Astrology and astronomy fans (the two are intricately related) should take a look at Astrolog. It is a simple to use astrological calculating tool.Via Astrolog you can make wheels, progressions, simple interpretations and illustrations of stars and constellations, analyze planetary orbits, signs...
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Astro::Constants is a Perl module that contains physical constants for use in Astronomy. SYNOPSIS use Astro::Constants::CGS qw(:long); print "The Schwarzschild radius of the sun is ", 2 * GRAVITATIONAL * SOLAR_MASS / LIGHT_SPEED ** 2, " centimetresn"; or use Astro::Constants::MKS...
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Simulation of coded aperture imaging systems used in gamma astronomy. This is the subject of my preparatory class personal work (TIPE in french). For more information about coded aperture imaging systems, see this site.
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Screensaver based upon the Astronomy Picture of the Day web site (Robert Nemiroff [MTU] & Jerry Bonnell [USRA]).
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The WorldWide Telescope (WWT) is a Web 2.0 visualization software environment that enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope-bringing together imagery from the world's best ground- and space-based telescopes for the exploration of the universe.
WWT blends terabytes of images,...
Platforms: Windows, Windows Vista, 7
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A complete and accessible astronomy experience is in store -- with real-time sky, comprehensive reports, arcsecond accuracy, and exciting features such as animation and live tracking. Adastra's powerful search encompasses planets, comets, asteroids, DSOs, and a multitude of stars, making...
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A set of cross-platform tools for connecting via TCP/IP to the VOEvent transient astronomy alert network. Tools include a receiver/broker, a sender/publishing tool, and a VOEvent message checker. Runs on Linux, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows.
Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux
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A great new system extension that allows your Mac OS X computer to instantly download a great Astronomy picture daily. Explore the beauty of the cosmos from the comfort of your own home or office.
What is AutoAPOD?
APOD stands for Astronomy Picture Of the Day. It is a web site...
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A Lambert-orbital boundary value problem can be stated as"Find the orbit/trajectory of a spacecraft that flies from position [r1] to [r2], taking a time [tf] and making [m] complete orbits before arriving at [r2]. "The solution to each Lambert-problem is NOT unique; one can travel to [r2] via the...
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The Ejs Celestial Globe model simulates the Two Sphere Universe theory of the Ancient Greeks. This theory supposes the stars to be fixed on the surface of a Celestial Sphere, with the spherical Earth at the center of this sphere. The simulation shows the motion of Sun and stars in this model, as...
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The EJS Earth Orbit model illustrates the Copernican theory of Earth's orbit around the sun. The top window shows a view from outside the celestial sphere. The simulation shows the moving Earth along with its axis or rotation and the line of sight from Earth, through Sun, to the Celestial Sphere....
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Astronomy is the science of celestial objects and phenomena that originate outside the Earth's atmosphere, such as stars, planets, comets, auroras, galaxies, and the cosmic background radiation. It is concerned with the formation and development of the universe, the evolution and physical and...
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The Astronomical Parallax 2D Model illustrates the phenomenon of parallax in astronomy. Parallax is the apparent displacement of an object relative to the background that is caused by the motion of the observer (rather than the motion of the object itself, or of the background). This simulation...
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wxCam is a webcam application for linux. It supports video recording (in an avi uncompressed and Xvid format), snapshot taking, and some special commands for philips webcams, so you can also use the program for astronomy purposes. It supports both video4linux 1 and 2 drivers, so it should work on...
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No longer actively maintained - take over maintenance! A graphical tool for the simulation of the solar system, based on gravity power calculations. Focus lies on a nice OpenGL graphic and user friendly modification possibilities. Subject Astronomy
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This game is a collection of 101 quizzes in 1 app! Are you into music, movies and entertainment? Or maybe you love astronomy, physics and science? Oh, wait, you might be the history expert that knows everything about Europe in the XIX century! Anyway, in 101-in-1 Quiz, you can choose any topic...
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CCDOps on the iPhone and iPad continues SBIG's tradition of offering multi-platform support for imaging with their line of cooled CCD Cameras for Astronomy. CCDOps leverages the ethernet capability built into the STX and STT line of cameras allowing control of the camera, imaging, and saving the...
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Celestrons newest planetarium app is an astronomy suite that redefines how you experience the night sky. Explore the Solar System, 120,000 stars, over 200 star clusters, nebulae, galaxies, and dozens of asteroids, comets, and satellitesincluding the ISS. Navigator includes everything you need to...
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Feel the Universe at your fingertips and access a universe of knowledge with the ESO Top 100 Images, which brings users a selection of the best astronomy images taken by a suite of the worlds most advanced ground-based telescopes from the Atacama Desert in Chile. Astonishing views of distant...
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