The updated app comes with a rebuilt graphics engine that Southern Stars says offers faster and smoother panning across sky, along with an animated object-marker that makes it easier to select and learn about a star or planet from a crowded view. Other new features include the ability to log nighttime observations, a new list of 150 binary stars, an updated display of the Milky Way galaxy and a display of “new” and “traditional” constellations.
SkySafari 2.0 costs $15 and runs on any iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch using iOS 3.0 or later.
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