RSS 160 projects tagged "Astronomy"

Download Website Updated 30 Jun 2003 NexControl

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NexControl is a simple Perl program that controls a Celestron NexStar series telescope. It should work on any other platform that supports Perl and /dev serial ports. As of 2005, development on this project has stopped.

Download Website Updated 28 Jun 2003 XGravity

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Xgravity is a program for the simulation of 3D gravitational motion of n-bodies. It reads a file with the current state of the bodies, and displays the motion. It features a nice isometric perspective, Red-Green stereographics, and a stereographic perspective which allows you to see the trace in "real" 3D. There is a GTK GUI interface in development, which gives you the ability to perform basic operations with the system, like modifing objects, rotating, eliminating drift, and launching a simulation.

Download Website Updated 11 Jun 2003 Satellitarium

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Satellitarium is a graphical application that computes and displays the position of artificial satellites of Earth against a sky background. Beside displaying, it is capable of doing searches on various satellite conditions (e.g., visible passes of a satellite).

Download Website Updated 28 May 2003 libposition

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libposition provides a set of functions for calculating motion and displacement in one-, two-, and three-dimensional space. It is part of The Universe Project.

Download Website Updated 08 Apr 2003 KStars

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KStars is a graphical desktop planetarium for KDE. It provides an accurate simulation of the night sky, as seen from any location on Earth, on any date. The display includes 40,000 stars, 13,000 deep-sky objects, 2500 comets and asteroids, all 8 planets, and the Sun and Moon.

Download Website Updated 18 Mar 2003 discord

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discord is a very simple Python module that allows for conversion from normal dates (via 'time.time', 'time.localtime', etc.) to Discordian dates. The module can either be used as a standalone command line application (which prints the current date in Discordian form) or as an extension module.

Download Website Updated 14 Dec 2002 seti bash script

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seti bash script can be used as a console tool to display information about a running SETI@home client. It can also be used to start or stop the client.

Download Website Updated 06 Dec 2002 GNU SpaceChart

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GNU SpaceChart is a GNOME application that shows the stars in space in 3D. It allows the user to rotate them, select which stars are shown, and draw lines between stars that are closer than a given distance.

Download Website Updated 03 Oct 2002 Astro::DSS Module

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Astro::DSS Module is an object orientated Perl module that provides an interface to both the first and second Digital Sky Surveys at the ESO-ECF online archive. While the first sky survey is 100% complete, the second survey covers 98% of the sky in Red, 45% of the sky in Blue, and 27% of the sky in Infra-red.

Download Website Updated 27 Sep 2002 QMoon

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A tool for observers of the moon.

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