Star Walk Now Available on Windows Phone

Apr 3, 2014

Alexandria, Virginia — April 3, 2014 — Vito Technology has announced the release of their award-winning stargazing app Star Walk for Windows Phone. Star Walk is an educational augmented reality app for spotting over 200,000 stars, planets, constellations, satellites and galaxies in the night sky. The Windows Phone version includes everything you need to navigate through the night sky, learn about any object, travel in time to a specific date and much more.

Star Walk is a handy astronomy guide that shows celestial objects (stars, constellations, satellites, etc.) in the exact positions on the sky above you, providing comprehensive information about them. It helps anyone even remotely interested in astronomy find their way across the sky, determine where to look for any chosen object, rewind or fast-forward time to see how celestial bodies move. It inspires curiosity about the Universe and helps understand amazing cosmic phenomena.

The main and the most impressive feature of the app is called Star Spotter. It turns on automatically when you hold your device over your head towards the sky and starts following your motions as you pan around. The image on your device will correspond the actual star map for you location. If your device has a back-facing camera, it can be used in the Augmented Reality mode to overlay actual sky images with Star Walk map.

Having looked around, you might want to learn more information on something you find interesting. Just tap the object and an (i) will appear next to it’s name. Star Walk information database was built in collaboration with European Space Agency (ESA) to provide you with most accurate data and stunning pictures.

App highlights

* Satellites Tracking - never miss ISS flying over your head again
* Comet Tracking - find ISON, PANSTARRS, Halley, and Lemmon
* Time Machine - see what the sky looks like at any moment in the past or future
* Night Mode - preserve your dark vision to see more stars

Star Walk is available on Windows Phone for $2.99.

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