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Hardware requirements

OpenSpace is designed for use on laptops up to planetarium domes. A minimum i5 processor and Nvidia 1060 GTX GPU (or comparable), 8 GB RAM, and 4 GB VRAM are required. For optimal use, we recommend 16 GB RAM and 6 GB VRAM or more. For the minimum RAM and VRAM requirements by profile, see below.

Requirements by profile

Apollo

  • RAM: 10 GB
  • VRAM: 6 GB

Asteroids

  • RAM: 8 GB
  • VRAM: 4 GB

Dawn

  • RAM: 8 GB
  • VRAM: 4 GB

Default_full

  • RAM: 8 GB
  • VRAM: 4 GB

Juno

  • RAM: 6 GB
  • VRAM: 2 GB

Mars

  • RAM: 8 GB
  • VRAM: 4 GB

Messenger

  • RAM: 6 GB
  • VRAM: 2 GB

New Horizons

  • RAM: 8 GB
  • VRAM: 4 GB

Rosetta

  • RAM: 8 GB
  • VRAM: 4 GB

Voyager

  • RAM: 6 GB
  • VRAM: 2 GB

Updated July 13, 2021