Cartes du Ciel is free software released under the terms of the
GNU General Public License
The stable version of Skychart is included in the Fedora packages.
To install the software, just search for skychart in the Add/Remove Software menu:
To install from a command line terminal, type as root:
yum install skychart
Please note that, due to Fedora policies, some functionalities of Skychart are not available in the rpm provided by Fedora repositories (artificial satellites computation and Iridium flares prediction).
If you need such functionalities please use rpm provided on Skychart homepage.
To save bandwith, starting with Skychart 3.6, offline documentation is provided by a separate package named
skychart-doc. To install it from a command line terminal, type as root:
yum install skychart-doc
Only minimal data are include with software base package.
For more stars or DSO objects you can install the additional data packages:
yum install skychart-data-stars
and / or
yum install skychart-data-dso
For additional pictures look at the download page.