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Stelerium issues on a MAC computer

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I had no option, I had to buy a new computer so I bought a mac.

All weekend I have been transferring files and passwords so I came to doing Stelerium! Through the maps store £14 later I now have Celestra which is a great view from the moon to earth and not earth to the planets. 

Anyone on here know how I can get the night sky that a great view of the earth rotating?

Cheers

Stardad. 

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Well... Stellarium is available for Macs - http://www.stellarium.org/en_GB/ <-- click on the apple at the top...

That said, I prefer Sky Safari on my Macbook. I think it might've been on offer when I bought it - I think it was about £10 - and I know it's hard to beat free, but it's more reliable, and much easier to use.

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Yep, thats the one I downloaded for £14. Still can't get anymore than the pictures of the earth rotating. Anyone help how I get the programme to show the stars and planets from earth?

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Nothing wrong with the Mac. Probably a better choice than you think. I have no problems using Stellarium or Sky Safari on mine. Seems like OP error. You might want to read the instructions.

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Nothing wrong with the Mac. Probably a better choice than you think. I have no problems using Stellarium or Sky Safari on mine. Seems like OP error. You might want to read the instructions.

I would agree on OP error....... now where's the instructions? 

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I'm a little confused as to how Stellarium cost you £14, it's free to download.

Cartes du ciel is also free and a good option if you plan to be operating off batteries in the field as it's less resource hungry.

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