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Stellarium

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  Analyzed 26 days ago

Stellarium renders 3D photo-realistic skies in real time with OpenGL. It displays stars, constellations, planets and nebulae, and has many other features including multiple panoramic landscapes, fog, light pollution simulation and a built-in scripting engine. Stellarium comes with a star ... [More] catalogue of about 600 thousand stars and it is possible to download extra catalogues with up to 210 million stars. Stellarium has multiple sky cultures - see the constellations from the traditions of Polynesian, Inuit, Navajo, Korean, Lakota, Egyptian and Chinese astronomers, as well as the traditional Western constellations. It is also possible to visit other planets in the solar system - see what the sky looked like to the Apollo astronauts, or what the rings of Saturn looks like from Titan. [Less]

624K lines of code

31 current contributors

28 days since last commit

93 users on Open Hub

Very High Activity
4.54545
   
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Licenses: BSD-3-Clause, CC-BY-3.0, GPL-2.0+

Celestia

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  Analyzed 3 months ago

Celestia is an OpenGL-based 3D space simulation for Unix and Win32 that lets you travel through the solar system, to the stars, and even beyond the galaxy. Visit over 100,000 stars, 100 solar system bodies, and all known extrasolar planets.

335K lines of code

4 current contributors

4 months since last commit

64 users on Open Hub

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4.35
   
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KStars

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Claimed by KDE Analyzed 7 months ago

KStars is a graphical desktop planetarium for KDE. It provides an accurate simulation of the night sky, as seen from any location on Earth, on any date. It has a host of tools for every astronomer and astronomy enthusiast!

208K lines of code

18 current contributors

9 months since last commit

28 users on Open Hub

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4.69231
   
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Alma Common Software

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  Analyzed 7 months ago

The ALMA Common Software (ACS) provides a software infrastructure common to all partners and consists of a documented collection of common patterns in and of components, which implement those patterns. The heart of ACS is an object model based on Distributed Objects (DOs), implemented as CORBA ... [More] objects. The teams responsible for the control system's development use DOs as the basis for components and devices such as an antenna mount control. ACS provides common CORBA-based services such as logging, error and alarm management, configuration database and lifecycle management. A code generator can create a Java Bean for each DO and programmers can write Java client applications by connecting those Beans with data-manipulation and visualization Beans. [Less]

759K lines of code

3 current contributors

11 months since last commit

8 users on Open Hub

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5.0
 
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Sky Chart / Cartes du Ciel

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  Analyzed 18 days ago

Skychart is a free and advanced planetarium software for drawing sky charts for specific places and times with nicely graphic and for controlling telescopes by connecting them to pc. It can also calculate Solar System objects visibility and data, like planets, comets and asteroids, and display moon ... [More] and planets in realistic mode. Skychart also includes VarObs, a software to help astronomers to get data for variable stars observation. [Less]

657K lines of code

1 current contributors

19 days since last commit

6 users on Open Hub

Very Low Activity
4.5
   
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KDE Education

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Claimed by KDE Analyzed 5 months ago

Free Educational Software based on the KDE technologies: students, parents, children, teachers, adults, you can freely use our software, copy it, modify it to your needs and enjoy learning! Please have a look at the Tour webpage to get a quick preview of our programs which are translated in more ... [More] than 65 languages. Our primary focus is on schoolchildren aged 3 to 18, and the specialized user interface needs of young users. However, we also have programs to aid teachers in planning lessons, and others that are of interest to university students and anyone else with a desire to learn! [Less]

929K lines of code

74 current contributors

5 months since last commit

5 users on Open Hub

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5.0
 
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Astropy

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  Analyzed 8 days ago

Astropy is a package intended to contain much of the core functionality and some common tools needed for performing astronomy and astrophysics with Python.

129K lines of code

87 current contributors

8 days since last commit

4 users on Open Hub

Very High Activity
5.0
 
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Gravit

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  Analyzed 7 days ago

Gravit is a gravity simulator which runs under Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. It's released under the GNU General Public License which makes it free. It uses Newtonian physics using the Barnes-Hut N-body algorithm. Although the main goal of Gravit is to be as accurate as possible, it also creates ... [More] beautiful looking gravity patterns. It records the history of each particle so it can animate and display a path of its travels. At any stage you can rotate your view in 3D and zoom in and out. Gravit uses OpenGL with Lua, SDL, SDL_ttf and SDL_image. [Less]

53.6K lines of code

0 current contributors

over 2 years since last commit

3 users on Open Hub

Inactive
5.0
 
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Debian Science

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Claimed by Debian Analyzed over 1 year ago

The main goal of the Debian Science project is to provide a system with all the most important free scientific software in each scientific field.

73.4M lines of code

71 current contributors

over 1 year since last commit

2 users on Open Hub

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4.0
   
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Observation Manager

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  Analyzed over 1 year ago

Observation Manager is a free and open logbook for (amateur-) astronomical observations. It's written in pure Java and runs on every plattform supporting Java 1.4 or higher. All logbook entries made in Observation Manager are stored in the free and open OpenAstronomyLog XML Schema. Log your ... [More] observations and make sure next time you're searching for an celestial object you can make benefit of your past observations! Observation Manager comes with four catalogs of astronomical objects (Messier, NGC, IC, Caldwell, Solar system, GCVS 4.0) and if you miss an object, just add your own entry! Some features of Observation Manager: - Full compatible with 2.0 format - Written in pure Java (runs on many platforms) - FITS Image support - Export data to HTML - Run statistics [Less]

70.2K lines of code

1 current contributors

almost 2 years since last commit

2 users on Open Hub

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0.0
 
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