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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

29 days since last commit

93 users on Open Hub

Very High Activity
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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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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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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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Aciqra

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  Analyzed 9 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.

336 lines of code

0 current contributors

about 4 years since last commit

2 users on Open Hub

Inactive
5.0
 
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Gaia Sky

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  Analyzed 8 days 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

91.3K lines of code

7 current contributors

8 days since last commit

1 users on Open Hub

High Activity
0.0
 
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C-Munipack

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  Analyzed 9 days ago

The C-Munipack is an astrophotometry software package, which offers a complete solution for reduction of images carried out by CCD camera, intended on a observation of variable stars. It provides a simple and intuitive graphical user interface.

185K lines of code

0 current contributors

over 3 years since last commit

1 users on Open Hub

Inactive
0.0
 
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Licenses: No declared licenses

Nightshade Astronomy Simulator

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  Analyzed 8 days 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]

389K lines of code

0 current contributors

about 1 year since last commit

1 users on Open Hub

Very Low Activity
0.0
 
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photutils

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  Analyzed 9 days ago

Affiliated package for image photometry utilities. Maintainer:@bretonr

13.1K lines of code

12 current contributors

27 days since last commit

1 users on Open Hub

High Activity
5.0
 
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