Award Winning Astronomy Guide Star Walk 2 & Star Walk Kids Come To Android

Mar 12, 2015

Vito Technology, the award-winning developer of educational apps for Android and iOS, has launched two of its best selling astronomy guides - Star Walk 2 and Star Walk Kids - for Android. Star Walk 2 is the next generation of company's best-selling stargazing guide, that has surpassed 10 million downloads to date. Star Walk Kids is an adaptation of the same app for the younger audience.

Redesigned from the inside out, new Star Walk 2 is a much faster and smoother app, that combined with a cleaner and simpler interface delivers an effortless journey through thousands of stars, comets, and constellations. New features include all-new interface, true-to-life 3D visualization of constellations, deep sky objects, and man-made satellites. All-new exclusive handcrafted artwork for constellations, inspired by minimalist low-poly art and stunning new sound effects create an unforgettable stargazing tool.

Important addition to the Star Walk 2 app 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 volume. 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 best-seller for over five years and won multiple awards, including Apple Design Award in 2010. Star Walk 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.

Star Walk Kids is a more child friendly version of Star Walk that explains astronomy to the little ones with narrated animations and colorful graphics. Cartoon-style interface and friendly voice of the narrator effortlessly guide young astronomers through the night sky.

Pricing and Availability:

Star Walk 2 - Guide to the Sky Day and Night 1.0 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide on Google Play Store. App offers In-App purchases.

Star Walk 2 on Google Play

Star Walk Kids on Google Play

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