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    Astronomy Software and Apps
    Simulation Curriculum is the world's leading developer
    of planetarium software, astronomy apps and related accessories.
    For more than 20 years our team has been dedicated
    to creating the most realistic, beautiful and useful simulations
    of the known universe, past, present and future.
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    Ignite your mind.
    Starry Night Software
    Launch your curiosity.
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    SkySafari 5
    SkyFi & SkyWire Telescope Control
    Compass & Gyro Support
    Largest Mobile Database
    Precision Graphics
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    3-2-1... Launch!
    Starry Night 7
    NASA Space Missions
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    Starry Night Cosmic Cinema
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    Find another Earth
    Starry Night 7
    Exoplanets in 3D

Starry Night Software

Download Starry Night. Ignite your mind. Launch your curiosity.

Extra Solar Planets

Version 7 includes known exoplanets in 3D, with proper size, orbit and planetary textures

New User Interface & Search

Version 7 offers a user-optimized interface - simple, fast, dynamic! And brand new quick-finding "Universal Search".

3D Stars

Version 7 accurately renders stars as 3D bodies with classification color, surface texture and relative radii.

Starry Night V7 Planck CMB Simulation

OpenGL Graphics

High performance OpenGL graphics set the industry standard for excellence in astronomy software.

Telescope Control

Starry Night supports all telescopes that are supported by Ascom. Plus, you can now use SkyFi with Starry Night too.

Interactive SkyGuide

Multimedia reveals the science of the solar system, stars, galaxies, and beginning and fate of the universe.


Starry Night Enthusiast 7

Starry Night Enthusiast 7 is designed for the serious amateur astronomers who want an entry-level program that also includes many advanced features and databases.

Starry Night Pro 7

Starry Night Pro 7 is the premium go-to solution for advanced stargazing used by thousands of astronomers around the world to control professional observatories.

Starry Night Pro Plus 7

Starry Night Pro Plus 7 is our fully featured flagship program, tailored for the astronomer who wants the very best in-class astronomy software and telescope control experience.

SkySafari

The universe at your fingertips - for iOS and Android


Accurate Simulation

Simulate the sky from anywhere on Earth, up to 1000 years in the past or future. Animate transits, conjunctions, eclipses, and other events with time controls.

Telescope Control

With our SkyFi or SkyWire, SkySafari Plus & Pro apps can point your computer-controlled telescope anywhere in the sky.

Largest Mobile Database

25,000,000+ stars, 740,000+ galaxies, and over 630,000+ solar system objects, including every comet and asteroid ever discovered.*

SkySafari 4 Pro Cassini Saturn Voyage

Compass & Gyro Support

SkySafari can help you identify stars, planets and constellations by holding your up phone up to the sky - as you move the phone around, the sky chart follows your motion.

Educational Content

Hundreds of images from NASA space missions, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the world's foremost astrophotographers.

Precision Graphics

Computing the positions of solar system objects to sub-arcsecond precision with the latest JPL planetary ephemerides.

* Largest only available in SkySafari Pro


SkySafari 4

SkySafari 4 shows you 119,000 stars, 220 of the best-known star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies in the sky - including all of the Solar System's major planets and moons, and more than 500 asteroids, comets, and satellites.

SkySafari 4 Plus

SkySafari 4 Plus shows you 2.6 million stars, and 31,000 deep sky objects - including the entire NGC/IC catalog, and 18,000 asteroids, comets, and satellites with updatable orbits. Plus, state of the art mobile telescope control.

SkySafari 5 Pro

SkySafari 5 Pro includes over 27 million stars, 740,000 galaxies down to 18th magnitude, and 620,000 solar system objects - including every comet and asteroid ever discovered. Plus, state of the art mobile telescope control.

Telescope Control

Industry Leading Wireless Telescope Control System


Market Leading

SkyFi, our patent-pending WiFi-to-Serial adapter, is the only WiFi device on the market specifically designed for telescope control.

Battery Powered

SkyFi is battery-powered for field use; your scope, SkyFi, and iPhone all run off batteries, or from a 12V source. It has a battery life of 8 - 12 hours under continuous use.

Easy Set Up

SkyFi requires no pairing, and no special drivers. It uses standard TCP/IP networking protocols and enables your telescope to be remotely controlled over the internet.

SkyFi and Celestron Evolution 8 Telescope

Telescope Compatibility

SkyFi can wirelessly enable almost any Go-To telescope with a standard USB or RS-232 serial interface. All you need is the rs232 cable supplied by the manufacturer.

Compact Size

SkyFi is very compact, barely larger than an iPhone. It can be easily attached to your telescope's mount or tripod; a strip of double-sided Velcro is included for that purpose.

SaySafari Integration

SkySafari Plus and Pro apps, for iOS, Android and Mac OSX, are specifically designed to communicate with SkyFi and your telescope over a wireless TCP/IP connection.

Image: Celestron Evolution 8 w/ SkyFi

Wireless WiFi Telescope Control

SkyFi® is our patent-pending WiFi-to-Serial adapter, designed for wireless telescope control. If you have a computer-controlled GoTo telescope, SkyFi can use the WiFi capabilities built into your Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to point your telescope in the sky.

Wireless Bluetooth Telescope Control

SkyBT® is our NEW Plug & Play solution for wireless bluetooth telescope control for use with SkySafari on Android devices! Smaller than a business card, it easily attaches to RS232 serial ports via a DB9 male connector. SkyBT® is intended for Android only.

Wired Telescope Control

SkyWire® is the simplest way to turn your iOS device into a 21st-century telescope controller. This brand-new "Made for iOS" accessory adds an RS-232 port to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch - and lets it connect directly to the serial port on your telescope.