Exoplanet Explorer App For The Playbook Takes You On A Journey Into Deep Space

Instead of your standard solar system app, this one goes a bit deeper than that. You get to look up data and pictures of exoplanets that reach much further distances than Pluto. It’s touch navigation, scroll from one planet to the next and discover more about our universe.

App Description:

Exoplanet Explorer takes you on a journey into deep space, beyond the limits of our Solar System. Based on the latest available data, you’ll explore virtual models of more than 700 known planets and the star systems that they inhabit.

Planets have been divided up into 6 classes, and further subdivides into 3 temperature classes. This information has then been used to create models which are then assembled into working solar systems to give you an idea of what they might look like if we could travel there today.

In addition to an intuitive interface which allows touch driven navigation through our Galaxy, Exoplanet Explorer also offers a comprehensive search tool which will let you find the planets and systems that you are interested in. This includes the ability to both search and sort by planet name, the number of planets in a system or even then number of stars in a system, to name just a few.

Statistics are provided to summarise the information in the database and give you a global perspective of how crowded our galactic neighbourhood really is.

The data is sourced from The Exoplanet Encyclopaedia, SIMBAD, and scientific papers, and if it’s not available from one of these sources, then wherever possible it will be calculated or estimated, giving you access to one of the most complete exoplanet databases.

Included in this version is a feature to automatically download the latest planetary discoveries, keeping you up to date.

Buy it for $1.99 from Blackberry App World.