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    Approximate Astronomical Positions - Astronomical calculations including coordinate conversion, position and circumstances of the Moon, and positions of the planets. Designed for programmable calculators, spreadsheets and illustrative applications where high accuracy is not needed.

    Hubble Space Telescope -- Wallpaper - [commercial - Win95/98/NT] Thirty full-screen Hubble photos for use as wallpaper and screen saver.

    Computing planetary positions - a detailed online tutorial on how to compute planetary positions.

    SAL - Physics & Astronomy Software - A collection of information and links by Scientific Applications on Linux (SAL).

    Nightfall - [open source - Linux/Unix] Interactive program for computing synthetic lightcurves and generating animated views and best-fit models of eclipsing binary stars.

    Sky and Telescope -- Astronomical software - Links to the BASIC programs that appeared in Sky & Telescope, to shareware/freeware astronomy related software and to vendors of astronomy software.

    Linux for Astronomy cdrom - [commercial - Linux] The new release of Linux for Astronomy includes over 3Gb of Astronomical software precompiled for the Linux (x86) operating system. Applications include a wealth of general purpose image and signal processing tools, as well as the state-of-the-art algorithms in use at observatories and universities worldwide. Facilities for processing the data products of the major space-based instruments (Hubble Space Telescope, EUV, Einstein, ROSAT, IUE, etc) are also included.

    LinuxAstro - Astronomical software on Linux.

    Engineering, Science and Math Applications on Linux - A large indexed collection of pointers to Linux applications.

    Astronomy-related software - A list of many astronomy-related programs.

    Kairos General Calendar Conversion Program - [commercial, demo available -- Win95/98/NT] Includes calendars required by historians of astronomy and general historians. Many details are provided for Indian and Jewish calendars and much besides. There is also a display of positions of the Sun, Moon and planets, effectively replacing Tuckerman's tables. A horoscope display, and details of lunar visibility, are calculated from modern parameters.

    Computing planetary positions - a tutorial with worked examples.

    EVCODE - A stellar evolution simulator designed for astronomy education.

    Astronomy Software on Planet S - A list of links to astronomy software on Planet S, a search directory of astronomy, space, and physics only web sites... by

    AstroTips - Astronomy Freeware and Shareware - Information on selected astronomy free software. Read a comment, see a screenshot and download.

    Ksetiwatch - a monitoring tool and work unit manager for SETI@home - Ksetiwatch monitors multiple SETI@home clients and automatically logs and manages completed work units.

    GeoClock - [shareware MS-W] Sunlight clock with world times and sun and moon positions and coverage.

    16-bit Astronomy Software - [shareware/freeware - DOS/Windows] A site archiving a range of astronomy shareware and freeware for DOS and Windows 3.1.

    Cartes du Ciel / Sky Charts - This freeware allows you to draw sky charts according to the data of 15 catalogs of stars and nebulae, as well as the position of planets, asteroids, and comets. The software is available in English and is translated in 8 other languages.

    Deepsky 2000 - [commercial - Windows] Observation planning software for astronomers. Includes telescope control, logging, charting, and more.

    AstroCD - Astronomy software on CD-ROM with more than 200 programs [Ed: site is in polist only].

    Astronomy Common Object Model (ASCOM) - Promoting the use of open scriptable tools for amateur and educational astronomy.

    RISC OS astronomy software links - [commercial & freeware - RISC OS] Direct links to astronomy software available for RISC OS.

    The Salopian Web - Software links for astronomers professional, education and amateur. Planetaria, sky charts, databases etc. for PC, MAC and UNIX/LINUX platforms.

    Astronomy Formulas - Lunar and solar periodicity formulas, definitions, time formulas, notation, astronomical constants with computer code for a programmable HP 48 by James Q. Jacobs.

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