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This application reveals all iridium flares and satelittes (including international space station and amateur radio satellites) passing by at your location.
An auto-adjusting compass pointing in the direction of the satellite or flare helps you tracing the object.
Notifications can be enabled to warn you whenever a satellite of interest passes by.

The actual data is taken from They did a great job so check out their website too.
This is NOT the official Android application although the name may suggest this.

Tags: satellite tracker, ISS, satellite spotting

Tags: sattrack apk, heavens above satellite, sattrack, heavens above satellite tracking, heavens above widget, heavensabove, heavens above satellites, sat track apk, heavens above, heavens above app retrieve passes.

Recently changed in this version

v1.3.12: Fixed widget size on Android 4.x devices

v1.3.11: Bug fixes

v1.3.9: Root cause of widget problems (probably found) and fixed. For those still having problem: make sure the application isn't installed on SD

v1.3.8: Yet another attempt to solve widget issues.

v1.3.6: Widget fixed. Flares now sorted correctly.

v1.3.4: And yes, yet another try.
v1.3.1: Another try to make it compatible with ICS

Comments and ratings for SatTrack
  • (69 stars)

    by Robert Ford on 14/06/2014

    Seems to cover all my needs. Tracking across sky, tracking around the earth, compass, brightness, info about object (satellite, rocket body,...). Filters out daylight hours (though also filters our daylight iridium flares - so loss of one star)

  • (69 stars)

    by John McKavanagh on 07/06/2014

    Would buy pay version but one issue , no option to hide non functional amateur radio satellites.

  • (69 stars)

    by J. Corey Edmonds on 14/05/2014

    Much of the data doesn't load for me, but I still get the basic satellite brightness, time, and direction. I'll probably keep using it for now.

  • (69 stars)

    by Ivan Hamonajec on 30/04/2014


  • (69 stars)

    by Chris Marshall on 27/04/2014

    Great for finding satellites but the compass does not work at all, never points towards the event location it just spins opposite the direction I turn. Notifications not working for me either unless I have the app running.

  • (69 stars)

    by Sridhar Sampath on 10/04/2014

    Light weight app yet perfect

  • (69 stars)

    by Rakibul Islam on 05/04/2014

    it's not working in my Xperia Sola after ICS update.Please repair this,Please please please!!!! Oh God!! why did i update my phone to ICS?!! ICS update for Xperia Sola is the worst thing ever!!