• Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8
  • Starry Night Pro Plus 8

Starry Night Pro Plus 8

Designed for the modern amateur astronomer

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!

  • Starry Night macOS now natively compatible with Celestron wireless WiFi mounts!

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
    • 3 brand new, breathtaking Earth Horizon Panoramas options added   

    Put astronomy on autopilot

    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 7 for iOS & Android.

    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
    • MaximDL Plugin configuration for astrophotography enthusiasts
    • 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 via a digital gift card to provide a gift recipient.  The card contains decorative space art, app details, and download/installation instructions. The card is to be digitally sent to the gift recipient.  Please allow 1-2 business days processing at max, but we aim for much quicker gift processing.  Enter any discount code at the final step of checkout.


      Windows 10 or higher / macOS 10.12 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.
      • AllSky CCD Image and associated data copyright Main Sequence Software Inc. All rights reserved.

      Due to the nature of this downloaded application, we cannot accept returns and we are unable to provide refunds. Please read and understand the features and system compatibility before purchasing.

      $259.95 USD