Debian Astro Education packages

Educational astronomy applications

This metapackage depends on various applications that can be used to teach astronomy.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Package Version Description
celestia 1.6.1+dfsg-3.1 real-time visual space simulation
celestia-glut 1.6.1+dfsg-3.1 real-time visual space simulation (GLUT frontend)
celestia-gnome 1.6.1+dfsg-3.1 real-time visual space simulation (GNOME frontend)
gpredict 1.3-2 Satellite tracking program
gravit 0.5.1+dfsg-2 visually stunning gravity simulator
kstars 16.08.3-2 New upstream version 3.7.0 available desktop planetarium, observation planning and telescope control
lightspeed 1.2a-10 Shows how objects moving at relativistic speeds look like
openuniverse 1.0beta3.1+dfsg-7.1 3D Universe Simulator
starplot 0.95.5-8.3 ??? missing short description for package starplot :-(
stellarium 24.1-1 real-time photo-realistic sky generator
xplanet 1.3.0-5.1 planetary body renderer
xplanet-images 1.3.1-3 imagery for xplanet

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Package Version Description
sunclock 3.57-10 fancy clock showing time and geographical data
xtide 2.15.2-1.1 provides tide and current predictions
xtide-data 20100529-1 Harmonics data for xtide