Stellarium 0.21.3 – Update for ALL OS

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Stellarium is a free open-source planetarium for your computer. Visualization renders 3D photo-realistic skies in actual time with OpenGL. It shows a practical sky in 3D. Just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars, or a telescope.

Stellarium displays stars, constellations, planets, nebulas, and different things like ground, landscape, atmosphere, etc. There is an ability to add new solar system objects from online resources.

You can add your deep-sky objects, landscapes, constellation images, scripts. The plugin system provides artificial satellites, ocular simulation, telescope configuration, and more.

Stellarium is available for Linux, Unix, Windows, macOS, and Android. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.

Stellarium Features:


  • default catalog of over 600,000 stars
  • further catalogs with more than 177 million stars
  • default catalog of over 80,000 deep-sky objects
  • further catalog with more than 1 million deep-sky objects
  • asterisms and illustrations of the constellations
  • constellations for 20+ completely different cultures
  • images of nebulae (full Messier catalog)
  • realistic Milky Way
  • very realistic atmosphere, sunrise, and sunset
  • the planets and their satellites


  • a robust zoom
  • time control
  • multilingual interface
  • the fisheye projection for planetarium domes
  • spheric mirror projection for your own low-cost dome
  • the all-new graphical interface and in-depth keyboard control
  • telescope control


  • equatorial and azimuthal grids
  • star twinkling
  • shooting stars
  • tails of comets
  • iridium flares simulation
  • eclipse simulation
  • supernovae and novae simulation
  • 3D sceneries
  • skinnable landscapes, now with spheric panorama projection


  • plugin system including artificial satellites, ocular simulation, telescope configuration, and more
  • ability so as to add new solar system objects from online resources…
  • add your own deep sky objects, landscapes, constellation images, scripts…

Changes in Stellarium 0.21.3

  • Added support a context in names of sky cultures
  • Added improvements for computing the accuracy and performance of sunrise/sunset time in AstroCalc/WUT
  • Added support HTC 2.0 theory (#1942)
  • Added also search descriptions in Satellites plugin (GH: #1940)
  • Added support QtWebEngine in OnlineQueries plugin (GH: #1938)
  • Added reference to ArchaeoLines plugin
  • Added scriptable method to set the time extent for trails
  • Added figure correction for the Lunar position
  • Added atmospheric pressure and temperature info into location tooltip
  • Added *.md files into Windows installer (GH: #2023)
  • Added orbit epoch as an explicit element to the KeplerOrbit (GH: #2000, #2027)
  • Added Solar and Lunar info to InfoString (GH: #1455, #2037)
  • Added pragmatic solution for a Linux display problem with aberration (GH: #1945)
  • Added a “default” group to selected object info (GH: #2038)
  • The added context for info group names (GH: #2038)
  • Added epoch entries for the Interstellar objects
  • Added support to show ephemeris when Solar system bodies are hidden (GH: #2044, #2051)
  • Added orbit_Epoch to comet orbital elements
  • Added scripting functions for tonemapping
  • Added tool to find and select an object from its standard name and object type name (GH: #1970)
  • Added tool to search an object by its standard name and object type
  • Added Arabic sky culture (GH: #2064)
  • Added Arabian Peninsula sky culture (GH: #2064)
  • Added Arabic Lunar Stations sky culture (GH: #2064)
  • Added new actions for jumping to defining moments in diurnal motion of selected objects (GH: #2106)
  • Added smart tooltip for AstroCalc/Graphs tool (GH: #2110)
  • Added Poles and east and west points (limb/equator intersection) (GH: #2092, #2098)
  • Added Central and Subsolar special points (GH: #2098)
  • Added scriptable method to replace textures on the fly (GH: #1060, #2120)
  • Added twilight data into InfoString for the Sun
  • Added new filter for satellites (GH: #2124)
  • Added code to automatically add the group of satellites, based on Celestrak groups (GH: #1636, #2125)
  • Fixed issues in Hawaiian starlines sky culture (GH: #1931)
  • Fixed error in search of Atlas right hand (GH: #1934)
  • Fixed computation max elevation in AstroCalc/WUT tool
  • Fixed building unit tests when scripting is disabled
  • Fixed direct script commands for RemoteControl (GH: #1943)
  • Fixed selecting sky culture
  • Fixed Sun limb size and direction in Navigational Stars plugin (GH: #2019, #2021)
  • Fixed Observability plugin: restore lost lunar “previous” and “next” full moon information (GH: #2025)
  • Fixed epoch support for Pluto (GH: #2062)
  • Fixed OnlineQueries plugin: additional CMake fixes over #2006 (GH: #2049)
  • Fixed a regular expression for constellation references (GH: #2055)
  • Fixed typo in HD designation for HIP 48715 star (GH: #2063)
  • Fixed dithering for native GLES2 systems (Odroid C1)
  • Fixed PNGs: prevent libpng iCCP incorrect sRGB profile warnings
  • Fixed building OnlineQueries plugin for non-WebEngine mode
  • Fixed typo in CMake script (GH: #2067)
  • Fixed default epoch for comet orbit
  • Fixed crash after importing a single asteroid (pulsar, quasar, supernova, nova, exoplanetary system) when the imported asteroid was selected (GH: #1970)
  • Fixed crash after updating catalogs of objects (pulsars, quasars, supernovae, novae, exoplanets, solar system objects) when the selected object was removed by updating tool (GH: #1970)
  • Fixed formatting (GH: #2095)
  • Fixed rendering of markers when using perspective or orthographic projections (GH: #2093)
  • Fixed issue in the implementation of LX200 protocol (GH: #818)
  • Fixed typos in sky cultures (GH: #2105)
  • Fixed context issue for translation of pole labels (GH: #2098)
  • Fixed aberration issues for Nomenclature selection (GH: #2098)
  • Fixed selection priority for far-side features of the planet (GH: #2098)
  • Changed AstroCalc/Transits tool: cosmetic fix for custom markers
  • Changed Satellites plugin: improve guessing GALILEO satellites
  • Changed core: refactoring the support of the on-screen stars’ names (GH: #1951, #2005)
  • Changed the core: replace QRegExp occurrences
  • Changed mouse navigation behavior (GH: #1317, #2086, #2089)
  • Updated minimum requirements: Qt 5.9
  • Updated instructions for building Stellarium from source code (GH: #1927)
  • Updated GUI of Satellites plugin: cosmetic fixes
  • The updated list of exoplanet detection methods
  • The updated list of contributors
  • The updated list of active developers
  • Updated planetary nomenclature
  • The updated list of base locations
  • Updated the code of core: refactoring
  • Updated translations of sky cultures
  • Updated translations of 3D sceneries
  • Updated translations of landscapes
  • Updated translations of GUI
  • Updated the description of Chinese sky culture and fixed some issues (GH: #1952)
  • Updated reference in Calendars plugin
  • Updated pulsars catalog
  • Updated documents for Scripting Engine
  • Updated Stellarium User Guide
  • Updated code for select priority and cosmetic fixes (GH: #2098)
  • Updated code for tooltips in AstroCalc/Graphs tools (GH: #2110)
  • Updated Babylonian (mulapin) sky culture
  • Removed dead code
  • Removed outdated code and data
  • Removed Arabic Moon Stations sky culture (GH: #2064)

System Requirements:


  • Linux/Unix; Windows 7 and above; Mac OS X 10.12.0 and above
  • The 3D graphics card which supports OpenGL 3.0 and GLSL 1.3
  • 512 MiB RAM
  • 250 MiB on disk
  • keyboard


  • Linux/Unix; Windows 7 and above; Mac OS X 10.12.0 and above
  • The 3D graphics card which supports OpenGL 3.3 and above
  • 1 GiB RAM or more
  • 1.5 GiB on disk
  • keyboard

Size: 321 MB

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