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 13 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to SkySafari are Gaia Sky (Free, Open Source), KStars (Free, Open Source), Solar System Scope (Freemium) and Cartes du Ciel (Skychart) (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 16, 2020

      • 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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    1. Gaia Sky is a real-time, 3D, astronomy visualisation software that runs on Windows, Linux and OS X.
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      • 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.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      3D simulation of the Solar System and night sky - real time virtual orrery and observatoryFeatures:- Heliocentric view with real-time positions of planets and planetary orbits- Schematic and realistic sizes of the planets and distances between them- Movement of the...
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    2. 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.
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      • Windows S
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      • 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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      • 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.

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      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, weather, and more.
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      • 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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      • 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.
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