To render the map, SkEye keeps several catalogs of celestial objects:

  • Named Star Catalog (bright stars with popular names)
  • Unnamed Star Catalog (fainter stars which only have scientific designations)
  • Solar system catalog which currently includes the Sun, the Moon and the major planets
  • Messier catalog of deep sky objects
  • Selected Meteor Showers

The free version includes:

  • 200+ Selected NGC objects
  • Selected bright comets

The Pro version includes:

  • Full NGC and IC catalogs
  • Artificial Earth Satellites, or simply Satellites
  • About 800 of the topmost visible Comets
  • Ability to specify a custom catalog