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|Full description=Xplanet is similar to xearth, but draws the earth or another planet with user-supplied maps. It renders the image in the root window or an X window. Azimuthal, Mercator, Mollweide, orthographic, and rectangular projections can be drawn, and clouds can be optionally overlaid. Xplanet can read and write GIF, JPEG, PNG, PNM, and TIFF image file formats. The home page includes links to planetary, solar system, and cloud maps. The source code is available with or without a day and night map of the earth.
 
|Full description=Xplanet is similar to xearth, but draws the earth or another planet with user-supplied maps. It renders the image in the root window or an X window. Azimuthal, Mercator, Mollweide, orthographic, and rectangular projections can be drawn, and clouds can be optionally overlaid. Xplanet can read and write GIF, JPEG, PNG, PNM, and TIFF image file formats. The home page includes links to planetary, solar system, and cloud maps. The source code is available with or without a day and night map of the earth.
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|Homepage URL=http://xplanet.sourceforge.net
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
 
|Component programs=
 
|Homepage URL=http://xplanet.sourceforge.net
 
|VCS checkout command=
 
 
|Computer languages=C++
 
|Computer languages=C++
 
|Documentation note=User README included
 
|Documentation note=User README included
|Paid support=
 
|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
 
|Related projects=Planet_Finder,Hitchhiker_2000,Kstars,gnuskies,Sunclock,Celestia,Light_Speed!,spacechart,Stellarium,Global_Village
 
|Related projects=Planet_Finder,Hitchhiker_2000,Kstars,gnuskies,Sunclock,Celestia,Light_Speed!,spacechart,Stellarium,Global_Village
 
|Keywords=Earth,xplanet,astronomy,planet,solar system,clouds
 
|Keywords=Earth,xplanet,astronomy,planet,solar system,clouds
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=1.3.1
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2016/03/13
|Last review date=2005-05-17
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://sourceforge.net/projects/xplanet/files/xplanet/1.3.1/xplanet-1.3.1.tar.gz/download
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|Version comment=1.3.1 stable released 2016-03-13
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|Last review by=Alejandroindependiente
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|Last review date=2017/01/02
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.2.0
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|Status=
|Version date=2005-06-17
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|Is GNU=No
|Version status=stable
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|License verified date=2001-12-21
|Version download=http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/xplanet/xplanet-1.2.0.tar.gz?download
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv2
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2001-12-21
 
|License verified date=2001-12-21
|Version comment=1.2.0 stable released 2005-06-17
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Hari Nair
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Hari Nair
 
 
|Email=hari@alumni.caltech.edu
 
|Email=hari@alumni.caltech.edu
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
 
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{{Person
 
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|Real name=See the CREDITS file in the distribution for a complete list
 
|Role=Contributor
 
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|Real name=See the CREDITS file in the distribution for a complete list
 
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|Science=astronomy
 
|Science=astronomy
 
|Use=science
 
|Use=science
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{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2
 
|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2001-12-21
 
 
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|Prerequisite description=or TIFF libraries.
 
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Revision as of 20:07, 1 January 2017

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Xplanet

http://xplanet.sourceforge.net
Draws the earth or other planets

Xplanet is similar to xearth, but draws the earth or another planet with user-supplied maps. It renders the image in the root window or an X window. Azimuthal, Mercator, Mollweide, orthographic, and rectangular projections can be drawn, and clouds can be optionally overlaid. Xplanet can read and write GIF, JPEG, PNG, PNM, and TIFF image file formats. The home page includes links to planetary, solar system, and cloud maps. The source code is available with or without a day and night map of the earth.

Documentation

User README included

Related Projects





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

21 December 2001




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Hari Nair Maintainer
See the CREDITS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,SupportE-mailmailto:hari@alumni.caltech.edu
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/xplanet-development
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/xplanet


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisiteFreeType library
Source requirementPNM
Weak prerequisiteOpenGL or Mesa
Source requirementor TIFF libraries.
Weak prerequisiteGLUT
Source requirementAt least one of the GIF
Source requirementJPEG
Source requirementPNG

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 February 2018.



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