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Sky Map turns your Android device into a window on the night sky.

Varies with device for Android
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The explanation of Sky Map

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.

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:

Try calibrating your compass by moving it in a figure of 8 motion or as described here
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.

Why is autolocation not supported for my phone?
In Android 6 the way permissions work has changed. You need to enable the location permission setting for Sky Map as described here:

The Map is jittery
Try adjusting the sensor speed and damping (in settings). We have a better solution coming soon!

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.

Find us elsewhere:
* (github - source code)
* (Google Plus)

Sky Map App Varies with device Version Update

Sep 06, 2018
Fixed M31 image
Ukranian support - thanks Lukyanov
Other language fixes
Workaround for broken menu styling in Android P

Additional App Info

Operating System: Android
Category: Books & Reference
Publish Date:
Latest Version: Varies with device
Min Installs: 50000000
Installs: 50,000,000+
Size: Varies with device
Requirements: Android Varies with device
Offers In-App Purchases: false
Contains Ads: false
Price: Free
Report: Flag as inappropriate
App uploaded by: Individual
Available on: Google Play Store

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Rating And Reviews

Shyaam K 5
Mar 24, 2020 US

Great aid to explore the night sky

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Jack_Takes_W's 77 5
Mar 22, 2020 US

Its an amazing app but for some reason it's very shaky and its a bit annoying but other than that it is amazing

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Yogendra Yadav 5
Mar 01, 2020 US

I like it because funny app

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Leisha Wilkinson 5
Feb 28, 2020 US


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Ronald Bartley 5
Feb 26, 2020 US

Awesome thanks

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Md Waish 5
Mar 07, 2020 US

Brilliant app ... But it update is not coming

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Anu verma 5
Feb 27, 2020 US

Best for teens

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Abhi Abhiram 5
Mar 04, 2020 US

Best app I never seen

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Record Audio Masti official 5
Mar 19, 2020 US

Like it 😊

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Layla Shalom 5
Mar 13, 2020 US

Best in playstore! Accurate, no ads, free, loooved it!!!!

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Dion Bryant 5
Mar 21, 2020 US

Awesome app has been functioning flawlessly for me for a cpl yrs now across at least 4 different devices!

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