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Astronomy Computer Programs

Contributed By : Bill Kochman


Half Earth and Moon Below you will find a list of some of the many useful astronomy-related applications / software programs which you can use to enhance your personal understanding of the amazing heavens which surround our Blue Planet. In most cases, a link to the program developer's website has been included in the software listing, as well as what computer platform is required in order to run the program. Just click on the blue link to be taken to their site. If you are aware of any other astronomy applications which are not shown here, please contact us with your suggestions. We will try to add them as our time permits. Please include the following information in your email communication:

1. Program name
2. Computer platform the application runs on
3. Link to developer's website


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App Name OS Developer Link

AAO - Clusters And Nebulae Mac PPC http://www.applefritter.com/node/16025
Aladin Sky Atlas Mac & Win http://cds.u-strasbg.fr/resources/doku.php?id=downloads#java
Annual Meteor Showers Mac 8.1+ PPC http://www.applefritter.com/node/16026
APOD Grabber Mac 10.4+ Intel http://www.maurymccown.com/
APOD ScreenSaver Mac 10.3+ UB http://mac.softpedia.com/get/Screensavers/APOD-Screensaver.shtml
APOD Viewer Mac 10.4+ UB http://haubergs.com/widgets#APOD
Apollo 11 at Twenty-Five Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
Astro IIDC Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.outcastsoft.com/ASCASTROIIDC.html
AstroCal Mac 68K PPC http://nicmosis.as.arizona.edu:8000/ECLIPSE_WEB/UMBRAPHILE/ASTROCAL.html
AstroClock Win http://driftwoodweb.com/AstroClock/
AstroGrav Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.astrograv.co.uk/index.html
AstroImageBrowser Mac 10.4+ UB http://homepage.mac.com/astrod/software/astroimagebrowser/aib.html
AutoAPOD Mac 10.1+ PPC http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/12624/autoapod
Binary Star Mac 7.1+ UB http://www.uark.edu/misc/clacy/BinaryStars/
Cavendish Mac 10.5+ UB http://www.sourcecod.com/cavendish/
Cavendish SS Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.sourcecod.com/cavendish/saver/
Celestia Mac & Win http://celestia.sourceforge.net/
Clear Skies Mac 8.5+ PPC http://www.stargazersoft.com/clearskies.html
Clementine Explores the Moon Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
Comparing Earth Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
ConverTablePlanets Mac OSX UB http://www.synergycreations.com/planets/index.html
Cosmic Crawler Mac 10.6+ Intel http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cosmic-crawler/id418126841?mt=12
Cosmic Debris Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/16582/cosmic-debris
Cosmographia Mac 10.6+ Intel http://www.cosmographia.info/
CyberSky Win XP+ http://www.cybersky.com/index.htm
DarkAdapted Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.aquiladigital.us/ScopeDriver/prerelease.html
DashPhoon Mac 10.5+ Intel http://www.kw.igs.net/~schoedel/dashphoon/index.html
Dates of Minima Mac 7.1+ UB http://www.uark.edu/misc/clacy/BinaryStars/
DeepSky Win 98+ http://www.deepsky2000.com/
Distant Suns Mac 10.3.9+ UB http://www.rattlebrain.com/~oes/distant/home.html
Earth 3D SS Mac 10.6+ Intel http://www.3planesoft.com/mac/earth-3d-lite/
EarthComet SS Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.tethers.com/EarthComet.html
EarthDesk Mac & Win http://www.xericdesign.com/earthdesk.php
EarthGlobe Mac PPC http://www.garycmartin.com/osx/
Endeavour Views the Earth Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
Ephem Source Code Mac & Win http://www.clearskyinstitute.com/ephem/index.html
Ephemeris Mac & Win http://jsemler.net/projects/
Exaggerated Solar System SS Mac 10.4+ UB http://caleb.poeticpublishing.com/ess/
Explore The Planets Mac PPC http://www.tucows.com/preview/208085/Explore-The-Planets
Exploring The Solar System Mac PPC http://www.tucows.com/preview/208082/Explore-The-Solar-System?q=exploring+solar+system
Exploring The Sun Mac PPC http://www.tucows.com/preview/208083/Exploring-The-Sun?q=exploring+the+sun
Forever Stars SS Mac 10.6+ UB http://www.opanoid.com/index.php?view=20090930230954
Freefall Mac & Win http://www.advancedanalytic.com/downloads.php
Galactic Interaction Mac 68K http://www.perkins-observatory.org/software.html
Galaxy SS Mac 10.4+ UB http://kitsunesoftware.com/Screensavers/
Gems of Hubble Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
Google Earth Mac & Win http://www.google.com/earth/index.html
Gravitation Ltd. Mac 68K PPC http://www.old-games.com/download/3291/gravitation-ltd-
Halley Win XP+ http://www.ipa.nw.ru/halley/en/
Hipparchus Mac 68K PPC http://nicmosis.as.arizona.edu:8000/ECLIPSE_WEB/UMBRAPHILE/HIPPARCHUS_DOWNLOAD.html
HourWorld Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.hourworld.com/
Hubble Space Telescope Images Mac PPC http://archive.info-mac.org/sci/1997-hst.hqx
HubbleZoom Mac iOS 3.0+ http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hubblezoom/id345935415?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D6
Images of Mars Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
JHelioviewer Mac 10.4+ UB http://jhelioviewer.org/mac.html
Jikankei Mac 10.1+ UB http://www.kenjikojima.com/jikankei/
JupSat Pro Win 95+ http://www.nightskyobserver.com/JupSatPro/
Keith's Astro Imager Mac 10.1+ UB http://keithwiley.com/software/keithsAstroImager.shtml
Keith's Image Stacker Mac 10.1+ UB http://keithwiley.com/software/keithsImageStacker.shtml
LensForge Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.ripplon.com/LensForge/index.html
Linear Diameter Calculator Mac & Win http://homepage.mac.com/nmonks/Programs/linear.html
Lunar Eclipse Maestro Mac 10.4+ UB http://xjubier.free.fr/en/site_pages/lunar_eclipses/Lunar_Eclipse_Maestro_Photography_Software.html
LunaMenu Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/22338/lunamenu
LunaPhase Win 95+ http://www.nightskyobserver.com/LunarPhase/
LunaSaver SS Mac 10.3+ UB http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/22121/lunasaver
Lunar Ephemeris Mac 68K PPC http://www.paganlink.org/library/astronomy/lunar-ephemeris.html
Lynkeos Mac 10.4+ UB http://lynkeos.sourceforge.net/
MacAstronomica Mac 10.2+ PPC http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/2715/macastronomica
Mac Chart Mac 7.1+ UB http://www.uark.edu/misc/clacy/BinaryStars/
Mac.Period Mac 7.1+ UB http://www.uark.edu/misc/clacy/BinaryStars/
Magellan Highlights of Venus Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
Mars24 Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/12415/mars24
MaxClock DOS / Win http://www.umark.de/maxclock_main_e.html
Mercury Venus Transit Maestro Mac 10.4+ UB http://xjubier.free.fr/en/site_pages/transits/Mercury_Venus_Transit_Maestro_Photography_Software.html
Moon Phase Mac 10.4+ UB http://gad.getpla.net/moon/
Moon Tool Mac http://www.fourmilab.ch/moontool/
Moon Clock Mac & Win http://jsemler.net/projects/
MoonDock Mac PPC http://www.garycmartin.com/osx/
MoonIT Mac 68K http://www.paganlink.org/library/astronomy/moonit.html
MoonMenu Mac & Win http://www.selznick.com/products/moonmenu/mac/index.htm
MoonPhaser Mac 68K http://www.paganlink.org/library/astronomy/moon-phaser.html
MPj Astro Mac 68K PPC http://www.applefritter.com/node/16128
MPj Equinox Pro Mac 10.6+ Intel http://www.microprojects.ca/equinox6.html
Newton's Aquarium Mac & Win http://www.livinggraphs.com/enu/products/na/
NightSky Mac 10.2+ PPC http://download.cnet.com/Night-Sky/3000-2054_4-10124335.html
Other Worlds From Earth Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
Orrery Mac 10.4+ UB http://projects.gandreas.com/widgets/orrery_index.html
OSXmoontool Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.siemion.de/programme/OSXmoontool/
OSXplanet Mac 10.5+ UB http://www.osxplanet.com/
Planet C Mac 68K PPC http://www.paganlink.org/library/astronomy/planetc.html
Planet Facts Mac 68K PPC http://www.perkins-observatory.org/software_p2.html
Planet Weight Mac OSX UB http://code.google.com/p/weight-calculator/downloads/list
PlanetQuest Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
Redshift Mac & Win http://www.redshift-live.com/en/about-redshift.html
Riding With Robots Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/21841/riding-with-robots-widget
SAOImage DS9 Mac Win Linux http://hea-www.harvard.edu/RD/ds9/
Sciatrope Mac 10.4+ UB http://sciatrope.sourceforge.net/
Scientific Results from GHRS Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
Scisoft Mac 10.6+ Intel http://web.mac.com/npirzkal/Scisoft/Scisoft.html
Scope Calculator Mac & Win http://homepage.mac.com/nmonks/Programs/scopecalc.html
ScopeDriver Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.aquiladigital.us/ScopeDriver/prerelease.html
Seeker Mac & Win http://www.bisque.com/help/seeker/seekerInfo.htm
SETI@home Mac & Win http://setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu/
Shadow Mac 68K PPC http://www.perkins-observatory.org/software_p2.html
SkyChart Mac & Win http://www.southernstars.com/skychart/index.html
SkyGazer Mac & Win http://www.carinasoft.com/downloads.html
SkyMap Win 98+ http://www.skymap.com/
SkyOrb Mac 10.6+ Intel http://www.realtech-vr.com/skyorb/
SkySafari Pro Mac 10.6+ Intel http://www.southernstars.com/products/skysafari_mac/index.html
SkyTools Win 98+ http://www.skyhound.com/
Solar Eclipse Maestro Mac 10.4+ UB http://xjubier.free.fr/en/site_pages/solar_eclipses/Solar_Eclipse_Maestro_Photography_Software.html
Solar Game Mac 68K PPC http://www.tucows.com/preview/208086/Solar-Game?q=solar+game
Solar Positioning System Mac 8.6+ PPC http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/8385/solar-positioning-system
Solar System Icons Mac 10.3+ UB http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/28551/solar-system-icons
Solar System Sim Mac 10.3+ UB http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/13980/solar-system-sim
Solar System Sim Educational Mac OS9+ PPC http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/13940/solar-system-simulator-educational
Solar Viewer Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/23280/solar-viewer
Solar Walk Mac 10.6+ Intel http://vitotechnology.com/solar-walk.html
Solar Winds SS Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/9237/solarwinds
Solscape Mac 10.4+ UB http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/6399/solscape
Space Art By Kids Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
Space Chase Mac 68K PPC http://www.tucows.com/preview/208084/Space-Chase?q=space+chase
Space Images Mac iOS 3.2+ http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/space-images/id347075764?mt=8
Space Station Mac 68K PPC http://www.perkins-observatory.org/software_p2.html
SpaceTime SS Mac & Win http://www2.p-squared.com:8765/SpaceTime_Screen_Saver.php
Star Focus Assistant Mac & Win http://customsolutionsofmaryland.50megs.com/starfocusassistant.htm/
Star Walk Mac iOS3.0+ http://vitotechnology.com/star-walk.html
StarCluster SS Mac 10.5+ UB http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/33452/starcluster
Stargazer's Delight Mac OS8.1+ PPC http://www.stargazersoft.com/download.html
Starry Night Mac & Win http://store.simulationcurriculum.com/collections/software
Stars SS Mac 10.6+ Intel http://sites.google.com/site/saebyuksoftware/screen-savers
Stellaris Win XP+ http://www.stellaris-software.com/
Stellarium Mac & Win https://launchpad.net/stellarium/+download
Sun Spotter Mac & Win http://homepage.mac.com/nmonks/Programs/sunspotter.html
Sundial Mac 68K PPC http://www.paganlink.org/library/astronomy/sundial.html
Telescopes Mac 68K PPC http://www.perkins-observatory.org/software_p2.html
The Impact Catastrophe Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
The Planetary System Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
The Red Planet Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
TheSkyX Mac & Win http://www.bisque.com/sc/pages/TheSkyX-Professional-Edition.aspx
Transit Mac 7.1+ UB http://www.uark.edu/misc/clacy/BinaryStars/
Trivectus Gravity SS Mac OSX PPC http://www.trivectus.com/index.php?content=Products/SS/index.t
Trivectus Planets SS Mac OSX PPC http://www.trivectus.com/index.php?content=Products/SS/index.t
Trivectus Warp Field Mac OSX PPC http://www.trivectus.com/index.php?content=Products/SS/index.t
UmbraPhile Mac PPC http://download.cnet.com/UMBRAPHILE/3000-2053_4-7624.html
Visual Ephemeris Mac & Win http://jsemler.net/projects/
Volcanic Features of Hawaii Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
Voyager Mac & Win http://www.carinasoft.com/downloads.html
VRMars - Spirit Mac & Win http://www.vrmars.com/
Water Rocket Fun Mac 68K PPC http://www.perkins-observatory.org/software_p2.html
Where Is M13 Mac & Win http://www.thinkastronomy.com/M13/index.html
Windows on Orion Mac & Win http://www.stsci.edu/exined/exined-home.html
WorldWide Telescope Mac & Win http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/Home.aspx
X-Galaxy SS Mac 10.6+ Intel http://www.multithemes.com/screensaver/index.html
XEphem Source Code Mac & Win http://www.clearskyinstitute.com/xephem/index.html





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