Starry Night Pro Plus 8 has been retooled from the inside out to best meet the needs of the modern amateur astronomer! With a stunning new object database, incredible integration to cloud services, and tons of new, intelligent features, Starry Night 8 sets you up for observing success like never before!
Find everything you've been looking for
At the heart of Version 8 is a new Deep Sky Database of extended objects that makes the Starry Night experience better than ever before.
Incredible rendering & precise positioning of over 36,000 targets
Carefully crafted by compiling the absolute best object data available
The most accurate sizes & shapes of objects ever in Starry Night
Advanced database created from 12 cross-referenced catalogs
Huge upgrade replaces a majority of previous Starry Night catalog
TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) and Mars InSight 3D models
Hundreds if new in-depth descriptions for the brightest stars in the sky
New and updated mission paths for your favorite space missions
3D models of eight beautiful and accurately rendered binary stars
Observers come first
Get ready for the most seamless astronomy setup you've ever experienced! Filled with new features to make observing as fun and efficient as possible, Starry Night Pro Plus 8 will meet the needs of any advanced observer and help amateurs & enthusiasts take their astronomy game to the next level!
Enjoy an updated, best-in-class telescope control experience
Open Astronomy Log standard makes data much more accessible
Easily create multiple Observing Sites using maps & location services
Audio Tours provide engaging, in-depth narration for many subjects
Audio Descriptions add hours of commentary for interesting objects
An elegant new dark theme is easier on the observer's eyes
Redesigned SkyGuide now matches new dark theme interface
Includes a comprehensive list of significant yearly & daily sky events
Integral to Version 8 is the LiveSky Cloud. In addition to being stored on your computer, all of your observing data is optionally backed up, free of charge, to our private cloud servers. The LiveSky.com Cloud isn’t just about backup, however -- it opens up a universe of possibilities for extending, sharing & analyzing your observing data.
Sync, share and export your data to other services with ease
Data & assets entered at LiveSky.com sync to Starry Night
Preparing sessions & recording observations is easier than ever
Sync to any LiveSky-enabled astro app including SkySafari 6
The pinnacle of power
Starry Night Pro Plus 8 provides additional, next-level features for next-level observers.
Jaw-dropping All-Sky CCD Mosiac even more stunning in version 8
Five incredibly captivating Multi-Wavelength Full Sky Surveys
Exquisite detail displayed in numerous High Resolution Surface Maps
Registration details and download links to Starry Night Pro Plus for Windows & macOS
Starry Night Companion, a 192-page illustrated astronomy book PDF (embedded within the program)
New, comprehensive 146-page User's Guide PDF (embedded within the program)
All the incredible features from version 7. See complete feature list:Feature Chart
**Gift Buyers: Your package will contain all of the above, but you also get a physical or digital card to provide a gift recipient (your choice below). The card contains decorative logos/art, app details, and download/installation instructions. The card is to be physically given to the gift recipient or e-mailed to them as an attachment depending on your choice below. Enter discount codes at final step before checking out. Allow 1-2 business days for digital gift pack to be e-mailed.**
Windows 10 or higher / Macintosh OS X 10.10 or higher, 1GHz or higher processor, 1 GB RAM and 12 GB of hard disk space. 128 MB OpenGL 1.4 capable graphics card.
MaximDL Advanced CCD Imaging Software for Windows only is sold separately.
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