Stellarium Publisher's description
Stellarium is a planetarium software that shows a realistic 3D simulation of the night sky your computer screen.
Stellarium is a planetarium software that shows a realistic 3D simulation of the night sky your computer screen. It includes a default catalog with more than 600,000 stars, images of nebulae, a realistic Milky Way, as well as planets and their satellites (additional catalogs are available for download). You can click on each object to view the name, distance and other details and also zoom in for a closer look. The program can show the sky based on your current geographical location or any other place on earth. It also allows you to simulate movements by going back and forth in time at different speeds. Other features include very realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset simulations, star twinkling effects ans shooting stars, skinnable landscapes, constellations for eleven different cultures, night vision mode and more.
- default catalogue of over 600,000 stars
- extra catalogues with more than 210 million stars
- asterisms and illustrations of the constellations
- constellations for twelve different cultures
- images of nebulae (full Messier catalogue)
- realistic Milky Way
- very realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset
- the planets and their satellites
- a powerful zoom
- time control
- multilingual interface
- fisheye projection for planetarium domes
- spheric mirror projection for your own low-cost dome
- all new graphical interface and extensive keyboard control
- telescope control
- equatorial and azimuthal grids
- star twinkling
- shooting stars
- eclipse simulation
- skinnable landscapes, now with spheric panorama projection.
- plugin system adding artifical satellites, ocular simulation, telescope configuration and more
- ability to add new solar system objects from online resources...
- add your own deep sky objects, landscapes, constellation images, scripts...
What's New in This Release:- fixed crash Stellarium when enabled binoculars in the Oculars plugin
- added render nighttime landscapes without lighting
System Requirements:No special requirements.
Program Release Status: Major Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall