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Redshift app review: the leading astronomy mobile application



The Redshift app is no longer in iTunes but you can find an alternative astronomy app on our iPhone list. You can also find all the best iPhone apps on our applists. We have also reviewed these stargazing apps or check out our iPhone app reviews:-

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Astronomy is one of the most complex yet exciting forms of science that you can study as a profession or just for fun. USM, an expert mobile applications developer has come up with an app called Redshift that you can use to see and study the space. It is compatible with iPhone and iPad devices. It is available in a number of languages such as Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, English, Italian, German, French, Dutch, and Japanese.

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Study Space on Your iPhone

Redshift is an iOS application like no other in the market. Gone are the days when you had to invest in expensive gadgets to view the various planets in space. This new app is tailored to help you view night sky on your iPhone or iPad screen. In addition, you will be able to see all minor and major planets, bright stars, and constellations in high-definition.

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Unlike other similar application, this one uses 3D to display every part of the galaxy. This means that you will be able to get a clear picture of the planets and stars. The developers have also incorporated a number of special features that are tailored to allow user to take a virtual tour to the moon and all the planets in the solar system. 

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Best Features

The ability to take a flight to the moon to get in close contact with the various planets and stars is one of the major factors that give Redshift an upper hand in the market. It also offers detailed surface maps that clearly display all the objects in space for you to see and study. If you like, you can jump into an orbit around the celestial body just like what astronauts do when they go on a space exploration mission.

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It is also possible travel to the farthest stars located deep in the galaxy. Studies show that some of these starts are approximately 3,000 light years away from earth. To ensure that you never get lost, you can use the position sensors and compass to locate various celestial bodies.

Currently, the app offers more than 100,000 stars, 500 deep sky objects, 10 famous comets, and 30 biggest asteroids. To ensure that you get the best experience, the app has built-in features that enables it to support Retina display.

Another major feature is the “Follow Sky.” This one allows users to view the sky and identify bright stars or planets that are displayed on the app. No matter your preference, you will love the 3-D flights to the Moon, Stars, and Planets.

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Pros and Cons


  • Ability to take an adventurous virtual tour to the moon
  • Retina display support
  • Over 100,000 stars can be accessed from the app
  • Night and day vision mode to ensure that you get the best experience


  • Your device has to be connected to the Internet

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Final Thoughts

Redshift is an amazing iOS application that you can use to view various astronomic features in space using your iPhone and iPad devices.

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