Stellarium
Stellarium
0.19.3

4.5

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Stellarium

0.19.3
23 December 2019

Desktop planetarium of the live sky above you (beta).

Overview

Stellarium is an open source desktop planetarium. It renders the skies in realtime using OpenGL, which means the skies will look exactly like what you see with your eyes, binoculars, or a small telescope. Stellarium is very simple to use, which is one of its biggest advantages: it can easily be used by beginners.

What's new in Stellarium

Version 0.19.3:
The major changes of this version:
  • Direct ASCOM support for Telescope Control plugin on Windows
  • Refactoring the GUI
  • Many improvements in the code
  • Added many DSO textures
  • Improvements in DSO catalog
  • Many improvements in AstroCalc tool

Full release notes are available at developer's GitHub page

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Fced
09 October 2017

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I love that application, I don't have a telescope, and that software permitted me to see the stars, and recognize them, and their constellation, I use it since a long time ago on my iPad/Mac
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Version 0.16.1
Robert86
24 December 2018
Stellarium 0.18.3 does not appear to be linked for download at this time: This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below. <Error><Code>AccessDenied</Code><Message>Request has expired</Message><X-Amz-Expires>300</X-Amz-Expires><Expires>2018-12-24T10:26:22Z</Expires>
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Version 0.18.3
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Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
21 January 2019
Download from here: https://stellarium.org
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cbinckley
28 December 2017
Well, this is entirely misleading - "Canonical Ltd." is (according to Wikipedia) "a UK-based privately held computer software company founded and funded by South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth to market commercial support and related services for Ubuntu and related projects." They PROVIDE LINKS to Stellarium 0.16.1.2 on "launchpad.net", and it is identified everywhere in the program as "0.16.1" but confirmed as the 16.1.2 release via the Clang version in the About dialog. HOWEVER, the STELLARIUM.ORG website - to which this page SHOULD be directing people - has version 0.17.0 available as of 12/21/17 and provides downloads from its Github repository. My rating is for the Stellarium.org 0.17.0 version of the program.
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Version 0.16.1
RJC.NJNYC
19 December 2017
Stellarium 0.16.2, 18 Dec 2017 does not exist
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Version 0.16.2
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Starman535
Starman535
20 December 2017
I agree. I can only find 0.16.1.2 No 16.2 exists.
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Fced
09 October 2017
I love that application, I don't have a telescope, and that software permitted me to see the stars, and recognize them, and their constellation, I use it since a long time ago on my iPad/Mac
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Version 0.16.1
Semplicita
27 July 2017
Stellarium 0.16.0 is a stable version per 2017-06-21. Not beta, not 2017-07-27. Also listed as compiled for macOS 10.12+, instead of 10.8+.
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Version 0.16.0
Mcr
11 November 2016
This MacUpdate listing for Stellarium is grossly outdated. On this page it states version 0.15.0 as released on Nov 10, 2016, and on this page, notes version 0.15.0 is beta. In actuality, Version 0.15.0 was released July 31. 2016, and is the current (as of the date of this post) STABLE version.

There is a version 0.90.0 released Nov 4, 2016, but that is BETA for testing purposes only. Also, this MacUpdate page says Stellarium is compatible with 10.7; on the developer site the last several versions all say 10.8 or higher (full 64-bit required).

Your best bet is head to the source site https://launchpad.net/stellarium and download from there; frankly I would not trust what MacUpdate is serving up on this page.
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Version 0.15.0
Sean-Smith
09 February 2016
Version 0.14.72.1 is NOT the stable version. It is (and I quote) "FOR TESTING PURPOSES ONLY!"

The current stable version is 0.14.2.
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Version 0.14.72.1
Mcr
10 November 2015
0.14.0 is out, released October 24, 2015. this page hasn't been updated.
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Version 0.13.3
Agf-
16 August 2014
Great software, THX to the developers. My share for the community: Raisting Crop Circle Landscape for Stellarium! Download Raisting Crop Circle Landscape for Stellarium - Panorama from within 2014 crop circle near Raisting Radome, Bavaria, Germany. http://www.gruenderseiten.info/Files/www/1408119324/index.html
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Version 0.13.0
Jazzyguy
22 July 2014
It does not launch in 10.9.4.Don't know why but it is no loss because I have Kstars from MacPorts.
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Version 0.13.0
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Big-Mac-XXL
Big-Mac-XXL
23 July 2014
Launches and works on my MacBook6,1 with OSX 10.9.4 without problems.
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