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Stellarium 24.1.0

Renders realistic skies in real time on your screen

Category: Lifestyle
Price: Free
Popularity: Medium
Version String: 24.1.0
Release Date: 2024-03-25
Architecture: Intel & AppleSilicon(ARM)
Minimum OS: macOS 11.0
Vendor Name: stellarium
Homepage: stellarium.org

Version History 24.1.0

You can find release notes for this version here: [github.com]


Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.


• default catalogue of over 600,000 stars
• extra catalogues with more than 177 million stars
• default catalogue of over 80,000 deep-sky objects
• extra catalogue with more than 1 million deep-sky objects
• asterisms and illustrations of the constellations
• constellations for 20+ different cultures
• images of nebulae (full Messier catalogue)
• realistic Milky Way
• very realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset
• the planets and their satellites

• a powerful zoom
• time control
• multilingual interface
• fisheye projection for planetarium domes
• spheric mirror projection for your own low-cost dome
• all new graphical interface and extensive keyboard control
• telescope control

• equatorial and azimuthal grids
• star twinkling
• shooting stars
• tails of comets
• iridium flares simulation
• eclipse simulation
• supernovae and novae simulation
• 3D sceneries
• skinnable landscapes, now with spheric panorama projection

• plugin system adding artifical satellites, ocular simulation, telescope configuration and more
• ability to add new solar system objects from online resources...
• add your own deep sky objects, landscapes, constellation images, scripts...