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Vortex Planetarium Alternatives

Vortex Planetarium is described as '- Discover the sky' and is an app in the education & reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Vortex Planetarium for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Stellarium, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Vortex Planetarium are Sky Map, Gaia Sky, KStars and Sky Guide.

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  • Android Tablet

Vortex Planetarium - Discover the sky.

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  1. Stellarium icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableStellarium can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    The dance of the planets above ESO headquarters, near Munich.
  2. Sky Map icon

    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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  3. Gaia Sky icon

    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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  4. KStars icon

    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.

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    KStars showing the constellation of Orion
  5. Sky Guide icon

    Sky Guide

    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch

    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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeSky Guide supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  6. 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.

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    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

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineSolar System Scope can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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  8. SkySafari icon

    SkySafari

    • Mac
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch

    SkySafari is a powerful planetarium that fits in your pocket. It puts thousands of stars and planets at your fingertips. It lets you find objects in the sky using your device's built-in compass and accelerometer.

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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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeSkEye supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Luminos

    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch

    Luminos is an all-in-one astronomy app that goes beyond simple stargazing. It combines millions of celestial objects into a beautifully-rendered space simulation that will amaze you.

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