A significant update has just landed on Star Walk 2, the sequel to the acclaimed Star Walk astronomy guide app developed by Vito Technology.
The latest update to Star Walk 2 brings a new gallery for constellations, new and improved models for some satellites, and bug fixes.
Most notably, the update introduces a galaxy of additional content accessible through a new Planets info pack, which features the following:
3D models of the inner structure of the planets – zoom-in, zoom-out, spin and explore the layersMaps of planets features – learn the names of the mountains, volcanos of Venus, craters on MoonRead exclusive stories of exploratory missions and see the spacecraft models, objectives and results, real-time positions of active orbiting spacecrafts and landing sites of the missionsHigh-resolution maps of Venus, and the Moon.
The Planets info pack is available via a $0.99 in-app purchase or as part of the $2.99 all-in-one in-app purchase.
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Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad running iOS 7.0 or later, Star Walk 2 is available on the App Store for $2.99.
In keeping with the spirit of the holiday season, the latest update to Star Walk 2 also lets you track Santa as he makes his way around the world, across the sky.
Star Walk 2 was updated a couple of weeks ago with special content about Mars, aka the red planet, as part of Apples recently concluded Apps for (RED) anti-AIDS charity initiative on the App Store.
Star Walk 2 was named AppAdvices App of the Week following its launch in August.
Star Walk Kids, the special edition of Star Walk thats tailored for little astronomers, was also named AppAdvices App of the Week shortly after its release in September.
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