Starry Night Pro
Starry Night Pro
8.0.5

5.0

Starry Night Pro free download for Mac

Starry Night Pro

8.0.5
22 October 2019

Virtual space galaxy software.

Overview

Starry Night Pro has everything the experienced astronomy enthusiast needs to explore the universe.

Features
  • Data Backup and Cloud Sync
  • Enhanced observation planner lets you create detailed lists of targets for an observing session
  • New observation logs allow you to store notes, times, sky conditions, equipment used, and even images on targets
  • Equipment list allows you to store all scopes, eyepieces, binoculars, and accessories
  • LiveSky panel lets you see up-to-date images of the Sun and Earth from ground and space-based observatories
  • Navigate and open your saved Starry Night files easily with the new "Favorites" panel
  • View from anywhere on Earth or select from a database of over 8,000 cities
  • See the sky from any location in the universe up to 700 million light years away
  • Print personalized star charts of any area in the sky
  • OpenGL support renders high-end 3D graphics
  • Create QuickTime movies and export images
  • 16 million stars and corrected NGC/IC catalogs
  • Online access to 500 million stars
  • Tycho 2/Hipparcos 3D star database
  • PGC catalog with 70,000 galaxies
  • Control most popular brands of computerized telescopes (additional cable required)

What's new in Starry Night Pro

Version 8.0.5:
  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

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Espiridion
31 December 2006

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The More Information link goes to the version 5 updater, and not version 6. Years ago I used version 3 and only recently updated to version 6 thanks to version 5 being on sale at the Discovery store, and an upgrade offer to version 6 from Starry Night. Otherwise it would have been too expensive for me. Although the price can be high, I think it's really the best software of its class out there. Very thorough and intuitive.
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Version 6.0.3
tfigs
04 March 2019
Fantastic astronomy application. Robust, excellent for star gazing. Educational and informative.
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Version 8.0.2
Libertyforall1776
21 January 2019
Version 8.x is out! There is also now a Pro Plus version too.... https://store.simulationcurriculum.com/collections/frontpage/products/starry-night-pro-8 https://store.simulationcurriculum.com/collections/frontpage/products/starry-night-pro-plus-8
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Version 7.3.2
Chocky
15 March 2016
FYI... Starry Night is now at version 7.5.0.950
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Version 7.3.2
Leesa
10 September 2015
Wow! SNP is ALIVE!!! Yay!!!
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Version 7.3.1
pettifogger0712
28 April 2014
Starry Night 7 Pro is out - current users can upgrade to Pro Plus 7 at a 25% discount until the end of April 2014 (http://store.simulationcurriculum.com/collections/upgrades/products/upgrade-to-pro-plus-7?mc_cid=6ec6eb7bbd&mc_eid=2b3272bdaa)
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Version 6.4.3
Edac2
02 April 2014
I used Starry Night years ago and liked it, but after a while it appeared that they abandoned the consumer market to concentrate on schools. Based on Pettifogger's changelog, it hasn't been updated since 2011. Also, there are so many different versions of Starry Night that it's hard to know which version to get. I just received an offer from MacHeist that includes Starry Night in a bundle with some other apps for only $19.95, that sounds like a pretty good deal.
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Version 6.4.3
pettifogger0712
20 June 2011
Very nice app - I purchased this on eBay at the end of 2006 and it has given me sterling service from the start. The only gripe I have is that Simulation Curriculum give almost no notification whatsoever of any updates [This page alone bears testimony to it...SP6 is already at v6.4.3 but the "latest" version on MU is 6.2.3] I have managed to compile a list of the various v6 Pro and Pro Plus updates (as well as their respective release dates) that are available as at June 19th 2011: STARRY NIGHT PRO 6 UPDATES (6.0.1 to 6.4.3) Starry Night Pro 6 v6.0.1 Update (Mac) (200610123) http://www.siennasoft.com/updates/updaters601/Mac/Update%20to%20Pro%206.0.1.zip Starry Night Pro 6 v6.0.1 Update (Win) (200610123) http://www.siennasoft.com/updates/updaters601/Win/Update%20to%20Pro%206.0.1.exe Starry Night Pro 6 v6.0.3 Update (Mac) (20061221) http://www.siennasoft.com/updates/updaters603/Mac/Update%20to%20Pro%206.0.3.zip Starry Night Pro 6 v6.0.1 Update (Win) (200610123) http://www.siennasoft.com/updates/updaters603/Win/Update%20to%20Pro%206.0.3.exe Starry Night Pro 6 v6.0.4 Update (Mac) (20070112) http://www.siennasoft.com/updates/updaters604/Mac/Update%20to%20Pro%206.0.4.zip Starry Night Pro 6 v6.0.4 Update (Win) (20070112) http://www.siennasoft.com/updates/updaters604/Win/VM/Update%20to%20Pro%206.0.4.exe Starry Night Pro 6 v6.0.6 Update (Mac) (2007mmdd) (LINK NO LONGER WORKS) http://images.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters606/Mac/Update%20to%20Pro%206.0.6.zip Starry Night Pro 6 v6.0.6 Update (Win) (2007mmdd) (LINK NO LONGER WORKS) http://images.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters606/Win/VM/Update%20to%20Pro%206.0.6.exe Starry Night Pro 6 v6.2.0 Update (Mac) (20071106) http://www.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters620/Pro/InstData/MacOSX/Update%20to%20Pro%206.2.0.zip Starry Night Pro 6 v6.2.0 Update (Win) (20071106) http://www.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters620/Pro/InstData/Windows/VM/Update%20to%20Pro%206.2.0.exe Starry Night Pro 6 v6.2.1 Update (Mac) (20071123) http://www.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters621/Pro/InstData/MacOSX/Update%20to%20Pro%206.2.1.zip Starry Night Pro 6 v6.2.1 Update (Win) (20071123) http://www.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters621/Pro/InstData/Windows/VM/Update%20to%20Pro%206.2.1.exe Starry Night Pro 6 v6.2.3 Update (Mac) (20080306) http://www.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters623/Pro/InstData/MacOSX/Update%20to%20Pro%206.2.3.zip Starry Night Pro 6 v6.2.3 Update (Win) (20080306) http://www.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters623/Pro/InstData/Windows/VM/Update%20to%20Pro%206.2.3.exe Starry Night Pro 6 v6.3.3 Updater (Mac) (20090723) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters633/Mac/Starry%20Night%20Pro%206.3.3%20Updater.zip Starry Night Pro 6 v6.3.3 Updater (Win) (20090723) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters633/Windows/Starry%20Night%20Pro%206.3.3%20Updater.exe Starry Night Pro 6 v6.3.3 to 6.3.6 Updater (Mac) (20091002) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters636/Pro/MacOSX/Starry%20Night%20Pro%206.3.3%20to%206.3.6%20Updater.zip Starry Night Pro 6 v6.3.3 to 6.3.6 Updater (Win) (20091002) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters636/Pro/Windows/Starry%20Night%20Pro%206.3.3%20to%206.3.6%20Updater.exe Starry Night Pro 6 v6.3.3 to 6.3.9 Updater (Mac) (20100426) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters639/Pro/MacOSX/Starry%20Night%20Pro%206.3.3%20to%206.3.9%20Updater.zip Starry Night Pro 6 v6.3.3 to 6.3.9 Updater (Win) (20100426) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters639/Pro/Windows/Starry%20Night%20Pro%206.3.3%20to%206.3.9%20Updater.exe Starry Night Pro 6 v6.3.3 to 6.4.1 Updater (Mac) (20101223) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters641/Pro/MacOSX/Starry%20Night%20Pro%206.3.3%20to%206.4.1%20Updater.zip Starry Night Pro 6 v6.3.3 to 6.4.1 Updater (Win) (20101223) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters641/Pro/Windows/Starry%20Night%20Pro%206.3.3%20to%206.4.1%20Updater.exe Starry Night Pro 6 v6.3.3 to 6.4.3 Updater (Mac) (20110120) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters643/Pro/MacOSX/Starry%20Night%20Pro%206.3.3%20to%206.4.3%20Updater.zip Starry Night Pro 6 v6.3.3 to 6.4.3 Updater (Win) (20110120) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters643/Pro/Windows/Starry%20Night%20Pro%206.3.3%20to%206.4.3%20Updater.exe STARRY NIGHT PRO PLUS 6 UPDATES (6.0.1 to 6.4.3) Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.0.1 Update (Mac) (200610123) http://www.siennasoft.com/updates/updaters601/Mac/Update%20to%20Pro%20Plus%206.0.1.zip Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.0.1 Update (Win) (200610123) http://www.siennasoft.com/updates/updaters601/Win/Update%20to%20Pro%20Plus%206.0.1.exe Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.0.3 Update (Mac) (20061221) http://www.siennasoft.com/updates/updaters603/Mac/Update%20to%20Pro%20Plus%206.0.3.zip Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.0.3 Update (Win) (20061221) http://www.siennasoft.com/updates/updaters603/Win/Update%20to%20Pro%20Plus%206.0.3.exe Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.0.4 Update (Mac) (20070112) http://www.siennasoft.com/updates/updaters604/Mac/Update%20to%20Pro%20Plus%206.0.4.zip Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.0.4 Update (Win) (20070112) http://www.siennasoft.com/updates/updaters604/Win/VM/Update%20to%20Pro%20Plus%206.0.4.exe Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.0.6 Update (Mac) (2007mmdd) (LINK NO LONGER WORKS) http://images.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters606/Mac/Update%20to%20Pro%20Plus%206.0.6.zip Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.0.6 Update (Mac) (2007mmdd) (LINK NO LONGER WORKS) http://images.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters606/Win/VM/Update%20to%20Pro%20Plus%206.0.6.exe Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.2.0 Updater (Mac) (20071106) http://www.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters620/ProPlus/InstData/MacOSX/Update%20to%20Pro%20Plus%206.2.0.zip Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.2.0 Updater (Win) (20071106) http://www.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters620/ProPlus/InstData/Windows/VM/Update%20to%20Pro%20Plus%206.2.0.exe Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.2.1 Updater (Mac) (20071123) http://www.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters621/ProPlus/InstData/MacOSX/Update%20to%20Pro%20Plus%206.2.1.zip Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.2.1 Updater (Win) (20071123) http://www.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters621/ProPlus/InstData/Windows/VM/Update%20to%20Pro%20Plus%206.2.1.exe Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.2.3 Updater (Mac) (20080306) http://www.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters623/Pro%20Plus/InstData/MacOSX/Update%20to%20Pro%20Plus%206.2.3.zip Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.2.3 Updater (Win) (20080306) http://www.starrynight.com/support/updaters/updaters623/Pro%20Plus/InstData/Windows/VM/Update%20to%20Pro%20Plus%206.2.3.exe Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.3.3 Updater (Mac) (20090723) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters633/Mac/Starry%20Night%20Pro%20Plus%206.3.3%20Updater.zip Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.3.3 Updater (Win) (20090723) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters633/Windows/Starry%20Night%20Pro%20Plus%206.3.3%20Updater.exe Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.3.3 to 6.3.6 Updater (Mac) (20091002) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters636/Pro%20Plus/MacOSX/Starry%20Night%20Pro%20Plus%206.3.3%20to%206.3.6%20Updater.zip Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.3.3 to 6.3.6 Updater (Win) (20091002) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters636/Pro%20Plus/Windows/Starry%20Night%20Pro%20Plus%206.3.3%20to%206.3.6%20Updater.exe Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.3.3 to 6.3.9 Updater (Mac) (20100426) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters639/Pro%20Plus/MacOSX/Starry%20Night%20Pro%20Plus%206.3.3%20to%206.3.9%20Updater.zip Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.3.3 to 6.3.9 Updater (Win) (20100426) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters639/Pro%20Plus/Windows/Starry%20Night%20Pro%20Plus%206.3.3%20to%206.3.9%20Updater.exe Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.3.3 to 6.4.1 Updater (Mac) (20101223) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters641/Pro%20Plus/MacOSX/Starry%20Night%20Pro%20Plus%206.3.3%20to%206.4.1%20Updater.zip Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.3.3 to 6.4.1 Updater (Win) (20101223) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updater641/Pro%20Plus/Windows/Starry%20Night%20Pro%20Plus%206.3.3%20to%206.4.1%20Updater.exe Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.3.3 to 6.4.3 Updater (Mac) (20110120) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters643/Pro%20Plus/MacOSX/Starry%20Night%20Pro%20Plus%206.3.3%20to%206.4.3%20Updater.zip Starry Night Pro Plus 6 v6.3.3 to 6.4.3 Updater (Win) (20110120) http://www.starrynightsupport.com/updaters/updaters643/Pro%20Plus/Windows/Starry%20Night%20Pro%20Plus%206.3.3%20to%206.4.3%20Updater.exe
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Version 6.2.3
globetrotterdk
05 February 2008
Apparently, the British submarine engineer and historian Gavin Menzies, has used Starry Night to research what month and year that the Chinese Muslim navigator Zeng He discovered America. You can read more in his book: 1421- The Year China Discovered America
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Version 6.2.1
papericons
29 November 2007
Keeps getting better and better. Nice panoramas, great 3D models, nice simulations. I started using Starry Night around version 4 and by 6.2.1, it has been vastly improved. The developers are quick to sort out problems and there are more updates in between versions than in the past.
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Version 6.2.1
monty-3
21 November 2007
Updater does not work. It cannot find the application. On one computer the application was in a folder in the Applications folder. Nothing you do to tell the updater where the application is works. I moved Starry Night to the applications folder and it worked. But on a MacBook Pro running 10.4.11 there is nothing that works to get the updater to work. It constantly gives the error message "Application Not Found" even though you select it in the window. It is a "stupid" updater in that it can't even see its own application.
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Version 6.2
$149.95

5.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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