November 30, 2017 | Version 1.2.2-upd1
This is a beautifully constructed widget,
with a huge wealth of information,and runs like a clockwork time machine!
I've installed this on all my watches and I've never had an issue or a bug,and have enjoyed the updates from the developer through the year.
Thanks very much.
All the best,
Fenix 5x 6.0
November 30, 2017, julienvm
Thanks a lot for the positive reviews. I plan on adding "Light-minutes" mode, similar to distance but indicated as light-minutes, to know the time it takes to communicate to another planet. Any other idea to make it better?
November 28, 2017 | Version 1.2.2-upd1
Cool app. I played with it for 10 minutes on my watch and then my eyes strained. Then I downloaded similar apps on my phone and wowzas!
September 12, 2017 | Version 1.2.2-upd
Works great on my Fenix 5X!
August 19, 2017 | Version 1.2.2
Love this widget. Especially as the total solar eclipse approaches you can see the moon's position between the earth and the sun.
August 14, 2017 | Version 1.2.2
Thanks for the update supporting Fenix 5X.
May 4, 2017 | Version 1.1.5
This is the best downloadable feature from Connect IQ. I'm really looking forward to future details and functions. Awesome! :-D
April 30, 2017 | Version 1.1.5
This widget offers everyor a marco view of our universe, it reminds me the fact that we are all just a tiny dust. Very Zen.
April 27, 2017 | Version 1.1.5
It would be great if it works on my fenix 5x.
January 19, 2017 | Version 1.1.3
Great widget to get the planet position in perspective. Helps a lot to decode planet brightness in the night.
January 10, 2017 | Version 1.1.3
Fantastic widget with a surprising amount of features. Being able to zoom in and out on the solar system and just forward and back in the future are great! Also great to figure out the best viewing times for planets. For instance now is great for mars, and it wont be this close again until summer of 2018!
October 30, 2016 | Version 1.1.2
Very cool and lots of information to view about planets and their positions! Can you keep adding things on to the widget like more dwarf planets?
October 31, 2016, julienvm
It is possible to add objects whose orbits are not too eccentric, like Mars or even Pluto. If the error is about less than two pixels, then I think it's acceptable.
However, if the orbit is very eccentric, then it's not possible to approximate that orbit to a circle. The app is capable of plotting a non-circular orbit, but the calculation time is very high (such that if calculating 30 points per orbit and 5 different objects, the watchdog timer will trigger and stop execution, and you'll see an IQ error). For instance, the Halley comet is very eccentric, so it can't be represented as a circle. However, it absolutely possible to display the location of the object, as long as the orbit is not displayed.
Further, some objects tend to not be on the the ecliptic plane (like Pluto), so here we lack the 3rd dimension to properly visualize positions. I'd like to display that at some point but I haven't yet figured out how to do it.
Can you give me a list of planets you'd find relevant to display to assess if they would fit?
October 29, 2016 | Version 1.1.2
I love it.
October 27, 2016 | Version 1.1.2