Sun might technically be a science app for children, but even adults could end up learning a few new things about our nearest star.
Not all of us can afford our own deep space camera, but Slooh lets you borrow one for a bit – actually rotating the cameras to focus on stars and planets.
Odds are you won’t get to explore the stars yourself – or even have access to all of NASA’s tools. The Visualization Explorer app is the next best thing.
Venus is in transit, which means it will pass between the Earth and the sun.
Stargazing goes high tech with the Night Sky app – an educational app that makes astronomy accessible to pretty much anyone.
The discovery of new planets continues as the Kepler Mission reports back from space.