Stellarium is a free open supply planetarium on your pc. Stellarium renders 3D photo-realistic skies in actual time with OpenGL. It exhibits a sensible sky in 3D, identical to what you see with the bare eye, binoculars or a telescope. Stellarium shows stars, constellations, planets, nebulas and others issues like floor, panorama, environment, and so on. There’s a capability so as to add new photo voltaic system objects from on-line assets. You’ll be able to add your personal deep sky objects, landscapes, constellation photographs, scripts. The plugin system provides manmade satellites, ocular simulation, telescope configuration and extra. It’s being utilized in planetarium projectors. Simply set your coordinates and go. Stellarium is out there for Linux/Unix, Home windows and Mac OS X.
– default catalogue of over 600,000 stars
– additional catalogues with greater than 210 million stars
– asterisms and illustrations of the constellations
– constellations for eleven totally different cultures
– pictures of nebulae (full Messier catalogue)
– lifelike Milky Method
– very lifelike environment, dawn and sundown
– the planets and their satellites
– a strong zoom
– time management
– multilingual interface
– fisheye projection for planetarium domes
– spheric mirror projection on your personal low-cost dome
– all new graphical interface and in depth keyboard management
– telescope management
– equatorial and azimuthal grids
– star twinkling
– capturing stars
– eclipse simulation
– skinnable landscapes, now with spheric panorama projection
* Stellarium zero.14.zero brings an enormous leap ahead in astronomical accuracy for historic purposes:
– Precession now follows the IAU2006 mannequin within the long-time model from Vondrák et al. 2011.
– Nutation is utilized (IAU2000B answer). Provided that no one has noticed it with out telescope and the mannequin doesn’t give limits of applicability, we restrict its software to 1500..2500
– Software of DeltaT has been simplified and made a bit extra intuitive.
* We now dare so as to add one other coordinate system: Ecliptic coordinates of date.
* We will subsequently now present that planetary positions given by the generally used answer VSOP87 is relevant to -4000..+8000 solely, and its use outdoors this vary will give considerably synthetic outcomes. There’s extra to comply with in future variations.
* The opposite huge addition is a drastically improved assortment of DSO knowledge with a lot of prospects in a brand new GUI tab to pick for object sort and/or catalog. In complete, 15 catalogs at the moment are built-in!
* Additionally the Meteor Bathe, Satellites, Telescope Management and 3D Sceneries plugins have been improved.
* Landscapes can have switchable labels, so you possibly can e.g. point out mountain peaks.
* In complete 83 bugs and wishlist gadgets have been fastened or a minimum of determined.
– The launching of the "Stellarium zero.14.zero Moveable to PortableApps.exe" choose the place to drop off a folder with this system – the default is the desktop
– After unpacking, run the appliance via "StellariumPortable.exe"