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Distant Suns: The new way to look at the sky


by Mike Smithwick
Download this app if: you are looking for an astrological way to navigate the night time sky.


Developer Notes

In 1987 Distant Suns first put the universe on your desktop. 27 years later it puts the universe in your shirt pocket.

Sporting a database of over 130,000 stars, along with nebula and galaxies, Distant Suns has earned the reputation of both having one of the most realistic and beautiful...


Worth the $ for students and astronomy-buffs. — I'm a bit of an astronomy nerd, so I love this app's zoom feature. This app has more features than others of its kind. It's also plainer, but I think that was the developer's intent. My favorite feature is a "What's Up?" screen that shows planet positions at a glance. There's also an "Alert"...