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Stellarium 0.13.0

sky


  • default catalogue of over 600,000 stars

  • extra catalogues with more than 210 million stars

  • asterisms and illustrations of the constellations

  • constellations for twelve different cultures

  • images of nebulae (full Messier catalogue)

  • realistic Milky Way

  • very realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset

  • the planets and their satellites


interface

  • 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


visualisation

  • equatorial and azimuthal grids

  • star twinkling

  • shooting stars

  • eclipse simulation

  • skinnable landscapes, now with spheric panorama projection


customisability

  • plugin system adding artifical satellites, ocular simulation, telescrope configuration and more

  • add your own deep sky objects, landscapes, constellation images, scripts...


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History updates (Complete changelogs since the listing on this site)

0.13.0 [07-22-14]

This release brings some interesting new features:
- New modulated core.
- Refactored shadows and introducing the normal mapping.
- Sporadic meteors and meteors has the colors now.
- Comet tails rendering.
- New translatable strings and new textures.
- New plugin: Equation of Time - provides solution for Equation of Time.
- New plugin: Field of View - provides shortcuts for quick changes field of view.
- New plugin: Navigational Stars - marks 58 navigational stars on the sky.
- New plugin: Pointer Coordinates - shows the coordinates of the mouse pointer.
- New plugin: Meteor Showers - provides visualization of meteor showers.
- New version of the Satellites plugin: introduces star-like satellites and bug fixes.
- New version of the Exoplanets plugin: displaying of the potential habitable exoplanets; improvements for performance and code refactoring.
- New version of the Angle Measure plugin: displaying of the position angle.
- New version of the Quasars plugin: improvements for performance; added marker_color parameter.
- New version of the Pulsars plugin: improvements for performance; display pulsars with glitches; setting color for marker for different types of the pulsars.
- New versions of the Compass Marks, Oculars, Historical Supernovae, Observability analysis and Bright Novae plugins: bug fixing, code refactoring and improvements.... read more

Other versions : 0.12.4 0.12.3 0.12.2 0.12.1 0.11.4 0.10.6 0.11.0 0.10.5 0.10.4

v0.12.4 [10-03-13]

This release contains solution for one serious bug and an one new feature.

v0.12.3 [09-11-13]

This release contains a new Bright Novae plugin and fixes of few bugs within plugins and search tool.

v0.12.2 [08-05-13]

New features: variable stars, re-packed star catalogs (Hipparcos and Tycho-2),
improvements for plugins, scripting engine and search tool. New version of the
Satellites plug-in (0.8.1) with features:
- automatic adding of new satellites on update from selected update sources;
by default, only new naked-eye satellites are auto-added
- automatic removal of satellites if they are no longer listed in the update
sources
- "user-defined" flag protecting satellites from update/removal
- satellites can be added to/removed from satellite groups from the GUI
- custom satellite groups can be defined
- the default satellite group names and satellite descriptions are translatable... read more

v0.12.1 [04-22-13]

New features: Caldwell catalog for nebulae, re-packed star catalogs (Hipparcos and Tycho-2), delta-T manager, star magnitude limit control, localization for Windows installer, updates textures of galaxies and nebulae and various small GUI changes. The release has over 30 closed bugs in the core application and plugins.

v0.11.4 [12-30-12]

sky

  • default catalogue of over 600,000 stars
  • extra catalogues with more than 210 million stars
  • asterisms and illustrations of the constellations
  • constellations for twelve different cultures
  • images of nebulae (full Messier catalogue)
  • realistic Milky Way
  • very realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset
  • the planets and their satellites
interface
  • 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
visualisation
  • equatorial and azimuthal grids
  • star twinkling
  • shooting stars
  • eclipse simulation
  • skinnable landscapes, now with spheric panorama projection
customizability
  • 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...
wiki The wiki is the place where stellarium users maintain all the knowledge about the program, and where you can contribute as well.
  • main page
  • quickstart
  • FAQ
  • user's guide
  • scripts

v0.10.6 [12-24-11]

sky

  • default catalogue of over 600,000 stars
  • extra catalogues with more than 210 million stars
  • asterisms and illustrations of the constellations
  • constellations for twelve different cultures
  • images of nebulae (full Messier catalogue)
  • realistic Milky Way
  • very realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset
  • the planets and their satellites
interface
  • 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
visualisation
  • equatorial and azimuthal grids
  • star twinkling
  • shooting stars
  • eclipse simulation
  • skinnable landscapes, now with spheric panorama projection
customizability
  • 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...
wiki The wiki is the place where stellarium users maintain all the knowledge about the program, and where you can contribute as well.
  • main page
  • quickstart
  • FAQ
  • user's guide
  • scripts

v0.11.0 [09-15-11]

sky

  • default catalogue of over 600,000 stars
  • extra catalogues with more than 210 million stars
  • asterisms and illustrations of the constellations
  • constellations for twelve different cultures
  • images of nebulae (full Messier catalogue)
  • realistic Milky Way
  • very realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset
  • the planets and their satellites
interface
  • 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
visualisation
  • equatorial and azimuthal grids
  • star twinkling
  • shooting stars
  • eclipse simulation
  • skinnable landscapes, now with spheric panorama projection
customizability
  • 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...

v0.10.5 [07-17-10]

sky

  • default catalogue of over 600,000 stars
  • extra catalogues with more than 210 million stars
  • asterisms and illustrations of the constellations
  • constellations for twelve different cultures
  • images of nebulae (full Messier catalogue)
  • realistic Milky Way
  • very realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset
  • the planets and their satellites
interface
  • 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
visualisation
  • equatorial and azimuthal grids
  • star twinkling
  • shooting stars
  • eclipse simulation
  • skinnable landscapes, now with spheric panorama projection
customisability
  • plugin system adding artifical satellites, ocular simulation, telescrope configuration and more
  • add your own deep sky objects, landscapes, constellation images, scripts...

v0.10.4 [07-17-10]

sky

  • default catalogue of over 600,000 stars
  • extra catalogues with more than 210 million stars
  • asterisms and illustrations of the constellations
  • constellations for twelve different cultures
  • images of nebulae (full Messier catalogue)
  • realistic Milky Way
  • very realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset
  • the planets and their satellites
interface
  • 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
visualisation
  • equatorial and azimuthal grids
  • star twinkling
  • shooting stars
  • eclipse simulation
  • skinnable landscapes, now with spheric panorama projection
customisability
  • plugin system adding artifical satellites, ocular simulation, telescrope configuration and more
  • add your own deep sky objects, landscapes, constellation images, scripts...

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