Alternatives to KStars for all platforms with any license

  • Google Earth

    Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can...

    Free Personal Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet BSD iPad

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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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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  • 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...

    Free Open Source Android

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  • SkyView

    SkyView is powerful, easy-to-use app that answers questions about stars, constellations, and more. Simply point the camera to the sky, tap on what you see and discover...

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Apple Watch ... Kindle Fire

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  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated.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.
  • Star Chart

    Can’t see the moon? Want to know where it is? Look through the eyes of your device to see a virtual window into the whole visible universe. Using state of the art GPS...

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows Android iPhone Windows RT ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire Steam

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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 OS X Windows Linux

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  • Star Walk (series)

    Indispensable for amateurs and professionals, as well as for kids who are eager to learn, Star Walk will guide you through the night sky in style. Star Walk is your...

    Commercial Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad ... Apple TV Kindle Fire

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  • Starmap

    Starmap is an intelligent sky navigation tool, written by a professional of the field. Hold the device in your line of vision and discover the map smoothly scanning...

    Freemium iPhone iPad Apple Watch

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  • 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...

    Freemium Mac OS X Android iPhone Windows RT Android Tablet ... Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch

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  • 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...

    Commercial Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • 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.

    Commercial $ $ $ iPhone iPad Apple Watch

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  • Aladin

    Aladin is an interactive sky atlas allowing the user to visualize digitized astronomical images or full surveys.

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Web

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