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Re: Adding stars and other objects to SolarFire(was Stellar alignments with Vert

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  • Heather
    Thanks Mark
    Message 1 of 24 , Oct 22, 2005
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      Thanks Mark

      --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
      <mahtezcatpoc@y...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > --- Heather <HeatherCam@s...> wrote:
      >
      > > Mark,
      > >
      > > I mean whereabouts do you do all this?
      > > Oh! I get it.
      > > Is it through making a new fixed star file,
      > > called outer galaxy object or something, and then
      > > filling in all the coords?
      > >
      > > Heather
      >
      > That's right. And you key in the name of the object,
      > the catalog number--Messier, NGC, IC or whatever--and
      > whatever comments you want to add, and pick the
      > constellation the object is in from the pull-down
      > menu. There's other information you can add to these
      > fixed star files, too, like magnitude and spectral
      > type, but the process is pretty time-consuming.
      >
      > Mark A. Holmes
      >
      > >
      > > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew
      > > Holmes
      > > <mahtezcatpoc@y...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- Heather <HeatherCam@s...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > Mark,
      > > > >
      > > > > am curious, how do you go about feeding co-ords
      > > into
      > > > > Solar Fire?
      > > > >
      > > > > Heather
      > > >
      > > > You just type them in.
      > > >
      > > > Mark A. Holmes
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark
      > > Andrew
      > > > > Holmes
      > > > > <mahtezcatpoc@y...> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > My amateur-astronomers' planetarium program
      > > has a
      > > > > list
      > > > > > of nebulae, star clusters, galaxies and other
      > > > > non-star
      > > > > > deep-sky objects whose coordinates I haven't
      > > > > finished
      > > > > > feeding into SolarFire.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
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