Windows Store – Windows 8 Education – Star Chart

Description

Star Chart, the definitive star gazing and astronomy app, gives you a virtual window into the visible universe.

Make the most of your powerful Windows 8 device and hold it up to the sky. Star Chart will tell you exactly what you are looking at! Augmented Reality (AR) mode is available on tablets & devices with accelerometer and digital magnetometer sensors.

Alternatively, explore the universe from the comfort of your desktop to learn about the wonders of our solar system and beyond.

Using state of the art GPS technology, an accurate 3D universe and the latest high-tech sensor functionality, Star Chart calculates – in real time – the current location of every star and planet visible from Earth and shows you precisely where they are; even in broad daylight!

Features

Just point and view. Hold your Windows 8 AR device to the sky and peer into the universe.
Alternatively, look around the sky using finger gestures or a mouse – perfect for armchair astronomers!
Share your astronomical discoveries with your friends, with the help of Windows 8 Share.
A powerful and dynamic search function, utilising the new Windows 8 Search.
Supports dynamic device orientation viewing. Allows you to view the night sky whilst holding your Windows

Details

  • Link to:  Star Chart
  • Cost:  Free
  • Category:  Education
  • Age Rating:  12+
  • Developer:  Escapist Games Limited

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