Nebula images

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Please note that version 0.10.0 of Stellarium uses a new data format for positioning texture files. If you have a set of images which you would like to share, please post a message in the forums for advice on how to do this.

User Contributed Nebula Images 0.9.x , 0.10.x

  • here you will find modified and additional textures for version 0.10.0, by Barry Gerdes. These textures have been accurately sized and positioned on the display and will need the enclosed textures.json file to replace the original distribution file. The three principal texture are constructed as mosaics from wide angle photos of the Large Magellan Cloud, Eta Carinae and Rho Ophiuchus area. The web site is a free one so it has a limited download rate. It may take a few visits to get all the files. Updated 13/01/09.
  • Here you can download the package in one file with many pictures (same pictures than above, but in one package and high-speed download. Now for version 0.9.1!
  • People from Faulkes telescope started a very nice effort to provide Stellarium's nebulae images for many objects of the sky. Schools, Colleges and Amateur Astronomical Societies in the UK can sign up and use the two Faulkes Telescopes (in Hawaii and Australia) for no charge, and then add their own images to Stellarium.
  • Barry Gerdes made some very nice textures for the large and small magellanic clouds which work with the development version (and should work with 0.10.0 when it is released). Download here. To install, unzip this file in your User Data Directory (it should create a sub-directory called nebulae in there, and with that a textures directory containing a few files).
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