The sky has been a source of fascination since the dawn of mankind. The Gauls feared it might fall on their head, and many people raise their ...Read more
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Sky Map is Google Maps for astronomers! Use the awesome GPS, gysroscope and compass integration to see a live view of the night sky’s constellations on your smartphone! You can even search for stars or planets you can’t quite find on your own.
Sky Map is a hand-held planetarium for your Android device. Use it to identify stars, planets, nebulae and more. Originally developed as Google Sky Map, it has now been donated and open sourced. Troubleshooting/FAQ The Map doesn't ...Read more
Sky Map is a hand-held planetarium for your Android device. Use it to identify stars, planets, nebulae and more.
Originally developed as Google Sky Map, it has now been donated and open sourced.
Troubleshooting/FAQ The Map doesn't move/points in the wrong place Make sure you haven't switched into manual mode. Does your phone have a compass? If not, Sky Map cannot tell your orientation. Look it up here: http://www.gsmarena.com/
Try calibrating your compass by moving it in a figure of 8 motion or as described here https://support.google.com/gmm/answer/6145351. Are there any magnets or metal nearby that might interfere with the compass? Try switching off "magnetic correction" (in settings) and see if that is more accurate.
Access precise location sources such as the Global Positioning System on the phone, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.
prevent phone from sleeping
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modify global system settings
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full Internet access
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view network state
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modify/delete SD card contents
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read phone state and identity
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