Alternatives to Space Engine for Linux with any license

  • 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...

    • I want to explore other Earth-like planets and it only seems to let you look at the night sky. Guest • Jun 2017 • 8 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • You can't explore space like in Space Engine Guest • Sep 2018 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Celestia

    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...

    • It has lower system requirements and works well on older hardware. msharveyApr 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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  • Cosmonium

    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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  • 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...

    • it's different enough to warrant buying over space engine, but similar enough where its okay for a comparison. It doesn't look as nice, but it actually has a proper physics engine. Guest • Feb 2020 Disagree   Agree

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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...

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