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Live view possible with compass turned on?

Hello, I have an iPhone SE and just downloaded the Sky Safari basics app. When I turn on compass to see what the night sky would look like, is it also possible to get a live view of my landscape that I would like to frame the night sky against? In other words, if I was standing looking at a particular mountain, could the iPhone show the mountain and the night sky at the same time? Thanks.

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    Bill Tschumy

    Diane,

    Yes, you can create a custom horizon for SkySafari.  The information for doing so is in the built-in Help.  

    Go to:  "Help > Settings Help > Horizon & Sky Help"  and scroll down to the section on creating your own horizon panorama.

    Feel free to ask other questions if that is not clear enough.

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    Diane Hebb

    Hi Bill,

    Under Horizon & Sky I have Show Horizon & Sky as On, as Panoramic Image checked, Show Cardinal Pts as On, Show Daylight as Off, and Show Horizon Glow as ON. Also Translucent Earth is checked.  When I turn Compas on, I see the Sky over Translucent Earth.  There is not an option for Live View of my surroundings.  Is there something else I need to check or uncheck?

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    Diane Hebb

    Bill,  I just read down the help list of how to create your own Horizon Pano so there is no live view possible. Not what I was hoping.

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    Bill Tschumy

    I guess I misunderstood.  No there is not an option to overlay a live camera image on the star chart.  

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