM

For naked eye viewing, add GoSkyWatch to the list.

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 10:10 AM

Stellarium is great on the computer (Mac or PC) but I did not like the mobile (iOS) version at all. I would stick with SkySafari, free, or better yet, the Pro version.

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 05:35 PM

There's an Android version but I wouldn't bother if I were you.
Sky Safari beats everything else.

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:53 PM

The Android version needs some work. The Stellarium desktop Windows 7-64 version is a screamer for me and is on all of my machines. I'm trying out the Mobile Observatory's Android app but the best portable software for me so far (non-Apple) is the Astromist PPC version that I use on a Windows PDA with bluetooth scope control.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 12:04 PM

I was lucky enough to get Stellarium before they took it off the US Apple store. I bought the $10 version of Sky Safari, and now that's all I use.






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