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ASTRONOMY - FREE SOFTWARE
Assorted freeware astronomy downloads


THE SKY- SCREENSAVER-Shows the positions of stars and planets. Cool.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (323KB)

SOME ASTRONOMICAL OBJECT CATALOGS
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (Not software.)

PLANET GUIDE-A program that gives a little info on each of the planets. Like, how much you would
weigh on each of the planets.
NO HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (2.5MB)

ATF TOOLS-Software that does various types of image manipulations and comparisons.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (6.25MB)

FITS VIEW-This is an image viewer for viewing files in the FITS format. Comes with a couple sample images.
NO HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (321KB)

MOONCALC-This is a DOS program but is easy to use. It calculates all manner of things concerning the moon's position, moonrise-moonset times, phases etc. Quite a good program. Comes with a star catalogue to display the moon's position.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (202KB)

LUNAR OCCULTATION WORKBENCH-This program computes occultations by the moon of eight planets and 54 thousand stars.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (6.6MB)

MESSIER LOGGING SYSTEM-A way to log all your observations of the Messier catalog. Comes with a photo of each and a place to record all your notes and vital information on your observations.
HOMEPAGE   (6.6MB)

SKY-CALENDAR-This program opens with a bar-chart representation of the days of the month from top to bottom, with a graphic of each day from day to night to day. As you pass the mouse around the screen, events like the passage of the moon, planets, etc. track along the day bar and up and down the month graph. Includes a planet finder window that also shows a moving graphic of the planets visible from where the mouse in positioned.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (3.2MB)

WIN-EPHEM-Just set your location and this program will show positions (data not charts) and other observing data for the Sun, Moon and planets.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (66KB)

MERIDIAN-Calculates many planetary events. Position of planet satellites and phases of planets. Rise and set times and much more.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (724KB)

AVIS-Avis is a FITS viewer. FITS files are used in scientific applications like astronomy and medical imaging.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (830KB)

ANALEMMA-Displays a full year of solar visibility. Includes sunrise/sunset, equinoxes/solstices and dates of earliest/latest sunrises/sunsets.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD

IRIS-Iris offers numerous and powerful functions of image processing in the field of the digital astronomical images. It is particularly optimized to exploit the images that come from CCD cameras. Iris can load and save images in the formats FITS, PIC (proprietary format), raw or BMP.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (1.4MB)

HOME PLANET-A superb earth and sky simulator.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (7.2MB)


ASTRONOMY - FREE SOFTWARE
Freeware planetarium downloads for win 95/98.


STARCALC-An excellent planetarium program. Has the 110 object Messier catalog. A large star database can be downloaded from his homepage to add to it. It has lots of nice features including star colors. Very nice.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (676KB)

DISTANT SUNS-An excellent planetarium program. Leaves out only the files that would make the download unbearable (large star database, pictures and movies).
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (4.5MB)

HNSKY-A nice planetarium program. Shows the sun, moon, planets and stars to 9th magnitude. Also, some comets, asteroids and deep sky objects.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (188KB + DATABASES)

SKY CHARTS-Sky charts is primarily for printing out skycharts for observing rather than a strict planetarium program. There are many additional catalogs at the sky chart homepage for downloading and expanding it's functionality. After you download all the catalogs, this program produces incredible star charts. Printing them is fantastic and can be used at the telescope.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (3.5MB)

VIRTUAL SKY-Virtual sky is a nice planetarium program. Various files to download.
NO HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD

ALPHA CENTAURE-Planetarium program that includes various database downloads for the stars, planets, deepsky objects, asteroids etc.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD


SATELLITE TRACKERS - FREE SOFTWARE
Freeware downloads for tracking and following artificial satellites


QUICKSAT-This is a DOS program. It is for calculating positions of artificial satellites.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD    (166KB)

WINORBIT-Plots and calculates positions of satellites. Additional satellite data can be downloaded and added.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD    (475KB)

SATELLITE TRACKER-Automatically track satellites with the Meade LX200 telescope. Can be used to predict passes for over 1800 satellites. The software can be used without a Meade telescope to predict passes of satellites visible to the naked eye or with binoculars.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD    (449KB)


ASTRONOMY - FREE SOFTWARE
Downloads of freeware telescope programs


MEADE CCD OWNERS-Update your software. Pictorview XT. Did you know Meade had a public offering? Are they going to take over the telescope market?
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD

SBIG CCD'S-Homepage and latest software for CCD owners.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD

EYEPIECE 2.5 LIGHT-The program contains a database of 100 scopes, 145 eyepiece values, The Messier catalog, and does calculations of all visual operating parameters of a scope and prime-focus photo exposure times. This is a DOS program
NO HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (360KB)

OSLT-An optical raytrace program. Can be used to design telescopes or other optical instruments.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (4.4MB)

WINSPOT-A ray-tracing program for tilted component telescope design. Mirror designs only.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (71KB)

CCD-It will calculate field of view, pixel coverage, effective focal lengths, focal ratio, size of chip, approximate size of object on the chip etc. based on telescope setup, printout observing log etc. CCD cameras, telescopes and camera lens are easily selected from drop down lists which include most of the popular cameras and telescopes.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (1.6MB)

NEWT-Newt is a newtonian telescope design program. It ray traces the telescope checking for vignetting, optimizes diagonal size, calculates baffle size and position and more. It allows you to easily and quickly change any of the design parameters of the telescope and to see the results.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (218KB)

RONCHI FOR WINDOWS-Ronchi for Windows is a simulation program for Amateur Telescope Makers
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (289KB)

ABERRATOR-The Aberrator generates images that show the effects of several types of aberrations (distortions) that influence the quality of a telescopes performance. Images of this type are documented for instance in "Star testing Astronomical telescopes: a manual for optical evaluation and adjustment " by Harold Suiter.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD   (256KB)


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