Mobile Planetarium is a MIDP1.0/2.0 midlet (a software) for most Java-enabled
mobile phones (cell phones).
It simulates whole sky at any point on
earth with constellations, stars up to 6 mag, solar systems and
some other celestial objects.
It may be a useful tool when you are bathed under star
lights with your cell phone in the pocket. This also gives you a
serious and detailed guide of current sky above your head at your
Lastest Version: 0.09 (2006.11.22) go directly to Download
- Both Horizontal and Equatorial Coordinate Display of whole sky.
- 88 constellation names, 83 constellation stick figures, 110 messiers and stars up to mag 6.0 (5080 stars, and 50 common star names).
- Full 8 planets plus Sun and Moon is calculated, information is displayed respectively on a seperate screen.
- Location and Date/Time can be set at startup. Applicable for any location on earth given a specific time.
- Sophisticated display control over all information on screen.
- Search for any type of object and GOTO functions.
- Quickly jump over time with adjustable time steps.
- Auto update of celestial object positions.
- Support English and Chinese display of celestial object name
- Tiny 160KB compressed jar file. (for version 0.09)