Starry Night College Web Subscription (Professor's Edition)

Dynamically navigate through the universe on a web browser!

Starry Night College® is now available as a web-based application you can use over the internet with a web browser. It remains the best way to teach a more satisfying course by making it easier for introductory astronomy students to visually grasp the concepts of astronomy, but now without the need to install any CD’s, download any software, or worry about upgrades. With Starry Night Web you can access your favorite astronomy application from a desktop computer, tablet, or Chromebook.

The software is readily accessible to an unlimited number of students via the deeply discounted student version:  Student Subscription

Starry Night College contains 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.

Five Important Advantages of Starry Night College Web

  1. No need to update software. You are always using the latest version every time you login.
  2. Easier installation and maintenance.
  3. Works over the internet with a modern web browser.
  4. Accessible on most devices, including Desktop Computers, iPads, Chromebooks, and Tablets.
  5. Eliminates the need for your IT department to maintain the software.

The Starry Night You Have Always Loved

  • Teachable Moments feature keeps content fresh and relevant by providing educators with auto updates of new lessons, exercises, simulations, and phenomena!
  • Built-in Lesson plans correlated to state and national standards that meet curriculum needs 
  • Accurate visualizations and simulations that allow students to make precise observations of Moon phases, motions of the Sun and planets, seasons, eclipses and much more
  • Interactive computer exercises and hands-on activities that encourage questioning, experimentation and exploration and accommodate diverse learning styles Pre- and post-assessment resources with recommendations for improved student performance 
  • Flexible teaching models for easy adaptation to pacing and classroom needs 
  • Opportunities to develop key skills: observation, data collection, analytical thinking and discovery 
  • Extensions that connect to topics in math, physics, language arts, social studies and technology

All The Latest Upgrades and Innovations

  • All Exercises underwent a comprehensive review and update 
  • Exercises have been enhanced with Guiding Questions, Key Concepts, Did You Know's, and dozens of new images to help illustrate phenomena 
  • Expanded asteroid catalog with highlighted/highlightable families and groups   
  • Analemma can now be drawn on a planets surface 
  • Exclusive Extragalactic 3D Database includes over 100,000 galaxies encompassing over 1 billion lights years of space 
  • Stunning new user interface with Search, locates sky objects, and more
  • New highly detailed surface textures of planets and major moons 
  • Expanded set of “Space Missions” including 30 new detailed and accurate 3D models of spacecraft and their trajectories. Updates to new/ongoing missions 
  • Hundreds of unique object descriptions for stars, planets, moons, satellites, deep sky objects and, more
  • Restyled SkyGuide with updated tours and media  
  • Updated Messier catalog with new visually stunning images for star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies 


Topics Covered
  • Celestial sphere
  • Coordinate systems
  • Lunar and solar eclipses
  • Analemma
  • Precession and nutation
  • Dwarf planets
  • Retrograde motion
  • Asteroids and comets
  • Constellations
  • Stellar parallax
  • Hertzsprung-Russell diagram
  • Redshift and the expansion of the universe
  • And much more! 


You can purchase Starry Night College Web for a minimum of one year.  A classroom license covers access for a single teacher and all student access for that one class.  You will receive 10% off for a 3 year subscription or 15% off for a 5+ year subscription. 

There are also bulk pricing options for larger licensing needs.

For questions and quotes regarding more years or classrooms/sites, please contact us below:

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