Five great Android apps for astronomy buffs

Mobile Observatory

The object list shows objects that are visible from your current location. From there, use the calendar to get information on past and future cosmic movements. The events menu helps you plan your night outings in advance by listing upcoming events of interest and detailed information on visibility and timing for your location. Additional data includes Julian Dates for some objects and size data on others. Mobile Observatory is a great astronomy app for the more seasoned celestial viewer.

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