Stellarium is an Android application to view a detailed map of the night sky. The utility shows the planets and stars depending on your location. It is possible to track the movements of artificial satellites.
The application is an online planetarium that is based on your geolocation. There are automatic determination of your area and orientation according to the cardinal points. It is possible to specify latitude and longitude.
There is a current star map that allows you to view constellations with pictures, satellites, and planets. The utility helps to scale images, similar to the Skyview. You can view information such as name, classification, size, distance to Earth, position in the Zodiac, or historical discovery.
The search option helps you to easily navigate on a map. There are classifications by categories including planets, stars, asteroids, comets, satellites, constellations, and other objects. It is possible to view the time for observing the cosmic object.
In addition, this utility allows you to familiarize the objects of the night sky in different countries. There are maps with objects created by other users. You can access information from Arab, Belarusian, Chinese, Egyptian, Hawaiian, Indian, Eskimo, and Japanese cultures.
Moreover, you may choose different types of landscape and color visualization of the sky. There is a view of the French village of Guerin, a castle in South Africa, a winter field in Bavaria, and others. Please note that some features are available with a subscription.
- it is possible to track the movements of artificial satellites;
- the utility has compass calibration;
- there is information about celestial bodies;
- you can view constellations and planets in the night sky;
- different types of landscape are provided;
- app is free to download and use;
- compatible with current Android versions.