Sky Map

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Sky Map is a hand-held planetarium for your Android device. Use it to identify stars, planets, nebulae and more. Originally developed as Google Sky Map, it has now been donated and open sourced.
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December 21, 2021
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Sky Map is a hand-held planetarium in your Android system. Use it to determine stars, planets, nebulae and extra. Initially developed as Google Sky Map, it has now been donated and open sourced.


The Map does not transfer/factors within the incorrect place
Be sure you have not switched into handbook mode. Does your telephone have a compass? If not, Sky Map can’t inform your orientation. Look it up right here:

Attempt calibrating your compass by transferring it in a determine of 8 movement or as described right here:

Are there any magnets or metallic close by which may intrude with the compass?

Attempt switching off “magnetic correction” (in settings) and see if that’s extra correct.

Why is autolocation not supported for my telephone?
In Android 6 the best way permissions work has modified. You must allow the situation permission setting for Sky Map as described right here:

The Map is jittery
When you’ve got a telephone that lacks a gyro then some jitter is to be anticipated. Attempt adjusting the sensor velocity and damping (in settings).

Do I want an web connection?
No, however some capabilities (like coming into your location manually) will not work with out one. You will have to make use of the GPS or enter a latitude and longitude as an alternative.

Can I assist check the newest options?
Positive! Be part of our beta testing program and get the newest model.

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What's new

Adds Comet Leonard, which will be visible for a few days around Christmas.

Sundry translation improvements and a major refactoring of the code.



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