Astronomy Course Assistant
Astronomy app great for any college-level introductory computational course. Includes planets, moons, stars, solar objects, more. Customize your location.
Get an overview of constellations, including the effects of proper motion
Learn the celestial reference points and their location in your sky
Explore solar system objects, properties, and dynamics
Study Moon phases, eclipses, and tides
Examine properties of over 100,000 stars, including distance, parallax, luminosity, and position on the Hertzsprung–Russel diagram
Learn about the seasons and when meteor showers occur
Access formulas such as Newton’s and Kepler’s laws, escape velocity, moments of inertia, angular momentum, and Einstein’s famous E=mc2
Convert between wavelength and frequency, or find the energy of a photon
Understand the cosmological effects of universal expansion on light and the gravitational effects of black holes
Determine the probability of intelligent life on other worlds
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