Product Watch: Software That Will Have You Seeing Stars!

Starry Night Backyard
As Summer approaches with its promise of balmy evenings with crickets chirping in the background, the prospect of star gazing once again holds appeal. The folks at Sienna Software have a program to enrich the experience for both the novice and experienced star gazer. Starry Night Backard will help navigate the night sky with information on over one million stars, planets, moons and constellations. In addition to showing you tonight's sky, Starry Night Backyard can take you forward or back in time from 4713 BC to 9999 AD to show you what the night sky looked (or will look) like. Starry Night Backyard can also connect to to pull up pertinent information on thousands of celestial objects. Not content with the view from your backyard? SNB allows you to set any location on or above earth as well as any solar system body as your viewpoint. Starry Night Backyard is aimed at beginning to intermediate users. Advanced star gazers and astronomers may want to consider Starry Night Pro which contains a far greater depth of information (19 million stars!) as well as advanced features like the ability to control your telescope. Visit this page for an outline of the differences.

Starry Night Backyard $64 .......... Check for lowest price
Starry Night Pro$149

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