This application displays current Moon phase, Moon phases for any month and other real-time information about the Moon, the Sun and all other major planets.
★ Current phase and age of the Moon;
★ Moon phases calendar and Rise/Set calendar for any month;
★ Full Information about Lunar Eclipses & Solar Eclipses with visualization;
★ Day-length, Rise and Set times, Zodiac signs, Transit times, Altitude and Azimuth of the Moon, the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto;
★ Moon, Sun and all major planets positions on the interactive sky sphere;
★ Solstices and Equinoxes;
★ Supermoon calendar for any year;
★ Orbits of the planets;
★ Information about golden and blue hours for each day;
★ 6 Homescreen widgets;
★ Possibility to set up notifications about certain upcoming events (sunrise, Fullmoon, etc);
In addition to static data you can see positions of Moon, Sun and eight major planets on the simple sky sphere! The sphere can be rotated by any angle using your fingers.
The Moon phase image is drawn with high accuracy for any date and time. All data is calculated based on user’s location (geographic coordinates) and a specified point in time.
This App is absolutely free and contains no ads. If you like it, please, don’t forget to rate it!
Brief explanation of permissions used in this App:
★ In-app purchases (Google Play billing service): used if you choose to support this project by making a donation;
★ Location (precise GPS and network-based location): needed for precise calculations of planets positions;
★ Photos / Media / Files (read the contents of your USB storage): needed for possibility to set custom sounds for notifications;
★ Run at startup: used to activate notifications after a reboot;
★ Control vibration: used if you want to get notified of certain astronomical events by vibration;
★ Prevent device from sleeping: used when you set up notifications about certain astronomical events (rise, set, moon phase, etc);
★ Internet: used to download additional solar eclipse maps.
Spanish translation: Gustavo Martínez Rodrigo
Italian translation: Marco Sgarzoni
Portuguese translation: António Madeira
Polish translation: Tomasz Lewicki
If you find bugs or have any ideas and suggestions how to improve this application, please, help me to do it: instead of giving me one-star reviews just send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll do my best to make it better!
Keywords: astronomy, moon, sun, planets, solstice, equinox
– new in Settings: possibility to choose a starting tab;
– new in Settings: possibility to choose coordinates format (D°MM’SS” or D.DDD°);
– new in Sky Sphere options: “Ecliptic” (show/hide ecliptic line);
– new in Sky Sphere options: “Atmosphere” (show/hide atmosphere in “inside sphere” mode);
– new in Moon info window: Elongation;
– Improvements and bug fixes.