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ESO Top 100 app for iPhone and iPad


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Entertainment Education
Developer: European Southern Observatory (ESO)
Free
Current version: 2.0.1, last update: 1 year ago
First release : 25 Mar 2011
App size: 48.89 Mb

Feel the Universe at your fingertips and access a universe of knowledge with the ESO Top 100 Images, which brings users a selection of the best astronomy images taken by a suite of the world’s most advanced ground-based telescopes from the Atacama Desert in Chile.

Astonishing views of distant galaxies and nebulae, amazing night-sky landscapes, first-class telescopes with lasers shooting into the sky transform the iPad into an exciting window to the Universe.

Features:

- The 100 most astonishing astronomy images from ESO
- Ready to use as wallpapers.
- Slideshow play mode, with chill-out music!
- Captions with additional information just a tap away.

The ESO Top 100 Images app is an open source app designed and developed by ESO with Víctor R. Ruiz (linotipo.es). The project coordinator is Lars Holm Nielsen (ESO). The app includes creative commons music from the Greek group Zero Project. http://zero-project.gr/