Features

  • a direction of observation which is easily controlled by a mouse and in real time;
  • a precise representation of the observable sky from a point on the earth’s surface on a given date;
  • a 3D interface to give more realism to celestial objects;
  • a calculation of notable astronomical phenomena visible from an observation point on the earth;
  • detailed information about each object;
  • a calculation of the positions of the principal satellites of Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, of comets and of asteroids;
  • an outline of the celestial equator, the ecliptic, and a grid of azimuthal and equatorial coordinates;
  • a 3D outline of the planetary orbits
  • drives a large range of telescopes
  • Internet resources are also available:
    updated comets and asteroids’ elements, querying of DSS (Digitized Sky Survey) servers to obtain a photograph of that portion of the sky being displayed by the program, a notice of the visibility of artificial satellites, etc.
  • automatic updates;