Starmap

Starmap is a program which displays a star map with stars and constellations.

Features

  • Current version 1.0.1.0 (07.11.2017)
  • Scalable star map
  • Magnitude limit
  • Different star databases (Yale, HYG, Gliese)
  • Star database browsing
  • User objects
  • Solar system visualization
  • Constellation database
  • Solar system info (planets, sun and moon)
  • Supported languages en-US, fi-FI
  • Time jumping with "real" or sidereal time
  • v.1.0.1.0 (28.10.2017)
  • Positioning to the main form (my own PosLib)
  • No time zone dependency
  • Clickable planets or the Sun in the main window to see it's properties
  • Added possibility to use those older symbols for the celestial bodies (planets an the sun), see the settings dialog
  • Changeable time speed up (seconds, minutes, hours, days..)
  • v.1.0.1.1 (07.11.2017)
  • Constellations window remembers its position (my own PosLib)
  • Constellation window is resize-able 
  • The Solar system window remembers its position (my own PosLib)
  • Time is rewindable

 

Requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows® supporting .NET Framework v.4.5.1.
  • Any CPU

 

Changes

  • v.0.1.0.0 (15.03.2005)
  • The first release quite a while ago
  • v.1.0.0.0 (16.02.2016)
  • Completely converted from previous version (v.0.1) .NET Framework v.1.x to v.4.5.1.
  • v.1.0.1.0 (28.10.2017)
  • Added positioning to the main form (my own PosLib)
  • Fixed sidereal time calculation, thanks to this article
  • Removed all time zone references from the code
  • Added possibility to click a planet or the Sun in the main window to see it's properties
  • Added possibility to use those older symbols for the celestial bodies (planets an the sun), see the settings dialog
  • The moon is now in the right position
  • Added some helper classes to DateTime, Sidereal time is now in it's own class
  • Time speed up is now changeable (seconds, minutes, hours, days..)
  • v.1.0.1.1 (07.11.2017)
  • Added positioning to the Constellations window (my own PosLib)
  • Made the Constellation window resize-able 
  • Added positioning to the Solar system window (my own PosLib)
  • Added possibility to rewind the the time
  • Removed X, Y coordinates from the main window as they were for debugging purposes only

 

License

 

Thanks to

 

Screenshots

The main window

 

Solar system view

 

Settings dialog

 

Jump to time dialog with time / sidereal time

 

Download

Source

Source with no binary/text data (stellar and geological)

Installer

Binary, no installer

Data, binary/text (stellar and geological)