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As long as the name of the star or planet is known, it can be found using this app. It is much easier to find an object using the in-app search function than trying to locate it based on other stars or planets. Once the object is searched, an arrow will be displayed that directs the user to the right location in the sky. See More
Instead of doing global search in between all object sets, you have to choose up front the set to be searched (stars, constellations, etc.) - which is inconvenient if you do not know to which set the object belongs (i.e. is it a star, a planet, a comet, etc.). See More
Star Walk 2 attempts to give users a comprehensive view of all the things that are currently happening in space, this includes events at other planets. For instance, it displays the angle of rotation around the sun, sunrise, sunset, and length of day on that particular planet. See More