Download Planetarium - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Sky Map

    1.6.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Navigate the night sky

    7
    253 votes
    • PROS: Offers real time information based on your location, Toggle layers representing different aspects of Space, Very simple to use
    • CONS: No background information about the things you're looking at
  • Stellarium

    0.11.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    See stars, planets and nebulae in real time

    8
    2056 votes
    • PROS: Realistic sunsets and sunrises, Constellations traced out, Accurate star positions
    • CONS: Imagery not detailed, Designed for use in a dome (planetarium), Narrow appeal
  • Marble

    0.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    An interesting alternative to Google Earth

    7
    18 votes
    • PROS: Different themes and filters, Shows current cloud conditions, Tailored for educators
    • CONS: Some parts of the globe are covered much better than others
  • Celestia

    1.6.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Real-time space exploration on your computer

    8
    865 votes
    • PROS: Excellent help, Fascinating graphics, Lots of options, Appears to be excellently researched
    • CONS: Clunky control, Search function didn't seem to work well
  • Asynx Planetarium

    2.20

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Take a glimpse into the night sky

    7
    43 votes
    • StarStrider

      2.8

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A complete planetarium within reach of your mouse

      9
      11 votes
      • The Night Sky

        3

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        A full version program for mac, by iCandi Apps

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        No votes yet
        • Planetarium

          2.2

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Palm OS

          Know the position of the planets and the stars in an instant!

          10
          15 votes
          • MicroSky

            3.1.2

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Java
            BlackBerry

            Free planetarium on your phone

            4
            4 votes