SkyChart III Screen Shots

The following thumbnails are actual screen shots from both the Windows and Macintosh versions of SkyChart III. Click on the thumbnail image to view the full-sized screen image.

Description Windows Macintosh
A view of the orbit of comet Hyakutake and the inner solar system, with planets highly magnified. Operating systems: Windows XP & Mac OS X.
The impact of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 with Jupiter in July, 1994, as seen from the comet. Operating systems: Windows XP & Mac OS X.
Saturn as seen from the Voyager I spacecraft during its November, 1980 flyby. Operating systems: Windows XP & Mac OS X.
The orbits of three of the GPS satellites as seen on December 25, 1995, as seen from the point of view of an observer positioned in orbit around the Earth. Operating systems: Windows 98 & Mac OS 9.
A panoramic view of the sky, with planets greatly magnified, as seen from San Francisco during the summer of 1994. Operating systems: Windows 98 & Mac OS 9.
A view of SkyChart III as you might use it at the telescope, with red screen mode turned on, and the on-screen LX-200 telescope control panel visible. Operating systems: Windows 98 & Mac OS 9.
A finder chart showing the path of Pluto during 1998, with background stars from the Hubble Guide Star catalog as faint as magnitude 14.5. To actually find Pluto, you'd need a chart this detailed! Operating systems: Windows 98 & Mac OS 9.
A view of the big dipper and Ursa Major as it appeared in 100,000 B.C., showing stellar proper motion. Operating systems: Windows XP & Mac OS X.
A view of the nearby stars in our galaxy (with the constellation lines as we see them) as seen from a point 500 light years from the sun. Operating systems: Windows XP & Mac OS X.


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