Asteroid Watch Lite is a free software application from the Teaching & Training Tools subcategory, part of the Education category.
The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2014-06-13. The program can be installed on Android.
This app simulates the trajectories of nearby asteroids that are potentially dangerous to Earth. You can watch in real time where they are, were, or will be at any given time.
All trajectories of the asteroids shown here are based on real data from NASA's Near Earth Object Program:
This free version contains 50 asteroids, including the following:
- 1981 Midas
- 2101 Adonis
- 2135 Aristaeus
- 2201 Oljato
- 2340 Hathor
- 3200 Phaethon
- 3361 Orpheus
- 3362 Khufu
- 3671 Dionysus
- 4034 Vishnu
- 4179 Toutatis
- 99942 Apophis
Besides the asteroids, you can also watch the following planets:
Get the full version to watch over 1000 near-earth asteroids. The full version includes all asteroids known by NASA whose trajectory comes closer than 0.02 AU to Earth's orbit, and which size is larger than 50m in diameter.
NOTE: Asteroid trajectories are inherently unstable, so they are difficult to predict far into the future. The trajectories calculated by this app cannot be considered 100% accurate, particularly for dates far into the future.
Asteroid Watch Lite (version 1.1.0) has a file size of 6.29 MB and is available for download from our website.
Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 6 times.
We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.
Here you can find the changelog of Asteroid Watch Lite since it was posted on our website on 2014-03-04.
The latest version is 1.1.0 and it was updated on soft112.com on 2017-07-01.
See below the changes in each version:
posted on 2014-06-13
v1.1.0,Added tutorial,Added 38 more asteroids,v1.0.1,Fixed bug that caused asteroid list screen to be displayed incorrectly on some devices,v1.0.0,Initial version