• Starry Night Pro 6
  • Starry Night Pro 6
  • Starry Night Pro 6
  • Starry Night Pro 6
  • Starry Night Pro 6

Starry Night Pro 6


Dive Into the Universe with the new Starry Night Pro!

Starry Night Pro is a powerful program designed for those with a serious interest in astronomy. Increase your in-the-field observing success with features such as the Events Finder to choose targets, or customized Observing Lists for a specific night or object of interest. Print out three-view star hopping charts customized to your equipment to effortlessly guide you to challenging objects. With extensive data sets, advanced telescope control, and comprehensive observational tools you'll soon transform your computer into a sophisticated virtual observatory.

Starry Night Pro makes a perfect gift for an astronomer (or a budding astronomer) in your life. Our Packaged option (selectable below) is designed for gift giving.

Features:
  • Explore over 16 million stars and 1 million deep-sky objects
  • Travel through 3D, particulate galaxies
  • Control most popular computerized telescopes
  • See the sky from any location in the universe up to 700 million light years away
  • Travel in time from 99,999 BC to 99,999 AD
  • View Milky Way in 12 wavelengths, from infrared, radio to X-ray
  • Deepen your explorations and understanding of the universe with over 100 interactive multimedia SkyGuide tours
  • More:

    • Seamlessly download data for 500+ million stars
    • Explore PGC Catalog of 980,000 galaxies
    • View Zwicky catalog of 9134 clusters
    • Select objects from dozens of databases for double stars, quasars and pulsars
    • Automatically download Digitized Sky Survey images
    • 65 3-D Asteroid Models let you explore these intriguing celestial bodies
    • Display dynamic Hertzsprung-Russell diagrams
    • Recognize 1000+ craters, valleys and more instantly with surface feature outlines for the Moon
    • Hour Angle Lines and Vernal Equinox Hour Angle Guide
    • Shadow Cones show the shadows of orbiting bodies
    • SkyView Link in Image Editor Downloads Thousands of New Images
    • Advanced Particle Galaxy Rendering
    • Apollo Space Missions: trajectories of the Apollo spacecraft, full models and guided tours
    • Distance Spheres can now be added to any solar system body with any radius and color
    • Precessional paths of the celestial poles
    • Circumpolar regions, based on your latitude
    • Meteor Showers Updates
    • Extrasolar Planet Updates
    • Observing Lists of astronomical objects use flexible filters such as magnitude, altitude above horizon, type, or database
    • Mimic effects of the atmospheric scattering
    • Follow the paths of over 25 interplanetary probes through the solar system
    • Zoom in on 3-D models of comets, asteroids, satellites and spacecraft
    • Over 100 Starry Night files demonstrate events such as eclipses, planetary alignments and close-ups of galaxies and planets
    • Create custom constellation sets
    • Export positional data for any object over a specific time span and interval from Ephemeris Generator
    • Create QuickTime VR movies
    • Build your own databases
    • Print full sky (180-degree) star charts of any area of the sky 

Included:

  • 1 DVD-ROM of Starry Night software for Windows and Macintosh
  • Starry Night Companion, a 192-page illustrated astronomy e-book (embedded within the program)
  • New, comprehensive 210-page User's Guide e-book (embedded within the program)

Requirements:

Windows:
      • DVD-ROM Drive
      • Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8 (Important: not compatible with Windows 8 RT)
      • 500 MHz or higher processor
      • 128 MB RAM
      • 2 GB of hard disk space
      • 64 MB OpenGL 1.4 capable graphics card (OpenGL 2.0 is required for features like shaded sky and animated grass)
      • Minimum recommended monitor resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.
Macintosh:
    • DVD-ROM Drive
    • Universal Binary (PPC/Intel compatible)
    • OS X 10.4 or higher
    • G3 450 MHz or higher processor
    • 128 MB RAM
    • 2 GB of hard disk space
    • 64 MB OpenGL 1.4 capable graphics card (OpenGL 2.0 is required for features like shaded sky and animated grass)
    • Minimum recommended monitor resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.




$149.95 USD $159.95