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Developer's Description

Sciatrope is a Cocoa (MacOS X) application that helps preparing for, and observe a solar eclipse. It is a "Universal binary" running natively on PowerPC and Intel Macintosh, under MacOSX 10.4 or 10.5.

  • It gives the eclipse circumstances, distance and direction to the central line.
  • It supports the connection to a NMEA compatible GPS receiver, to input location and time.
  • It starts actions (apple scripts, shell scripts or applications) at prescripted times during the eclipse. For signaling the proximity of eclipse contacts, controlling a camera, controlling a live broadcast or whatever you may imagine.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 0.2

  • Better document handling, for saving and "Open recent" menu,
  • Fix of wrong timing after sleep mode (2028237),
  • Rounding of displayed contact times (2027861),
  • Correction of delta T processing (2027852).


Release October 2, 2010
Date Added February 16, 2009
Version 0.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel
Additional Requirements
  • Optional serial line for GPS connection
  • Popularity

    Total Downloads 70
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