What are the best star map apps for Android?

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    #1Sky Map

    Sky Map

    Sky Map is a free planetarium app for Android. It was originally developed by the official Google team, but now it's an open-source code. Use it to navigate through stars, planets and other celestial bodies.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Jorge Luis Gálvez
    Written on December 4, 2017
    "A nice star map that works very well. Just point it in the sky and you can navigate the solar system and see whatever stars you are looking for. It's like having a planetarium in the palm of your hand. I've enjoyed looking at the night sky and actually being able to name what I'm looking at. "
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    #2Star Chart

    Star Chart

    This educational free app allows people to learn about the astronomy. With Star Chart you can have a hand a virtual and complete star chart just by pointing your device at the sky.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Marcos Martínez
    Written on November 28, 2017
    "I have to admit, when Google released its Sky Map, I never thought much of needing something better nor any way to improve it. Then I found this. It's not that it's that superior in terms of how I use an app to find constellations or whatnot, but it is far more attractive in general, with nice stylized overlays of the constellations and even a font that feels more suited to the context. My daughter finds it much more interesting to look at, and that's worth a lot to me right there since I hope to get her interested in the night sky the way I was when I was her age."
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    #3SkEye

    SkEye

    SkEye is an app that works as a Planetarium and will help you to identify stars, constellations and planets. It features a time machine to explore space in any date.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Patrick Stewart
    Written on December 6, 2017
    "This app appears to have stellar reviews, along with a 4.3/5 star rating. While some of the reviews are quick to point out issues, it should be noted that the app publisher has responded to a few of them. Additionally, the app is free and without in-app purchases. I think that it is worth giving a shot."
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    #4Night Sky

    Night Sky
    Night Sky is an augmented reality app that allows you to identify stars, planets, constellations, and satellites. You even are able to view the sky from other planets and moons.
    Apps

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Samuel Hernandez
    Written on November 29, 2017
    "Night Sky is a fantastically designed application that allows me to get in touch with space in a meaningful way. I have always been partial to space and have always enjoyed exploring it and discovering everything that I can. I would reccomend this application to anyone that likes space!"
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    #5Star Walk

    Star Walk

    Star Walk is an interactive guide for astronomy enthusiasts. It will help you to identify star and planets in the sky and features a time machine tool to explore the sky map of tomorrow or years ago. Works both online and offline.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    $4.99

    Matthew Sanders
    Written on November 28, 2017
    "Awesome app. There are two features I really liked. One was the backgrounds of the maps, how you can picture constellations, how there are planetary backdrops, etc. Just makes it look really cool. Also I love that it's offline as well. Stargazing usually takes place somewhere where the internet is dodgy at best, so a reliable offline mode is great."
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    #6SkyView

    SkyView

    SkyView is an app helps you to find, identify and see stars, planets, constellations and much more. It works without a WiFi connection, you can use it in any place. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Patricia Lopez
    Written on December 2, 2017
    "The SkyView app is your ultimate guide to the stars! All you have to do is point your phone towards the night sky and the app will give you detailed information about all the stars, planets, and constellations you can see. "

Summary

Best What are the best star map apps for Android
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Sky MapApps 13 Free
2Star ChartApps 9 Free
3SkEyeApps 3 Free
4Night SkyApps 2 Free
5Star WalkApps 1 Paid
6SkyViewApps 1 Free
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