Beautiful Glass Constellations shine and glisten in the Night Sky. Reacting to Lens Flare from the Sun and distorting light like real glass, so beautiful you’ll want to touch them.
Long press anywhere on Sky View to get a swatch to select from 8 vivid and colorful Light Spectrums. From H Alpha to Radio Waves, release your finger and allow the light to flood out across Sky View.
Move 2 fingers up or down on the screen to increase or decrease star density. This simulates different variations of Light Pollution from an Inner City Sky to an Excellent Dark Site.
High Resolution Animated Planet and Sun models come to life as you zoom in. See the swirling storm on Jupiter or Solar Flares on the Sun, the level of detail is simply phenomenal.
Zoom deep into the Night Sky to see over 115000 new stars. As you zoom notice the Earth atmosphere disappear to reveal the black of space. It’s like you are traveling through space at the speed of light.
Experience our mesmerizing new soundtrack with 3 space tracks - Magnetic Fluid, Ocean World and Tempus Nova from renowned space composer Aleksandar Dimitrijevic. Prepared to become totally immersed in our new soundscape.
- Andy Weekes, Founder & Company Director - iCandi Apps
Siri becomes your personal tour guide on Apple TV for any location or time on Earth! With amazingly rich graphics and Environment Based Horizon Lines, where the horizon adapts for the location you’ve selected, you’ve never been more informed about the Night Sky! Siri even gives you tours of major celestial events such as the 2017 American Solar Eclipse!
Night Sky becomes truly magical on Apple Watch. Using the onboard GPS in Apple Watch Series 2 and access to the gyroscope with watchOS 3, you can simply raise your wrist to the sky to identify stars, planets, constellations and even the International Space Station! As you lower your wrist you’re presented with a beautiful Celestial Compass giving you an overview of the Night Sky around you.
One giant leap for innovation. We’ve accurately recreated the Apollo 11 and Apollo 15 lunar landing sites in a 3D environment as they would appear if you were there today! You will be taken on a guided tour of the sites and learn interesting scientific and geographical facts about our Moon while you are actually on it.
Get a totally customized experience, Night Sky Tonight gives you an animated view of the sky above you from Sunset to Sunrise. You can scrub through the night to see all celestial events happening local to you. Within Night Sky Tonight get a breakdown of the stargazing conditions, light pollution, local stargazing sites, and also all planet rise and set times. You can even tap objects to get reminders, such as when Mars is rising, or when the International Space Station is next flying past!
Night Sky is for everyone. We’ve built accessibility features into Night Sky 4.4 or above, this includes the ability to magnify all text labels in Sky View. Night Sky also includes full VoiceOver support. Users with VoiceOver enabled can simply raise their device, and Night Sky will read the celestial objects to them.
Night Sky enables our blind and partially sighted users to hear the sky, and that’s something we’re incredibly excited about as it will deeply enrich lives.