WinStars is a planetarium running on computers, tablets and mobiles. It is a 3D simulator that accurately represents celestial objects at a given time. It also allows you to travel in our galaxy and its close neighbourhood. A thread dedicated to scientific news allows you to follow and display in the software the results of research currently conducted in astrophysics. New functions will be progressively added in order to convert the software into a pedagogical tool dedicated to the discovery of our Universe.
C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) or Comet NEOWISE is a retrograde comet with a near-parabolic orbit discovered on March 27, 2020, by astronomers using the NEOWISE space telescope. At that time, it was a 10th-magnitude comet, located 2 AU (300 million km; 190 million mi) away from the Sun and 1.7 AU (250 million km; 160 million …
You’re still in containment due to the coronavirus and you don’t know what to do with your days? Test the Android version of WinStars! I need your help to understand the problems that some users may encounter. So please install the program from Google Play and run it for a few minutes. Then just use …
The USGS, the United States Geological Survey, has just published the first geological map of the entire surface of the Moon. Called “Unified Geologic Map of the Moon”, this highly detailed map could be used for future manned lunar missions. It is based on information collected from the Jaxa’s Kaguya (Selene) probe and the Lunar …
version x64 (Windows 10 only)
version x86 (compatible with Windows 7, 8.1 & 10)
(Warning: using WinStars 3 on an obsolete machine running Windows 7 may cause serious compatibility problems).
Ubuntu 20.04 x64
Release 3.0.151 (2020/09/10):
Follow this procedure