Astronomy is a subject that most of us are delighted to know about. It can be interesting to learn about galaxies and what lies beyond them, about the moon and the sun, about black holes and not only. Well, you can now explore the space directly from your hand, if you have an Android device and an android astronomy application. Below are some of the astronomy apps available that you can download and use on your Android device.
This app is in reality a collection of various stories and articles related to Astronomy, which are updated regularly. It comes with information related to the latest advancements in this domain, history, discoveries, observatories, astronomers and much more.
Google Sky Map
Another creation of the Google laboratory, Google Sky Map will bring the night sky directly on your Android device. This app can be used to search planets, grids, and other sky objects. A specific searching function will allow finding a specific object in the atmosphere.
Best of Astronomy
Includes a gallery with best video shows, descriptions and books about various astronomy subjects, as for example about the solar system, galaxies, universe, black holes, etc. The app contains scientific information that was collected from various sources, and videos, descriptions and books that have registered a high rating. With this app Android users can also create their own reports and share them with friends.
Another impressive application for those wondering about the mysteries of the sky, Mobile Observatory comes with a live sky map that you can zoom on. This app will tell about specific objects identified on the map, no matter these are planets, stars, asteroids, comets, etc. It also comes with detailed information about solar and lunar eclipses.
NASA App for Android
This is the official app of NASA, created for devices running on Android. With this app, you will be able to explore and discover various objects of the sky. The app includes a large collection of videos, images, news, mission information, NASA TV, and much more.
For the features included, this app was very appreciated among users, and has become in short time one of the best selling astronomy app. Star Chart is bringing the sky directly on the Android’s display, in order to allow you to explore the universe, in an easy and practical manner.
Another Android astronomy app that offers almost all features of the Planetarium. With this app you can transform your Android device into a digital telescope, to view the sky no matter where you are and no matter the time.
This app is the best way to test yourself or your friends on the knowledge about astronomy. In this app you will find questions related to various astronomy subjects, and some games that can be used with success for learning new things.