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#1 Ahmad

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 02:53 AM

I was really surprised not to find any astronomical observation logging apps for the iPhone. I have been thinking about building one ever since, specially that I really want something like that.

Would anyone else be interested in such app? If yes, what would be your must have features?

Thanks!

#2 WesC

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 12:11 PM

Use the voice recorder app and transcribe your logs to a book later. its a lot easier in the dark.

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 03:32 PM

Or use the notepad if you really want to type. Then again, I like Dragon Dictation speech to text app. Works pretty well.

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 07:57 PM

SkySafari to control the scope, the use the keyboard voice dictation to enter notes.

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 04:15 PM

I use HanDbase, for my logging, allows me to build the log the way I like and export to Excell, not easy to setup but it's my log with my details.

#6 Ahmad

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 01:21 AM

Thank you guys for the feedback!

#7 Astraforce Paul

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 08:35 AM

Chip, agree with you on HanDBase. I found it fun to set up a logging, observing list. You can import all sorts of objects lists and even just set up a simple checkbox system of seen or note, or a more complex ome, with a notes field, or pop up items for transparency, etc.

HDB also has a Sketch field, which, while crude and limited, is serviceable.






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