Star Map 3D - 7 Stars Astronomy Guide for Solar System
A real-time 3D space simulation featuring a database of over 100000 stars, nearly a hundred solar system, objects.a dynamic capability to travel throughout the Solar System and elsewhere in space, at any speed, at any moment of time and in any direction you choose. If you wish, you can fly via your own “hyperdrive” spacecraft to visit stars within the spiral arms of the Milky Way beyond the confines of our Sun, or leave the galaxy entirely to view the bigger universe from deep space.
- Learn the unbelievable size and magnitude of our universe firsthand, with a journey from the surface of Earth to the far reaches of our observable universe … at hyperspeed.
- Watch solar flares and prominences rising off the Sun and measure its rotation using sunspots.
- Hover over each of the planets in our Solar System as they rotate slowly below you. See clouds drift by (where applicable) and shadows being cast on mountains and craters as the Sun sets low.
- Fly along with Mariner 10 on its historic flyby of Mercury.
- Visit the searing surface of Venus and view it in a panoramic 360° vista from the surface.
- Take a spin down to the Earth’s surface in your own hyperdrive spacecraft. Skim over the oceans of Earth as you fly below the clouds. Soar back into space to see the lights come on in the cities of Earth.
- Be present as Apollo 11 lands on the Moon in 1969, or fly by Sputnik 1 in 1958 shortly after its launch.
- Rendezvous with the ISS or the Hubble Space Telescope. Attempt a docking at the ISS Shuttle port.
- Peer through the primary focus from inside the Hale Telescope on Palomar mountain.
- View Earth’s Magnetic Field from space and see the Aurora glowing and shimmering.
- Display an internal X-section of Earth and peer deeply into its tectonic layers and structure.
- Discover Mir as it passes over the Russian homeland with its cosmonaut crew onboard.
- See the massive size of Hurricane Katrina as it makes landfall on New Orleans.
- Hover over Mar’s Gusev crater and Meridiani Planum and drop down to visit Spirit and Opportunity, then fly over to Olympus Mons and Valles Marineris and fly through the canyon itself.
- Be there in the year 2029 when the asteroid Apophis will approach Earth on a possible collision course.
- Observe a spectacular lunar eclipse of our own Moon and a total solar eclipse on Earth.
- Position yourself above Jupiter and watch as its large moons drift across the face of the planet, casting multiple eclipse shadows on its banded clouds and Great Red Spot.
- Examine the actively erupting volcanoes on Jupiter’s moon Io. Fly through a spewing volcanic plume.
- Hover far beyond Saturn, plunge through its rings, and count its 60 moons.
- Journey to the frozen wasteland of Pluto and its three moons and see their icy coldness for yourself.
- Take up station behind comet Halley in 1986 as its gaseous lavender tail streams out behind it near Earth.
- Seek out Ceres, Eris and Makemake, our Solar System’s newest “dwarf planets”.
- Fly out to the edges of our Solar System and follow Voyagers 1 and 2 as they head to distant stars.
- Witness the impact of the Deep Impact spacecraft onto the surface of comet Tempel1 in July 2005.