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    Your favorite Astronomy/Space apps

    I thought this might be a useful thread for the membership to make recommendations.

    I just downloaded the Heavens Above app for my phone (Android based) and its great. I've loved the Heavens Above website for satellite passes and similar events. The app is just as good. It even has a "red / night vision" mode so you don't disturb people at astronomy events.
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    I have Skymap Free on my Windows phone, and I like it a lot. And it has the red mode.

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    Unfortunately, Heavens-above doesn't appear to be available for iPhone.
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    I'm sure you've all heard of it, but Phases of the Moon by Universe Today is really good. It gives you a moon widget so you can check what % the moon is at with a glance. Very cool.

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    My favorite Astronomy/Space top 5 apps

    1. Star Chart
    2. NASA
    3. Night Sky Lite
    4. Astronomy Picture of the Day
    5. SkyPortal

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    Night sky lite is my favorite space app.

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    Two of my favorite applications is Star Chart, Night Sky Lite

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    Two of my favorite applications is: Star Chart; Night Sky Lite

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    Star chart !!

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