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SkySafari 1.8

Astronomy software with simulation of the sky from anywhere on Earth and astrophotography

Category: Education
Price: Low
Popularity: Low
Version String: 1.8
Release Date: 2013-07-17
Architecture: i386
Minimum OS: macOS 10.4
Vendor Name: Southern Stars
Homepage: skysafariastronomy.com

Version History 1.8



The Enthusiast's Astronomy Software

Accurate Simulation

Simulate the sky from anywhere on Earth, up to 10000 years in the past or future. Animate transits, conjunctions, eclipses, and other events with time controls.

Telescope Control

With our SkyFi 3 wireless telescope control SkySafari Plus & Pro apps can point your computer-controlled telescope anywhere in the sky.

Precision Graphics

Computing the positions of solar system objects to sub-arcsecond precision with the latest JPL planetary ephemerides.

Astronomical Encyclopedia

Thousands of encyclopedic descriptions of the constellations, stars, planets and deep-sky objects written by professionals.*


Hundreds of images from NASA space missions, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the world's foremost astrophotographers.

Largest App Database

100,000,000+ stars, 3,000,000+ galaxies, and over 750,000+ solar system objects, including every comet and asteroid ever discovered.*

* Largest database only available in SkySafari Pro.

SkySafari 6

SkySafari 6 shows you 120,000 stars, 222 of the best-known star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies in the sky; including all of the Solar System's major planets and moons, and more than 200 asteroids, comets, and satellites.