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Hitchhiker 2000

Hitchhiker 2000 is an astronomical simulation and visualization program. It displays the solar system in a window on your computer; you manipulate the field of view using the mouse. You can rotate a schene, zoom in and out, or view the scene from any angle. You can also control what objects are seen on the screen. You can also create an MPEG-formatted movie based on your current scene.


Download version 0.7 (beta)
released on 5 March 2001


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLJanet Casey19 June 2001

Leaders and contributors

Aaron Worley Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Help,Support Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/hitchhiker-list

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use gtkglarea
Required to use OpenGL
Weak prerequisite libgr-progs (for making MPEG movies)
Weak prerequisite MPEG
Source requirement gnome-libs

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 26 February 2004.


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