Software related to astronomy. This includes desktop planetarium and sky charting software, astronomy databases and observing utilities, simulation software, image processing and data analysis, education and multimedia software, and software reviews. Please note that, even though only software with dedicated web pages is included in this directory, there are many programs (mainly shareware-freeware) that have no web sites dedicated to them and are only available from a number of online software repositories (links to such repositories are included in this directory). Software Astronomy Science.
The term "software" was first proposed by Alan Turing and used in this sense by John W. Tukey in 1957. (wikipedia)
- Software A part of a computer system that consists of data or computer instructions, in contrast to...
- GNOME Software A utility for software installation and updates on computers running Linux.
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- Advanced AstroMB www
Advanced software for astrometry, AstroMB, photometry, robotic observations. Huge database of images and catalogs. Works with MaximDL and ASCOM. Free downloads. AstroMB.
- Promoting Astronomy Common Object Model (ASCOM) www
Promoting the use of open scriptable tools for amateur and educational astronomy. Common Object Model (ASCOM). Astronomy Common Object Model (ASCOM).
- Features Alcyone Software www
Features the following programs: an ephemeris calculator, Software, a collection of astronomical data in electronic form, Planet Orbits, C88, and Planetary, Lunar, and Stellar Visibility. Alcyone Software.
- Links Sky and Telescope -- Astronomical Software www
Links to the BASIC programs that appeared in Sky and Telescope, and Telescope -- Astronomical Software, to shareware/freeware astronomy related software and to vendors of astronomy software. Sky and Telescope -- Astronomical Software.
- Astronomical LinuxAstro www
Astronomical software on Linux. LinuxAstro.
- News, AstroTips - Astronomy Software and Amateur Observation Resources www
News, Astronomy Software and Amateur Observation Resources, reviews, articles, forums and downloads of astronomy related programs for various platforms. AstroTips - Astronomy Software and Amateur Observation Resources.
- Free Observation Manager www
Free and open java based astronomical logging tool. Manager. It stores data in an XML format called COMAST, a tool which provides a free schema definition for all kinds of astronomical observations. Observation Manager.
- Observation Deepsky 2000 www
Observation planning software for astronomers. 2000. Includes telescope control, logging, and charting.[Commercial - Windows] Deepsky 2000.
- Astronomical Linux for Astronomy cdrom www
Astronomical software precompiled for the Linux operating system. for Astronomy cdrom. Applications include general purpose image and signal processing tools, as well as algorithms in use at observatories and universities worldwide. Facilities for processing the data products of the major space-based instruments are also included. [Commercial - Linux] Linux for Astronomy cdrom.
- Windows Lunar Calendars and Eclipse Finder www
Windows software for converting dates in various lunar and other calendars and for finding lunar phases and eclipses of various kinds. Lunar Calendars and Eclipse Finder.
- Freeware Cartes du Ciel / Sky Charts www
Cartes du Ciel / Sky Charts.
- Review Orrery www
Review of the solar system simulator (by Spacetech) for RISC OS workstations. Orrery.
- Discover Astronomy Software Resources www
Discover links and resources for astronomy software for amateur and professional astronomers and for people interested in astronomy, Software Resources, stargazing and space. Astronomy Software Resources.
- Lunar Astronomy Formulas www
Lunar and solar periodicity formulas, Formulas, definitions, time formulas, notation, astronomical constants with computer code for a programmable HP 48 by James Q. Jacobs. Astronomy Formulas.
- Provides DanIDL www
Provides a library of functions and routines written in the Interactive Data Language (IDL). DanIDL. Developed mainly for use in astronomy, the library also supplies general scientific and programming applications. DanIDL.
- [commercial, Kairos General Calendar Conversion Program www
[commercial, General Calendar Conversion Program, demo available -- Win95/98/NT] Includes calendars required by historians of astronomy and general historians. Many details are provided for Indian and Jewish calendars. There is also a display of positions of the Sun, Moon and planets, effectively replacing Tuckerman's tables. A horoscope display, and details of lunar visibility, are calculated from modern parameters. Kairos General Calendar Conversion Program.
- Interactive Nightfall www
Interactive program for computing synthetic lightcurves and generating animated views and best-fit models of eclipsing binary stars. Nightfall. [Open source - Linux/Unix] Nightfall.
- Powerful Modern Optical Design and Analysis Software www
Powerful optical design library, Optical Design and Analysis Software, and showing features, slide show, download, and register areas. Modern Optical Design and Analysis Software.
- Based Java Based Optical Design and Analysis Software www
Based on telescope design program MODAS, Based Optical Design and Analysis Software, can design and analyze one mirror and classical two or three mirror telescopes, one mirror catadioptric systems, two mirror catadioptric systems, doublets and triplets, and includes applets. Java Based Optical Design and Analysis Software.
- [open Aarseth's N-body software www
[open source - multiplatform] Direct N-body algorithms. Aarseth's N-body software.
- The FLASH -- AMR reacting hydrodynamics www
The FLASH code is a reacting hydrodynamics code with adaptive mesh refinement for general astrophysical hydrodynamics problems. FLASH -- AMR reacting hydrodynamics.
- Offers Bubba's Bits www
Offers the picoSky cellular telephone planetarium application which runs on most phones that allow Java game downloads. Bubba's Bits.
- Displays CyberSky www
Displays the stars, CyberSky, constellations, deep sky objects, Sun, Moon, and planets as visible from any location on Earth at any given time, with optional animation. [shareware - Win98/2000/XP/Vista] CyberSky.
- Freeware The Sky in your Computer www
Freeware and shareware software relating to Astronomy and Science, Sky in your Computer, for all OS (PC, Mac, Linux, BeOS, Palm), and with a special section devoting to Education. The Sky in your Computer.
- Simulation The Digital Universe www
Simulation package for the amateur or professional observer. Digital Universe. [Commercial] The Digital Universe.
- Information Celestia www
Information sur ce simulateur spacial, Celestia, propose des trucs, des astuces et des téléchargements (directs ou par P2P). Celestia.
- Logiciel IRIS www
Logiciel de traitement d'images astronomiques. IRIS.
- [Free ISDA - Irregularly Spaced Data Analysis www
[Free - MSDOS, Irregularly Spaced Data Analysis, dosemu] Program to analyse irregularly spaced time series - variable star light curves. ISDA - Irregularly Spaced Data Analysis.
- Picture Picture Window Image Editing Software www
Picture Window is a popular tool among serious amateur astrophotographers. Window Image Editing Software. By Digital Light and Color. Picture Window Image Editing Software.
- Leaflet The Naming of Stars www
Leaflet from Royal Greenwich Observatory. The Naming of Stars.
- Provides Elegant Universe www
Provides introductory information about galaxies, Universe, the big bang, stars, the solar system, planets, asteroids, comets, astronomical events and astronomy related news. Elegant Universe.
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