Celestia is a real-time 3D space simulation application for Android devices. This utility allows users to explore the universe in three dimensions.
With this app, you can virtually travel throughout the solar system, to any of over 100 000 stars, or even beyond the galaxy. There is an exponential zoom feature that lets you explore space across a huge range of scales. Real-time 3D visualization of space is provided.
Interface and opportunities
The utility offers a simple and intuitive point-and-goto interface to navigate through the universe and visit various areas. Celestia comes with an extensive catalog of stars, planets, moons, asteroids, galaxies, comets, and even spacecraft. If necessary, users can download add-ons with more space bodies. It is possible to learn about each object’s characteristics, history, and more. The app’s time control feature helps to witness astronomical events at different points in time.
Beyond its entertainment options, Celestia is a powerful educational tool. It can be used in schools and by astronomy enthusiasts to better understand the universe, its physics, and its history. The app is frequently updated to include new discoveries and the latest data from space missions.
- is a 3D space simulation utility;
- it is intended for astronomy enthusiasts, teachers, and students, similar to Sky Map;
- contains a huge catalog of stars, galaxies, planets, etc.;
- it is possible to virtually travel to various celestial objects;
- the app is free to download and use;
- compatible with current Android versions.