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Best Android Smart Phone Apps For Night Photography

Best Android Smart Phone Apps For Night Photography

Are you an Android user who's interested in night photography?  Having been Android user for several years, I've come to appreciate a few of the apps I've been using to support my night photography and thought I'd share them here.  So while this isn't a list of all the apps I use (that list would be huge), these are just my favorites in three areas: Celestial Objects, Weather, and Navigation.

If you're an iPhone user with similar interests, check out my friend David Kingham's article on smartphone apps for night photography.

Celestial Objects 

Sky Safari Plus

Official Description: As just reviewed in Sky & Telescope magazine, the iOS version of SkySafari is "revolutionary" and a "game-changer". Now here for Android, SkySafari will change the way you do astronomy!  SkySafari Plus adds a hugely expanded database, wireless telescope control, the ability to fly into orbit around other planets our Solar System, and beyond it to other stars in our Milky Way galaxy, to our basic version...

Mike's Comments: This is my favorite astronomy app for my phone.  It has so many features, it really deserves more of my time to learn how to use them all.  Regardless, it's an amazing app that gets regular use - a real treat to use out in the field.  I got the more expensive version that includes details on satellites and comets but you don't have to...

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