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StarTracker for iPhone 4S, the best StarGazing app on iPhone 4S!

2011 December 17
Posted by shenji.pan
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★★★iPhone 4S exclusive to render the stunning graphics at 60 fps! Retina display, multitask and build-in gyroscope/digital compass enabled!★★★
It’s so excited to introduce you the best star gazing app on iPhone 4S!
This is a Star Gazing application which will guide you to recogonize all the bright stars in the night sky! Just hold up and point the phone at the sky to see what stars, constellations and deep sky objects you are looking at in realtime. Full utilization of the build-in gyroscope, digital compass and accelerometer drive the best user experience.

With the cutting edge signal processing technique, gyroscope and the raw data directly from the build-in digital compass chip instead of the existing degree provided by Core Location API, this app has a super reaction speed and high accruacy, you must try it out and see how fast it is ;)

Screenshots:

Features:
★ Augmented Reality! With iPhone 4S, the build-in gyroscope will be fully utilized and combined with the accelerometer/compass in order to offer you a full position sensitive experience. Just hold up and point the phone at the sky to see what stars, constellations and deep sky objects you are looking at in realtime.
★ Over 8000 stars with magnitude less than 6.5, which can be observed by naked human eyes in the evening.
★ Over 100 deep sky objects with magnificent graphics.
★ Gorgeous Moon phase display, Sun and all planets in Solar System.
★ 88 Constellations with sketch line highlight.
★ The 3D compass in a fantastic crystal ball will always point to the True North, no matter how you rotate or position the phone.
★ User can search and lock the objects in Solar system, 12 Zodiac Constellation, 88 Constellation, Deep Sky Object and Famous Stars. You will see the current position of the identified object simultaneously on the 3D compass ball.
★ Location will be retieved by GPS and user can also set any other location on the world.
★ Time and date can be adjusted smoothly, for user to see the motion of the stars at anytime.
★ Smooth motion flow and quick response which is realized by cutting edge signal processing technique.
★ Superb high quality graphic display by enabling the retina display of iPhone 4S and the full screen anti-aliasing technology employment.

Usage:
★ On the Buttom Right there is the main menu expand icon which can hide/show the main menu, user can adjust the diaplay of name, constellation, deep sky object, night mode, star amount and grid mode by the different tabs on the menu.
★ On the Top Right there is the search menu, which have 5 tabs (Solar system, 12 Zodiac Constellation, 88 Constellation, Deep Sky Object and Famous Stars) that allow user to search the object.
★ On the Top Left there is the location menu, which let user to choose your current location from a world map.
★ On the Top bar is the time/date adjust menu, which let user to adjust any time/date and see the motion of the stars at anytime.
★ On the Buttom Left is the Compass indicator when in star track mode, if under un-track mode, it’s the track button to return to track mode after click it.
★ User can pan the sky to enter un-track mode and click track button to return to track mode.

Tips:
★ When user search any object under un-track mode, the object will be locked at the center of the screen, then user can adjust time/date to see changes of the related sky.
★ When under un-track mode, use can lift up the screen and point it to the sky to enter track mode.

IMPORTANT: Star Tracker rely on A5 chip of iPhone 4S to render the stunning graphics at 60 fps and not support the other models.

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