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Monday, 1 March 2010

Recommended Apps - Planets

Another great free iPhone Application for science is PLANETS. Explore the Solar System in 2D or 3D. Is that dot in the sky a star or a planet? Answer that question with this brilliant application. Discover when you can see your favourite planet, and where to look in the sky in relation to the stars. Planets provides lots of interesting information including the location of the sun, moon, and planets in the sky, maps of stars and constellations, rise and set time of the sun, moon, and planets, current and future moon phases, 3D globe view of all planets and the moon as well as facts sheet for each planet, including moon names. It's a must for all astronomy fans. Click here to view Planets on the iTunes App Store. This app is also now available for the iPad!

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