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Feb 10th, 2012, 9:44 am
Star Walk for iPad - interactive astronomy guide v5.6.2
Requirements: Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 3.2 or later
Overview: ***Winner of Apple Design Award 2010! Featured by Apple - Best Apps of 2009, Best Apps of 2010, and in iPad TV commercials!***


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Enhanced for iOS 5 with the ability of the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S to wirelessly mirror its screen to an Apple TV 2.


Star Walk enables you to point your iPad at the sky and see what stars, constellations, and satellites you are looking at in real-time. Check out the full list of features below.


"When someone new asks to see what an iPhone can do, all of us have a list of apps prepared to wow them. Star Walk is a gorgeous, dynamic application that will tease your eyes skyward on clear, starry nights". - Billy Miller,

''This is the best stargazing iPhone application I have come across.'' Matt Sawyers, The iPhone Blog

''Star Walk is probably the prettiest of the astronomy guides available for the iPhone and iPod touch.'' TUAW

"I’ve been playing with Star Walk for a couple weeks now and it’s definitely become a favorite app to use for stargazing as well as to show off some of my iPhone’s capabilities to friends and curious strangers." Cultofmac


- Augmented Reality for iPad 2
- Star Spotter - real time motion tracking tells you what stars are above you in the sky;
- Satellites Tracking - never miss ISS flying over your head again;
- Time Machine - see what the sky looks like at any moment in the past or future;
- Picture of the Day - stunning pictures from deep space;
- Night Mode - preserve your dark vision to see more stars;
- Search - wondering where Jupiter is right now? Arrow will guide you to it;
- Big Screen - connect a second display to view the sky on a big screen;

+ AirPrint, Moon Phases, Info, View from any location, TelRad, Sharing, Bookmarks, and more!

*No internet connection required*
- Calibration feature is only available on devices with a camera.
- If you want to connect your iPad to a secondary screen, you will need an Apple Component AV Cable or Apple iPad Dock Connector to VGA Adapter.


Vito Technology is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families.
Recommended Ages: all
Categories: Environment, Science

Join Star Walk Month of Astronomy to win free stuff and learn more about the Universe. Go to the developers website to find out how.

What's new in Version 5.6.2:

Version 5.6.2

- Calendar of celestial events for 2012
- SpaceX addition: track Dragon spacecraft trajectory when it's launched
- Bug Fix

The fans of SpaceX Team can become a part of history and track the Dragon spacecraft trajectory in Star Walk app. The date of the launch is not set yet. Watch out for the news on our social networking sites on Facebook and Twitter.

Star Walk Team
Version 5.6

- new Help section
- minor bug fixes

Version 5.5:

The update employs new technology introduced in iOS 5:

- Twitter Enhanced for iOS 5
- #starwalk Community: a new interface for communication between Star Walk users all over the world
- The Twitter messages that include #starwalk will appear on a spinnable globe: a great way to communicate with stargazers all over the world

The update also includes lots of minor tweaks and bug fixes:

- Improved AirPlay
- Fixed Dec and Asm for some stars
- Bug with Star Spotter on iPod 4 with iOS 5 fixed

Do you like the update and expect more from us? Leave good reviews on the AppStore and let us know what features you miss in the Star Walk app. We’ll do our best to meet your expectations.

Star Walk Team

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Feb 10th, 2012, 9:44 am

Feb 12th, 2012, 12:13 am
This looks like it will be a lot of fun thanks.
Feb 12th, 2012, 12:13 am
Feb 12th, 2012, 6:00 am
ipad4me wrote:This looks like it will be a lot of fun thanks.

Feb 12th, 2012, 6:00 am

May 9th, 2013, 8:48 am
it sure is a nice app.
May 9th, 2013, 8:48 am
May 20th, 2013, 4:16 am
I never thought iPad can be this educational. After reading this, I installed this application and it is definitely putting this device for its best use. Thanks a lot for the information.
May 20th, 2013, 4:16 am
Jun 8th, 2014, 6:29 pm
all links are now dead. :-(
any chance for a re-up? ;-)
Jun 8th, 2014, 6:29 pm