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Explore the universe in your hand!

9 Mar 2017, 14:18 UTC
Explore the universe in your hand!
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By Matthew Allen
Can you imagine what it would be like to hold a miniature model of Jupiter in your hand? Well, now you can with our latest free app, Our Universe AR!

The idea of being able to hold a model of Jupiter in my hand, have Saturn on my work desk or throw Mars across the room is what inspired me to develop this idea in to an augmented reality app, which you can run on your phone or tablet, allowing you to explore 3D models of the planets in our solar system by holding them in your hand. And the best thing about the app? It’s completely free!
If you have an Android phone or tablet, you can use the app right now. Just follow these easy steps:
1) Download the app for free right now from the Google Play Store by searching for ‘Our Universe AR Faulkes Telescope’ on your phone or tablet in the Google Play Store, or by clicking the button below.

2) Download and print the set of 10 augmented reality images, of the planets and Sun, that you’ll need to use with the app. The app recognises these images and will create ...

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