Star Walk 2 - Night Sky Map

Star Walk 2 is an exquisite stargazing app enabling you to explore the night sky through the screen of your device. Make an effortless journey through thousands of stars, comets, constellations, and other celestial bodies. All you have to do is point your device to the sky!

The app taps your device’s sensors and the GPS to determine the exact position of stars, planets, constellations, comets, ISS, satellites, nebulae, meteor showers, etc., in the night sky.

“She’s a beauty.”- The Next Web

“Star Walk 2 is a terrific introduction to astronomy for young and old. It’s also handy for serious stargazers for observing planning.” - TUAW

“Star Walk 2 is visually stunning.” - PCmag

“This is a very beautiful and unusual application that turns your phone into a real planetarium.” - Free apps for me

“For those who enjoy the original app, Star Walk 2 is worth the upgrade — the interface is gorgeous. Anyone with even a passing interest in astronomy should grab Star Walk 2.” - iLounge

“It is worth every penny.” - PadGadget

⁕ BEST OF 2014: The next generation of the best-selling Star Walk, winner of Apple Design Award, used by over 10 million people ⁕

Main features:

◆ Watching real-time map of the sky day and night
◆ Stunning 3D models of constellations and other sky objects
◆ The ability to manage time with “Time machine”
◆ A collection of deep sky objects
◆ Info about celestial bodies and sky events
◆ Pro stargazing (the sky at different wavelengths)
◆ Augmented reality mode
◆ Night mode
◆ "What's new" section with the latest astronomical news
◆ "Visible Tonight" section
◆ Siri Shortcuts to observe the celestial events quicker than ever*

► Star Walk 2 shows the real-time map of the sky on your screen in whatever direction you are pointing the device. As you hold your phone up and point it towards the sky, the star map follows your motions using the built-in gyroscope to match the map on your screen to the stars seen from your location.

► What's up in the sky tonight? Open the "Visible Tonight" section of Star Walk 2 and quickly find out all upcoming astronomical events and celestial objects visible for your location.

► Be aware of the latest news from the world of space and astronomy. The app's "What's new" section will tell you about the most outstanding celestial events in time. You won't miss anything!

► Create shortcuts to take your stargazing experience to a whole new level. Go to the "Visible Tonight" section and add the shortcut to Siri. Next time when you want to access the list of astronomy events for your location, ask Siri and get it quicker than ever.

► Touching a clock-face icon at the upper-right corner of the screen allows you to select any date and time and watch the sky of different periods.

► Get a deeper understanding of the constellation`s scale and place in the night sky. Enjoy observing wonderful 3D models of constellations, turn them upside down, read their stories.

► Find and study deep sky objects such as meteor showers, planetary nebulae, star clusters, etc.

► The night-mode will make your stargazing at night time more comfortable.

Star Walk 2 is the sequel to the original Star Walk, which is one of the most popular apps for stargazing. If you enjoy exploring the stars, then our app is a must-have for your arsenal.

New in Star Walk 2:
-Incredible 3D models of celestial bodies
-All-new stunning design
-New simpler and cleaner interface in vibrant colours for retina displays
-Atmospheric visual and sound effects, stirring soundtrack
-Exclusive handcrafted artwork for constellations

The app contains In-App Purchases.

*Siri Shortcuts feature is available for iOS 12 users.

If you’ve ever said to yourself “I’d like to learn the constellations” or wondered “Is that a star or a planet?”, Star Walk 2 is the app you’ve been looking for.

Start your best stargazing experience right now!

The best app for spotting starts, planets, satellites in the night sky - Star Walk 2 available for iOS: ...

Fixed: • bugs that caused freezing and crashing of the app • some inaccuracies in the positions of comets and asteroids • positions of celestial objects in the distant past and in the future Updated: • information about some of the objects

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Star Walk 2 - Night Sky Map Reviews (4)

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James Watts
James Watts
30 September 2018

No Augmented Reality, despite it being advertised on the play store

Scot-free
Scot-free
08 September 2018

No compass for me top left. Any ideas?

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AdsAdsAds
3 star

Too many random marketing messages. One just interrupted a night walk!

Leachy1969
Leachy1969
5 star

This App Is Is Great For Amateur And Professional Astronomers For Using It To Identifying Stars Planets Constellations In The Night Sky Keep Up With Any Updates For The App It Will Make It Better Thanks

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1 star

Hi, I have just purchased this and the app doesn’t open- it just gets stuck on the StarWalk2 opening page- is there an issue with the app??

CMcGfan
CMcGfan
17 August 2018

such a great app.

ishwper
Ishwper
1 star

I just purchased it. Unable to open, not even once. Freezes when is opening. Uninstalled and reinstalled. Same issue. Installed in iPad 6th generation.

Pleasurengineer
Pleasurengineer
2 star

Bought this and the in-app extra since I felt I was missing too much content with the baseline purchase. Looks pretty, though I haven’t seen Sky Safari 6 Pro yet to compare. I politely contacted Vito Technologies, the Solar Walk 2 app creator, asking how to share via Family Sharing with my son on his iPad. The answer was that in-app purchases aren’t shareable and that I need to invest my $15 of in-app purchases (for Solar Walk 2 and Star Walk 2) 4 times, one for each family member. I asked the rep if I should similarly also buy four telescopes, one for me, one for my wife and two children. No response. Just greed and arrogance. They aren’t the only company that hide behind the “in-app purchase excuse” to circumvent Family Sharing, but let’s boycott family-unfriendly apps like this one. When Vito Technologies become obsolete they need only look at the mirror to determine cause. Good riddance.

RoquetSynce
RoquetSynce
2 star

My family loved the first StarWalk app. So much so that we sprang for the updated version. Gotta day, the app is ok... but to get the most out of it you have to pay here and pay there. “Want to see the position of the comet we just told you about? It’s exciting! Now just $13.99 and it’s yours...” until the next cool thing comes along you want to see that they gouge you for. I’m not “paying” that game. Too bad your app sucks now. Delete. Next?

Pale Wraith
Pale Wraith
1 star

The battery section in iOS setting shows the app with 1m on screen & 3m background accounting for 43% battery usage in the past 24 hours.

Annie-Dixie
Annie-Dixie
4 star

I wish there would be some writing about the constellations and stars. I cannot always orientate myself as to what I am seeing.

jbehnke747
Jbehnke747
4 star

I loved this app and it used to work great, however, today it suddenly started freezing on the title screen. I tried restarting the app, restarting my phone (iPhone 6S), and reinstalling the app, but nothing has worked to fix the problem. I still can’t get beyond the “Star Walk 2” title screen.

James_Apples
James_Apples
5 star

It’s design beauty is unparalleled by any other astronomy app. Easy layout and a real pleasure to use. Definitely one of the best apps available. Thanks for putting so much effort into design and features! It would be great to see in future updates an equatorial grid to assist with using a telescope. Once again you guys are awesome!

Anie101
Anie101
4 star

Why does it take long to load??? I haven’t even had a chance to get into the app I’ve been waiting for over an hour for it to load I’m wondering if it’s an update or data loading can you please check the servers to see if it’s either my phone or the app loading I’ll give it four stars because it looks like a good app but I just can’t load into it.

S868
S868
2 star

The app is ok. However when I bought the paid version on the App Store. It still comes up as the free version.

Chuck Norris
Chuck Norris
5 star

Chuck Norris tested the tower 200 now the door has abs

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5 star

I think Star walk 2 is very useful and fun because you can see all the stars or planets around you. I gave it 3 stars because it is useful,fun,amazing,and educational app. The reason why I didn’t give it five stars is because it could be more satisfying but it is still a great game for kids and adults to enjoy. By Anna (a 9 year old girl)😃😜😎🤩🤔🤗💩🐚🐴🦋🐣🐭🐱🐶🦊🌹🌍🌜⭐️🌟💫☄️ Please feel free to remove this review as the 9 yr old reviewer doesn’t really know what she means by “more satisfying”. Our entire family use and enjoy the app regularly and think it’s great!

Dyerf
Dyerf
3 star

Real slick, nice aesthetics and awesome to have information at your fingertips for celestial objects. A bit disappointed in the lack of customisation for enabling or disabling certain types of bodies and no ‘bookmark’ option to keep certain bodies in the sky for quick reference.

Evaamaay
Evaamaay
1 star

Terrible, shuts down in cold weather

Chncck
Chncck
5 star

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Hakan Uzer
Hakan Uzer
5 star

Özellikle Apple Watch ile aktive olan parmağınla işaret ettiğin yıldızı gösterme özelliği çok yararlı.

Havana99
Havana99
5 star

Harika bir uygulama

Edward Young
Edward Young
5 star

On every thorn, delightful wisdom grows, In every rill a sweet instruction flows.

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