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Celestia

http://www.shatters.net/celestia/
Visual simulation of space

Celestia is a real-time visual simulation of space. Choose a point within the Local Group of galaxies, and Celestia will show you an approximation of how it would appear to your eyes were you actually there. Some of what Celestia shows is necessarily hypothetical--the farther away from Earth you get, the less real data there is and the more guesswork is involved. Thus Celestia supplements observational data with good guesses based on models of stellar and planetary processes. You can also navigate at an immense range of scales. Orbit a couple kilometers above the surface of a tiny, irregular asteroid, then head off toward Jupiter, watching it grow from a bright point of light into a looming sphere filling your field of vision. Leave our solar system entirely and observe the sun as it fades from a brilliant disk to a bright star, disappearing almost entirely as you head off toward the Upsilon Andromeda system to orbit around its innermost giant planet.



Download

http://sourceforge.net/projects/celestia/files/Celestia-source/1.6.1/celestia-1.6.1.tar.gz/download

version 1.6.1 (stable)
released on 10 June 2011




VCS Checkout

:pserver:anonymous@cvs.celestia.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/celestia

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Licensing

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Janet Casey

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26 November 2001




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Chris Laurel Maintainer
Clint Weisbrod Contributor
Shawn Jones Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=21302&atid=121302
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/celestia-devel
SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/celestia-users
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/celestia


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 February 2018.



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