ISS Detector Would you like to view the International Space Station whenever and wherever? Yes, it is very possible to do that with the naked eye! If you are a person who likes to observe astronomy, ISS Detector is an application for you. It was created by RunaR developers for Android. Therefore, to install the application, all you need is a mobile device running on android version 2.2 and up, and nothing else. The app is available on Google play FREE of charge.
If you would like to know more about ISS Detector, then you can continue reading the information below.
Basically, ISS Detector is simply an easy to use automatic personal ISS tracker and satellite tracker. It features a built in system for notification and alarm. So you are assured to capture every pass of the International Space Station and you will never miss the bright flashes of the iridium communication satellites. ISS Detector will also check if the weather conditions are right. A clear sky is perfect for spotting, you now know when and where to look. The overview ability make the app look organized and the widgets are just cool.
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ISS Detector will notify you when the International Space Station is visible from your location.
The extensions give access to more features. They can be purchased from within the app. currently, the available extensions includes:
Donation / Remove ads which costs US$1.40; Radio Amateur Satellites/ Remove ads purchasable by US$2.00 only and Famous Objects / Remove ads which goes by US$2.00 respectively.
You have to dig into your pockets a bit since the Radio Amateur Satellite extension will enable ISS Detector to detect ham radio satellites and weather satellites.
The Famous Objects extension will enable ISS Detector to detect satellites and objects in space that are known from the media like: the Hubble Space Telescope, the Kepler space observatory and the X-37B. If there would be a Star Wars Death Star in our sky, it would be on this list.
This list is updated regularly. Some objects might be to dim to see with the naked eye.
Is it, by the way, possible to install ISS Detector on SD card?
It is advisable to use your phones’ built in memory due to the use of a background data update service and the presence of a widget it is not possible to install this app on your SD card. Though it is a limitation of Android, the app for Android was created as small as possible.
However, ISS Detector combines data from Nasa, Heavens-above.com and weather from yr.no.
Google play commends (4,640)!
Most user believe ISS Director is very well put-together app with great features and updates often makes it even reliable.
Average Rating: Four.6/5 star, on Google play market.