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Tiangong 1?

Tiangong 1?

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Tiangong 1 is a Chinese space station under construction that is in orbit since September 29, 2011.

This application places Tiangong 1 on the map in real time, and other 146 satellites, including the ISS. (I recommend install before "ISS?" , is more easy).

Calculate the orbit from the current time of device and TLE data, which obtained www.celestrak.com.

Red line is drawn 50 minutes before and after the current position of the satellite.

The user's position is marked with an android with the arm held high, surrounded by a semi-transparent red circle.

The red circle shows approximately the area in which the satellite would be visible by the user.

Internet access is used to obtain maps and update once a day TLE data. More zoom means more data traffic.

From the main application window, pressing the menu key, you can select other satellites.

Visible pass:

At night you can see many satellites, some are very bright as the ISS and others require a more darker sky.

From the main application window, pressing the menu key, you can select "Visible Pass".

From this screen we have the date, time, position of the observer and two buttons.

Pressing the left button (arrow circular with dot in the center) are calculated the visible passes for all satellites for tonight, sorted by time of onset.

Pressing the right button (circular arrow) the visible passes are calculated for the next two days for satellite selected on the main screen.

Clicking on one of the visible passes entered the 3D locator.

3D Locator.

The locator uses accelerometer, the compass of the device and the calculated data to show the position of the satellite on sky from observer's position.

That is, when we moves the device to the sky shows a red triangle in the position of the satellite and a red dotted line showing the ​visible pass.

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Recently changed in this version

v1.6
-New menu to display on newer devices.
-The initial magnification changes in tablets.
-New link-donation from visible passes.

v1.5

Fixed bug. By default the ISS data showed. Tiangon1 data now shown.

In window Visible Passes:
-Added automatic night mode. After sunset is red.
-Added visible step now. The visible steps at that time are shown in green.

V.1.4

-Fixed bug in simulation with time zones containing fractions of hour (eg UTC -4:30 Caracas-Venezuela)


Comments and ratings for Tiangong 1?
  • (69 stars)

    by steve delaney on 23/05/2014

    This app works perfect with over 100 satalites to look out for there's allways something ton see flying over. Keep up the good work dev's 10/10

  • (69 stars)

    by Hritik Singh on 06/03/2014

    I would have given it the 5 stars if it also have information about the brightness of satellites otherwise the app is excellent.

  • (69 stars)

    by Vishal Dhaimodkar on 18/02/2014

  • (69 stars)

    by jon Bourgeois on 14/12/2013

    Awesome app just needs the option to select multiple sats at once

  • (69 stars)

    by A Google User on 02/10/2013

    i like the iss one must as mouch as this one

  • (69 stars)

    by Heather Bieke on 22/08/2013

    Nice satellite tracking app. I wish I could see Tiangong, though, but it is always too low in my horizon to see it, and doesn't come around often. But I keep trying! I see the ISS and Iridiums every night, though!

  • (69 stars)

    by Nicholas S on 04/05/2013

    I installed ISS App before this app, both work great with each other.