Astronomical and Space-Related OS/2 Software
SEDS has a small but hopefully fine
collection of astronomical and space-related OS/2 software:
In addition, I have produced OS/2 icons of the
and a small selection of
OS/2 Web Explorer animations.
Planck Balckbody Radiation Curve, by Robert D. Miller © 1997.
Shows what the name says, in a native OS/2 PM application
- Ephem 4.28:
Ephemeris calculator for OS/2 (Unix port)
XEphem for OS/2, port by Mark Goldberg (goldber at primenet.com) of
XEphem program, using EMX,
XFree86 for OS/2
Lesstif for XFree86/OS2,
the free Motif clone for OS/2 (for more information see the
Lesstif for XFree86/OS2 description by Michael Holzapfel).
XEphem version 3.1 for OS/2 is also
available from Mark Goldberg's site.
- PM Mond:
Native OS/2 PM Lunar Phases Calculator
- Newton PM:
Simulations of planetary systems and multiple stars. Native PM, SFX
- PM Globe 32:
Spinning Earth globe and distance calculator
Skygate: Planetarium and telescope control program demo
(Native OS/2 PM).
By Wayne L. Gary
of AstroGrafx. Also note
AstroGrafx Skygate page.
Cosmos for OS/2, Part 1 and
Native OS/2 PM Planetarium Program Demo, by
their catalogue offer
Night Vision Version 2.3 for OS/2: Shows the night sky from every
location on Earth.
Shareware program by Brian Simpson
(see his Night Vision homepage)
and BMT Micro
Night Vision page).
[We temporarily continue to hold the older
- For viewing images, I recommend one of the following fine native programs:
PM View 1.00: A superb native OS/2 PM image viewer and image
tool, also suitable as image format converter, and (limited) editor.
Now able to view FITS images also.
You can run slide shows, and it is a superb OS/2 icon generator
(view mini images in their directory folders).
PM JPEG 1.74: Good viewer and image tool, e.g.
converter for various image formats.
- For animations, take:
Also note the following astronomical software sites, including software
for OS/2 and other platforms:
if you have any additions and/or comments, and especially of any
astronomical and space-related OS/2 software which is not (yet) in our