Astronomy Picture of the Day APOD by The Trav

Astronomy Picture of the Day APOD by The Trav

Displays the Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) and allows you to review similar images of planets, stars, galaxies and nebulas

  • Astronomy Picture of the Day APOD by The Trav
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day APOD by The Trav
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day APOD by The Trav
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day APOD by The Trav
What is Astronomy Picture of the Day APOD by The Trav?
Astronomy Picture of the Day APOD by The Trav is an Edge extension that brings the cosmos to your browser. Replacing your default New Tab page with engaging images of planets, stars, galaxies, and nebulas, this add-on allows users to toggle between the featured APOD or a random image. Additional functionalities include saving favorites, navigating the history of viewed images with arrow keys, and learning more about the celestial objects depicted. It also respects user convenience by displaying your top sites. It requires permissions for TopSites to display favorite sites and Storage for saving favorites.
Stats
By: The Trav
Users: 816 ▼ -8
Rating: 3.70 (3)
Version: 3.2.1 (Last updated: 2020-01-20)
Creation date: 2020-01-20
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Overrides new tab: Yes
Permissions:
  • topSites
  • storage
  • https://api.nasa.gov/*
  • https://apod.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/apod/apod_search
  • https://www.google-analytics.com/collect
Size: 521.17K
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Summary

Your New Tab page will now be the Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)! Your top sites are shown in the top left of the page to maintain some usefulness from the default new tab screen.

APOD by The Trav has the following features:

  • Use the options in the menu bar to set "Today" or a "Random" APOD on new tab.
  • Save your favorite APOD's for viewing again with the "Save Favorites" button at the bottom right.
  • Use the "Learn More" tabs on certain APOD's to learn about the celestial objects shown!
  • Toggle through the history of viewed images with the Left and Right arrow keys.

Navigation shortcuts:

  • Random APOD - 'r'
  • Today's APOD - 't'
  • Previous Day APOD - 'j'
  • Next Day APOD - 'k'

Tab Shortcuts:

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User reviews
Love that it gives information about the daily image shown, along with its name. Looks great! Love it!!
by Lorraine, 2022-11-10

Awesome.
by David, 2020-11-06
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Safety
Risk impact

Astronomy Picture of the Day APOD by The Trav may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Astronomy Picture of the Day APOD by The Trav has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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