TouchMyApps is giving away a $10 iTunes Gift Card and 3 promo codes for the iDevice app Star Walk – 5 stars Astronomy Guide, courtesy of Vito Technology. Star Walk was selected by Apple in their annual “Best Apps of 2009” and it truly is a wonderful and fully featured app for stargazing enthusiasts.
Make Star Walk your virtual astronomy guide and take advantage of the great interface! For anyone who is interested in stargazing, amateurs or more professional astronomers to discover all stars, planets, constellation! …Use the Star Spotter function to activate the DIGITAL COMPASS on 3GS only, find your orientation and you will see the sky in front of you in real-time. You can pan the iPhone’s display and watch the stars scroll around.
For those of you who have a 3GS, being able to “see” the stars on your screen in real time as you move about is simply awesome. So, if astronomy is a hobby and/or winning an iTunes GC is your thing, don’t pass up on this giveaway! Contest details after the break!
Update: Thanks to all who entered by retweeting the contest message! Here are the winners:
Star Walk promo code: @wamid, @tractorqueen, @KatyaOrtiz
iTunes Gift Card ($10): @manaiakalani
- This Star Walk promo code + iTunes Gift Card giveaway is open to all, though you must have a valid US App Store account in order to redeem your code.
- Follow us on Twitter (if you haven’t already) and tweet: Win a $10 iTunes Gift Card and 3 promo codes for Star Walk from @TouchMyApps. RT to enter! Full contest details –> http://ow.ly/YDXm
- Winners will be randomly selected and the contest will close Jan 22nd, 2009. Good luck!
In the new version 3.4, the new SKY LIVE window will open in front of you with data about sun rise, sunset times, daylight hours and elevation will be shown. More you can see moon phases and read rise, set time and elevation for 4 main planets: Venus, Mercury, Saturn and Jupiter so you will never miss what is happening on the sky. Clicking on the arrows you can collect same information for further or past days. To check the SKY LIVE window simply click on the new upper left hand corner moon shaped button.
- 3D Earth View for manual selection of location
- Star Spotter Function (Digital Compass for 3GS)
- Cutting-edge graphics
- Time machine
- Moon phases
- Intuitive interface
- Night mode
- Deep sky objects (Messier)
- Meteor showers
- Wikipedia links