Free Windows 10 Astronomy App with 3D Interactive Environment

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Planetarium 3D is a Windows 10 astronomy app with 3D interactive environment which can be used as a educational tool to teach children about our solar system. This is a paid app but right now its available for free for a few days. So take advantage of this opportunity before it ends. Go ahead and download this app while its free. The app features all the 8 planets of our solar system in 3D along with Earth’s Moon. All the planets are in 3D and are interactive.

This Windows 10 astronomy app can be downloaded from the Windows 10 store or from the link given at the end of this article. When you land on the download page of this app, you will see mentioned on top that this app is free only for a limited time. After you download and start the app, you will see an interface like the one seen in the screenshot below.


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The app looks beautiful with 3D images. On the left side of the app window you can see all the names of 8 planets in our solar system along with Moon. You can click on any of the planets to open them in full screen. As can be seen in the screenshot below.

Earth can be seen in the above screenshot. When you click on the three horizontal bar icon towards the top right, a information window will open up. This info will tell you the distance between earth and sun, mass of the planet, density, gravity, surface area, length of day, satellites, etc.

You have the option to choose and change the sun position in the image using the slider along with changing speed at which the 3D animation plays. There is also language change option from the given two languages. This option can be seen on the left side as well. You can click on all the planets one by one and let your kids interact with it. This will help them in learning as they can look, read and manipulate the object.

In case you like an image and want it to be your desktop wallpaper, then all you have to do is simply click on the wallpaper button given at the bottom left corner. As soon as you click this button the current image of the app will be set as your desktop background.

Features of this Windows 10 astronomy app:

  • See all 8 planets of our solar system in 3D along with the Moon.
  • Planets images are amazing along with information on the planet.
  • Each planet has its own 3D environment.
  • Zoom in and zoom out.
  • Make a image wallpaper easily.
  • Demo mode which will play 3D environment.
  • Great interactive, educational tool for children.

Conclusion:

Planetarium 3D is a great app to view and interact with all the eight planets in our solar system. You can see how each planet looks and can even read information on them. This can definitely be a great way to teach kids about the solar system. The 3D interactive graphics are nice to look at and anything you can see visually is much easier to remember. As I mentioned in the beginning of the article, this app is available for free only for a limited time, so go ahead and download it now.

Check out Planetarium 3D for Windows 10 here.

Free Windows 10 Astronomy App with 3D Interactive Environment on August 12, 2017 rated 4.8 of 5
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Works With: Windows 10
Free/Paid: Free
  • Makhosonke Matshoba

    Free Windows 10 Astronomy App with 3D Interactive Environment? Went in there, it’s not FREE… “This is a paid app but right now its available for free for a few days.” Few days lapsed already?

  • Teszter

    This was never free. It is only discounted now.

  • Kevin Eldridge

    It is listed as “0.99”. Not free, but less than a dollar

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