Professional Telescope Astronomy Software - for OS X 10.7+
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Simulate the sky from anywhere on Earth, up to 10000 years in the past or future. Animate transits, conjunctions, eclipses, and other events with time controls.
Computing the positions of solar system objects to sub-arcsecond precision with the latest JPL planetary ephemerides.
Thousands of encyclopedic descriptions of the constellations, stars, planets and deep-sky objects written by professionals.*
Hundreds of images from NASA space missions, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the world's foremost astrophotographers.
25,000,000+ stars, 740,000+ galaxies, and over 630,000+ solar system objects, including every comet and asteroid ever discovered.*
* Largest only available in SkySafari Pro
Ever-evolving astronomy software to keep up with the universe!
The universe is big and ergo so is our astronomy software!
Industry Leading Wireless Telescope Control System
SkyFi, our patent-pending WiFi-to-Serial adapter, is the only WiFi device on the market specifically designed for telescope control.
SkyFi is battery-powered for field use; your scope, SkyFi, and computer all run off batteries, or from a 12V source. It has a battery life of 8 - 12 hours under continuous use.
SkyFi requires no pairing, and no special drivers. It uses standard TCP/IP networking protocols and enables your telescope to be remotely controlled over the internet.
SkyFi can wirelessly enable almost any Go-To telescope with a standard USB or RS-232 serial interface. All you need is the rs232 cable supplied by the manufacturer.
SkyFi is very compact, barely larger than an iPhone. It can be easily attached to your telescope's mount or tripod; a strip of double-sided Velcro is included for that purpose.
SkySafari Plus and Pro apps, for iOS, Android and Mac OSX, are specifically designed to communicate with SkyFi and your telescope over a wireless TCP/IP connection.
Image: Celestron 8se w/ SkyFi
SkyFi® is our patent-pending WiFi-to-Serial adapter, designed for wireless telescope control. If you have a computer-controlled GoTo telescope, SkyFi can use the WiFi capabilities built into your Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to point your telescope in the sky.