GPS app

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Yambo
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GPS app

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I have a fairly clever phone (Samsung M51) and like most of these smart phones has GPS so it can tell me where I am on Google maps, MapsMe etc but it does not give me detailed information, Lat and Long for example.

Can anyone recommend me a good app that will use the phone's GPS module to give me precise information? I'm heading to a dark location tonight to do some astro imaging and my tracking mount will work better if I can give it precise coordinates. I can getclose with Google Earth before I head out but my final position might be some distance off.

I appreciate and help you can provide. Ta!
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Re: GPS app

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Google maps will do it, not sure on how accurate it is though



This app also has lat & long https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... l=en&gl=US
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Re: GPS app

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OS Locate - free - gives LatLong and little more, so really quick!
OS Maps (basic) is free too
What3Words is used by about 90% of UK emergency services
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Re: GPS app

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OSMand has a widget which will display live Lat/Long on your screen

What3Words also has a setting which will give the Lat/Long alongside the W3W location
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Re: GPS app

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Excellent, something to be getting on with, thanks guys.

@MrLongbeard - didn't know that about Google maps! thank you.