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Starmap HD

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Exhaustive catalog for serious astronomy buffs.

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Not the easiest app to navigate, but contains extensive help files.

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Parents need to know that Starmap HD presents an exhaustive amount of information in a no frills, no-nonsense manner. Younger kids interested in astronomy would do better with a simpler app, like Starwalk.

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STARMAP HD is a comprehensive sky atlas with catalogs and maps of 2.5 million different astral bodies including constellations, planets, and comets. When a location is entered, the app calibrates a starchart with nearby points of interest that should be visible that night. There's an exhaustive amount of information and detail here -- including useful tools like a log book, compass, night vision mode, and Telrad finder -- that make this app a great resource for serious amateurs with telescopes. It's also fairly accessible to casual stargazers old enough to understand how to operate the app's multiple functions.

App details

Device:iPad
Price:$11.99
Release date:June 8, 2010
Category:Reference
Publisher:Fruduric Descamps
Version:1.0

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