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13.0 > Academic > celestia (1.6.0)

A real-time space simulation that lets you experience our universe
in three dimensions.

There are four frontend possibilities to choose. The Glut one works
out of the box. The GTK frontend needs gtkglext (also available
from The Gnome frontend wasn't tested.
The KDE frontend requires kde3 and will not work with the kde3 compat

Celestia may use lua for its script engine, if available at compile time.
Lua is also available from

Maintained by: pprkut
Approved by: David Somero
Keywords: 3d,astronomy,space,simulation,stars,kstars


Source Downloads:
celestia-1.6.0.tar.gz (9b96a8e7666ab5a26f032b9d605e023d)

Download SlackBuild:
celestia.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 13.0

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