Starry Night Widget
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Bring the sky for any location in the world to your Mac.   Free
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    Imaginova Corp.
Starry Night Widget... Whether at home or at work, keep Starry Night astronomy software at your fingertips.

Faster than a shooting star, the Starry Night Widget will bring the sky for any location to your Mac OS X Dashboard in an instant.

Set your location by zip/postal code or by latitude and longitude, and the widget flips to show a view of the current sky. With a touch of a button, see the sky from all directions.

It's easy to customize your view. Choose to show constellations, the horizon, the ecliptic line, and labels for the celestial sights
What's New
Version 1.3.1:
  • Mouse-over objects for additional info.
  • Click an object to center.
  • Several bug fixes.
Requirements
Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.4 or later

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Starry Night Widge... User Discussion (Write a Review)
ver. 1.x:
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Roro01 reviewed on 24 Feb 2008
Many thanks for fixing the problem I mentioned below.
[Version 1.2.2]


burypromote
Roro01 had trouble on 08 Feb 2007
ONLY ONE PROBLEM. Doesn't save last set location if you quit.
[Version 1.0]

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burypromote

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MacUpdate-Lon replied on 09 Feb 2007
Well, it works for me, saves last location after quitting. I even restarted recently and checked it, still set for my locale and displays it. Works very well.

MBP 2.33GHz running 10.4.8
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Roro01 replied on 09 Feb 2007
Checked again - doesn't save.
Mac Intel 2GHz running 10.4.8

Normal12 rated on 01 Mar 2011

[Version 1.3.1]


Downloads:11,218
Version Downloads:3,919
Type:Utilities : Screen Savers
License:Free
Date:04 Jun 2008
Platform:PPC 32 / Intel 32 / OS X
Price:Free0.00
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Starry Night Widget... Whether at home or at work, keep Starry Night astronomy software at your fingertips.

Faster than a shooting star, the Starry Night Widget will bring the sky for any location to your Mac OS X Dashboard in an instant.

Set your location by zip/postal code or by latitude and longitude, and the widget flips to show a view of the current sky. With a touch of a button, see the sky from all directions.

It's easy to customize your view. Choose to show constellations, the horizon, the ecliptic line, and labels for the celestial sights above.

The Widget refreshes your sky image every few minutes so you are always looking at something new.


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