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  • Stellarium

  • Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.

    tags: Portable 3d-animation astronomy educational planetarium
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux PortableApps.com
  • Sky Map

  • Sky Map (formerly the Google Sky Map) turns your Android-powered mobile phone into a window on the night sky. Figure out what you're looking at:Point your phone at the sky, and Sky Map will show the stars, planets, constellations, and more to help you identify the celestial objects in view. You can also browse the skies in manual mode.

    tags: augmented-reality astronomy stars planetarium star-map
    platform: Android
  • KStars

  • KStars is a Desktop Planetarium for KDE. It provides an accurate graphical simulation of the night sky, from any location on Earth, at any date and time. The display includes upto 100 million stars, 13,000 deep-sky objects,all 8 planets, the Sun and Moon, and thousands of comets and asteroids.

    tags: astronomy stars zodiac planetarium star-mapping
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux KDE
  • Cartes du Ciel (Skychart)

  • This program enables you to draw sky charts, making use of the data in 16 catalogs of stars and nebulae. In addition the position of planets, asteroids and comets are shown.

    tags: astronomy sky-map astronomy-software
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Cosmic-Watch

  • Discover the fascinating relation between time and the cosmos. Enjoy this interactive learning tool and understand the concept of the celestial sphere and the apparent movement of the sky.

    tags: astronomy astrology sky-map cosmos space-photography
    platform: Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad
  • SkyORB

  • SkyORB is more than a simple star map, it's a collection of 7 tools including a 3D star map, 3D planetarium, ephemeris, search engine, sun clock, point to sky, weather, and more.

    tags: educational 3d-graphics augmented-reality astronomy stars
    platform: Mac OS X Android iPhone Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch
  • Gaia Sky

  • Gaia Sky is a real-time, 3D, astronomy visualisation software that runs on Windows, Linux and OS X. It is developed in the framework of ESA's Gaia mission to chart about 1 billion stars of our Galaxy in the Gaia group of the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut (ZAH, Universität Heidelberg).

    tags: 3d-animation astronomy educational galaxy sciences
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Starmap

  • Starmap is an intelligent sky navigation tool, written by a professional of the field.

    tags: educational augmented-reality astronomy stars sky-map
    platform: iPhone iPad Apple Watch
  • Aladin

  • Aladin is an interactive sky atlas allowing the user to visualize digitized astronomical images or full surveys, superimpose entries from astronomical catalogues or databases, and interactively access related data and information from the Simbad database, the VizieR service and other archives for all known astronomical objects in the field.

    tags: database astronomy sky-map astronomy-software
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online
  • Solar System Scope

  • 3D simulation of the Solar System and night sky - real time virtual orrery and observatory

    tags: offline-access multi-language astronomy stars sky-map
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Online Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad
  • Aciqra

  • Aciqra (uh-SEE-kruh) is a free and open source virtual sky map and planetarium which tracks and displays astronomical bodies including planets, nebulae and stars to an accuracy of a fraction of a degree for thousands of years into both the future and the past. It's software that generates a virtual sky so you'll know what's up in the real one.

    tags: Discontinued Portable WINE astronomy stars
    platform: Windows Linux Discontinued
  • Planetarium

  • A browser-based virtual planetarium of stars and planets customizable by location (latitude and longitude) and time of day.

    tags: astronomy browser-based constellations flash-based star-map
    platform: Online
  • SkEye

  • SkEye is an advanced Planetarium that can also be used as a PUSHTO guide for telescopes.

    tags: astronomy night-mode planetarium sky-map star-chart
    platform: Android Android Tablet
  • Sky Guide

  • A window to the stars has never been more beautiful and easy to use. Sky Guide lets you experience the wonders of the night in ways you’ve only dreamed of.

    tags: astronomy night-mode sky-map star-mapping
    platform: iPhone iPad Apple Watch
  • Noctua Stellarium Mobile

  • Stellarium Mobile is a fully-featured planetarium for your phone. It shows a realistic night sky map in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.

    tags: 3d-graphics astronomy educational gps night-mode
    platform: Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad