Stellarium for Chromebook

Stellarium on Chromebook: Stellarium is a free, open-source planetarium for your computer. You can enjoy a realistic sky in 3D. It is just like what you see in the sky with the naked eye, or through binoculars or through a telescope.It is free GPL software which renders realistic skies in real time with openGL. It is also used in real planetariums.

System requirements

You need minimal

  • Linux or Unix; Window 7 and above; OS X 10.8.5 and above
  • 3D graphics card which supports OpenGL 3.0 and GLSL 1.3
  • 512 MiB RAM
  • 250 MiB on Disk


Features of Stellarium

You can find a variety of features in this Stellarium such as:


  1. Default catalog of over 600,000 stars
  2. Extra catalogs with more than 210 million stars
  3. Asterisms and illustrations of the constellations
  4. Constellations for 20+ different cultures
  5. Images of nebulae
  6. Realistic Milky Way
  7. Very realistic atmosphere, sunrise, and sunset
  8. The planets and their satellites


  • A powerful zoom
  • Time control
  • Multilingual interface
  • Fish eye projection for planetarium domes
  • Spherical mirror projection for your own low-cost dome
  • Keyboard control
  • Telescope control

An interesting feature of Stellarium is that as time passes, the virtual star system will evolve, with the sun setting and the various constellations becoming more prominent in the night sky.

How to install Stellarium in Chromebook

1.First, you enter the web addresses and search Google. Write the name Stellarium. You will get the name of web sites or applications that you have installed.

2.Google chrome will show the options panel. Click on the Clear Browsing data button and choose the time period.

3.It comes to the Incognito mode and it is activated from the tools menu or by pressing Control+Shift+N. You will find the window changes its appearance and now you can browse to your PC.