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Profile Dirk Villarreal Wittich
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Message 1054087 - Posted: 8 Dec 2010, 22:10:44 UTC

I===>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.

43.5 MB of space required to download it.

features in version 0.10.6 sky 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 interface 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 visualisation equatorial and azimuthal grids star twinkling shooting stars eclipse simulation skinnable landscapes, now with spheric panorama projection customizability 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...


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Message 1058167 - Posted: 20 Dec 2010, 19:53:16 UTC - in response to Message 1054087.

thats my favorite stargazing program. I've been using it for years now
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Message 1060603 - Posted: 28 Dec 2010, 17:12:12 UTC

I downloaded Stellarium last night and have been (post-christmas) playing with it since then. It is very easy to use - thanks DVW.

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