|KStars is a powerful and intuitive desktop planetarium program for KDE. It shows an accurate graphical representation of the night sky, as seen from any location on Earth, at any time. Come explore the nightsky!
KStars is part of the KDE Edutainment Project.
Authors and Developers
- Jason Harris <kstars AT 30doradus DOT org> (original author and current maintainer)
- Jasem Mutlaq
- Pablo de Vicente
- Heiko Evermann
- Thomas Kabelmann
- Mark Hollomon
- Carsten Niehaus
- Akarsh Simha
KStars is included in all official KDE releases, in the edu.kde.org Science module.
- KStars Community Forums
- kstars-devel mailing list
- AstroInfo project
- Telescope Control with KStars
- CCD Control with KStars
- Instrument Neutral Distributed Interface wiki page
KStars is under continuous development by a small group of dedicated hobbyists. Here's our current TODO list.
We are always looking for new members of the KStars team! Come help us make KStars the best desktop planetarium it can be. You can subscribe to our mailinglist to get involved. There's plenty to do for all skill levels and interests.
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Copyright and Licence
copyright © The KStars team, 2004-2009
KStars is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL), Version 2.