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Stellarium 0.21.2 – Update for ALL OS

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Stellarium 0.21.2 – Update for ALL OS

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

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

You can add your own deep sky objects, landscapes, constellation images, scripts. The plugin system adds artifical 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 catalogue of over 600,000 stars
  • extra catalogues with more than 177 million stars
  • default catalogue of over 80,000 deep-sky objects
  • extra catalogue with more than 1 million deep-sky objects
  • asterisms and illustrations of the constellations
  • constellations for 20+ different cultures
  • images of nebulae (full Messier catalogue)
  • realistic Milky Way
  • very realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset
  • the planets and their satellites


  • a powerful zoom
  • time control
  • multilingual interface
  • fisheye projection for planetarium domes
  • spheric mirror projection for your own low-cost dome
  • all new graphical interface and extensive 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 adding artifical satellites, ocular simulation, telescope configuration and more
  • ability to add new solar system objects from online resources…
  • add your own deep sky objects, landscapes, constellation images, scripts…

Changes in Stellarium 0.21.2:

  • Added a twilight altitude setting and twilight-finding actions to StelObjectMgr (GH: #1852, #484)
  • Added extraString capabilities to StelObjectMgr (GH: #1852)
  • Added missing time zones
  • Added 2 new greek skycultures (GH: #1850)
  • Added unit tests for JPL DE440/DE441 ephemeris
  • Added greatest digression to Infostring (GH: #1885)
  • Added constellation info for AstroCalc/WUT tool
  • Added tooltip for AstroCalc/WUT tool
  • Added barium stars filter for Search and AstroCalc tools
  • Added option to toggle the method of drawing Sun’s corona (GH: #971)
  • Added support right click for buttons (GH: #1843)
  • Added alternative definition of elongation (GH: #1786)
  • Added support of geographical regions (politically neutral toponyms) (GH: #1844, #1808, #1135, #1125, #894)
  • Added tooltips to list of skycultures in the GUI
  • Added support the annual aberration (GH: #1626, #1272, #1115, #84)
  • Added custom max fov stop (GH: #1836)
  • Added DeltaT output in seconds for Scripting Engine
  • Added Observing lists feature (GH: #1816)
  • Added unobvious behavior for selection the celestial body when Graphs tab is opened
  • Added extra data for satellite into GUI of Satellites plugin (GH: #1785)
  • Added new language: English (India)
  • Added ability of displaying number of exoplanets in the system near designation of host star
  • Added support minimum altitude for Rise/Transit/Set times in AstroCalc/WUT tool (GH: #1089)
  • Fixed visual style of the magnitude output data
  • Fixed rendering graphs when the AstroCalc/Graphs tab is closed (GH: #1852)
  • Fixed coordinates for NGC 2379 (DSO Catalog v3.13)
  • Fixes and improvements of backward compatibility layer for support the regions and countries
  • Fixed displaying the proper motion data (GH: #1787)
  • Fixed empty items in Search/Lists tool for stars
  • Fixed proper motion data in AstroCalc/Positions tool (GH: #1787)
  • Fixed HiDPI issue for GUI of Scenery 3D plugin
  • Fixed displaying meteor showers search dialog (GH: #1854)
  • Fixed drawing spiky halo for Solar system bodies (GH: #1805)
  • Fixed behavior of the Online Query plug-in button (GH: #1806)
  • Fixed WS-2020-0368 issue in zlib (GH: #1807)
  • Fixed search stars by additional English names
  • Fixed translations for splash screen (GH: #1817)
  • Fixed location of CR 36 (Collinder 36) (GH: #1827)
  • Fixed crash Online Query Plug-in (GH: #1821)
  • Fixed distanes for PGC galaxies (GH: #1922)
  • Fixed computation of max elevations in AstroCalc tool
  • Changed Observability plugin: disabled RTS display in the plugin to avoid duplicate the data (GH: #1852)
  • Changed the core: added better solutions to RTS (rise-transit-set times) for fixed objects and planets (GH: #1852, #554)
  • Changed core: enabled nutation for -4000…+8000 for better comparison with reference solutions
  • Changed behaviour of AstroCalc/Graphs tool: the AstroCalc/Graphs/Graph tool now can work on Earth only (GH: #1925)
  • Changed behaviour of AstroCalc tool: Inhibit updates when dialog invisible (GH: #1920)
  • Updated the behaviour of the GUI in Search Tool: force focus on entry line when recalling (GH: #1874)
  • Updated the behaviour of the AstroCalc/Phenomena tool: exclude outdated solar system objects (GH: #1880)
  • Updated descriptions of sky cultures
  • Updated GUI of the Satellites plugin
  • Updated QXlsx library
  • Updated Stellarium User Guide
  • Updated list of locations
  • Updated list of languages
  • Updated list of geographical regions
  • Updated list of planetary nomenclature
  • Updated default catalog of pulsars
  • Updated common names of DSO
  • Updated common names of the stars
  • Updated boundaries in Chinese skycultures (GH: #1919)
  • Updated translations
  • Updated AstroCalc/Phenomena tool: improve the performance of computations (GH: #1910)
  • Updated AstroCalc/Phenomena tool: avoid lots of computations (GH: #1904)
  • Updated Solar System Editpr plugin: better intuitive sorting of MPC list by padding (GH: #1835)
  • Removed few Chinese dialects/languages: we will keep only zh_CN, zh_SG, zh_HK and zh_TW locales for Chinese
  • Removed outdated translations
  • Removed list of countries (GH: #1844, #1808, #1135, #1125, #894)
  • Removed Bookmarks feature (GH: #1816)
  • Removed the duplicate for Tr 2 cluster

Changes in Stellarium 0.21.1:

Changes in Stellarium 0.21.0:

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System Requirements:


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

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3 Comments on Stellarium 0.21.2 – Update for ALL OS

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    Did you notice: Windows 64 bit contains an incorrect link!

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    Yeah I noticed that also, hehe hey, its free, im not complaining. :)

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    The MAC file is Windows and the Windows is for MAC!!!