"If you have even the slightest interest in what you can see and learn in Earth's sky, this is one of the very best iOS apps you'll ever use."
Professional Telescope Astronomy Software - now for Android
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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.
25,000,000+ stars, 740,000+ galaxies, and over 630,000+ solar system objects, including every comet and asteroid ever discovered.*
SkySafari can help you identify stars, planets and constellations by holding your up phone up to the sky - as you move the phone around, the sky chart follows your motion.
Hundreds of images from NASA space missions, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the world's foremost astrophotographers.
Computing the positions of solar system objects to sub-arcsecond precision with the latest JPL planetary ephemerides.
* Largest only available in SkySafari Pro
A comparison chart for the star spotter in you!
Because the universe is quite big!
Industry Leading Wireless Telescope Control System
SkyFi 3, our patent-pending WiFi-to-Serial adapter, is the only WiFi device on the market specifically designed for telescope control.
SkyFi 3 is battery-powered for field use; your scope, SkyFi, and phone all run off batteries, or from a 12V source. It has a battery life of 8 - 12 hours under continuous use.
SkyFi 3 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 3 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 3 is very compact, barely larger than an phone. It can be easily attached to your telescope's mount or tripod; a velcro loop is included for that purpose.
SkySafari Plus and Pro apps, for iOS, Android and Mac OSX, are specifically designed to communicate with SkyFi 3 and your telescope over a wireless TCP/IP connection.
Image: Celestron 8se w/ SkyFi
SkyFi 3® is our patent-pending WiFi-to-Serial adapter, designed for wireless telescope control. If you have a computer-controlled GoTo telescope, SkyFi 3 can use the WiFi capabilities built into your Android devices to point your telescope in the sky.
SkyBT® is our Plug & Play solution for wireless bluetooth telescope control for use with SkySafari on Android devices! Smaller than a business card, it easily attaches to RS232 serial ports via a DB9 male connector. SkyBT® is intended for Android only.