From the Manufacturer
If you're new to astronomy, or if you're looking for the perfect gift for someone who is just getting started, then you'll want to take advantage of this great offer.
From a trusted name in astronomy software, Starry Night Complete Space & Astronomy Pack Deluxe Edition is a revolutionary fusion of the world's most realistic desktop planetarium software with a new, easy-to-use, point-and-click interface and 50 interactive guided tours of the night sky.
Starry Night Complete Space & Astronomy Pack Deluxe Edition provides an ideal introduction to astronomy with:
- Two CD-ROMs of Starry Night software with 50 interactive, guided tours to get you started exploring the solar system
- Deep Space Explorer CD-ROM to take you beyond the Milky Way to the outer reaches of space
- SkyTheater DVD, over an hour-and-a-half of original movies about space
- Starry Night Companion, a bonus 192-page illustrated book
The Starry Night astronomy software allows you to:
- View a realistic depiction of the night sky from anywhere on Earth or the solar system
- Find your way around the sky easily with 50 interactive, guided tours, including:
- Seasonal tours of the stars and constellations
- The solar system
- Top ten brightest stars
- Top twenty star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies
- Best of show from the Hubble space telescope
- Blast off to visit any planet in the solar system, its moons or the Milky Way
- Learn to easily identify and locate planets, stars, and constellations
- Explore 1,000,000 stars from the Hipparcos and Tycho-2 3D star catalogs and 28,000 galaxies from the Starry Night-exclusive Tully database
- Astound your friends with thousands of fun space facts
- Save or export color images to create your own space art
- Print handy star charts for your next adventure under the stars
- Automatic updates keep Starry Night software current with new discoveries and orbital data of comets, asteroids, and satellites
- And much more!
The New York Times calls Starry Night "a beautifully constructed desktop planetarium that is easy to learn."
Deep Space Explorer software expands your knowledge of astronomy and the universe as it enables you to:
- Fly your own starship through the known universe
- Discover the deep reaches of space outside the Milky Way
- Travel anywhere within 700 million light years of Earth
- Visit any of 28,000 galaxies from the Starry Night-exclusive Tully database
- Watch more than an hour of multimedia about the origins of the universe, black holes, supernovas, and a dozen other topics
With SkyTheater DVD, your TV becomes a spaceship on a voyage through our solar system. Take off on an awe-inspiring tour of its mysteries in this 104-minute DVD exclusive.
The Starry Night Companion bonus book provides:
- An overview of the basics of astronomy
- Hints and tips on sky watching
- Advice on how to buy telescopes and binoculars
- A helpful glossary of astronomical terms