Version 4.2 October 17 2019
GAIA DR2 June 11 2018
The second GAIA data release is now available and can be used with Skychart
A new look for Skychart October 2 2017
Version 4.0 March 19 2017
GAIA DR1 September 15 2016
The first GAIA data release is now available and can be used with Skychart
USNO-B1.0 Catalog July 11 2015
You can now download the full USNO-B1.0 catalog for use with Skychart or other software.
Version 3.10 March 29 2014
Wiki update November 13 2013
Change to the Wiki setting regarding the translations.
Version 3.8 March 9 2013
UCAC4 Catalog September 30 2012
A new version of the UCAC catalog is available.
Version 3.6 March 3 2012
The NOMAD catalog November 19 2011
Another “billion stars” catalog to use with Cartes du Ciel
Version 3.4 September 3 2011
This version add some long awaited addition.
Version 3.2 October 10 2010
Finally the stable version is available.
PPMXL Catalog September 12 2010
Want even more stars ?
UCAC3 Catalog October 3 2009
A new catalog ideal for star chart.
Version 3 beta 0.1.6 February 7 2009
Last beta before a stable version.
Version 3 beta 0.1.4 Dec-30-2007
Result of one year of development.
Version 3 beta 0.1.2 Dec-23-2006
Program translation and online pictures.
New web pages Oct-16-2006
The Cartes du Ciel web was changed to help users contributions.
Version 3 beta 0.1.0 Feb-26-2006
First beta version and compiler change, we now use Lazarus / FreePascal!
Version 3 alpha 0.0.9 Nov-27-2005
Improved user interface with more functions
Version 3 alpha 0.0.8 Jun-07-2005
This version add a lot of usability with new menu, button bar and functions.
Version 3 alpha 0.0.7 Jan-23-2005
Improved star display and picture database.
Version 3 alpha 0.0.6 May-26-2004
This version add telescope control.
Version 3 alpha 0.0.5 Jan-06-2004
Add comet database, labels, more printing functions.
Version 3 alpha 0.0.4 Dec-18-2003
This version add the support for an asteroid database.
More catalog for Linux Jun-29-2003
More catalog are now available in ZIP format to allow installation on Linux system.
Version 3 alpha 0.0.3 Jun-29-2003
A new alpha version is now available to play during the Summer.
Version 3 alpha 0.0.2 Jan-13-2003
This new alpha version is now a useable simple planetarium.
The version 3 alpha 0.0.1 is available! Dec-16-2002
This is the first alpha version, the development of the program is still in progress.