July 10, 2008 in Entertainment (E)
[prMac.com] Centreville, Virginia - Deep Prose Software announced today the immediate availability of Uranus 1.0 for iPhone and iPod Touch. Uranus is loaded with over 100,000 stars, the planets, Sun, Moon, Milky Way, constellations, lines of right ascension and declination, the ecliptic, and more than 500 of the most important deep sky objects, including the entire Messier catalog.
The sky is plotted and labeled in real-time using the device's built-in GPS to show it as it appears to you exactly where you are. The optional night vision mode ensures you get the most out of your outdoor stargazing sessions. Use simple, intuitive touch gestures to tap, zoom and swipe around the celestial sphere, or use the device's built-in accelerometer to move around without lifting a finger.
With a vast database of over 100,000 stars, planets, galaxies and more plotted in real-time right on your portable device, Uranus is a powerful tool for astronomers of all levels of ability.
Pricing and Availability:
Uranus runs on iPhone and iPod Touch 2.0 and is available from the App Store for $9.99 USD.
Founded in 2003, Deep Prose Software is a Cocoa and WebObjects application development company specializing in innovative software solutions.