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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.

A shooting star flashes past the Jupiter. You can select different intensities in the View window.

A shooting star flashes past the Jupiter. You can select different intensities in the View window.

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The great nebula in Orion. Press N to bring up the nebula labels. Also shown are constellation lines, press C to show or hide them.

The great nebula in Orion. Press N to bring up the nebula labels.

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The dance of the planets above ESO headquarters, near Munich.

The dance of the planets above ESO headquarters, near Munich.

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Full sky view of the constellations, their boundaries, the Milky Way.

Full sky view of the constellations, their boundaries, the Milky Way.

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Constellation art turned on.

Constellation art turned on.

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user contributed sky cultures

We have few user contributed sky cultures which are not included into default package for some reasons.

  • list of sky cultures

sky cultures: list

Armintxe Cave 0.20+
Xabier Gezuraga Jauregi N/A personal
A full description of sky culture.
Elvish 0.20+
Jim Manning, Alexander Wolf N/A personal

This skyculture is pseudomythological and based on Elvish star lore from books by J.R.R. Tolkien

Irish 0.20+
Julie Ormonde, Alexander Wolf N/A personal

Data about ancient irish constellations was received from book “Constellation Stories of Ancient Ireland” by Julie Ormonde. Data can be used for non-commercial usage only.

Western (Sternenkarten) 0.20+
Edgar Scholz CC BY-ND 4.0 International personal
A full description of sky culture.
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