Virtual Reconstructions in a Desktop Planetarium for Demonstrations in Cultural Astronomy

Abstract

Many cultures throughout history have erected sacred and profane buildings orientated according to astronomical principles. A new plugin for the open-source desktop planetarium Stellarium allows the demonstration and interactive exploration of such buildings.

Publication
Progress in Cultural Heritage Preservation. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference, EuroMed 2012
Georg Zotti
Georg Zotti
Researcher
Wolfgang Neubauer
Wolfgang Neubauer
Director, Key Researcher

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