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    Cosmographia Alternatives

    Cosmographia is described as '"NAIF offers for public use a SPICE-enhanced version of the visualization tool Cosmographia' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are eight alternatives to Cosmographia for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and Steam. The best alternative is Stellarium, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cosmographia are Celestia (Free, Open Source), Space Engine (Paid), Universe Sandbox (Paid) and Cosmonium (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 19, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • PortableApps.com
      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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • PortableApps.com
      Celestia is an application for real-time 3D visualization of space, with a detailed model of the solar system, over 100,000 stars, more than 10,000 galaxies, and an extension mechanism for adding more objects.
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    1. Space Engine - a real-time 3D space simulator, procedural universe generator and visualiser. It lets you explore the universe in three dimensions, starting from planet Earth to the most distant galaxies.
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    2. Universe Sandbox is an interactive space simulator for Windows based PCs.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Cosmonium is a 3D astronomy and space exploration program. With Cosmonium you can navigate in our solar system and discover all the planets and their moons.
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    3. 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.
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    4. Gravity and space simulator that allows you to learn about the gravitational force and explore and learn about space. Change the value of the gravitational constant, increase the mass of Jupiter to see how doing so would affect the solar system and much, much more!
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      • Windows
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Systems Tool Kit (STK) is a platform for analyzing and visualizing complex systems in the context of your mission. Interact with data from platforms across the aerospace, defense, telecommunications, and other industries.
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