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Software for Astronomy Students

Software for Astronomy Students

This website contains links as well as self-extracting files to download various astronomical software to complement lessons about astronomy. Programs include eclipsing binary stars, Luna view, a solar system simulator, an H-R calculator to create types of stars, Starclock to show the evolution of star types, Mystars and Starcalc that both show views of the night sky, and Geoclock which provides a calculator for sunrise, sunset and more. Most of these programs are free and the rest are shareware. This site gives easy instructions on how to download the software to a PC (there are a few links for Macs), and a brief description of what the software does.


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