Virtual Planetarium is a popular astronomy software, which enables one to explore and know more about the galaxy, right from the comfort of home. It comprises of a huge library of imagery related to astronomy, along with all possible information on solar system and interactive sky maps. This software has altogether four sections along with charts, which talks about four different things related to sky, the elements in it, their behaviour and their importance. The four different sections of the software are – The Sky Tonight, Solar System, Space Weather and Astronomy.
In the charts of ‘The Sky Tonight’, one would find all the information related to constellations which one would find in a night sky as well as other deep space objects. The ‘Solar System’ portion of this software provides detailed information on every known planet available in the space. The ‘Space Weather’ portion of the software deals with the weather in space. Lastly ‘Astronomy’ teaches one the basics of star types.
Another interesting feature of Virtual Planetarium is the list of title movies which is there in it. These movies deal with the unknown and unexplored objects available in the space. These features and aspects of the software makes learning all the more enjoyable and interesting for its users. It is a good software to have for all those who wish to know more about the stars and the space beyond.