• New! Version 8! Starry Night College PC/Mac Professor's Edition (1 User)
  • New! Version 8! Starry Night College PC/Mac Professor's Edition (1 User)
  • New! Version 8! Starry Night College PC/Mac Professor's Edition (1 User)
  • New! Version 8! Starry Night College PC/Mac Professor's Edition (1 User)
  • New! Version 8! Starry Night College PC/Mac Professor's Edition (1 User)
  • New! Version 8! Starry Night College PC/Mac Professor's Edition (1 User)
  • New! Version 8! Starry Night College PC/Mac Professor's Edition (1 User)
  • New! Version 8! Starry Night College PC/Mac Professor's Edition (1 User)
  • New! Version 8! Starry Night College PC/Mac Professor's Edition (1 User)
  • New! Version 8! Starry Night College PC/Mac Professor's Edition (1 User)

New! Version 8! Starry Night College PC/Mac Professor's Edition (1 User)


Why Starry Night College?

Starry Night College is built on our powerful Starry Night Pro astronomy simulation software. It contains all of the incredible features of Pro, plus it features 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 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 version.

    What Makes Starry Night College Great!

    • 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   
    • Updated Equipment List includes the latest telescopes, eyepieces, and accessories
    • 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 
    • New Photorealistic Horizon Panoramas make you feel like you are there 
    • All known exoplanets as 3D bodies with proper location, size, orbit and planetary texture 
    • Stunning new user interface with Universal Search, locates sky objects, favorite files, SkyGuide pages, options, events, and more 
    • New highly detailed surface textures of planets and major moons
    • All stars accurately rendered as 3-dimensional bodies with classification-appropriate color, texture and relative radii 
    • Expanded set of “Space Missions” including 30 new detailed and accurate 3D models of spacecraft and their trajectories. Updates to new/ongoing missions 
    • The most precise planetary positions available (using Jet Propulsion Laboratory, JPL-DE-422 ephemerides) 
    • 3,500 unique object text descriptions for stars, planets, moons, satellites, exoplanets, space missions, deep sky objects and, more 
    • Restyled SkyGuide with updated tours and media 
    • Home Location set by IP Address automatically
    • Advanced Planet Rendering for terrain shadows, specular reflections on water, and city night lights on dark side (Earth only) 
    • Updated Messier catalog with new visually stunning images for star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies.
    • Built on award-winning, customized, Starry Night Pro planetarium software
    • Access to unlimited and deeply discounted student download version.
    • E-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

      Students download/access for $29.95!  The student version is found at the below links:

        Worksheets

        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
        • Precession and Nutation
        • The Solar System
        • Geocentric to the Heliocentric Model
        • Planetary Orbits and Configurations
        • Johannes Kepler and Elliptical Orbits
        • Galileo Strengthens and the Heliocentric Model
        • Modern Overview of Our Solar System
        • Organization, Size and Scale of the Solar System
        • Romer’s Light Experiment
        • The Inner Planets of the Solar System
        • The Outer Planets of the Solar System
        • And much more! 

        Requirements:

        **Please note, macOS 10.15 Catalina support will be implemented by 11/30/19 at the latest**

        Windows 10 or higher / Macintosh OS X 10.10 - 10.14. 1GHz or higher processor, 1 GB RAM and 12 GB of hard disk space. 128 MB OpenGL 1.4 capable graphics card.

        Alternate Versions

        Starry Night College Web runs entirely in your web browser from nearly any device including Chromebooks:

        https://store.simulationcurriculum.com/collections/college-astronomy/products/starry-night-college-classroom-edition

        Starry Night College for Windows 7 or 8:

        https://store.simulationcurriculum.com/products/starry-night-college-pc-mac-professor-edition

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        $399.95 USD