SpaceChart is a program for displaying maps of the stars in 3D
Version : 0.9.5
Author(s) : Miguel Coca (email@example.com), Robert J. Chassell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
License : GPL
Website : http://www.gnu.org/software/spacechart/spacechart.html
Installs from Open Source Astronomy for Linux cd 1
Disk space required for installation is 1.82 Mb
After the package is installed it can be accessed using the command
A shortcut will be installed in the KDE/GNOME desktop menu system,
as an entry in the Astronomy submenu
For installation see the INSTALL file.
Included with the program is the file gliese.dat, which is based on the Gliese Catalogue of Nearby Stars, 3rd version, which includes all known stars within 25 parsecs of the Sun.