Stellarium 0.9.1

Stellarium is one of the finest pieces of software of its kind! And now it has been updated to 0.9.1! I used this to learn the night sky. What is Stellarium? Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the […]

Night Vision

Do you use a LapTop out in the field? Do you need something to keep your night vision? I just came across this (FREE) program that is pretty slick DarkAdapted DarkAdapted is a gamma control application program. It modifies your screen gamma settings so that you may, for example, preserve your dark adaptation while using […]


Stellarium Is another can’t live without. What it does is Stellarium renders 3D photo-realistic skies in real-time. With stellarium, you really see what you can see with your eyes, binoculars or a small telescope. Some features: – Over 120000 stars from the Hipparcos Catalogue with name and infos for the brightest ones, – Planets in […]

DeepSky Upgrade

I just upgraded to the DeepSky DVD version. Was it worth it? Oh yes it was worth every cent. 🙂 You know sometimes when you are at the EP you really don’t know what you are looking for. You know where to look but not what to look for. The DeepSky DVD version is the […]


I have tried and used a lot of different software. I’ve got to say that DeepSky Is top notch. I used it to make a (BINOS) star chart for the wife. I have printed out over 100 pages of charts. One of the things I like is its “Observing Planner”. I set up the 4 […]