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Deep-Sky Planner Mobile Edition

Observation Planning Software
for Android and iOS

Deep-Sky Planner Mobile Edition (DSPME) provides real time astronomical observation planning for phones and tablets running Android and iOS. It gives users access to the extensive Deep-Sky Planner Plan Library. Learn how to get started with DSPME immediately in the Video Library video library

Deep-Sky Planner (Windows) users can transfer observing plans from Deep-Sky Planner (Windows) to DSPME using any of the supported Cloud Services. Learn how in the Video Library

The feature differences between the Windows and Mobile Editions are listed below.


Deep-Sky Planner Mobile Edition for Android

is distributed through Google Play for phones and tablets running Android™ 4.4 and above.

Get it on Google Play

Android is a trademark of Google LLC.
The Android robot is reproduced or modified from work created and shared by Google and used according to terms described in the Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License.


Deep-Sky Planner Mobile Edition for iOS

is distributed through the App Store for iPhones and iPads running iOS™ 8 and above.

App Store

Apple, the Apple logo, iPad and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
IOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. and other countries and is used under license.


Differences between the Windows Desktop and Mobile Editions

Deep-Sky Planner Desktop Edition is a full-featured planning application while the Mobile Edition provides features related to observing plans as shown below.

Note that only the Desktop Edition supports catalog search reports, asteroid/comet/planet ephemeris reports, and darkness reports.

Feature DSPDE DSPME
Operating System Windows Android, iOS
Observing Plans
Create
 
Edit
some
Save
Import from Cloud Storage
OneDrive Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive
Export to Cloud Storage
OneDrive  

Import from DSP Community
(access to 400+ plans and growing!)

Support for deep-sky objects
Support for stars (doubles, variables, carbons, singles)
Support for planets, moon, sun, asteroids, comets
Equipment & Observers
Create, Edit Save
 
Import from Cloud Storage
OneDrive Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive
Export to Cloud Storage
OneDrive  
Import from DSP Community (equipment)
Locations
Create, Edit Save
Import from Cloud Storage
OneDrive Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive
Export to Cloud Storage
OneDrive  
Import from DSP Community
Telescope Control  
Show Chart  
Observing Log  
Visibility Modeling
DSS Images - download & display

‡ means that this feature is available in DSPME but equipment must be created in the Desktop Edition and imported to DSPME through DSP Community or a Cloud Service.