Stellarium 0.14.2

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 is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.

Stellarium key features:

  • Realistic simulation of the sky, sunrise and sunset
  • Default catalogue of over 600,000 stars
  • Downloadable additional catalogues for up to 210 million stars
  • Catalog data for all New General Catalogue (NGC) objects
  • Images of almost all Messier objects and the Milky Way
  • Artistic illustrations for all 88 modern constellations
  • More than a dozen different cultures with their constellations
  • Solar and lunar eclipse simulation
  • Photorealistic landscapes (more are available on the website)
  • Scripting support with ECMAScript (a few demo scripts are included)
  • Extendable with plug-ins: 8 plug-ins installed by default, including:
  • artificial satellites plug-in (updated from an on-line TLE database)
  • ocular simulation plug-in (shows how objects look like in a given ocular)
  • Solar System editor plug-in (imports comet and asteroid data from the MPC)
  • telescope control plug-in (Meade LX200 and Celestron NexStar compatible)

Changes between version 0.14.1 and 0.14.2:

  • Reduce planet brightness in daylight
  • Fixed perspective mode with offset viewport in scenery3d
  • Fixed wrong altitudes for some locations
  • Fixed some skyculture links
  • Fixed editing some shortcut keys
  • Fixed drawing reticle for telescope
  • Fixed wrong altitude of culmination in Observability plugin
  • Fixed connection troubles in Telescope Control Plugin on Windows
  • Refactoring coloring markers of the DSO
  • Removed info about Moon phases (avoid inconsistency for strings).
  • Updated default config options
  • Updated icons for View dialog
  • Updated Stellarium DSO Catalog
  • Added list of dwarf galaxies (Search Tool)
  • Added improvements in Scenery 3D plugin

Download: Stellarium 0.14.2 | 138.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Stellarium 64-bit | 141.0 MB
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Link: Stellarium Home Page

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