BlackBerry users have the possibility to find in the BlackBerry App World various applications for their devices. If you ever need an astronomy app for your BlackBerry you should consider one of the apps that I’ve recently found.
Astronomy Guide is a great app, compatible with the BlackBerry Curve and Pearl. It costs around $9.95 and involves a download that takes only a few seconds. This astronomy app comes with a nice main menu that refers to planet facts on our solar system, space mission details, astronomy history facts and even information about stars and constellations. This app is perfect for astronomers because it offers information about mean surface temperatures, gravity, volume and mass density of each planet. You will be able to find everything about NASA space missions and even details about ancient Greek astronomers. You will definitely enjoy using this app on your smartphone.
Another great astronomy app designed for RIM devices is MicroSky which occupies only 59KB of a smartphone’s memory. This app doesn’t require any download fee and takes little time to install. It allows you to see on the phone’s screen more than 2.5 million stars, constellations and planets and 8,000 deep sky objects. It also allows you to customize settings to your needs. You will have the possibility to use an offline mode as well as Bluetooth and GPS.
“What’s Up” is an amazing astronomy app, available for $0.99. This app works perfectly on the BlackBerry PlayBook and impresses with an attractive and intuitive interface. It’s able to provide the real-time positions of the Moon, of planets and 5,000 stars no matter where you are or if an internet connection is available or not. You have the opportunity to use GPS for searching geographic coordinates and multitouch gestures for zooming in/out and panning. Because of the Quick Links option you can instantly access Wikipedia articles of interest.
You should also take into consideration Sideralis which offers various maps of stars directly on your smartphone. You have the opportunity to discover more than 800 stars and planets. This app offers a dynamic screening of the Moon and the Sun in one of three modes: zenith, night or horizontal mode. It also provides information about any planet’s name, distance, height and not only.
Astronomy Encyclopedia should also be on your BlackBerry because it provides information about the Universe in order to help you write the best astronomy reviews possible. You have the possibility to find everything you need to know about certain planets and facts about the solar system. With the help of this app you can learn how to find stars, constellations and planets on the sky and discover exciting details about space travel.
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