Software for planetary & space science

Aalto Virtual Planetarium v3.0: Windows version

Space Walk

The Aalto Virtual Planetarium is a tour of the inner Solar System, with the grand structures of planetary magnetospheres show through the eyes of a space physicist.

Instructions for the Windows version

1. Open the zip file.
2. Start the program by clicking the file planetarium.exe.

Hint No 1: Please read the instruction table below, which can also obtained by using h-letter quick key.
Hint No 2: Please keep the sound on because the program includes a dedicated "space sound environment".

Instructions: English

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Hjälp för Windows-versionen

A public version of the latest Windows version is availabe here:

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