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Re: Skymap4pro comet-database Q

Chris, Thank you for your response, I'll give it another try after a thorough checkup. Robert
R. Sanders
Apr 18
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14761

Re: Skymap4pro comet-database Q

I have no explanation for what you've seen, but no, SkyMap will never change the orbital elements of a comet. Chris ... From: 'R. Sanders'
Chris Marriott
Apr 17
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14760

Re: Skymap4pro comet-database Q

The only hint that writing to a file is happening actually is founf in the Skymap4pro booklet manual on pages 159-162 describing the "All comets within XXX
R. Sanders
Apr 17
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14759

Skymap4pro comet-database Q

Chris, Last week I was working on updating the asteroid- and comet-database for Skymap4pro when I witnessed the following unexpected alteration: input from MPC
R. Sanders
Apr 17
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14758

Help with Help...KB3000850 windows dumbdate

Hay all. Has anyone downloaded the (IMPORTANT) update KB3000850 750MB? I did and it makes it impossible to open the help files. I tried to download the
mikeslng
Apr 9
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14757

Re: 'Skymap' for iPad

Thanks to all who replied to my email. I have settled on Stellarium and SkySafari and will see how they compare. It will be a few weeks before I go to visit
John Hendry
Apr 7
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14756

Re: 'Skymap' for iPad

You can of course do a similar thing in Sky Safari. 'Center' Jupiter then start the fast time running - 1 minute intervals are best. Peter.
Peter Vasey
Apr 6
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14755

Re: 'Skymap' for iPad

I was a fan of SkyMap Pro since the very early versions. Still use Stellarium outreach and kids. I switched to SkySafari Pro 4 for my iPad, now I use nothing
John Deriso
Apr 6
#14755
 
14754

Re: 'Skymap' for iPad

What sort of age? Primary or secondary school? If late primary school or secondary school then I would go with Redshift. It lets you speed up and slow down
Simon Allen
Apr 6
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14753

Re: 'Skymap' for iPad

Right. In that case just go for the Sky Safari 4 Basic. Plenty there to keep the children interested, and very economical. Bear in mind that there is no
Peter Vasey
Apr 6
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14752

Re: 'Skymap' for iPad

Hi Simon Thanks for that, I was just thinking out loud. It was mainly for the grandchildren who live in NW Scotland and have access to an iPad, their father's,
John Hendry
Apr 6
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14751

Re: 'Skymap' for iPad

"I wonder if there is any way to correlate the views of the experiences of amateur astronomers on the ease, usefulness of these apps?" That is a difficult
Simon Allen
Apr 6
#14751
 
14750

Re: 'Skymap' for iPad

I am using an app on my iPhone called "Sky Map" (by "Mobias"). Not to be confused with Chris Marriott's "SkyMap". I find it excellent! You open it, and
peter Hall
Apr 6
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14749

Re: 'Skymap' for iPad

Hi Simon Thanks for that. I have Red Shift for the PC somewhere, I had forgotten all about it. It is great having good advice from users, the iPad is a fresh
John Hendry
Apr 6
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14748

Re: 'Skymap' for iPad

Whoops. Sorry to have repeated what others said. My thread only had one response and when I refreshed I saw many replies. ... -- Simon
Simon Allen
Apr 6
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