Today we have a new user-suggested link to Stellarium, an open source desktop planetarium that uses OpenGL to render realistic views of the stars. This looks like a wonderful new program to join our Astronomy section.
Stellarium is an open source desktop planetarium for Linux/Unix, Windows and MacOSX. It renders the skies in realtime using OpenGL, which means the skies will look exactly like what you see with your eyes, binoculars, or a small telescope. Stellarium is very simple to use, which is one of its biggest advantages: it can easily be used by beginners.
Find Stellarium at: http://www.stellarium.org
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