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  1. Stellarium 0.11.2
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    Stellarium 0.11.2
    Description

    See stars, planets and nebulae in real time. ...popular pieces of software available today – Google Earth While Google’s software allows you ... have an affinity for astronomy, would like to learn the ...

    7
    604 ratings
    974K downloads
    • Pros: Realistic sunsets and sunrises
    • Cons: Imagery not detailed
  2. 3D World Map 2.1
    License
    Trial version
    Language
    English
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    3D World Map 2.1
    Description

    Browse the globe in 3D and get info about countries and cities. With 3D World Map, you can view the earth in 3D, get references on 269 countries and entities, locate and compare more than 30,000 cities, compute ...

    7
    198 ratings
    185K downloads
    • Pros: -
    • Cons: -
  3. NASA World Wind 1.4.0.0
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    NASA World Wind 1.4.0.0
    Description

    The entire world is within your reach. NASA released World Wind six months before Google Earth, yet it failed to make as much of an impact However, anything coming out of the prestigious ...

    8
    175 ratings
    527K downloads
    • Pros: Uses 6 governmental sources to precisely display the world
    • Cons: Sluggish when it comes to image resolution
  4. Alien Theme for 7
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    Alien Theme for 7
    Description

    Aliens invade your desktop.

    8
    166 ratings
    163K downloads
    • Pros: -
    • Cons: -
  5. Solar System 3D Simulator 3.0
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    Solar System 3D Simulator 3.0
    Description

    Discover the secrets of the solar system. ...the physics of the universe, astronomy, science projects & science ...ease of use The Solar System 3D software has been designed for fast ...

    7
    123 ratings
    130K downloads
    • Pros: -
    • Cons: -
  6. Desktop Earth 2.1.1
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    Desktop Earth 2.1.1
    Description

    Keep an eye on Planet Earth from your desktop. The Earth is probably the best planet I've ever been to, so I like to keep abreast of what's going on in the world I found this desktop background ...

    7
    88 ratings
    285K downloads
    • Pros: Shows daylight across the Earth in real time
    • Cons: Doesn't let you rotate the image
  7. Celestia 1.6.1
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    Celestia 1.6.1
    Description

    Real-time space exploration on your computer. ...to the real thing For free software, Celestia is extremely complete It has ... to put some serious research in Astronomy fans and those with a burning ...

    7
    208 ratings
    421K downloads
    • Pros: Excellent help
    • Cons: Clunky control
  8. Satscape 2.02
    License
    Trial version
    Language
    English
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    Satscape 2.02
    Description

    Track satellites on your desktop. I don't know about you but I'm not planning to launch any satellites into Space soon However,with Satscape you can at least pretend to be working ...

    7
    18 ratings
    67.6K downloads
    • Pros: Tracks satellites in real time
    • Cons: Technical to setup and understand
  9. WorldWide Telescope
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    WorldWide Telescope  Beta
    Description

    Explore the universe with your computer. ...there's nothing wrong with being a serious astronomy app I'm just warning you in case ...a Web 2 0 visualization software environment that enables your ...

    7
    67 ratings
    142K downloads
    • Pros: Hightly detailed atlas for real astronomy lovers
    • Cons: Mouse-based browsing is confusing
  10. Virtual Moon Atlas 3.5c
    License
    Free
    Language
    English
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    Virtual Moon Atlas Expert 3.5c
    Description

    The 'Google Earth' for the Moon.

    9
    6 ratings
    76.5K downloads
    • Pros: -
    • Cons: -
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