Description of "The Earth Centered Universe Pro" V6.1

(Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10 (32 and 64-bit)

The Earth Centered Universe (ECU) Pro V6.1 is a planetarium and telescope control program capable of simulating most of the phenomenon of the Earth's sky. Designed for the demanding requirements of an observing amateur astronomer, it also provides extraordinary accuracy as a planetarium program for the "armchair" astronomer or any other person interested in learning about astronomy.


Included and Supported Databases:

Main Features:

Automation Interface:

ECU includes a Windows COM object interface (similar to the way ASCOM drivers work) that allows access to and control of ECU by external programs. This functionality is limited at present and was developed mainly to provide access to ECU's built in object databases and some of its astronomical calculations by external programs. It presently has about 30 properties and methods available - see the manual for details.

Internet Features:

ECU has many powerful internet features including:

Telescope Control Features:



ECU Pro with all features, databases: $89.95US (includes free upgrades for 1 year from date of delivery)

(The Earth Centered Universe, The Earth Centered Universe Pro, The Earth Centered Universe Lite, ECU, and Micro-Guider are trademarks of Nova Astronomics. Other trademarks are owned by their respective owners.)

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Last Updated: April 2016.