Award Winning Astronomy Guide Star Walk 2 Comes To Windows 10 Mobile

June 30, 2016

Alexandria, Virginia - Vito Technology, the award-winning developer of educational apps for Android and iOS, has released Star Walk 2 for Windows 10 Mobile. Star Walk 2, a popular stargazing guide on the iTunes App Store and Google play, has surpassed 14 million downloads to date and is now available on Microsoft Store. Star Walk 2 lets users easily find and identify thousands of stars, satellites, and comets in real time. Using built-in digital compass and motion tracking, this stargazing guide turns the phone into a full-on planetarium.




New Star Walk 2 on Windows 10 Mobile delivers an effortless journey through thousands of stars, comets, and constellations. True-to-life 3D visualization of constellations, deep sky objects, and man-made satellites make a comprehensive library of 200 000 celestial objects. Exclusive handcrafted artwork for constellations, inspired by minimalist low-poly art and stunning new sound effects create an unforgettable stargazing tool.

Important feature of Star Walk 2 was made in cooperation with scientists of Braunschweig University of Technology, who have been working on volumetric visualisation of deep space objects. As a result of this partnership, Star Walk 2 is the first astronomy guide to introduce plausible three-dimensional models of planetary nebulae.

Star groupings of the 88 officially recognised constellations are also presented in 3D. Users can see them as separate entities, turn them around and take a look from the other side. Complemented by articles on connected myths and history, this is the most comprehensive collection of information on constellations.

Star Walk 2 is a sequel of the well-known Star Walk app that was released back in 2008 and has acquired more than 10 million users across the world on iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle, and Windows Phone. It's been an educational helper to many parents and teachers and won multiple awards, including Apple Design Award in 2010.

Language Support: US English, Russian, Chinese Simple (HANS), German, Italian, Japanese, French, Spanish, Korean and Chinese Traditional

Device Requirements: Windows 10, digital compass, 1GB RAM.

Pricing and Availability: Star Walk 2 is available for $2.99 worldwide through the Microsoft Store. Initial Release SALE starts on 30th June till 7th July, the discounted price is $0.99.

App offers In-App Purchases.

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