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One of the most popular planetarium apps for Apple devices gets a big update. SkySafari6 (starting at $2.99) once again expands the usefulness of this popular app. Among its many new functions are a “Say It” feature that incorporates basic voice control to find and center objects, and “Tilt It” that uses your device’s accelerometers to slew your Go To telescope. SkySafari6
includes 29 million stars down to 15th magnitude and the PGC catalog including 784,000 galaxies to 18th magnitude. Each of the stellar and deep-sky object catalogs is expandable with in-app purchases. Available in Basic, Plus, and Pro versions, each requires a device running iOS 8 or later and includes support for the Apple Watch. The Plus and Pro versions also incorporate Wi-Fi Go To telescope control and iCloud synchronization. An Android version is expected by mid-2018. See the manufacturer’s website for a complete listing of features.
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