A screenshot from SpaceEngine showing the planetary system TOI-1136. The system has six planets, and in this image they are all aligned.

Update 0.990.46.2000: Catalog Update and Bug Fixes

Author: Dr. Megan TannockToday’s update includes several smaller updates to several SpaceEngine features. The first is a major exoplanet catalog expansion. We have added 336 new exoplanets, 214 new exoplanet host stars, eight new brown dwarfs/stellar binaries, and added 30 missing stellar binary 'B' components...

Update 0.990.46.1990: Climate Model Update Full Release

Recently, we announced the addition of a Climate Model to SpaceEngine, which introduced global temperature maps, local pressures, local densities, wind speeds, and more, affecting planets, moons, and asteroids. An overview of the Climate Model is available in a recent blog post, and more technical...

Update 0.990.46.1980: The Climate Model

Author: Dr. Megan TannockHave you ever wondered how the temperature might vary across different parts of the surface of your favorite planet or moon as the sun sets, or as you travel from the equator to the poles? Wonder no more! We have introduced a climate...

Update 0.990.46.1970: The Event Finder

Have you ever tried to find a beautiful alignment of multiple moons in the sky of some random procedural planet to take a nice screenshot? Or find a triple solar eclipse on an alien gas giant? Or find all transits by Venus of the Sun’s...

Update 0.990.46.1965: bug fixes and improvements

Today's small update 0.990.46.1965 is mostly bugfixes. Highlights include fixing Intel Iris Xe graphics crashing on startup, and (we hope!) a fix for the issue of flickering stars experienced by some users (this issue is very difficult to reproduce, so we will still be keeping...

0.990.46.1955 Release: Improved Water and Bugfixes

Version 0.990.46.1955 is now being released to everyone! The main focus of this update was bug fixes and improvements to water rendering. The full changelog can be found at the bottom of the post, but we'll highlight some of the more visible changes below.Improved appearance...

0.990.46.1950 Public Beta (Fixes and Improvements)

We are pleased to announce that the latest update, version 0.990.46.1950, is now available on the public beta branch (how to join the beta). This update is focused on bug fixes, as well as general updates and improvements to several aspects of the program. As...

Our First Anniversary

Letter from the CEO Hello everyone!Alex/Sindri here, on behalf of the Cosmographic Software team.Today, we have something a bit different: it's our first anniversary as a company!Since this only happens once, we'll be talking a bit about what's happened over the past year, where things are...

AMD Radeon driver fix for SpaceEngine available NOW!!!

IT'S HERE!!! AMD has (finally!) released a driver for ALL currently-supported GPUs (RX 400 series and newer) to fix a critical issue with SpaceEngine which has existed in all driver versions since 22.7.1.Visit the following link to download the driver software for your GPU, and follow...

General Relativity Release, Update on AMD Driver Issues

Great news! Our General Relativity update, which has been in public beta testing for a few months now, is finally being released to everyone! We also have some updated information about the game-breaking problems caused by AMD's recent graphics drivers, so AMD Radeon users, please...