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Georg Zotti edited this page May 1, 2023 · 32 revisions


Welcome to the Stellarium wiki, a knowledge website about Stellarium, the free planetarium for your computer.

Work In Progress

The stellarium wiki is in migration from our old mediawiki server to this new github wiki. We are slowly migrating content here, but keep in mind that most of the old content needs to be updated before migrating.

Getting started

TODO: this is already part of the User Guide, need to add proper links once we have an HTML version

  • Installation
  • Quickstart guide
  • User Guide
  • FAQ




developers mailing list

Follow what's going on by reading our developers mailing list

Help us


We are using Transifex:

There you can

  • Translate Stellarium in your language
  • Translate the homepage in your language

Summer of Code

Specific things you can do

  • See the Issues list. If you feel you can solve one, please do so and send us a pull request. Most welcome are "Good First Issues" and those that we have flagged "Help needed".

Advanced topics

Stellarium in Planetariums

telescope control

Stellarium on a boat (#1913)

And config:

Note that Azimuth 0 in Stellarium remote control API is South

research and education

Extensions & Extras files

TODO: please remove obsolete stuff. It should be enough to say for the last version only how to install the files, and list the available files with URL where to download them