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Free Starry Night (series) Alternatives

The best free alternative to Starry Night (series) is Stellarium, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Starry Night (series) and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Starry Night (series) are Sky Map, Gaia Sky, KStars and Cartes du Ciel (Skychart).

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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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    Sky Map

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    Sky Map (formerly the Google Sky Map) turns your Android-powered mobile phone into a window on the night sky.

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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
  5. 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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    Mitaka

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Mitaka is software for visualizing the known Universe with up-to-date observational data and theoretical models. Mitaka users can seamlessly navigate through space, from the Earth to the edges of the known Universe.

    Earth's day side
  8. SkyView icon

    SkyView

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Kindle Fire

    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 neat things about these sky objects.

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    SkEye

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    SkEye is an advanced Planetarium that can also be used as a PUSHTO guide for telescopes.

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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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