OpenLab Kepler Explorer App Now Available at iTunes

Kepler Explorer

By OpenLab

Kepler Explorer{ Available for Free at  iTunes}

Kepler Explorer is an exciting new application for the iPad and iPhone, allowing anyone to gain a better understanding of the faraway planetary systems found by NASA’s Kepler Mission.

This application was a collaboration of the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, The Digital Arts and New Media Program, OpenLab Research, game developer John Peters, and astrophysicist Jonathan Fortney.


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– Explore an ever-expanding list of
thousands of far-away planetary systems- Discover the potential compositions of
planets using the same formulas used by
astrophysicists, presented in a way
anyone can use!- Compare and contrast these far-away
systems with our own solar system!- View the relative scales of each planet
to its parent star.- Speed up and slow down the rate of time
and pinch to zoom in and out while
interacting with the orbits of each
This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Released: Mar 27, 2012
  • Version: 1.0
  • Size: 5.0 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Jennifer Parker
  • © OpenLab

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.Requires iOS 3.0 or later