Stellarium 0.16.1

Stellarium

Stellarium is a freeware planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. Stellarium displays stars, constellations, planets, nebulas and others things like ground, landscape, atmosphere, etc.

The default catalog includes 600,000 stars, with upgrade modules that can push the count up to 210 million stars. The constellations of 10 different cultures are included, as well as illustrations and asterisms to help you visualize what the ancients saw.

Features of Stellarium:

- Over 600,000 stars from the Hipparcos Catalogue and the Tycho-2 Catalogue. Extra catalogues with more than 210 million stars.
- Asterisms and illustrations of the constellations.
- Constellations from ten cultures.
- Images of nebulae (full Messier catalogue).
- Realistic Milky Way.
- Very realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset.
- Planets of the solar system and their major moons.
- Ability to display stars and other celestial objects as seen from reference points other than the Earth (e.g. Saturn, Phobos, Comet McNaught or any other object defined in ssystem.ini).
- Zoom, time control.
- Multilingual interface.
- Scripting to record and playback shows.
- Graphical interface and extensive keyboard control.
- Telescope control.
- Equatorial and azimuthal grids.
- Star twinkling.
- Shooting stars.
- Eclipse simulation.
- Skinnable landscapes.
- Spherical panorama projection.
- Deep sky objects, landscapes, constellation images, scripts etc can be added.

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Author: Fabien Chereau
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Price: Free
Windows: XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
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