1,000 - 5,000 downloads
- Great interface
- Great scientific app
- Nothing special
A comprehensive interactive encyclopedia of planets.
Those of you who follow us since the very beginning of AndroidZoom will already know that here at AZ HQ are absolutely fans of spacial race or, indeed, of astronomical stuff. Maybe you even remember our first Youtube commercial, if not this is a good moment to enjoy it for first time.
Exoplanet lists every known planet and presents them in a gorgeous and interactive 3D interface. Every little detail has been treated with care, even the chill out music is awesome. Interface, though it may seem too packed with too little icons, but it's really great and allows to reach every single option through one or two taps at most. The amount of data is of a disarming breadth, even when there's a search bar and you can filter it.
An app almost made to measure for amateur -and not so amateur- astronomers and space lovers, sci-fi writers looking for "realistic" places or muses and anybody else with a minimum of curiosity or interested in what lies beyond. Let yourself awe and fantasize with Exoplanet Explorer. This paid version features HD graphics and it's specially suited for large screens and tablets. It also comes with more stats, regular updates and, of course, with no ads.
In addition, don't forget to check out Solar Explorer if you prefer to focus on this nearer Solar System. Anyway, both apps are compatible, so you can have installed both of them at once.
The full version of Exoplanet Explorer 2 introduces a feature that will automatically download the latest planetary discoveries, keeping you up to date. For the first time it also includes models of some of the binary star systems that are known to have planets, giving you a much better idea of the variety of different worlds in our Galaxy.
The data is sourced from The Planetary Habitability Laboratory, SIMBAD, and scientific papers, and if it's not available from one of these sources, then wherever possible it will be calculated or estimated, giving you access to one of the most complete exoplanet databases.
In addition to an intuitive interface which allows touch driven navigation through our Galaxy, Exoplanet Explorer also offers a comprehensive search tool which will let you find the planets and systems that you are interested in. This includes the ability to both search and sort by planet name, the number of planets in a system or even then number of stars in a system, to name just a few.
Statistics are provided to summarise the information in the database and give you a global perspective.
Planets have been divided up into 6 classes, and further subdivides into 3 temperature classes. This information has then been used to create models which are then assembled into working solar systems to give you an idea of what they might look like if we could travel there today.
Planet are divided into the following mass classes:
* Mercurian - rocky worlds that have the approximate mass of Mercury
* Sub-terran - rocky planets with a mass similar to Mars
* Terran - rocky worlds with similar mass to Earth
* Super-terran - rocky worlds with a higher mass than Earth
* Neptunian - gas giants similar to Neptune
* Jovian - gas giants as massive or more massive than Jupiter
The planets are further divided into the following temperature classes:
* Hot - planets that are too hot to support liquid water
* Warm - planets in the star's habitable zone where liquid water could exist
* Cold - planets beyond the habitable zone where water would only exist as ice
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* This app supports ICS, but custom ROMs are not supported. If you install a non-standard ROM and have a problem, then contact the ROM developer and report the bug so they can fix it.
Search button for more planet info
Misc bug fixes and improvements
Filter by atmosphere and composition
Save App state on exit
Misc bug fixes"
Glossary of terms
My only but major negative point is the time it takes to update new planets, in fact it makes it unusable.
It's a nice app which runs smoothly, and is probably the best space app for android there is, but it could do with a few improvements. Like, altering the colour, size and features of individual planets based on data about them so not all planets of the sa
Not only does this app teach you but it does this while you explore our galaxy!
I swear this app is great. Smooth controls, planets rendered by class, very few bugs. Unlike what else I've seen, it checks for updates upon opening. That's got to be the best thing. This app is great for seeing how star systems in general are. I still ca
Very highly recommended. This allows access to a wealth of information, but in a format that places it all at your fingertips. It is graphically impressive too and the enhanced features of the paid for full version are well worth having.
If space is one of your passion,YOU MUST TO HAVE THIS APP! Great work Neil ;)
I'm a space junkie & this is so far the coolest space app I've found. Love the graphics, each planet & system have the bst available info.