Redshift 7 Compact
Explore our galaxy in 3D and learn about the planets of the solar system
Redshift 7 Compact provides a fantastic guide to the night skies! Designed for both beginners and experienced astronomy enthusiasts, use Redshift to explore our galaxy (the Milky Way) in 3D, learn about the planets of the solar system and plan your in-field observations.
- Explore a realistic 3D model of our galaxy with flights to major and dwarf planets
- Guided Tours explain the universe and space missions
- Observation planner to calculate the visibility of celestial objects
- Over 100 multimedia tours
- Hundreds of pictures of the night sky
- Access to an online catalogue of over 1 billion stars plus live images of the sun
Fly amongst the planets and stars on the Redshift sky in a special “3D-flight” mode and study celestial bodies from a close distance. You can use a joystick to control your 3D-flight and other actions in Redshift.
RedShift Compact contains 10 guided tours.
- The Milky Way – An introduction to our galaxy
- Discover of Galilean Moons – Share the experience of Galileo Galilee in 1610 when he became the first person to turn a telescope on jupiter
- Phobos – Martian moon phobos
- Neptune and its Moons – Neptune was the first planet visited by Voyager 2
- Hipparcos Mission – How can we measure distances to the stars?
- Geostationary Earth Orbit – The Notion of Geostationary satellites was proposed by the Science Fiction Writer Arthur C Clarke as early as half a century ago.
- Global clusters – ‘Stellar cities’ in the galaxy
- Magellanic Clouds – Out stellar neighbours, the Magellic Clouds
- Proxima Centauri – The red drwarf in the triple system of Alpha Centuri is the nearest, bar the sun, star to the Earth
- Around the Pleiades – a tour of the Pleidas
Updated Photo Galleries
The Photos Galleries show hundreds of images devoted to space and astronomy. View images of the solar system, the galaxy and extragalatic universe. Each image contains accompanying notes and there’s even a dedicated section to record breakers. Find answers to questions like ‘What is the oldest known planet’, ‘The Brighest Star?’ and ‘Nearest Galaxy to the Milky Way?’
Redshift 7 includes a number of stunning panoramic horizons of the Earth, Moon and Mars.
Updated and Improved Database
Redshift Compact’s database contains over 2.5 million stars, 100,000 deep sky objects, over 15,000 asteroids and 2000 comets.
- Microsoft Windows 7, Vista and XP
- 512MB RAM
- 1GB Free hard disk space