In the past few months, we have covered a ton of exciting applications amateur astronomers can use to learn more about the objects in the sky. Your iPhone (or iPad) could really help you plan your stargazing trip more effectively. It can teach you a thing or two about the stars, planets, and what it takes to view them with your telescope. If you enjoy spending your night watching the stars, you should consider trying these apps:
Scope Nights: an elegant application that shows you which days may be the best for your stargazing trips. It has sunrise/sunset times and moon phases too.
Dark Sky Finder: helps you find dark skies all around you. A handy app that shows you places you can take your telescope to for the best stargazing experience.
Meteor Shower Guide: tired of missing meteor shower events? This app provides you with a list of upcoming meteor shower events as well as peak day and time for your time zone.
Sky Guide: one of the most beautiful astronomy apps we have tested. It is perfect for those of you who are not exactly an expert in this field but would like to know what you are looking at.
SkySafari Pro: one of the most powerful astronomy applications for iOS. It not only contains over 15.3m stars and 740 galaxies but also can point your telescope to the right direction. You will need the SkyFi or SkyWire accessories for that.
Planning a trip to watch the objects in the sky does not have to be challenging. Not when you have the above apps. These show you the upcoming events, weather information, and spots you can take your telescope to observe the stars.
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