Planet Finder 1.5

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Publisher Description

Find planets and comets with the help of your Android tablet or mobile phone.
- GPS and system hour will help you to stablish the location parameters.
- Compass and accelerometer of the device will indicate you the position of the comet.
- Camera will allow you to precisely align the virtual comet with the real one.
* The efficiency of the process strongly depends on the device sensors precission. Please, use any compass calibration app (f.e. gps essentials).
The comets parameters are obtained from the website of NASA (JPL) . Hyperbolic equations for the comet trajectory have been used with some minor approximations.
Average error lower than 1', compared with data from heavens-above
The focal length of the camera (width and height angles) has been used to place objects in the screen. If the compass and accelerometers of the device are accurate, this app is also accurate enough.

Planet Finder is a free software application from the System Maintenance subcategory, part of the System Utilities category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2013-12-04. The program can be installed on Android.

Planet Finder (version 1.5) has a file size of 779.09 MB and is available for download from our website. Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 9 times. We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.

Program Details


Publisher Helioserver
Released Date 2013-12-04
Languages English


Category System Utilities
Subcategory System Maintenance

System requirements

Operating systems android

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File size 779.09 MB
Total downloads 9


License model Free
Price N/A

Version History

Here you can find the changelog of Planet Finder since it was posted on our website on 2013-08-22. The latest version is 1.5 and it was updated on on 2018-03-26. See below the changes in each version:

version 1.5

posted on 2013-12-04

App renaming, due to the destruction of the comet.,Do not uninstall the application, please! Still very useful, thanks to the camera-planetary combination, to identify constellations and planets by their symbols. Will shortly be updated to emphasize this aspect.,- Now include stars, constallations and planets,- Orientation erros in some devices has been solved,- Rotation errors in some devices solved,- Dark background,- Keeps screen turned on

version 1.4

posted on 2013-03-24

Several fixes and updates

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Release Date: 2013-12-04
Publisher: Helioserver
Operating System: android
Type: Free