[Ilugc] one-application-one day(Stellarium)
arun289 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 5 14:18:13 IST 2010
On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 12:02 PM, Yogesh <yogeshg1987 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Stellarium seems to be very good. But why nightshade ? What disadvantages
> Stellarium does it aim to overcome ? Any idea?
Stellarium is more focused for the desktop use. Though it has features of a
fish eye transformation which helps in projection into a planetarium dome
(through a spherical mirror), it does not concentrate on that feature.
Nightshade is primarily focusing on usage in planetariums (big and small).
Chennai's Birla planetarium is still using a mechanical star projector. They
do have a small secondary digital projector, but I don't know what software
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