Sky Map

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sky Map
Sky Map logo.png
Developer(s)Google
Carnegie Mellon University
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Operating systemAndroid
TypePlanetarium software
LicenseApache License, Version 2.0
Websitegithub.com/sky-map-team/stardroid
Sky Map in use on a Nexus One

Sky Map is an Android planetarium software application.[1][2]

History[edit]

Sky Map was designed and developed by a group of Google engineers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as part of their 20% time.[3]

It's now "donated and open-sourced".

Licensing[edit]

On January 20, 2012, Google announced a student development partnership with Carnegie Mellon University and released Sky Map under the Apache 2.0 open source license.[4]

Code[edit]

The project is presently available in the form of a GitHub repository.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Temperton, James (2011-11-22). "Google Sky Map for Android helps you explore the universe". Computeractive. Incisive Media. Archived from the original on 2012-03-19. Retrieved 2013-10-23.
  2. ^ Baig, Edward C. (2010-11-17). "Google Sky Map Android app travels through time". USA Today. ABC News. Archived from the original on 2011-02-17. Retrieved 2013-10-23.
  3. ^ Walker-Morgan, Dj (2012-01-23). "Google's Sky Map for Android now open source". The H. Archived from the original on 2013-10-23. Retrieved 2013-10-23.
  4. ^ Taylor, John; Serafini, Kevin (2012-01-20). "Open-sourcing Sky Map and collaborating with Carnegie Mellon University". Research @ Google. Retrieved 2013-10-23.
  5. ^ "stardroid". GitHub. Retrieved 2016-03-08.

External links[edit]