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02-07-2010, 02:02 PM
For those that are interested the 16Gb iPhone 3GS is now available thru everyones favourite telco on a $49 cap plan with no upfront payment.
I have just ordered one to replace my 3G 8Gb.
Ps for the 49$ you get 450$ worth of calls and 200 Mb of data.
02-07-2010, 02:11 PM
How do you find an iPhone for Astronomy?
I got an Android phone myself and love it for Google Sky Map and using it as a red flashlight... :P Any such equivalents for iPhone?
02-07-2010, 03:02 PM
You will not believe the amount of astronomy applications there are for the iPhone.
Do a search on these forums for iPhone and astro. I've written lists of applications in the past, as have others.
There's full on planetarium (with telescope control/camera control) applications for the iPhone, and, they work incredibly well.
02-07-2010, 03:37 PM
Wow... Just did as you suggested and found Starmap Pro. Seems like an iPhone poops all over anything else when it comes to astronomy! :eyepop:
02-07-2010, 03:48 PM
Try Chronometer (not strictly astronomy), The Photographer's Ephemeris (not strictly astronomy), SkyVoyager (I find this one to be the best) also, for a start.
02-07-2010, 04:06 PM
They all seem pretty amazing! I got an Android phone though and was trying to get a feel for what it's like 'on the other side of the fence' - pretty damn green it seems :)
The deal Adrian found seems like a great way to get started for those looking to avail of all this goodness!
02-07-2010, 05:41 PM
I have been using the iPhone 3G for the last 2 years and use a few astronomy apps including Sky Voyager and find them extremely useful. I haven't used the control option in the program yet but I believe a few on this forum do.
There are literally 1000's of apps and guaranteed there will be something for everyone. I think I have around 90 apps on mine some free some I have paid for.
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