README   README 
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2. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 2. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
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Please see the INSTALL file. Please see the INSTALL file.
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3. REQUIREMENTS 3. REQUIREMENTS
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Windows or linux/POSIX or CYGWIN or MACOSX environment Windows or linux/POSIX or CYGWIN or MACOSX environment
A 3d OpenGL 2.1+ acceleration card and a good CPU. A 3d OpenGL 2.1+ acceleration card with GLSL1.30 and a good CPU.
On Windows, ANGLE can be used if graphics card supports DirectX9+ with PS_3
_0.
If all else fails, MESA can be used to emulate the graphics card,
of course with a massive slowdown.
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4. QUICK START 4. QUICK START
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Navigation : Navigation :
Use the direction keys or drag with the mouse to move the point of view. Use the direction keys or drag with the mouse to move the point of view.
Use page up and page down keys or mouse wheel to zoom in and out. Use page up and page down keys or mouse wheel to zoom in and out.
Use left mouse button to select an object, right button to select no object and Use left mouse button to select an object, right button to select no object and
middle mouse button or SPACE to center on the selected object. middle mouse button or SPACE to center on the selected object.
Zooming on nebulas or planets is very interesting.... Zooming on nebulas or planets is very interesting....
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4.4 Moon texture map was combined from maps by USGS Astrogeology Res earch Program, 4.4 Moon texture map was combined from maps by USGS Astrogeology Res earch Program,
http://astrogeology.usgs.gov (Public Domain, DFSG-free) and by Lunar http://astrogeology.usgs.gov (Public Domain, DFSG-free) and by Lunar
surface textures from Celestia, based on Clementine data (Pu blic Domain). surface textures from Celestia, based on Clementine data (Pu blic Domain).
4.5a Saturn map and ring textures created by Björn Jónsson: 4.5a Saturn map and ring textures created by Björn Jónsson:
"All the planetary maps available on these pages are publicl y "All the planetary maps available on these pages are publicl y
available. You do not need a special permission to use them but if available. You do not need a special permission to use them but if
you do then please mention their origin in your work [..]" you do then please mention their origin in your work [..]"
4.5b Jupiter map created by James Hastings-Trew from Cassini data. " The 4.5b Jupiter map created by James Hastings-Trew from Cassini data. " The
maps are free to download and use as source material or reso urce maps are free to download and use as source material or reso urce
in artwork or rendering (CGI or real time)." in artwork or rendering (CGI or real time)."
4.5c The Venus, Amalthea, Proteus, Triton, Iapetus and Phoebe maps a 4.5c The Venus, Amalthea, Proteus, Iapetus and Phoebe maps and rings
nd of Uranus
rings of Uranus and Neptune are from Celestia and Neptune are from Celestia (http://shatters.net/celestia/
(http://shatters.net/celestia/) under the ) under the
GNU General Purpose License, version 2 or any later version: GNU General Purpose License, version 2 or any later version:
- Venus is from Björn Jónsson and modified by RVS. - Venus is from Björn Jónsson and modified by RVS.
- Amalthea is a shaded relief map by Phil Stooke, colored by - Amalthea is a shaded relief map by Phil Stooke, colored by
Wm. Robert Johnston. Wm. Robert Johnston.
(http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/spaceart/cylmaps.html), (http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/spaceart/cylmaps.html),
and further modified by Jens Meyer and Grant Hutchison. and further modified by Jens Meyer and Grant Hutchison.
- The Proteus map is from Phil Stooke. - The Proteus map is from Phil Stooke.
- Triton is probably from David Seal's site (see below), - Triton is probably from David Seal's site (see below),
modified by Chris Laurel and Grant Hutchison. modified by Chris Laurel and Grant Hutchison.
- Iapetus and Phoebe maps are from dr. Fridger Schrempp (t00 fri). - Iapetus and Phoebe maps are from dr. Fridger Schrempp (t00 fri).
4.5d Mercury map is produced by NASA from Messenger data and modifie d 4.5d Mercury map is produced by NASA from Messenger data and modifie d
and colored by RVS. and colored by RVS.
4.5e Europa, Io and Callisto maps are created by John van Vliet from PDS 4.5e Europa, Io and Callisto maps are created by John van Vliet from PDS
data and modified by RVS. License: cc-by-sa. data and modified by RVS. License: cc-by-sa.
4.5f Ganymede map is from USGS and modified by RVS. Public domain. 4.5f Ganymede map is from USGS and modified by RVS. Public domain.
4.5g Tethys, Dione, Rhea, Enceladus and Mimas maps are created by NA SA 4.5g Tethys, Dione, Rhea, Enceladus and Mimas maps are created by NA SA
(CICLOPS team) from Cassini data, colored by RVS. Public dom ain. (CICLOPS team) from Cassini data, colored by RVS. Public dom ain.
4.5h Hyperion map created by John van Vliet from PDS data, modified by 4.5h Hyperion map created by John van Vliet from PDS data, modified by
RVS. License: cc-by-sa. RVS. License: cc-by-sa.
4.5 All other planet maps from David Seal's site: 4.5i Triton: Image selection, radiometric calibration, geographic re
gistration and
photometric correction, and final mosaic assembly were perfo
rmed by Dr. Paul
Schenk at the Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, Texas.
Image data from
Voyager 2 (NASA, JPL). Original texture has "white spots", w
hich was filled by
Dizel777 (http://spaceengine.org/forum/19-563-25069-16-14091
01585).
4.5j All other planet maps from David Seal's site:
http://maps.jpl.nasa.gov/ see license in section 10.3 http://maps.jpl.nasa.gov/ see license in section 10.3
4.6 The fullsky milky way panorama is created by Axel Mellinger, 4.6 The fullsky milky way panorama is created by Axel Mellinger,
University of Potsdam, Germany. Further information and more University of Potsdam, Germany. Further information and more
pictures available from pictures available from
http://home.arcor-online.de/axel.mellinger/ http://home.arcor-online.de/axel.mellinger/
License: permission given to "Modify and redistribute this i mage License: permission given to "Modify and redistribute this i mage
if proper credit to the original image is given." if proper credit to the original image is given."
4.7 All messiers nebula pictures except those mentioned below from t he 4.7 All messiers nebula pictures except those mentioned below from t he
Grasslands Observatory : "Images courtesy of Tim Hunter and Grasslands Observatory : "Images courtesy of Tim Hunter and
James McGaha, Grasslands Observatory at http://www.3towers.c om." James McGaha, Grasslands Observatory at http://www.3towers.c om."
License: permission given to "use the image freely" (includi ng License: permission given to "use the image freely" (includi ng
right to modify and redistribute) "as long as it is credited ." right to modify and redistribute) "as long as it is credited ."
4.8 M31, and the Pleiades pictures come from Herm Perez : 4.8 M31, and the Pleiades pictures come from Herm Perez :
http://home.att.net/~hermperez/default.htm http://home.att.net/~hermperez/default.htm
License: "Feel free to use these images, if you use them in a License: "Feel free to use these images, if you use them in a
commercial setting please attribute the source." commercial setting please attribute the source."
4.9 Images of M8, M33, NGC253, NGC1499, NGC2244, IC343 from 4.9 Images of M8, M33, NGC253, NGC1499, NGC2244
Jean-Pierre Bousquet from Jean-Pierre Bousquet
4.10 Images of M1, M15, M16, M27, M42, M57, M97, NGC6946 from Stepha ne Dumont 4.10 Images of M1, M15, M16, M27, M42, M57, M97, NGC6946 from Stepha ne Dumont
4.11 Images of M17, M44, NGC856, NGC884 from Maxime Spano 4.11 Images of M17, M44, NGC856, NGC884 from Maxime Spano
4.12 Constellation art, GUI buttons, logo created by Johan Meuris 4.12 Constellation art, GUI buttons, logo created by Johan Meuris
(Jomejome) (jomejome at users.sourceforge.net) (Jomejome) (jomejome at users.sourceforge.net)
http://www.johanmeuris.eu/ http://www.johanmeuris.eu/
License: released under the Free Art License License: released under the Free Art License
(http://artlibre.org/licence.php/lalgb.html) (http://artlibre.org/licence.php/lalgb.html)
Icon created by Johan Meuris Icon created by Johan Meuris
License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unporte d License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unporte d
4.13 The "earth-clouds" texture includes imagery owned by NASA. 4.13 The "earth-clouds" texture includes imagery owned by NASA.
See NASA's Visible Earth project at http://visibleearth.nasa .gov/ See NASA's Visible Earth project at http://visibleearth.nasa .gov/
License: 1. The imagery is free of licensing fees License: 1. The imagery is free of licensing fees
2. NASA requires that they be provided a credit as the owners 2. NASA requires that they be provided a credit as the owners
of the imagery of the imagery
The cloud texturing was taken from Celestia (GPL), The cloud texturing was taken from Celestia (GPL),
http://www.shatters.net/celestia/ http://www.shatters.net/celestia/
4.14 The folder icon derived from the Tango Desktop Project, used un der 4.14 The folder icon derived from the Tango Desktop Project, used un der
the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike
license. license.
4.15 Images of NGC281, NGC5139, NGC6543, NGC6960, NGC7023, NGC7317, NGC7319, 4.15 Images of NGC281, NGC5139, NGC6543, NGC6960, NGC7023, NGC7317, NGC7319,
NGC7320, IC4601, IC4592 NGC7320
from Andrey Kuznetsov, Kepler Observatory from Andrey Kuznetsov, Kepler Observatory
http://kepler-observatorium.ru http://kepler-observatorium.ru
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
4.16 Images of NGC891, NGC1333, NGC2903, NGC3185, NGC3187, NGC3189, NGC3190, 4.16 Images of NGC891, NGC1333, NGC2903, NGC3185, NGC3187, NGC3189, NGC3190,
NGC3193, NGC3718, NGC3729, NGC4490, NGC5981, NGC5982, NGC598 5, NGC7129 NGC3193, NGC3718, NGC3729, NGC4490, NGC5981, NGC5982, NGC598 5, NGC7129
from Oleg Bryzgalov from Oleg Bryzgalov
http://olegbr.astroclub.kiev.ua/ http://olegbr.astroclub.kiev.ua/
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
4.17 Image of eta Carinae 4.17 Image of eta Carinae
from Georg Zotti from Georg Zotti
http://www.waa.at/ http://www.waa.at/
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
4.18 Images of IC1805, IC1848, NGC6888 4.18 Images of IC1805, IC1848, NGC6888
from Steve Tuttle from Steve Tuttle
http://www.stuttle1.com/ http://www.stuttle1.com/
4.19 Images of IC2944, IC4628, M20, M21, M47, NGC2467 4.19 Images of IC4628, M20, M21, M47, NGC2467, IC2948, NGC3324, NGC3
293,
NGC7590, RCW158
from Trevor Gerdes from Trevor Gerdes
http://sarcasmogerdes.dyndns.org/ http://www.sarcasmogerdes.com/
4.20 Images of IC2118, NGC1532 4.20 Images of IC2118, NGC1532
from users of Ice In Space from users of Ice In Space
http://www.iceinspace.com.au/ http://www.iceinspace.com.au/
4.21 Image of IC5146 from James A Weier 4.21 Image of IC5146 from James A Weier
4.22 Images of SMC, LMC (Magellanic Clouds) and rho Oph from Albert Van Donkelaar 4.22 Images of SMC, LMC (Magellanic Clouds) and rho Oph from Albert Van Donkelaar
4.23 Images of NGC55, NGC300, NGC1365, NGC3628, NGC4945, NGC5128, NG C6726, 4.23 Images of NGC55, NGC300, NGC1365, NGC3628, NGC4945, NGC5128, NG C6726,
NGC6744, NGC6752, NGC6822, NGC7293 NGC6744, NGC6752, NGC6822, NGC7293, NGC2070
from Philip Montgomery from Philip Montgomery
http://www.kenthurst.bigpondhosting.com/ http://www.kenthurst.bigpondhosting.com/
4.24 The Vesta map from NASA's Photojournal site: 4.24 The Vesta map from NASA's Photojournal site:
http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/ see license in section 1 0.3 http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/ see license in section 1 0.3
4.25 Images of NGC7318, NGC7331, M3, M13, M51, M63, M64, M78, M81, M 4.25 Images of NGC7318, NGC7331, M3, M13, M51, M63, M64, M74, M78, M
82, 81, M82,
M101, M105 M96, M101, M105, Barnard 22, Barnard 142, Barnard 173, IC405
, IC443,
NGC1514, NGC1961, NGC2371, NGC2403, NGC246, NGC2841, NGC3310
, NGC3938,
NGC4559, NGC7008, NGC7380, NGC7479, NGC7635, Sh2-101
from Peter Vasey, Plover Hill Observatory from Peter Vasey, Plover Hill Observatory
http://www.madpc.co.uk/~peterv/ http://www.madpc.co.uk/~peterv/
4.26 Image of IC434 from Marc Aragnou
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9. LICENSE 9. LICENSE
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Copyright (C) 2004-2012 Fabien Chereau et al. Copyright (C) 2004-2012 Fabien Chereau et al.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2
of the License, or (at your option) any later version. of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
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