TheSkyX is a very powerful and popular astronomical telescope support software that contains an array of tools for advanced or amateur astronomers. It can simulate the starry sky in real time, adjust the time or location at random to see different sky scenes. Plus, it is capable of simulating all sorts of motion of the celestial bodies, as well as the astronomical wonders such like solar eclipse and lunar eclipse. Continue reading [v10.5.0] TheSkyX – Extremely powerful astronomy software
Microsoft WorldWide Telescope (WWT for short) is a free and open-source virtual, visualized digital planetarium project (including application, data and cloud services) for both web browser (based on HTML5 and WebGL) and Windows desktop. It was originally created by Microsoft Research in 2002, and is now managed by the American Astronomical Society, and supported by grants from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and National Science Foundation.
Live under the pressure of everyday busy work, remember the last time looking at the stars? Combined with the growing air pollution, watching the stars may become a luxury thing. But it doesn’t matter, let’s take a step back and using Asynx Planetarium to look at the beautiful night sky on our PC.
Stellarium is a free open-source desktop virtual planetarium software from France, supports Unix/Linux, Windows and Mac OS X platforms. It uses OpenGL to render the stars in real time, and generate a virtual 3D sky on your desktop, so the stars effect is almost completely the same as you observe the stars sky with only naked eye, telescope or astronomical telescope.