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 1.6.0+dfsg-2 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-2 real-time visual space simulation (GNOME frontend)
gpredict 2.0-4 New upstream version 2.3 available Satellite tracking program
gravit 0.5.1+dfsg-2 visually stunning gravity simulator
kstars 4.8.4-1 desktop planetarium, observation planning and telescope control
lightspeed 1.2a-8 Shows how objects moving at relativistic speeds look like
openuniverse 1.0beta3.1+dfsg-3 3D Universe Simulator
starplot 0.95.5-8.3 3-dimensional perspective star map viewer
stellarium 0.10.5-1 real-time photo-realistic sky generator
xplanet 1.3.0-5 New upstream version 1.3.1 available planetary body renderer
xplanet-images 1.3.0-5.1 New upstream version 1.3.1 available imagery for xplanet

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Package Version Description
sunclock 3.57-2 fancy clock showing time and geographical data
xtide 2.10-2 New upstream version 2.15.1 available provides tide and current predictions
xtide-data 20100529-1 New upstream version 20180101 available Harmonics data for xtide