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User Reviews for SkySafari 6 PlusReviews: 50Avg. Rating: 9.2/10
Love the app but for one little hiccup
I absolutely love this app. I’ve used just about every version that’s been released, and I’m very happy with it. That said,
I also love the calendar function that shows me the upcoming events but touching the button to “VIEW” the event on the map
won’t work. I hope it’s fixed soon, and I know for pe
Measuring Distance option not available in SkySafa
I had the SkySafari app on my iPad and iPhone and I was interested in distances between objects. According to the Help section in
SkySafari under Sky Chart Help you can only measure distances using SkySafari Plus or SkySafari Pro.
So I upgraded to SkySafari Plus for that very feature. Guess what?
A beautiful app; for those who love astronomy, this is a most have app. Very detailed and rasy to use. Highly recommend it. Enjoy
The best app for stargazing and more
Don’t waste your money on any other app. Spend the money on this app and you will not be disappointed. It is very good, though
not perfect, at providing accurate information regarding the piece of sky at which your device is aimed. It does suffer the
occasional hiccup with detecting the compass h
Improved from Great Already
Only praise for this version. One question: purchased HR diagram display and can’t find it.
'Best astronomy app on planet earth. But my app has developed the jitters in compass mode on iphone XR. The screen shakes and the
text goes on and off. Maybe a bug. I
'Skysafari plus gives me accurate information on the sky! I use it to see what is in the sky now and also check visibilities of
upcoming celestial events. Only lacking feature that I could use would \"what satellite did I just see?\" (Identity viewed
'This app has brought me hours and hours of pleasure. I use it to wander our galaxy, requesting information as I go, and because
the app also slews my telescope, all I have to do is point where I’m interested in viewing and the telescope follows. Six of
five stars !\n\nOmaha Steve'
'Having used stargazing apps in the past, both free and paid, this has been one of the easier, more detailed, and user friendly
apps. The video tutorials and clearly labeled icons make it super easy to navigate and personalize. I just got my first telescope
and this app makes it super easy to locate
'Great APP for Star Gazers'
'Love this APP\nTracking stars, comets and planets. Follow SpaceX and the ISS, track Hubble... Learn something new every time you
log in. Great Virtual App’s as well.'
'Best app ever'
'This app is not just fun but a need for computer assisted astronomy'
'Great astronomy application. Easy to use and search for objects.'
'Love my used Meade LX200 GPS 8” telescope system.\nIt works with the Stella program system.\nAstronomy has never been
easier...\nI have a color camera connected to the eye piece into my laptop computer. I intended to join a astronomy group in South
Florida.\nStay safe and keep looking up!\nGreg C
'The Best astronomy App; Sky Week doesn’t funct
'I enjoy the Sky Safari Plus and the Free Sky Safari apps. One problem. There is no longer connection to Sky Week. To contact
anyone regarding the issue, you are sent to an off site that simply doesn’t work to get help. \nI’m hoping someone will see
the problem and fix it. It’s been down since
'Challenging but interesting'
'My daughter wanted a simple app to help her use the telescope she got for Christmas. This isn’t it; it’s much more
complicated than we were expecting. I suppose it works, and if you’re a professional astronomer it would make sense. I’m not
sure though, because we don’t understand the majo
'Very impressed with this upgrade. I had the free version of this before and thought it was okay, nothing special. This version
really does everything. I do my image planning and future projects with it. Only reason it\'s getting 4 stars is that I can\'t get
the laptop version going. It keeps saying
'Simply the best night sky app'
'I have been using SkySafari for almost four years now and recently added an AVX to my inventory. Using SkySafari’s scope
control has taken my hobby to the next level. Can’t say enough good about it!'
'Can’t say enough about this incredible product! Extremely impressed.'
'I see why it is the choice of most of the astrono
'I have used other star finder apps and they are great for casual viewing and learning the night sky. But, if you’ve got a
telescope and want to view a wider variety of night objects, this is a great choice. It has so many tools that help locate and log
'Needs some polish and attention to detail'
'This app could be insanely great and well crafted if some more attention to detail was paid. As you can see from the screenshots,
the UI has a bunch of slightly janky spacing and padding issues. If these were fixed throughout the app it would feel much higher
'Sky safari 6 plus seems to have a glitch. The setting for horizon and sky does not work when you show grid with equatorial
coordinates. So you set horizon and sky for “opaque” or anything else and you get what you expect with grid set to horizon,
but not with any of the other 3 coordinate sys
'Best app for any money, glad I purchased it!'
'Still an incredible bargain'
'This app is a must-have for any astronomer. With one foot in visual and the other in imaging it gets used regularly. When on sale
it is the deal of the century. I appreciate that the add-ons haven’t been appropriated from regular features and that the
support is solid.'
'This continues to be one of the most useful tools I have for amateur astronomy!'
'Probably the best sky observation map out there'
'I love this app. I was looking for an app that would simulate how the planets would look, particularly the size of them using the
different optic equipment combinations for my telescope. This app has not disappointed and is now my go to app.'
'An indispensible program'
'Whether you are planning an observing session, star-hopping to a dim and obscure planetary nebula, or simply learning more about
astronomy, SkySafari is the amateur astromer’s ultimate companion.'
'I use this app almost daily on both my old iPad and newer iPhone 6s. It\'s very useful as both a learning tool and a navigation
tool to use while observing.'
'Good planning CCD camera view'
'I am impressed at being able to combine my CCD camera view and telescope optics to get a FOV. As I zoom in on a target, the FOV
maintains aspect ratio to the target. I’ve checked a few and indeed, the size of the object matches what I’ve gotten on my CCD
sensor. This is very handy for planning
'If your into the night sky or Astronomyy at all this app is a must have.'
'I am still figuring out how to get the best out of it, but this app is worth the cost. VERY nice for traveling to new latitudes.
Looking forward to using this app to do visual exploring of Southern Hemisphere stars.'
'The Best App for observations and AP :)'
'I love the app, it’s my go-to reference :)\nI use it as an aid both for visual and astrophotography.'
'Great for observation'
'I use it strapped to my scope'
'Best astronomy investment I’ve made!'
'This software is so intuitive and useful, I stared using many features minutes after downloading. Selection and navigation is
quick and smooth. You get a lot for the tiny price!'
'Incredible software with lots of options and features. Easy to use and provides me with quick access to astronomical events on
my IPhone X. A word to the developer’s, Keep up the good work!!!'
'This app is truly amazing! Can’t wait to use it with telescope via Bluetooth!'
'Had to get a refund'
'Don’t let my experience discourage you.\nThis app is well made but I found there to be far too many buttons and settings for
what it does. I expect efficient simplicity from an iPhone app; this reminded me too much of flashy filler-based android material.
I struggled for several minutes as I wait
'Best app on the market. The information is nearly limitless and can be utilized by novice casual observer to astrophysicist.'
'Awesome amateur astronomers app!\n\nThey\'ve thought of everything!'
'Unable to Synch w iOptron AZMP'
'I have the latest software installed on an iOptron AZMP, and cannot synch to this version of SkySafari. I selected iOptron AZMP
and other AltAZ settings in SkySafari and entered the correct IP and subnet, but cannot connect. Tried multiple times but will
not connect. F.Y.I. the iOptron AZMP will
'Fantastic app for the stars!'
'I’ve been using SkySafari + for years. I love that such a powerful App lives on my phone so I can refer to it anytime at home
or in the field.\nIt works great to control my Goto telescope for observing and astrophotography, and functions perfectly in
remote places where there is no cell coverage.
'Better Than I Expected!'
'This app is smooth and powerful. I will like learning how to use this great software. During my first session SkySafari alerted
me to an HST pass. My ten-year-old observing partner and I enjoyed watching the low-angle pass on my iPhone almost as much as we
would have liked directly observing the or
'SkySafari Plus is simply THE best planetarium/scope control software available on the market. As an amateur astronomer, this is
one of the essential tools to enjoy the hobby to its maximum. The ability to plan observing sessions, log observations, and learn
about the universe make it indispensable.
'Hard getting it to control my telescope.'
'I like the app but had a hard time getting it to control the telescope. Finally I was able to connect via the app the came with
the telescope and then this app finally started to work.'
'Might be ok.....'
'Equipment is entered under “Observe”, not “Settings”.\n\nHave not found a way to import SS5 Settings/Equipment yet.'
I want quiet enjoyment.
Stop nagging users for reviews. Stop sending me ads for new updates.
Decent on fixed stars; couldn’t point to comet Neo
Search & align always nearly 40 degrees off, but good on any fixed stars - not sure what the issue is. Date & time of night
Data out of date!
I’m still seeing SkyWeek info from the end of December 2019 and we are in April now. Also the comet is Mag 2? I thought this was
going to be fixed in the new year. Would love it if if the compass button was always in reach. Otherwise pretty good app.
Crashes in AR mode
This version crashes when AR is selected!
Fix this and you get the extra star
I’d also like to see an easier way to add an object to the observing
Wifi connection problems
This could be great APP except for some limitations.
The positive is, it has a great display of the sky with many helpful tools. One of the tools I like is being able to save my DSO
The however is that it is very difficult to acquire a clean link between the iPad and the Celestron
Great for learning
This app is amazing visually and I love that you can point to two stars and it will tell you the distance those stars are from
each other that is awesome. But I can not get app to work well enough with my 5 se and skyq-link when it does sync right it seems
to always take the longest route to an obje
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