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Description

Solar Walk is an amazing 3D model of our solar system bringing the universe to the palm of your hand and allowing you to interact with planets, satellites, moons, comets and other space objects anytime and anywhere.

Start your fascinating journey through the realms of space and learn more about the universe we live in!

*** Over 6 million users!***
*** National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) - GOLD winner in the Educational Tools for Parents and Children category! ***
*** A Parents’ Choice Gold Award Winner ***

“Simply amazing.” - Macworld

“Solar Walk serves up a visually impressive 3D model of our solar system. Set against a haunting, atmospheric soundscape, the app shows planets and satellites in their correct positions, and offers mini movies, facts and other related tidbits.” - TNW

“This jaw-dropping app provides a wholly interactive 3D model of our solar system, one that’s had me hooked for days. It’s the kind of thing you can imagine a science teacher using in the classroom of the future — except that we don’t have to wait.” - CNet

“Zoom from Mercury to Pluto (which makes the cut in this app), passing each planet’s moons along the way. Because Solar Walk knows what time it is, the planets are in proper orientation to the Sun: Earth is dark where it is currently night and gradually lightens to daytime on the other side.” - NY Times

"It's great for showing my students the relative positions of the planets in the solar system, the satellites orbiting the Earth and our place in the galaxy. Awesome with a smartboard as well." - by jbrown61

Solar Walk enables you to:

► Observe 3D model of our solar system with all its objects in real time and in a proper orientation. Turn into an astronomer and explore planets, moons, satellites, asteroids, dwarf planets, comets, stars and other celestial bodies. Enjoy gorgeous graphics and visuals while navigating through the solar system!

► Make virtual flights from one space object to another.

► Travel in time and see what the universe and our solar system looked like at a certain period.

► Find an exciting view of the Milky Way Galaxy.

► Watch a collection of educational solar system movies to learn about space-related topics including Earth's moon phases, Earth's cycles, tidal phenomena, and zodiacal constellations.*

► Enjoy 3D planetarium with the help of special glasses and activating the anaglyph mode.

► Share interesting screenshots of the app with your friends.

► Choose the view mode comfortable for you (orrery/true-to-scale).

*Available through In-App Purchases.

Solar Walk is a great educational tool appropriate for both adults and children. The amount of information users can learn about the planets, moons, satellites and other celestial bodies is impressive. Information is age appropriate, detailed and animated video clips make learning our solar system even more engaging!

Our entire solar system can be explored through this excellent astronomy app!

What’s New

Version 2.5.0

This update brings some minor bug fixes and performance improvements.

Thank you for using Solar Walk!
Any feedback is highly appreciated.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

ITtY999 ,

Wow

I’m 52 and have been passionate about astronomy and cosmology all my life.

To move from only being able to read books and catch the odd television programme to having this kind of immersive information is fantastic. The background music is just right, the way you can move around is instinctive, and the detail is rich and enticing rather than overwhelming, the images are awesome.

It’s a beautiful thing, worth every penny and more. Thank you

Developer Response ,

Thank you so much for your kind feedback! It is important for us to know that you love what we do.

55 Freddy ,

Just so amazing

Being interested in the solar system but not being scientific this app explains everything in common sense terms. Buy it you won't be disappointed and you will learn shed loads!!

Developer Response ,

Thank you very much for loving our app!

MCGOO06 ,

Love the app. Don’t like paying for extras when the app cost enough as it is

Great app for the basics but in app purchasing ridiculous. Why does it have to be this way just to see some pics and vids

Developer Response ,

Thank you for using the app and for sharing your opinion with us.

In-App Purchases

Solar System App: Full Version
Space missions, satellites, space movies, etc
£7.99
What is a Solar Eclipse?
Learn all about solar eclipse with this movie
£0.00
Major Circles of Latitude
Don't know what Latitude is? Get this movie!
£0.00
Zodiacal Constellations
Short movie about zodiacal constellations
£0.00
The Moon Phases Explanation
Educational film about the phases of the moon
£0.00
The Tidal Phenomenon (movie)
The correct explanation of tidal phenomena
£0.00

App Privacy

The developer, Vito Technology Inc., has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.

Information

Provider
Vito Technology Inc.
Size
457.5 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Languages

English, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese

Age Rating
4+
Copyright
Price
£4.99
In-App Purchases
  1. 3D Satellites in Real Time
  2. All Additional Content - Sale £2.99
  3. Comparison of Planets' Sizes

Supports

  • Family Sharing

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

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