Version: 1.8.1 (1405)
Package: com.google.android.stardroid
307 downloads
2.08 MB (2,179,559 bytes)
Min: Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich MR1, API 15)
Target: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow, API 23)
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Uploaded March 8, 2016 at 7:39PM UTC by Henk Loosbroek
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Twice as many stars! (Down to magnitude 5.6)
Fixed some data errors (e.g. misnamed Rigil Kentaurus)
Made the menu accessible in the action bar
Corrected planet order so that Jupiter appears behind Venus.
Added Arabic translations (thanks to xsoh on github)
Minor bugfixes.
Sky Map is a hand-held planetarium for your Android device. Use it identify stars, planets, nebulae and more.

Originally developed as Google Sky Map, it has now been donated and open sourced.

Troubleshooting/FAQ
The Map doesn't move/points in the wrong place
Make sure you haven't switched into manual mode. Does your phone have a compass? If not, Sky Map cannot tell your orientation. Look it up here: http://www.gsmarena.com/
Try calibrating your compass by moving it in a figure of 8 motion or as described here https://support.google.com/gmm/answer/6145351.
Are there any magnets or metal nearby that might interfere with the compass? Try switching off "magnetic correction" (in settings) and see if that is more accurate.

The Map is jittery
Try adjusting the sensor speed and damping (in settings).

Do I need an internet connection?
No, but some functions (like entering your location manually) won't work without one. You'll have to use the GPS or enter a latitude and longitude instead.

Can I help test the latest features?
Sure! Join our beta testing program and get the latest version.

play.google.com/apps/testing/com.google.android.stardroid

Find us elsewhere:
* https://github.com/sky-map-team/stardroid (github - source code)
* http://goo.gl/XWjRg (Google Plus)
* http://groups.google.com/group/google-sky-map
* http://twitter.com/skymapdevs
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  • Edds

    Another update after 7 days. Interesting… maybe one day we’ll have hidpi support with material design :)