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Nightfall is an interactive astronomy application for generating animated views of eclipsing binary stars, computing synthetic lightcurves and determining best-fit parameters for observational data. Comes with a user manual and some sample observational data.

Current Version:   0.17

License Type:   GPL

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Source Code Availability:   Yes

Available Binary Packages:

  • Debian Package:   No
  • RedHat RPM Package:   No
  • Other Packages:   No

Targeted Platforms:

Linux/ix86, Unix

Software/Hardware Requirements:

Gtk+, either Gnuplot or PGPLOT

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