Solar System for iPad

Solar System for iPad

Did you know that…?

Today’s sunlight is 30,000 years old

There is mountain range twice as high as Everest that was built… in an afternoon

The body that generates heat at the fastest rate in the Solar System is not the Sun

When Galileo pointed his telescope at Saturn, he declared it a planet… with ears!

The planet Uranus was originally not called Uranus. It was called George!

Navigate via a chocolate box of planets, moons, asteroids and comets using the award-winning App which won The Bookseller‘s Digital Innovation of the Year



  • Publisher: Faber/Touchpress
  • Publication date: December 31, 2010
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  • There is so much to this application that I can only scratch the surface of its offerings. The content and presentation truly make learning fun and inspiring.


  • An out-of-this-world digital resource that is as informative as it is beautiful. An amazing and extraordinarily attractive resource for amateur astronomers.

    USA Today