Distant Suns Astronomy App Celebrates Apollo 11 Anniversary With Sale

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[prMac.com] San Jose, California - First Light Design (Distant Suns), is celebrating the 43rd anniversary the Apollo 11 Moon Landing by offering discounts on its award-winning Distant Suns Astronomy App for iOS devices from Friday, July 20 through midnight on Saturday July 21, 2011. For the sale, Distant Suns 3 is only $4.99 (retail $9.99) and Distant Suns 2 is only $.99 (retail $3.99.

"Learning about astronomy is a great way celebrate the achievement of the astronauts and every one at NASA involved with the Apollo 11 moon landing," said Mike Smithwick, Founder and President of First Light Designs.

About Distant Suns 3 Astronomy App:
* View the stars from the Earth or out in the solar system
* Augmented Reality Viewing overlays the sky with the local landscape
* What's Up? Offers an overview of the evening's sky
* GPS and Compass aware
* NASA's Night Sky Network of local astronomical events (US only)
* Red Night Vision
* Stories behind each constellation
* Ability to touch the sky and reveal data for each object, including every planet
* Over 300,000 planets, stars, galaxies, nebula and star clusters
* Viewpoint Lock keeps any planet centered
* Current Weather patterns on the earth, updated daily
* Change the look of the stars
* Hubble Space Telescope images
* Interactive tour of the solar system
* And much more

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 51.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
For a limited time, Distant Suns 3: Unleash Your Inner Astronaut (v3.3.3) is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

First Light Design, LLC, is a privately owned company. It first released Distant Suns for the Commodore Amiga in 1987, followed by versions for Macintosh and Windows. Recently, Distant Suns has partnered with NASA's Night Sky Network and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific to include local, United States listings of astronomical events and activities in the App. First Light Design is a proud member of Moms With Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers with family-friendly apps. Details about the company and its products can be found at Distant Suns website. Distant Suns is a trademark of First Light Design, Inc. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Copyright (C) 2012 First Light Design, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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