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Stellarium

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  Analyzed 1 day 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]

937K lines of code

29 current contributors

1 day since last commit

94 users on Open Hub

High Activity
4.55882
   
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Licenses: BSD-3-Clause, cc-by-3, gpl

Celestia

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  Analyzed about 17 hours 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.

151K lines of code

2 current contributors

3 days since last commit

65 users on Open Hub

Moderate Activity
4.33333
   
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KStars

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Claimed by KDE Analyzed 1 day 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!

320K lines of code

18 current contributors

6 days since last commit

28 users on Open Hub

High Activity
4.69231
   
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Sky Chart / Cartes du Ciel

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  Analyzed about 20 hours 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]

400K lines of code

0 current contributors

19 days since last commit

6 users on Open Hub

Very Low Activity
4.5
   
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Aciqra

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  Analyzed 3 days ago

Aciqra (uh-SEE-kruh) is a free and open source virtual planetarium and sky mapping program which tracks celestial bodies including planets, deep sky objects and stars to an accuracy of a fraction of a degree for thousands of years into both the future and the past.

362 lines of code

0 current contributors

over 7 years since last commit

2 users on Open Hub

Inactive
5.0
 
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Gaia Sky

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  Analyzed about 1 hour ago

The Gaia Sky is a real-time, 3D, astronomy visualisation software that runs on Windows, Linux and MacOS. With it you can explore Gaia, the Solar System and the Galaxy in real time. It is developed in the context of Gaia Outreach

152K lines of code

4 current contributors

5 days since last commit

2 users on Open Hub

Moderate Activity
0.0
 
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Stellarium: Add-ons

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  Analyzed 1 day ago

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.

118 lines of code

0 current contributors

about 5 years since last commit

1 users on Open Hub

Inactive
5.0
 
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Stellarium: Add-on Manager

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  Analyzed over 1 year ago

Stellarium is a free GPL software which renders realistic skies in real time with OpenGL. With Stellarium, you really see what you can see with your eyes, binoculars or a small telescope. Stellarium is also used in real planetariums.

1.27M lines of code

0 current contributors

almost 4 years since last commit

1 users on Open Hub

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5.0
 
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Nightshade Astronomy Simulator

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  Analyzed over 1 year ago

Nightshade is free, open source astronomy simulation and visualization software for teaching and exploring astronomy, Earth science, and related topics. Nightshade is a fork of the award-winning Stellarium software, but tailored for planetarium and educator use. The emphasis is on usability ... [More] , realism, feature stability, and performance. It is backward compatible with scripts for Stellarium 0.8.2 and earlier using the StratoScriptTM language developed and maintained by Digitalis Education Solutions, Inc. It is available for Linux, Windows, Mac OSX, and other platforms. [Less]

373K lines of code

5 current contributors

over 1 year since last commit

1 users on Open Hub

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0.0
 
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asterope

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Asterope is an attempt to rewrite XEphem into more modern architecture. Is written in Scala and Java. Some planned features: Advanced map charting generator Tight integration with SkyView Celestial spatial index based on Healpix and SQL Image examination based on Pixy2 Ephemeris Observation ... [More] planner Contact email: opencoeli (at) gmail.com [Less]

0 lines of code

0 current contributors

0 since last commit

0 users on Open Hub

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Mostly written in language not available
Licenses: gpl3_or_l...