WinStars is a planetarium 3D simulator that accurately represents the position of celestial objects at a given moment. Free version also available.
WinStars allows you to travel in our galaxy and its suburbs. A thread dedicated to scientific news will enable you to follow and to represent in the software the results of the research, which is currently carried out in the field of astrophysics.
New functions will be gradually added to make it an educational tool dedicated to the discovery of our Universe.
WinStars for Linux is the full version. The price for Windows and others is $6.00 and adds extra functions including:
-Tycho2 and UCAC4 catalogs adding 114 million stars
-A digital version of a photographic atlas covering the entire sky (Digitized Sky Survey function)
-High-resolution textures of the Moon, Mars, and Earth
-Also gives access to additional modules (3D models, other catalogs, scientific news)