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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]
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.
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]
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.
Remake of KSpaceDuel, but with nice extra features like star systems, black holes, online multiplayer etc etc...
I is a free and open source cross-platform programming language designed towards efficiency during development and at runtime. It's framework of libraries allows it to support a wide variety of purposes. It is a dynamically and weakly typed interpreted language with a platform for developing ... [More]
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]
A 3D visualisation of solar systems allowing user to drag and throw planets. Based on physics simulation filled with nextgen graphics effects.
Fits image viewer with all the standard features of astronomical image viewers like DS9 and Gaia (one click contrast enhancement, colormaps) and much more. This viewer uses accelerated hardware for smooth scrolling, zooming panning. It is extensible using qt4 plugins. A small plugin consists of not ... [More]