A planetarium software that renders a 3D simulation of the night sky.
* default catalogue of over 600,000 stars
* extra catalogues with more than 177 million stars
* default catalogue of over 80,000 deep-sky objects
* extra catalogue with more than 1 million deep-sky objects
* asterisms and illustrations of the constellations
* constellations for 20+ different cultures
* images of nebulae (full Messier catalogue)
* realistic Milky Way
* very realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset
* the planets and their satellites
0.19.323 Dec 2019 03:15
Direct ASCOM support for Telescope Control plugin on Windows.
Refactoring the GUI.
Many improvements in the code.
Added many DSO textures.
Improvements in DSO catalog.
Many improvements in AstroCalc tool.
Added Vts plugin (GH: #880).
Added Chinese translation for skycultures (GH: #788).
Added support superior and inferior conjunctions for inner planets in AstroCalc/Phenomena tool (GH: #789).
Added support greatest elongations for inner planets in AstroCalc/Phenomena tool (GH: #789).
Added compute stationary points in AstroCalc/Phenomena tool (GH: #789).
Added new groups of objects for AstroCalc/Phenomena tool.
Added magnitudes for AstroCalc/Phenomena tool.
Added brightness limit for planetary nebulae (speed-up for AstroCalc/Phenomena tool).
Added 2 new functions for AstroCalc/Graphs tool.
Added support of connecting line between the ephemeris markers (GH: #758, #805).
Added support skipping of labels for visualization of data into AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool (GH: #758).
Added acknowledgements entry for plugins.
Added some more references and acknowledgements for few plugins.
Added some DSO textures (GH: #798, #824, #878).
Added new GUI options and tooltips for AstroCalc/Ephemeris and AstroCalc/Phenomena tools.
Added parallax accuracy info for the stars (GH: #87).
Added new planetary nomenclature.
Added selected dwarf and minot planets for AstroCalc/Phenomena tool.
Added error info for distance.
Added heliocentric speed to Apex markers.
Added support of SYNC command for LX200 and NexStar protocols (Telescope Control Plugin) (GH: #667, #727).
Added asteroid (162173) Ryugu and moon Puck (Uranus XV).
Added filters for open/globular star clusters in DSO tab (GH: #841).
Added categories "open star clusters" and "globular star clusters" into AstroCalc/WUT tool (GH: #841).
Added new type of shape for markers (MarkerMgr/scripting).
Added new option for visualization of ephemeris markers (AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool).
Added tool for smart format dates of ephemeris on the sky (Astro
0.19.230 Sep 2019 02:39
0.13.325 Apr 2015 23:05
This version contains over 30 closed bugs and includes some wishes and new
nice features - like visualization of the 3D landscapes and extra DSO
0.13.226 Jan 2015 15:05
This version contains over 70 closed bugs and includes some
wishes and new nice features - like visualization of the zodiacal light and
new sky cultures.