Last updated: 24 October 2006

This page is for user comments on Astronomy software for the PC, Macintosh, or Palm OS systems. Items that are more "review" oriented will be posted on the Astronomy Software Reviews page. If you have any comments, suggestions, questions or answers to questions posed here, e-mail them to me and I'll post them. Please use an appropriate Subject Line on your message. Thanks.

Subject:	cartes du ciel
Sent:	Thursday, October 19, 2006 13:11:42
From:	stan peck (
Just wondering if there are any commentaries on sky charts vs cartes du

is it better than hallo...?   i've been using cartes du ciel and find it
excellent and praiseworthy
Stan Peck
Mike here: Search the site for "cartes du ciel" and for "hallo sky" and you will see LOTS of comments. I did not see any for "sky charts".
Subject:	Astronomy and Weather Software
Sent:	Tuesday, October 10, 2006 15:16:38
From:	Ralph Jung (
I have just released a new version of my commercial astronomy
application called UDAC. Try out the FREE demo at

Some features of this version:

- Users in the United States can access NOAA satellite images, radar
images and weather forecasts to help plan a viewing session.

- Full featured Planisphere with Jovian and Saturnian moon depiction.

- Integrated control for RS-232 computer controllable telescopes.
(Appropriate cable required)

- Emulated GPS messages can be sent to telescopes that can process them
at startup and initialization. (See StarPatch from

Read the full online User Manual for complete documentation of all of
UDAC's features.

Visit the Library section of the website for project articles and
equipment reviews.

Ralph Jung

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