Redshift 8 Compact - Download Edition

Redshift 8 Compact - Download Edition

The Professional Planetarium Software for Beginners

Price: 16.99 USD

Explore the Universe with the compact version of the top-selling planetarium software Redshift 8! Take off on spectacular 3-D flights to visit countless celestial bodies or explore the night sky at any time from any location. In Redshift 8 positions and motions of celestial bodies are calculated and simulated precisely. Detailed surface maps and photo-realistic representations show planets, moons, stars and galaxies in their full beauty and splendor.


  • Comprehensive planetarium including real-time calculation of positions of stars and planets
  • Fascinating 3-D flights featuring a breathtaking view towards our solar system and options to land of a planet’s surface
  • Impressive representations of planets, all major moons and well-known Deep Sky objects
  • Simulations of 2,500,000 stars (from Hipparcos and Tycho 2 star catalogs), 70,000 Deep Sky objects, 10,000 asteroids as well as 2,000 comets and dwarf planets
  • Professional Sky Diary calculating eclipses and conjunctions for any location
  • The ability to download up-to-date orbital data for 2,000 artificial satellites, comets and asteroids visible from Earth
  • Comprehensive Dictionary of Astronomy and interactive Guided Tours of the night skies, including illustrative images and animations

System Requirements:


Operating System

PC CPU Type/Speed



Hard Disk Space


Win XP (Service Pack 2)/Vista/7/8/10

Athlon/Pentium, 2 GHz

1 GB

1024 x 768, OpenGL

True Color (32 Bit)

680 MB

16 Bit