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  • Stellarium icon

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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    • Stellarium is a planetarium, Celestia not Guest • Jun 2016 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    StarCalc

    StarCalc is the fastest professional astronomy planetarium & star mapping program for Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP (StarCalc version for PocketPC is available). It...

    Free Windows Windows Mobile

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 5.73, released in July 2006, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Universe Sandbox

    Universe Sandbox is an interactive space simulator for Windows based PCs. Unlike most astronomy software that just shows you what the sky looks like or where the...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Steam

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    Pioneer

    Pioneer is a space adventure game set in the Milky Way galaxy at the turn of the 31st century. The game is open-ended, and you are free to explore the millions of star...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Gaia Sky

    3D visualization software for ESA's (European Space Agency) Gaia mission to chart about 1 billion stars of the Milky Way Galaxy.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Noctua Stellarium Mobile icon

    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...

    Commercial Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    Starry Night (series)

    The Starry Night apps are the most comprehensive educational astronomy apps. Use it with your introductory astronomy textbook or on its own. It's a powerful...

    Commercial Mac Windows Android Tablet iPad

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    WorldWide Telescope

    The WorldWide Telescope (WWT) is a Web 2.0 visualization software environment that enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope, bringing together imagery...

    Free Open Source Windows Web

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    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...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.3.2, released in July 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
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    WinStars

    WinStars uses the latest 3D technology to show the objects of our solar system in a realistic manner. Thus, it is possible to move from one planet to another, to follow...

    Freemium Windows Linux Wine

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    Digital Universe Atlas

    The Digital Universe Atlas incorporates data from dozens of organizations worldwide to create the most complete and accurate 3-D atlas of the Universe from the local...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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  • Exoplanet Explorer 3D icon

    Exoplanet Explorer 3D

    Exoplanet Explorer takes you on a journey beyond the limits of our Solar System. Based on the latest available data, you’ll explore virtual models of more than 700 known...

    Free Android

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Celestia Comments

Initiative application, however..

Comment by danger89
about Celestia · Nov 2013 · Helpful Not helpful

I love this software very much! However it seems the website/forum is not available. I think the developers stopped the software. The latest release was also from 2011.
Too bad :(

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