Easy Desktop Astronomy without Limits
Easily navigate around the night sky for a rich, rewarding stargazing experience. Dive into the interactive, multimedia SkyGuide for the fascinating science and history of your sightseeing destinations. Breathtaking realism and a new spaceship mode put you in the pilot's seat for an adventure of a lifetime. The only limit is your imagination.
Deepen your explorations with over 70 interactive, multimedia tours
Plan observing sessions using SkyCalendar full of upcoming astronomical events
Zoom in on 13,000 deep-sky objects from the NGC-IC catalog
Maneuver around a 3-D universe created exclusively using the Tully database with 3-D positions of 28,000 galaxies
Boost your knowledge of space trivia with Record Holders and the built-in astronomy Dictionary
Enjoy new, high-resolution constellation illustrations and panoramas
Fly around the universe using joystick-supported spaceship mode Other Features:
Explore without limits 700 million light years of space
View 2,500,000 stars and 40,000+ deep-space objects
Travel in time from 4713 BC to 9999 AD Learn how to instantly identify planets, stars and constellations
Locate objects easily using the “Find” pane
Add your own comets, asteroids, satellites and even imaginary planets
Print detailed star charts for your next outing under the stars
Save or export color images to create your own space art
Create QuickTime® movies to share with friends
Receive automatic updates of new discoveries and orbital data of satellites, comets and asteroids
And much, much more! To run Starry Night® Enthusiast 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 1 GB 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