Posted by jf214 at Sep 20, 2013 09:55 AM |
Stellarium is a free planetarium program that shows a realistic 3D projection of the night sky in real time.

More information

Features include:

  • Realistic simulation of the sky, sunrise and sunset
  • Default catalogue of over 600,000 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)


  • Install using the Software Center for University PCs running Windows 10.
  • Available for home use. Check the terms and conditions before you download.

Help and Training

License details

Version: 0.13.3

Version (Windows 10): 0.15.2

Supplier: Stellarium development team

Licence: Free program

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