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SkySafari Alternatives for Windows

SkySafari is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Stellarium, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to SkySafari and 14 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to SkySafari are Gaia Sky, KStars, Cartes du Ciel (Skychart) and Solar System Scope.

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    Stellarium

    • 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.

    The dance of the planets above ESO headquarters, near Munich.
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    Gaia Sky

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Gaia Sky is a real-time, 3D, astronomy visualisation software that runs on Windows, Linux and OS X.

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    KStars

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • KDE

    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.

    KStars showing the constellation of Orion
  4. Cartes du Ciel (Skychart) icon

    Cartes du Ciel (Skychart)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Moon rise with flattenning by the atmospheric refraction
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    Solar System Scope

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

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

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    Star Chart

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    • Steam
    • Oculus Rift

    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.

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    StarCalc

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile

    StarCalc is the fastest professional astronomy planetarium & star mapping program for Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP (StarCalc version for PocketPC is available). It illustrates star positions of any instance of the day observed from any geographic locations on the Earth.

    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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    Aladin

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    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...

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    SkyMap

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Windows RT
    • Windows Phone

    SkyMap provides interactive sky maps for any time, viewpoint and location on Earth. It shows the different names, coordinates, magnitude, astronomical rise and set times plus additional information for over 110000 stars, messier objects, planets, sun and moon.

    Online
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    Aciqra

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Discontinued

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

    C/2012 S1 (ISON) rising in the morning.
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