Starry Night College is built on our powerful Starry Night Pro astronomy simulation software. It contains all of the incredible features of Pro, plus a correlated higher education module including 45 embedded exercises joined to hundreds of customized simulations.Starry Night College helps you teach a more satisfying course by making it easy for your students to visually grasp the concepts of astronomy.
Starry Night education titles are now optimized for SMART Boards and have been awarded SMART Technologies' highest level of accreditation: SMART Board Application Elite.
Starry Night gives you powerful, accurate, customizable tools to inspire and engage your students.
Starry Night College includes more than 45 computer exercises, complete with dazzling interactive simulations, all fully mapped to top college astronomy textbooks.
The software is readily accessible to an unlimited number of students via the deeply discounted student download version.
* The celestial sphere
* Coordinate systems
* Lunar and solar eclipses
* The analemma
* Precession and nutation
* The dwarf planets
* Retrograde motion
* Asteroids and comets
* The constellations
* Stellar parallax
* The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram
* Redshift and the expansion of the universe
* And more!
* Award-winning, customized, Starry Night Pro Planetarium Software
* Access to unlimited and deeply discounted student download version.
* Professor’s Guide
* Astronomy Companion Guide (PDF)
* 45+ integrated computer exercises
* Library of simulations
* Create movies of your customized simulations and export images
* Student Worksheets and Answer Keys
* Exercises mapped to college astronomy textbooks
* Links, references and suggestions for Online access to additional content and resources
Bring the visual beauty of the universe to larger screens and audiences
Optimized for projection, Starry Night Podium provides an intuitively designed interface on the operator's computer screen and projects an impressive, uncluttered view of the sky that brings the visual beauty and accuracy of Starry Night to larger screens and audiences.
Starry Night Podium includes a library of pre-assembled interactive simulations, educational video clips and concept diagrams suitable for use in college level courses. You can add your own simulations, videos and images to this library.
Starry Night Podium provides an immersive experience ideally suited for today's classrooms and lecture halls.
Data Library Includes:
260 pre-assembled educational simulations
100 mini-documentaries and video clips on astronomy
30 concept diagrams of astronomical phenomena
and much more!
Award-winning Starry Night Planetarium Software, optimized for projection
Quick Start Guide
Introductory astronomy book
Integrated Media Player: Allows you to fade, zoom and position digital videos and slides anywhere on the screen during presentations.
If you are interested in a multi-user license, please call 877-290-8256
To run Starry Night College you'll need:
Windows: Requires Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8 (Important: not compatible with Windows 8 RT), 1GHz or higher processor, 512 MB RAM and 2 GB of hard disk space. 64 MB OpenGL capable graphics card.
Minimum recommended monitor resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.
Macintosh: Universal Binary runs natively on Intel and PPC Macintosh computers. Requires OS X 10.3.9 or higher, G4 450 MHz or higher processor, 512 MB RAM and 2 GB of hard disk space. Will not run on OS 9.x or earlier. 32 MB OpenGL capable graphics card. Minimum recommended monitor resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.
Basic support for joysticks recognized by Windows XP and Mac OS X.