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Item specifics

New: A brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item. See the seller's listing for full details. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Licence Details: Retail Single
Media Type: CD Operating System: Mac OS 10.4, Tiger, MAC OS X 10.5, Leopard, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7

Box image for illustration purposes only and will not be supplied. You will receive your CD-ROM in a protective sleeve and mailer.

3D Stargazing Software

See 3D photo-realistic skies in real time with OpenGL. It displays stars, constellations, planets, nebulas and others things like ground, landscape, atmosphere, etc.

  • Default catalogue of over 600,000 stars
  • Extra catalogues with more than 210 million stars
  • Asterisms and illustrations of the constellations
  • Constellations for twelve different cultures
  • Images of nebulae (full Messier catalogue)
  • Realistic Milky Way
  • Very realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset
  • The planets and their satellites

CD Contents:

  • Full Software Program
  • User Manual (pdf) supplied on disk
  • Comes with built in help / support

System Requirements

  • Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, ME (win32)
  • MacOS X 10.3.x or greater

3D Stargazing Software for Windows & Mac OS X

Start viewing the sky in realistic 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.


  • a powerful zoom
  • time control
  • multilingual interface
  • fisheye projection for planetarium domes
  • spheric mirror projection for your own low-cost dome
  • all new graphical interface and extensive keyboard control
  • telescope control


  • equatorial and azimuthal grids
  • star twinkling
  • shooting stars
  • eclipse simulation
  • skinnable landscapes, now with spheric panorama projection


  • add your own deep sky objects, landscapes, constellation images, scripts.

Basic controls

  • Look around by mousedragging, or moving your mouse against the edges of the window
  • Time control: forward, backward, return to present
  • Zoom
  • Tabbed configuration windows
  • Text user interface: minimalistic menu for use with dome projections
  • Clickable world cities map to set coordinates
  • Save your default location


  • All stars from the Hipparcos catalogue
  • The planets of our solar system, and their natural satellites
  • All Messier objects
  • All NGC objects
  • Planet orbits
  • Cardinal points
  • Azimuthal grid
  • Equatorial grid
  • Ecliptica
  • Equator line
  • Meridian line
  • Moon scaling
  • Object trails
  • Asterisms and names of the constellations
  • Constellation boundaries
  • Compensation for light travel time
  • Equatorial/azimuthal mount
  • FOV
  • Disc viewport
  • Observation from another planet, and as solar system observator


  • Fisheye projection
  • "old_style" projection, i.e. a ground texture and a number of side textures
  • Spherical panorama projection


  • Constellation art for the 88 Western constellations stemming from Greek mythology, and 11 for the Inuit sky culture
  • Realistic atmosphere
  • Fog near the earth's surface
  • Star twinkling
  • Meteor showers
  • Full screen or windowed mode
  • Perspective projection
  • Fisheye projection
  • Stereographic projection
  • Spherical mirror projection
  • True Type font rendering
  • Frames per second display
  • Frame rate limiter
  • Gravity labels for use in a dome
  • Light pollution simulation loosely callibrated to the Bortle Dark Sky Scale
  • Eye adaptation simulation


  • Sky culture: Western, Chinese, ancient Egyptian, Polynesian
  • Sky localization
  • Application localization

Full 30 Day Money Back Guarentee

We offer a full 30 Day Money Back Guarantee on all our products that are found faulty.

Guarantee Overview

  1. Full 30 Day Money Back Guarantee
  2. Replacement/refund of all faulty items (T&C apply)
  3. Replacement of all products damaged in transit
  4. Free shipping anywhere in the UK
  5. Worldwide shipping (free delivery exempt)
  6. Unrivalled pre and aftersale support from experienced IT Professionals

Customer Support

We offer full customer support on all our products, simply contact us using the eBay messaging tool.

Feedback & Detailed Seller Ratings

Your feedback is very important to us. Before leaving negative/neutral feedback, please do contact us first with any issue(s) you may have experienced, and give us the opportunity to take corrective action and makes things right.



Free UK Delivery

All items will be delivered by Royal Mail or an alternative courier service. All items are dispatched 1st Class and Free within the UK. Note. multiple items may be sent separately. Please contact us for postage costs if you are outside the United Kingdom.

Please allow between 4-7 working days for delivery on all items within the UK. All items are posted to the associated paypal address unless specified otherwise.

International Orders

International orders will take slightly longer, but should arrive normally between 8-14 working days. If for any reason we cannot meet this time frame then we will inform you immediately.

If you are unsure about delivery to your location or you have any other queries then please feel free to contact our friendly team and we will be happy to help.

Items lost in post

Unfortunately, once an item is posted, it is no longer in our control. Occasionally, some items do get misplaced or simply take longer to deliver than expected through no fault of our own. In situations such as this, we advise customers to wait alteast 10-14 working days before reporting the item missing. We will always offer a replacement or a refund once we have investigated the problem.

How to return items

For any returns, we ask that in the first instance contact our customer service team using the eBay messaging tool, to indicate the reason for the return (must be within the timescales outlined above).

Our customer service team will then give you an address to which you can return the item(s) in question. This may differ depending on which of our facilities the goods were originally despatched from. You must return the goods to us in their original packaging and, other than damaged goods, in an unused, re-saleable condition. You may wish to gain a certificate of posting from the Post Office, as Molasoft will not be held liable for losses or damage in the postal system.


If you wish to cancel an order placed online then please contact us within 12 hours of placing an order.

Q. Is this software legal?

A. Yes, all our products are 100% genuine. We will never sell you counterfiet items or those that deliberately infrige copyright or registered trademarks. The products we sell are either licensed under the GNU, GPL, or GPL agreement which grants us the right to distribute and sell these products. All licenses are supplied on disk or upon request.

Q. Will I recieve a boxed product as shown in the image?

A. The box image shown is for illustration purposes only. One of the ways we are able to offer free postage and competitve prices is by shipping all our items flat without the box. You will recieve a high quality auto run CD ROM inside a protective mailer. All our products are produced to a high quality, we never compromise on quality.

Q. Is this item new?

A. All our items are brand new and are produced to the highest standards.

Q. I havent recieved my item, its been a while since Ive paid?

A. On rare occasion, our packages do get lost in the post. Simply drop us an email with the product ID number and we will take care of the rest. Our policy is simple, if its lost in the post, we will either send an immediate replacement or process a full refund, which ever you decide (t&c applies).

Q. Do you offer customer support?

A. Yes. We offer full customer support on all our products, simply email us through the eBay message tool. We normally reply very quickly. Support will normally be available 7 days a week.

Q. Does the product come with a Guarantee?

A. We offer a full 30 Day No Quibble Money Back Guarantee. We only ask the item is returned back to us unused with the seal stick intact (unless it is faulty). To return an item, refer to the 'Delivery Details' section under 'How to return items'. Please quote your eBay ID and product reference number on a piece of paper along with the item as this will help us speed up the refund process. Note. Most of our items will have a seal - breaking this seal will invalidate the 30 Day Money Back Guarantee unless it is faulty.

Q. My item is faulty, can I get a replacement or refund?

A. Yes. All faulty items will be replaced or refunded. Please email us stating what fault you are experiencing. To confirm a faulty item, if possible, we advise our customers to test the CD ROM on a separate machine first. If you are unable to, simply report the item faulty by sending us an email. Faults must be reported within the 30 Days Guarantee period.

Q. I wish to return my item as it is not what I expected?

A. Of course you can. All our products can be returned back to us within the 30 Day Guarantee period - unwanted items must be returned unused and still NEW with the warranty seal still intact (if present). A full refund will be processed upon receipt of the item. Most of our items will have a seal - breaking this seal will invalidate the 30 Day Money Back Guarantee unless it is faulty.

Q. Do you offer this this product as a download?

A. Yes. Most of our software products are available as download and is commonly requested by our international customers. Please email us for further instructions.

Q. Is this a full version software or a trial?

A. We only sell full software versions.

Q. Do I have to pay for updates?

A. All our products come with free updates, there should be an option on the acutal program which allows you to update through.

Q. Does this product come with a book or printed manual?

A. In short, no. Manuals/Tutortials are normally supplied as PDF format and will be contained within the disk. Feel free to print your copy out. Adobe reader is required to view the documents which can be downloaded free from the Internet.

Q. Is this software compatible with Windows 7?

A. Most of our products work on Windows 7 unless stated otherwise on the listing.

Q. Will this product work on Mac OS X?

A. Not all our products are compatible with Mac OS X. The listings will clearly state whether a product will work on Mac OS X or not.

Q. Does the product come supplied with source code? (more for developers)

A. Source codes are not supplied on the CD Rom, however, we are more than happy to supply this on request.

Items contained on this CD are distributed under the terms of either the GNU Public License, the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).

This item does not infringe any copyright, trade mark, or other rights or any of eBay's listing policies or spam policies.

All other trademarks are acknowledged as belonging to their respective owners.

  • We warrantee and represent that the goods are as described in the above listing.
  • We specifically disclaim any implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
  • Customers should satisfy themselves that any item choice made is suitable for their intended purpose or use.


This item is copyrighted. Any reproduction, duplication or resale of any kind is strictly prohibited.

Software included is either released under GNU or contains 
our protected IP.

Copyright © 2011 Molasoft. All rights reserved.


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