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Handy Stars

Handy Stars
  • #: 14547
  • Price: $0.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Education
  • Updated: 2010-11-11
  • Current Version: 1.3
  • 1.3 (iOS 4.0 Tested)
  • Size: 1.00 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Novel Approach Limited
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
  • © 2010 Novel Approach Limited
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Did you know that the collapse of a star is part of a natural process to produce a black hole? Handy Stars is your entry point to the fascinating world of stars!

From star formation to stellar remnants, from the classification of star to its properties, Handy Stars provides you with all this information (with explanatory diagrams) and more.

Read about all the different constellations, from Andromeda to Vulpecula. Handy Stars also includes detailed lists of the brightest stars, largest stars, nearest stars, brown dwarfs, etc.

Some Handy Stars facts:

* VY Canis Majoris is the largest known star and also one of the most luminous known, with its radius at 1, 800 to 2, 100 solar radii.

* Capricornus is the second faintest constellation in the zodiac after Cancer.

Find out more interesting star facts with this Handy Stars app today!


- All readings are optimized for learning and viewing on the iPhone and iPod Touch.

  * Reduced horizontal scrolling.

  * Quickly jump to any section in a reading.

  * In-page search.

  * Customize font size and line height.

- Shake or click to view a randomly selected reading.

- Pre-download readings for subsequent viewing when you don't have an Internet connection.

- Instant search for topic and readings selection.

- Auto save readings that you are viewing.

- Save readings, including images, for viewing offline (no Internet connection required).

- Easy saved readings management.  

* Create folders to organize saved readings, and move saved readings to different folders.

* Instant search for saved readings.

- Annotate readings with your own notes and comments.

- iOS4 compatible

* High resolution images for iPhone 4's Retina display.

* Multitasking.

What's New in Version 1.3

- Improved performance for displaying random pages.
- Improved navigation experience for All Pages and Saved Pages.
- Minor bug fixes.

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