A Virtual Constellation Experience


What is the Winter Circle?

The ACTUAL Winter Circle is a group of stars that make up what is also known as the Winter Hexagon, which is a prominent asterism made up of 7 stars that appear in the winter sky of the northern hemisphere. These stars are part of the following constellations: Orion, Taurus, Auriga, Gemini, Canis Major, and Canis Minor. To read more, check out this page.

What is the VR Game?

The Winter Circle VR game is a virtual reality experience that allows users to learn and practice identifying the Winter Circle constellations without ever having to go outside. The game employs gamification and visual techniques that help users progress their skills and abilities in identifying constellations.

What is the Platform?

The Winter Circle is being developed with Unity engine. The application is currently being developed for the Oculus Rift and Rift S. Although The Winter Circle is currently still in the development and testing phase, there is a prototype of the Orion levels available to download.