Dive Into the Universe with the new Starry Night Pro!
Stunningly realistic, Starry Night Pro immerses you in the wonders of the universe. A new layer of over 100 interactive, multimedia tours reveal the fascinating science and history of stars, providing a deeper understanding of the universe. An elegant, easy-to use interface with Universal Search lets you quickly tap into a new and improved suite of features. All the tools you need—events finder, computerized telescope control, observation planner, customizable equipment list, built-in ephemeris generator, printable 180-degree star charts— are at your fingertips. Powerful and fast, this program with access to 500 million stars and 1 million galaxies is a feast for your senses and fuel for your imagination.
Tons of New Features Included in the All New Version 7!
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, favourite 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.)
3500 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.
Download links, DVD-ROM or download code 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)
Download & convenient backup disk if installation is necessary in the absence of internet
Gift pack, which contains a download code inside a nicely packaged case, but no disk
WindowsTM 7 or higher / MacintoshTM OS X 10.7 or higher. 1GHz or higher processor, 1 GB RAM and 4 GB of hard disk space. 128 MB OpenGL 1.4 capable graphics card.
Note: In rare instances, upgrades to Windows 10 on computers with previous Windows operating systems may result in an incompatible graphics card. For more information, read here.