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FAQ: Astronomical Image Processing System (AIPS)

ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/faqs/astronomy/aips-faq (At MIT)

Calendar FAQ, v. 2.0 (modified 11 Nov 1998) Part 1/3

At faqs.org Part 2/3  Part 3/3 
At MIT Part 1/3  Part 2/3  Part 3/3 

Space FAQ 04/13 - Calculations

ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/faqs/space/math (At MIT)

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Interplanetary Network Aims for the Stars ( John Charles ; IEEE Computer Magazine 1999-09)

The Internet in Space: Problems and Solutions ( Lee Goldberg ; IEEE Computer Magazine 1997-02)

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Beginning Astronomy? [2002/01/23]

At Ask Slashdot

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PlanetFinder - This applet is still open source, but is no longer hosted on sourceforge. See www.lightandmatter.com/area2planet.shtml. I want to delete this project, but that doesn't seem to be possible. {(L)GPL}

At Sourceforge ( Mature)

Starchart - There is a sky. There are things in the sky. This program draws maps of things in the sky. Starchart can currently create maps in Postscript, ASCII and PNG. {(L)GPL}

At Sourceforge ( Production/Stable)

stars - An interactive star atlas for GNU/Linux {(L)GPL}

At Sourceforge ( Production/Stable)

Ksetiwatch - Ksetiwatch monitors multiple SETI@home clients running on your computer or in your local network, and logs/manages completed work units. It is developed for the K Desktop Environment. {(L)GPL}

At Sourceforge ( Production/Stable)
ksetiwatch-2.2.1 - A monitoring tool for the seti@home client (At FreeBSD Ports)

match-0.5 - A program for matching star lists

At FreeBSD Ports

kstars-0.8.5 - Desktop planetarium that presents the night sky at any date and time

At FreeBSD Ports

glunarclock-0.22.3 - A GNOME applet which displays the current phase of the Moon

At FreeBSD Ports

p5-Astro-MoonPhase-0.10 - Perl interface to calculate information about the phase of the moon

At FreeBSD Ports

rmap-1.2_1 - Generates images of the Earth centered at a particular location

At FreeBSD Ports

wmMoonClock-1.27 - Displays the phase of the moon, plus orbital data

At FreeBSD Ports
Shows lunar ephemeris to fairly high accuracy (At NetBSD packages collection)

spacechart-0.9.4_1 - SpaceChart is a star chart viewer for GNOME

At FreeBSD Ports

starplot-0.92.3 - 3-dimensional viewer for star charts

At FreeBSD Ports

wmjupiter-1.2 - Dockapp that displays information on jupiter

At FreeBSD Ports

planets-0.1.5 - An orbital simulator

At FreeBSD Ports

wmsolar-1.0 - A dockapp that displays the solar system viewed from top

At FreeBSD Ports

xworld-2.0 - Earth as seen from the direction of the sun

At FreeBSD Ports

ephem-4.28 - An interactive terminal-based astronomical ephemeris program.

At FreeBSD Ports

saoimage-1.29.3 - Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory image utility for X

At FreeBSD Ports

sattrack-3.1.6 - Real-time satellite tracking and orbit propagation program.

At FreeBSD Ports
sattrack-3.1.6.tgz - real-time satellite tracking and orbit propagation program (At OpenBSD 2.8_packages i386)
sattrack-3.1.6.tgz - real-time satellite tracking and orbit propagation program (At OpenBSD 2.8_packages m68k)

stars-1.0 - Star field demo.

At FreeBSD Ports

sunclock-3.50.p1 - Shows which portion of the Earth's surface is illuminated by the Sun

At FreeBSD Ports
sunclock-1.4 - Show which portion of the Earth's surface is illuminated by the Sun (At NetBSD packages collection)

xearth-1.1 - Set the root window to the image of earth

At FreeBSD Ports
xearth-1.1.tgz (At OpenBSD 2.8_packages i386)
xearth-1.1.tgz (At OpenBSD 2.8_packages m68k)
Rotating map of the Earth in X11 root window (At NetBSD packages collection)

xphoon-1991.9.18 - Set the root window to the moon in its current phase

At FreeBSD Ports
xphoon-91.9.18.tgz (At OpenBSD 2.8_packages i386)
xphoon-91.9.18.tgz (At OpenBSD 2.8_packages m68k)

xtide-2.4 - Harmonic tide clock and tide predictor

At FreeBSD Ports

xskyroot-920428 - realtime sky drawer for X root window

At FreeBSD Ports

Moon_Age.C - Determine the phase of the moon for any given date {oss}

At snippets.org

starchart - Starchart package patches {oss}

At comp.sources.unix at UUNET

sao - Smithsonian Astronomical Observatory {oss}

At comp.sources.unix at UUNET

phoon - Phase of the moon, date routines {oss}

At comp.sources.unix at UUNET

starcharts - StarChart program and Yale star data {oss}

At comp.sources.unix at UUNET

moon_sun - Sun and Moon rise/set program {oss}

At comp.sources.unix at UUNET

ssystem - OpenGL Solar System Simulator {x,GPL}

ssystem-1.6 - Solar System Flyby Simulator (At NetBSD packages collection)
(Info at freshmeat)

Nightfall - Eclipsing binary star program {x,GPL}

(Info at freshmeat)

Universe 3D

Complete Space and Astronomy 2.0 (4 CD-ROM)

Planetarium Platinum

Deep Space Explorer

Starry Night Beginner

Starry Night Pro

Starry Night Backyard

Redshift 4

XEphem - XEphem is a free interactive astronomy program for UNIX systems with X & Motif {x,free to use but restricted}

xephem-3.5.2 - An interactive astronomical ephemeris program (At FreeBSD Ports)
xephem-3.2.2.tgz - interactive astronomical ephemeris (At OpenBSD 2.7_packages i386)
xephem-3.2.3.tgz - interactive astronomical ephemeris (At OpenBSD 2.8_packages i386)
xephem-3.2.2.tgz - interactive astronomical ephemeris (At OpenBSD 2.7_packages m68k)
xephem-3.2.2.tgz - interactive astronomical ephemeris (At OpenBSD 2.7_packages sparc)
xephem-3.2.3.tgz - interactive astronomical ephemeris (At OpenBSD 2.8_packages m68k)
xephem-3.2.3.tgz - interactive astronomical ephemeris (At OpenBSD 2.8_packages sparc)
xephem-3.4 - Interactive astronomical ephemeris program (At NetBSD packages collection)
(Info at freshmeat)

Sunriset.C - computes Sun rise/set times, start/end of twilight, and the length of the day at any date and latitude {oss}

At snippets.org

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