Includes 1.7 billion-star Gaia DR2

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).


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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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