Update 0.990.48.2028: High-Resolution Screenshot Tool

Last week, we introduced the high-resolution screenshot tool, which allows you to take large, detailed images in SpaceEngine. The tool was accompanied by a set of catalog updates, visual refinements, and other general improvements. An overview of these changes is available in last week's blog...

Five-Year Steam Anniversary Update: High-Resolution Screenshot Tool

Authors: Alexander T. Long, Vladimir, Dr. Megan, and BrendanLetter from the CEO Five years ago today, SpaceEngine — the monumental achievement of Vladimir Romanyuk — was released on Steam.To start, I want to acknowledge how truly impressive it is for a solo developer to come so...

A screenshot of the exoplanet TOI-715 b captured in the SpaceEngine simulation program. The viewing angle lets us see both the dark and illuminated halves of the planet.

Update 0.990.47.2015: Catalog Updates, Additions, and Fixes

Authors: Jonathan and Dr. MeganWe hope you enjoyed the April 8 eclipse and had a fun and safe viewing experience! Thanks to everyone who was able to join us for our eclipse live-stream event, hosted by Mike and Jon! If you were not on the...

Cosmographic's Second Anniversary

Author: Alexander T. Long, CEOYesterday we celebrated our second year as a studio!A lot has happened in the last year, and we have plans for even more this year I imagine our community would like to know.Last year was very active for the SpaceEngine team,...

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...