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Teaching-you Astronomy Skills

Platform : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
3.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews

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  • User-friendly exploration, unrivalled scope and authoritative content
  • Full-screen display with on-screen labels
  • Guided introductory tours and narrated animations
  • Celestial objects--stars, deep space objects, asteroids, constellations, planets and moons
  • Sky window and Sky diary
  • Video and photo gallery
  • Complete Hipparcos and Tycho-2 stellar catalogues, and the new Tycho double star catalogue
  • Explore incredible maps of the planets and moons
  • New catalogues of variable stars and optically visible open clusters
  • User-friendly operation ensures effortless interstellar exploration
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System Requirements

  • Platform:   Windows 98 / Me / XP / Vista / 7
  • Media: CD-ROM
  • Item Quantity: 1
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  • ASIN: B000A6BBAM
  • Release Date: 1 Jan. 2005
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,440 in Software (See Top 100 in Software)

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Manufacturer's Description

Begin your journey of discovery into deep space.
Explore planets, galaxies, asteroids, spacecraft and more. Learn about the creation and structure of the universe. Marvel at a dazzling collection of pictures and videos that display the highlights of astronomy and space travel. Calculate the positions and movements of stars, planets and galaxies. Enjoy video from the Hubble telescope and Apollo missions, as well as animated displays of comets and meteors.

Packed with fascinating, authoritative content from top astronomers, and a host of user-friendly screen tools designed specifically for novice stargazers, this program is the perfect introduction to the principles of basic astronomy and sky observation.

User-friendly exploration:

  • Full-screen display with on-screen labels.
  • Guided introductory tours and narrated animations that explain the history of the universe and the most important astronomical objects, phenomena and theories.
  • Celestial objects over 2.5 million stars, more than 15,000 amazing deep space objects such as nebulae, star clusters, galaxies and quasars, 10,000 asteroids, illustrations for all the constellations as well as all the planets and moons of the Solar System.
  • Sky window - view of a wide range of celestial objects.
  • Sky diary - lists astronomical events, planets and moon positions, solar and lunar eclipses, conjunctions and meteor showers visible in the past and the future.
  • Video and photo gallery dozens of real movies and hundreds of photos devoted to space and astronomy covering topics such as the history of the Solar System, the search for extraterrestrial life and the lives of stars.

    Authoritative content:

  • Complete Hipparcos stellar catalogue.
  • Complete Tycho-2 stellar catalogue.
  • New Tycho double star catalogue.

    Unrivalled scope:

  • Explore incredible maps of the planets and moons, including newly discovered moons of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
  • New catalogues of variable stars and optically visible open clusters.
  • User-friendly operation ensures effortless interstellar exploration.

    Previously released as RedShift Planetarium

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