The ultimate cardboard virtual reality experience: Star Chart VR lets you explore the solar system in a beautiful and accurate real-time space simulation.
Delight in exploring the solar system, from the Sun to the smallest moons of Saturn and out to the coldest, darkest, farthest reaches of Pluto. Gaze down and marvel at our solar system from above. Look up in wonder at the rings of Saturn. Feel the awe of floating in space around worlds no human has yet set foot on. Understand how the constellations of our night sky are made up of stars distant to each other in both space and time. Embrace the impossible distances of our solar system and the inordinate scale of our universe.
Star Chart VR is the virtual reality version of the hugely successful augmented reality astronomy & star gazing app – Star Chart – downloaded by over 20 million people world-wide.
Features currently included:
– An accurate real-time simulation of the visible stars and planets as you see them from Earth
– A 3D solar system to explore, including the Sun, the planets and major moons
– All 88 constellations based on the beautiful artwork of 17th century astronomer Johannes Hevelius
– 5,000 of the most visible stars of the night sky
– Named geological surface features on most of the rocky planets and moons of the solar system.
– And much more.
In this version, we’ve:
– Added the dwarf planet Ceres as well as some more textured moons of Pluto.
– Improved the visual look of many other moons and planets.
– Enabled Gamepad controller support.
– Improved the UI, as well as adding more information.
– Enhanced the travelling between planets and systems resulting in less waiting around.
– Added various improvements, speed-ups and bug fixes as per usual.
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