Linux Astronomy

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Most of the entries on this page are direct links to the developers' sites, rather than to stuff archived here. It was the best way to keep it up-to-date!


AIPS++ Astronomical Information Processing System designed and implemented by a team of astronomers and programmers.
Astrolabe A collection of subroutines and applications for calculating the positions of the sun, moon, planets and other celestial objects.
Hitchhiker 2000 Astronomical simulation and visualization program; a digital orrery.
OpenUniverse Lets you visit all of the Solar System's planets, major moons and many smaller bodies in realtime 3D (using OpenGL).
Skymap Astronomical mapping program.
Starchart Draws maps of things in the sky in Postscript, ASCII and PNG.
XEphem Scientific-grade interactive software planetarium for all UNIX-like systems.
xsky An interactive sky atlas for X

The Moon

GNOME Lunar Clock Displays the current phase of the Moon as an applet for the gnome panel.
wmMoonClock Shows lunar ephemeris to fairly high accuracy.
XVMoontool Moon Phase display in X

The Sun

wmSun Sun rise and set times.
XEarth Displays shaded images of the Earth.
XPlanet Inspired by XEarth, but renders other planets as well.


XTide Harmonic tide clock and tide predictor

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