Night Sky

Developer: iCandi Apps Ltd.

Current Version: 8.1

Last Updated: 10 days ago

Download Size: 1 GB - Download


Designed for iOS/iPadOS 14 and watchOS 7

Night Sky is a powerful AR personal planetarium.

Quickly identify stars, planets, constellations and satellites above by simply holding your iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch to the Night Sky! This is all done magically. Whether you’re looking for a constellation or the International Space Station, let Night Sky direct you to it, then explore the object in AR!


+ NEW - BILLIONS OF STARS! (Premium Feature) - Space is vast, so Night Sky has been hyper charged in Night Sky 8 with over 1.7 BILLION STARS streamed from the cloud! With a new super deep zoom (greater than 10X before), prepare to delve deeper into space than you ever imagined!

+ NEW - STARLINK STRING FLYOVER NOTIFICATIONS - Get notified when a string of the recently launched Starlink satellites are about to flyover your current location!

+ NEW - NIGHT SKY WIDGET - Add the beautiful new Night Sky Widget new for iOS 14. Available in multiple sizes get relevant data to your location on satellite flyovers, conditions, and your favorite objects!

+ NEW - NIGHT SKY WATCH FACE - A new Watch face designed to bring all your Night Sky complications to your wrist in watchOS 7! Share it with others directly from Night Sky!

+ MAPS UI - A clean and familiar interface with Search features including Quick Find, intelligent Night Red Mode, Light Pollution indicator and easy to use menu, prepare to navigate Night Sky quicker than ever before!

+ AR PLANETARY PORTALS & AR GRAND ORRERY (Premium Features) - Step onto the surface of other planets by placing AR portals around your room! Or walk around the entire Solar System using the newly refreshed interactive Grand Orrery!

+ NIGHT SKY WATCH AR - Night Sky magically comes to life on Apple Watch, with Glass Constellations, Red Vision, and Night Sky Live Tours - all on your wrist!

+ NIGHT SKY MINDFULNESS (Premium Feature) - Stargazing is one of the most relaxing and calming natural connections you can make. Make that time count by adding Mindfulness Minutes to Apple Health, with quick access via the wind down shortcut in iOS 14.

+ ADLER PLANETARIUM AR EXPERIENCE - We’ve worked in collaboration with the Adler Planetarium in Chicago to bring a AR experience to visitors. Simply raise Night Sky to labelled objects to view immersive content, and interact with 3D models of some of the objects on display. Get a taste with the new Adler App Clip on iOS 14 when you arrive at the planetarium!

+ NIGHT SKY QUIZ - Test your knowledge of Night Sky with a new inbuilt quiz that supports ClassKit.

+ AR OBJECT EXPLORATION - Pull Planets, Stars and Constellations out of the sky and look at them in detailed AR!

+ NIGHT SKY SIRI SHORTCUTS - “Hey Siri, what star is that?”… just point your device to an object in the sky and let Siri tell you what it is.

+ NIGHT SKY TOURS (Premium Feature): Get a live sky tour or create your own sky tours for any location and time in the world!

+ MY SKY NOTIFICATIONS - Completely customize your notifications in Night Sky. Favorite any object from satellites to constellations, to be informed when that object is visible in your current location.


Optional Night Sky Premium is available for $3.99/month or $19.99/year (or equivalent currency). You can subscribe and pay through your iTunes account. Your subscription will automatically renew unless cancelled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. You can manage your subscriptions by entering the user settings in iTunes after the purchase. Auto-renew may also be turned off from here.
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Release Notes:

Thank you for using Night Sky! Version 8.1 contains the following changes:

+ Smoke Pollution: Night Sky now takes into account severe smoke pollution when assessing stargazing conditions, and supplies a smoke alert within the app.
+ Starlink String Flyovers on Tours: Integrated Starlink String Flyovers into Night Sky Tours.
+ Icon Color: Added ability for Premium users to change Night Sky icon color in settings.
+ Clear Cache: Added ability to clear Night Sky cache memory in Preferences to free up storage on your device.
+ Bug fixes and minor enhancements.

If you enjoy using Night Sky a great review on the App Store is always appreciated! If we can be of any further assistance, please reach out to the team at [email protected] who will be happy to help!

Happy stargazing!


Most Helpful Reviews

Version 7.5.2
Review by SoThereHey

Night Sky - Have had several astronomy apps but this one is at the very top. Easy to use, with all the information and learning tools for any lover of the night sky. Hands down it is the very best!

Found helpful by 1 out of 1 people
Version 7.5.3
Review by Cgzdub

Crash - App keep crashing every time I open it.

Found helpful by 1 out of 1 people

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Version 8.1
Review by gfuyghgggghhggfgvxfhfg

This app is educational L teacher about the stars and everything system - Flu

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Version 8.1
Review by Joayye

Crashing - Keeps crashing over and over as I try to start it.

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Version 8.1
Review by Ric and Ruby

Star gazing - Very cool app.!! Especially if you are a beginner at star gazing! Lots of extras as well. That’s not to say it’s just for beginners. I can see that this is one app. I won’t be deleting any time soon. Love it!

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Version 8.1
Review by chinabrownie

Best app ever - I started seeing the world different after this, for better.

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Version 8.1
Review by ebmeredith14

Wonderful app - This is an amazing app. Such wonderful details. I love this wonderful app

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