Windows 32bit setup
Oct 17 2019
| The Skychart software version 4.2 with basic catalog data, documentation and translation.
Also take a look at the installation procedure for your platform.
|Development version||The unstable version if you are interested to test the latest features|
Sep 11 2010
| This files install all the standard stars catalog down to magnitude 12, variables and double stars:
Sky2000, Tycho2, GCVS, WDS
Search index for SAO, BD, HD, GC
||400MB- 2300MB|| This files are an extraction of the UCAC3 star catalog with stars down to magnitude 16.
They contain only a part of the original catalog data. For each star it include: identifier, RA, Dec, aperture magnitude, proper motion, approximate color index.
You can get only the stars visible for you. i.e. a northern hemisphere observer can get only the North and Equator files.
Only the stars not in Tycho2 and fainter than magnitude 10 are include. So you must always activate the Tycho2 along with this catalog.
|GAIA DR2 catalog|
Jun 11 2018
| This files install the GAIA DR2 star catalog with stars down to magnitude 21.
The Torrent download is more reliable for this big files.
Download the 3 files and extract all in the same directory. You can install only the first file if you want. See this page for more options
On Windows be careful to not extract the rar files directly in C:\Program Files\Ciel\ as this may pose problem with the user right management.
Sep 11 2010
| This file install all the standard nebulae catalog, including 1.5 million galaxies PGC2009 :
NGC, PGC, GCM, GPN, LBN, OCL