-Discover the Universe on your desktop! -Starry Night Software Will Expand Your Universe
Immerse yourself in the wonders of the universe. Over 100 interactive, multimedia tours reveal the fascinating science and history of stars. An elegant, easy-to-use interface lets you quickly tap into a new and improved suite of features. All the tools you need are at your fingertips. Powerful and fast, this program is a feast for your senses and fuel for your imagination. New Features:
SkyCalendar seamlessly integrated with observation planner and logs
PGC catalog with 980,000 galaxies
New high-precision satellite tracking
Over 100 multimedia tours to deepen explorations and understanding of the universe
Built-in Ephemeris Generator exports positional data for any object over a specific time span and interval
New, high-resolution constellation illustrations and panoramas to enjoy
Joystick-supported spaceship mode to maneuver around the Universe Other Features:
Control most popular brands of computerized telescopes
Explore over 16 million stars and 1 million galaxies objects with online link to 500 million stars
Plan a night under the stars with the observational planner
Store comments and images on individual targets in observation logs
Customize field-of-view indicators to match your eyepieces stored in the equipment list
See the sky from any location in the universe up to 700 million light years away
Print full sky (180-degree) star charts of any area in the sky
Receive automatic updates of new discoveries and orbital data of satellites, comets and asteroids To run Starry Night® Pro version 6.0 you need:
Windows®: Requires Windows XP, 500 MHz or higher processor, 128 MB RAM and 500MB of hard disk space. OpenGL® support requires a 32 MB OpenGL capable graphics card. Minimum recommended monitor resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.
Macintosh®: Requires OS X 10.3 or higher, G3 450 MHz or higher processor, 128 MB RAM and 500 MB of hard disk space. Will not run on OS 9.x or earlier. OpenGL support requires a 32 MB OpenGL capable graphics card. Minimum recommended monitor resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.
Basic support for joysticks recognized by Windows XP and Mac OS X.
Requirements for Video DVD: Home DVD player and TV, or computer with DVD player.
Update to version 6.2 via the publisher website FREE with purchase of version 6.0