Stargazing Forecast App Sky Live Released for Apple Watch

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Today Vito Technology Inc. announced that their stargazing forecast app Sky Live now works on Apple Watch to provide hourly location-based stargazing forecast.

Today Vito Technology Inc. announced that their stargazing forecast app Sky Live now works on Apple Watch to provide hourly location-based stargazing forecast with amazing space photographs and visual effects. From cloud cover and visibility conditions to the list of the most interesting astronomy events, Sky Live will provide all the information needed to plan the perfect night of stargazing.

After launching the Apple Watch app the user is presented with the Stargazing Index  - a percentage showing how good tonight is for stargazing. It is a combination of all relevant factors boiled down to one number:

  • Upcoming celestial events
  • Current phase of the Moon
  • Number of visible planets, stars, and constellations
  • Hourly weather report
  • Current cloudiness
  • Level of light pollution in the area

A scroll down in the app shows why the night is good in extensive detail. The user can see exactly how bright the moon is, which planets are visible above the horizon, how thick the clouds are, temperature, humidity and more. The Sky Live iPhone app and widget also have new revised design with clearer graphics and interface.

Highlights

  • Detailed info on stargazing conditions for any location in the world for seven days ahead
  • Option to save favorite locations
  • Moon phases
  • Rise, Set, and Max Altitude for the most important objects: the Sun, the Moon, Mars, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and the International Space Station
  • Cloudiness
  • Weather forecast
  • Light pollution
  • The International Space Station position over the map
  • ISS crew data

Price and availability:
Sky Live is available worldwide on the AppStore for $0.99.

The app is localized to 10 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional.

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