Discover Space (PC, 1.44MB 3 1/2" Disk) Broderbund Software - 1993 USA, Canada Release

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Discover Space
Product ID 47956-81601
Product UPC 047956816019
Platform(s) PC
Packaging Retail Box
Media 1.44MB 3.5" Disk
Copyright date 1993
Publisher(s) Broderbund Software
Category(s) Education, Science, Astronomy
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

The essential resource for exploring astronomy, the solar system, and space travel.

Discover the universe inside your computer!

With Discover Space, you can explore the full spectrum of the universe. Comets and constellations. Lunar phases and launch vehicles. Star maps, solar eclipses and much more. All in vibrant, breathtaking color that captures the awesome beauty of the cosmos.

Discover Space is a magnificent software resource. It's also a great source of fun:

  • Simulate recent or future solar eclipses and view them from any place on the Earth's surface.
  • View the heavens through the celestial sphere or from the skyline perspective of your own back yard.
  • Explore illuminating charts and mythological stories of 88 constellations, from Andromeda to Vulpecula.
  • Study the path of Halley's Comet as it passes through the Earth's orbit.

Discover Space: It brings the heavens home!

Star maps.
See the night sky as it looks from anywhere on the globe on any night of the year; print out detailed maps.

Our solar system.
Watch the nine planets rotate and orbit the sun. Compare sizes, surface gravities and more.

The sun.
Observe the sun's corona as it pulsates around its surface. Wonder at solar flares as they shoot into space.

Space exploration.
Compare the space programs of the USA, Russia, Japan, China and the European Space Agency.

Discover Space companion book.
Study everything in the program and more.

Comets and asteroids.
Specify the mass and velocity of an asteroid. Then watch in awe as it slams into the Earth with devastating effect!

Deep sky objects.
View vivid images of nebulae and galaxies as seen from the world's most prominent observatories.

Navigate smoothly through space.
The icon-driven menu system makes it easy to explore the depths of space. Simply click on an icon to begin investigating one of the many facets of the cosmos.

System Requirements

Required CPU 386
Required RAM 640K
Req. Hard Drive 7MB Free
Supports Mouse Yes
Supported Audio Yes
Supported Video VGA
VGA 256 Color

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