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Sky-Map.org
Web ApplicationAlternatives

An online system to view a detailed sky map with positions and characteristics of space objects.

 planetarium, mapping, solar-system    Education, Astronomy    Free
Editor Rating:
4.5
Solar System Explorer 3D
Android

Tour our Solar System with this impressive app

 app-of-the-week, astronomy, space, planets, simulation    Astronomy    Free (Ads)
Editor Rating:
4
C2A
WindowsAlternatives

Build detailed views of stellar fields for professional and amateur astronomers.

 planetarium, mapping, solar-system    Education, Astronomy    Free
Editor Rating:
5
Celestia
Linux, Mac OS, WindowsAlternatives

A space travel simulator lets you travel throughout the solar system even beyond the galaxy.

 planetarium, mapping, solar-system    Audio & Music, Education, Astronomy    Free (Open source)
Editor Rating:
4
Aladin
Linux, Mac OS, WindowsAlternatives

An interactive sky atlas viewer to visualize digitized astronomical images.

 planetarium, mapping, solar-system    Education, Astronomy    Free
Editor Rating:
5
Stellarium
Linux, Mac OS, WindowsAlternatives

Provides many visual effects, including the Milky Way, twinkling stars, shooting stars, clouds and light pollution.

 planetarium, mapping, solar-system    Education, Astronomy    Free (Open source)
Editor Rating:
4.5
SkyChart
Linux, Mac OS, WindowsAlternatives

An excellent open-source program enables you to draw sky charts.

 planetarium, mapping, solar-system    Education, Astronomy    Free (Open source)
Editor Rating:
5
Home Planet
WindowsAlternatives

Excels at locating artificial satellites, comets and asteroids with 256,000 stars in its catalog.

 planetarium, mapping, solar-system    Education, Astronomy    Free (Open source)
Editor Rating:
3
Orbiter
WindowsAlternatives

A fun interplanetary space ship simulator obeys the laws of physics.

 planetarium, mapping, solar-system    Education, Astronomy    Free
Editor Rating:
4
WorldWide Telescope
Web Application, WindowsAlternatives

A rich visualization environment functions as a virtual telescope to enable explorations of the universe.

 planetarium, mapping, solar-system    Education, Astronomy    Free (Open source)
Editor Rating:
4.5