162 projects tagged "Astronomy"

Download Website Updated 12 Apr 2005 GNOME Lunar Clock Applet

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GNOME Lunar Clock Applet displays the current phase of the moon as an applet for the GNOME panel. It also provides various astronomical data such as clock functions, rise and set times for the moon, and the current coordinates of the moon.

Download Website Updated 26 Aug 2004 Mondtag

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Mondtag is a lunar calendar. It calulates the lunar phase and the signs of the zodiac and interprets them. It also calculates sunrise and sunset and includes MondTip, a tool that shows the data for one day.

No download Website Updated 22 Jun 2004 McIDAS-Lite

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McIDAS-Lite is a freely available demo for the full McIDAS software. It will connect to a variety of free online data sources for satellite data and display the images in a viewing window. Images can be looped and analyzed, and graphics overlays can be created to show maps and other geographical features. It is available for AIX, HP-UX, Irix, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris Sparc, Solaris x86, and Windows XP with SFU.

No download Website Updated 16 Jun 2004 Lin4Astro

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Lin4astro is a live-CD based on Morphix that was made especially for astronomers. It features the celestia, Skycharts, Stellarium, and Xephem planetarium tools as well as Audela and Qastrocam for Web cams.

No download Website Updated 24 Nov 2006 jAscom

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jAscom is a wrapper around the JACOB (JAva-COM Bridge) libraries for easy access to the ASCOM Platform 3.0 using Java. It provides all functionality (methods and properties) of the ASCOM Telescope API version 2. It also includes the Focuser and Dome API. This means easy and fast coding of Java applications for all sorts of telescope controlling problems, using a widely accepted standard.

Download Website Updated 25 Feb 2005 skyviewer

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skyviewer is an OpenGL-based program to display HEALPix-based skymaps, saved in FITS format files. The loaded skymaps can be viewed either on a 3D sphere or as a Mollweide projection. In either case, realtime panning and zooming are supported, along with rotations for the 3D sphere view, assuming you have a strong enough graphics card.

Download Website Updated 04 Aug 2006 Mars MOLA Viewer

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Mars MOLA Viewer displays a fly-over rendering of the Martian surface, as measured by the Mars Global Surveyor, in real-time 3D animation. It downloads the Mars Orbiting Laser Altimeter topographic data files and uses them to drive the rendering. The user controls the position and the angle of the camera, and can move seamlessly over the entire Martian surface from -88 to 88 degrees latitude. It is a Java Web Start program with 1-click installation from your browser (depending on platform/browser).

Download Website Updated 09 Dec 2004 Sunwait

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Sunwait is a small program for calculating sunrise, sunset, civil twilight, nautical twilight, and astronomical twilight. It has options to wait until some time-offset from one of these events, making it useful for home automation tasks that should happen relative to the sun's position.

Download Website Updated 14 Jan 2004 KAstrometry

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KAstrometry is an astrometry program for KDE. It is written in Python. It aims to be a good tool to make measurements of objects in space from images taken by CCD cameras. Such measurements might be used to find orbits of astroids or record the brightness of variable stars. One day, it should be able to record an object's position, detect stars, and find coordinates using star catalogs.

Download Website Updated 04 Jun 2007 PySBIG

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PySBIG is a Python module to read SBIG CCD files.


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