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Re: Skymap4 - about Comet - Picture question

I renamed the Lovejoy picture to D:\Pictures\C_2014Q2Lovejoy.jpg and there it appears without altering the input file. So, in the end everything turned out
R. Sanders
May 9
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14766

Re: Skymap4 - about Comet - Picture question

Thank you; I found the answer on Page 242 of the manual: To form the picture name for comet "2P Encke", simply remove the space to get the name
R. Sanders
May 9
#14766
 
14765

Skymap4 - about Comet - Picture question

When I select a comet in Skymap4 (eg. C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy) the usual form with Picture-select ( and Copy OK ) appears. However if I want to name the picture of
R. Sanders
May 9
#14765
 
14764

Re: Updates in Your Groups, May 6, 2015

20150507 22:00 corrected a small text-error; changed 'panstarrss' to '-panstarrs' in the 20150428_comet.cat-file. This time astroid- and comet-data were
R. Sanders
May 7
#14764
 
14763

External star catalogs?

Hi, Is there a way to use external catalogs for stars? Since there are several free catalogs available, like USNO ACAC4 or A2, being able to have SkyMap use
anderskallberg
Apr 28
#14763
 
14762

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
#14762
 
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
#14761
 
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
#14760
 
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
#14759
 
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
#14758
 
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
#14757
 
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
#14756
 
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
#14754
 
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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