Chart up to 160 GB of star catalog data, including:

  • 1.7 billion stars from the Gaia Data Release 2 (95 GB)
  • The entire 10x compressed Digitized Sky Survey
  • The AAVSO APASS (Data Release 9) catalog

Due to its extremely large size, we ship the TheSky Databases module on a 250 GB external solid state drive (SSD).

Please Note:  In order to operate this module, you must first purchase and install either TheSky Professional edition or TheSky Imaging edition (both sold separately).



Own the Stars

If you want more stars, and more sky, consider purchasing TheSky Databases module.  Access 160 GB of native star catalogs, TheSky-optimized star catalogs, including 1.7 billion stars from the Gaia star catalog, the complete photographic Digitized Sky Survey (10x compression version) and the AAVSO APASS DR9 database.   


  • TheSky Databases module Version 3.0 with the Gaia DR2 subset began shipping in the first quarter of 2021.
  • TheSky Databases module is distributed on a 250 GB external solid-state drive (SSD)*.

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*Starting July, 2018

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 4 × 2 in

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