Re: Sat Prediction Software advice

From: JAY RESPLER (jrespler@superlink.net)
Date: Fri Jul 21 2006 - 00:58:17 EDT

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    Tom Wagner wrote:
    > Presently I use a planetarium software called TheSky by Bisque. 
    > http://www.bisque.com/Products/TheSky6/ It's easy to use and I'm used to 
    > using it. I need software that employs TLEs to produce satellite 
    > predictions that shows their tracks against a star field etc. 
    
    > Does anyone have a suggestion for a planetarium software (cheap or free) 
    > that would meet my needs that I could -teach 8th grade students- how to 
    > use? We use PCs with Windows 2000. The list of software here 
    > http://satobs.org/orbsoft.html#IBM is a bit overwhelming, albeit very 
    > useful. I need to get feedback from actual users.
    > Tom
    
    See SkyMap by Rob Matson.
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