Home Planet 3.3 is available as a free download on our software library. Our antivirus analysis shows that this download is safe. The Home Planet installer is commonly called HomePlanet.exe or HPLANET.EXE etc. This free program was originally designed by Fourmilab. The most recent installer that can be downloaded is 13.3 MB in size. The program lies within Education Tools, more precisely Science Tools. The most popular versions among Home Planet users are 3.3 and 3.1.
From the developer:
Home Planet is a comprehensive astronomy / space / satellite-tracking package.
It allows you to view an earth map, showing day and night regions, location of the Moon and current phase, and position of a selected earth satellite.
You also see a panel showing detailed position and phase data for the Sun and Moon, panel showing positions of planets and a selected asteroid or comet, both geocentric and from the observer's location and a sky map, based on either the Yale Bright Star Catalogue or the 256,000 star SAO catalogue, including rendering of spectral types, planets, earth satellites, asteroids and comets.
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