SkyMap for Windows Phone 7

Deneb Soft, a company located in Kirkland, WA, announced the recent release of version 1 of its SkyMap application for Windows Phone 7. What is SkyMap for Windows Phone 7? This new application provides interactive sky maps for any time, viewpoint and location on Earth. It shows the different names, coordinates, magnitude, astronomical rise and set times plus additional information for over 110000 stars, messier objects, planets, sun and the moon. It is the first sky map application on Windows Phone 7 using over 100000 skyobjects. Details about SkyMap for Windows Phone 7 SkyMap has a full set of features in order to help both casual stargazers and amateur astronomers to explore and locate the objects in the sky: – interactive zoom (dimmer stars are displayed based on the zoom level) – night mode (preserves the eye adaptation to dark during stargazing sessions) – gesture support (drag the sky map, pinch or double tap to zoom, tap to get sky object information, etc) – telrad circles – constellations, stars, deep space objects, planets, sun and moon informations – autocomplete search function – fast star data loading and initialization – various map customizations and settings – map animations – map support for portrait and landscape orientations SkyMap can be used as an educational software to learn the constellations and objects in the sky, to follow the movements of planets and other sky objects during the time (day or night), to find out the position of sun, planets and stars at specific moments of time between 1900 and 2100 (for example when you were born). There are 2 versions: a free (trial) version and a full one priced at $1.29 (both available on marketplace here: http://redirect.zune.net/redirect?type=phoneApp&id=dd2dbb0f-7c24-e011-854c-00237de2db9e) The trial version displays ads and limits a few settings while the full version has no ads or specific limitations.

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