Description

Star Walk 2 Ads+ is an exquisite stargazing app that enables you to explore the sky through the screen of your device. Make an effortless journey through thousands of stars, planets and constellations. All you have to do is point your device to the sky!

⁕BEST OF 2014: The next generation of the best-selling Star Walk, winner of Apple Design Award, used by over 10 million people⁕

The app uses your device’s sensors and the GPS to determine the exact position of stars, planets, constellations and other objects in the sky.

“She’s a beauty.”- The Next Web

“Star Walk 2 is a terrific introduction to astronomy for young and old. It’s also handy for serious stargazers for observing planning.” - TUAW

“Star Walk 2 is visually stunning.” - PCmag

“This is a very beautiful and unusual application that turns your phone into a real planetarium.” - Free apps for me

“For those who enjoy the original app, Star Walk 2 is worth the upgrade — the interface is gorgeous. Anyone with even a passing interest in astronomy should grab Star Walk 2.” - iLounge

“It is worth every penny.” - PadGadget

Star Walk 2 Ads+ in travel & tourism industry:

‘Rapa Nui Stargazing’ based on Easter Island uses the app for sky observations during its astronomical tours. ‘Nakai Resorts Group’ in the Maldives uses the app during astronomy meetings.

Main features:

◆ Map of the sky in real time
◆ 3D models of constellations and other sky objects
◆ “Time machine”
◆ Deep sky objects
◆ Rich info about celestial bodies and sky events
◆ The sky at different wavelengths
◆ Augmented reality mode
◆ "What's new" section with the latest astronomical news
◆ "Visible Tonight" section

► Star Walk 2 Ads+ shows the real-time map of the sky on your screen in whatever direction you are pointing the device (the Star spotter feature). As you point your device towards the sky, the star map follows your motions using the built-in gyroscope to match the map on your screen to the stars seen from your location.

► What's up in the sky tonight? Open the "Visible Tonight" section and learn about the upcoming astronomical events and celestial objects that will be visible from your location.

► Be aware of the latest news from the world of space and astronomy. The app's "What's new" section will tell you about the most outstanding celestial events in time.

► Create shortcuts to take your stargazing experience to a whole new level. Go to the "Visible Tonight" section and add the shortcut to Siri. Next time when you want to access the list of astronomy events for your location, ask Siri and get it quicker than ever.

► Touching a clock-face icon at the upper-right corner of the screen allows you to select any date and time and watch the sky of different periods.

► Get a deeper understanding of the constellation`s scale and place in the night sky. Enjoy observing wonderful 3D models of constellations, turn them upside down, read their stories.

► Find and study deep sky objects such as meteor showers, planetary nebulae, star clusters, etc.

The app is ad-supported and contains In-App Purchases. If you want to use the app without ads, download the paid Star Walk 2 app or remove ads from Star Walk 2 Ads+ with a special In-App Purchase.

Star Walk 2 Ads+ offers an optional subscription that gives you access to all additional content and removes ads from the app. It is an auto-renewable subscription with one week free trial. At the end of each subscription duration (1 month), the subscription will automatically renew until you choose to cancel it. Users can manage their subscriptions in their account settings on the App Store.

Privacy policy: http://vitotechnology.com/privacy-policy.html
Terms of use: http://vitotechnology.com/terms-of-use.html

Start your best stargazing experience!

What’s New

Version 2.11.12

- The accuracy of satellites positions is critically improved
- The influence of location altitude is corrected
- General improvements and minor bug fixes

We update Star Walk 2 regularly to make it better for you. If you like the app, please take a moment to rate us on the App Store and leave a review. Your feedback is highly appreciated.
Feel free to contact us at support@vitotechnology.com with any questions, comments or suggestions.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
6.7K Ratings

6.7K Ratings

Daisy Witch ,

An amazing experience

Hi all I’m a witch and star walk as helped me to align my spells with the stars, it helps tell me what moon phase it is which helps a lot as sometimes I don’t get the time to look it up or refer to any lunar calendars it’s also an amazing experience if you are interested in the stars and constellations, It even is something that you can do if you’re bored!

Developer Response ,

Glad to hear that our app helps you )) Thank you for the review!

Beldel26 ,

Previous versions much better

I originally got the previous free version. My son and I used it a lot! Not having been able to stargaze for some time, I was disappoint with the update. The ads for one - and yes, I know you can remove them, but who wants to sort that out when they open the app out in the night air ready to star gaze? The constellation graphics are overpowering. I know you can turn them off, but many events are described in relation to the nearby constellations, so they are helpful when searching. These versions are just too distracting! I find it doesn’t move around the sky with me as well as the other and freezes when I zoom in. All in all, not nearly as satisfying nor user free friendly experience as previously.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for sharing your opinion with us. We are sorry to hear that you were unsatisfied with the app. We will take into consideration your remarks and will continue to work on the application to make it better.

Trav 007 ,

Poor user experience and design

I’ve purchased StarWalk a few years ago and have found it better than other apps. I was disappointed that I now had to buy StarWalk2 in order to see features such as SpaceX Starlink but figured I’d buy that satellite pack. It was a spectacular disappointment because it didn’t provide me the ability to find or track Starlink when I know from other websites that it should be passing overhead.

The constellation animations are so bright that I lose my night vision if I glance at the app for a location check. Dancing and glimmering bright animations is the opposite of what I’d expected in an app which would be mostly used in dark conditions outside.

This is coupled with the ads which are so frequent that I’d consider them to be a non-negotiable purchase. As others have also mentioned, there’s an ad every few seconds. I understand the in-app purchase model but StarWalk2 is at ridiculous levels.

I rate this one star for StarWalk2 design and usability, and one star extra because of good memories of the original StarWalk experience. Sorry to the devs, I know you’ve probably slaved away to make this but it feels like one of the many apps I tossed aside when purchasing StarWalk.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for downloading the app and for sharing your opinion with us. The images of constellations are optional, you can easily turn them off in the settings of the app (menu/settings/constellations). This ad-supported version helps a lot of people use the app for free. Hope that you will enjoy the app in the future.

In-App Purchases

Sky Map: Full Version, No Ads
Star Walk 2 Ads+ with all additional content
$9.99
Satellite Tracker in the Sky
Satellites 3D, their position in real time
$1.49
Space Explorer: Kids Cartoons
Educational cartoons about our solar system
$1.49
Explore Planet Finder 3D
Planets atlas, their internal structure, etc.
$1.49
Discover Solar System Objects
Watch dwarf planets, comets, asteroids, etc.
$1.49
Explore Deep Space Objects 3D
Galaxies, star clusters, nebulae on sky map
$1.49

App Privacy

The developer, Vito Technology Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Location
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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