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Stellarium for Mac

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Download Stellarium 0.19.3

  -  249.73 MB  -  Open Source

What's new in this version:

Added:
- Vts plugin
- Chinese translation for skycultures (GH: #788)
- support superior and inferior conjunctions for inner planets in AstroCalc/Phenomena tool
- support greatest elongations for inner planets in AstroCalc/Phenomena tool
- compute stationary points in AstroCalc/Phenomena tool
- new groups of objects for AstroCalc/Phenomena tool
- magnitudes for AstroCalc/Phenomena tool
- brightness limit for planetary nebulae (speed-up for AstroCalc/Phenomena tool)
- 2 new functions for AstroCalc/Graphs tool
- support of connecting line between the ephemeris markers (GH: #758, #805)
- support skipping of labels for visualization of data into AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool
- acknowledgements entry for plugins
- some more references and acknowledgements for few plugins
- some DSO textures (GH: #798, #824, #878)
- new GUI options and tooltips for AstroCalc/Ephemeris and AstroCalc/Phenomena tools
- parallax accuracy info for the stars
- new planetary nomenclature
- selected dwarf and minot planets for AstroCalc/Phenomena tool
- error info for distance (taken from parallax)
- heliocentric speed to Apex markers
- support of SYNC command for LX200 and NexStar protocols (Telescope Control Plugin)
- asteroid (162173) Ryugu and moon Puck (Uranus XV)
- filters for open/globular star clusters in DSO tab
- categories “open star clusters” and “globular star clusters” into AstroCalc/WUT tool
- new type of shape for markers (MarkerMgr/scripting)
- new option for visualization of ephemeris markers (AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool)
- tool for smart format dates of ephemeris on the sky (AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool)
- new option for CCD (switching scaling FOV) in Oculars plugin
- option to allow drawing FOV outline for ocular (Oculars plugin)
- an optional cardinal points to the ocular view
- some stars to Chinese skyculture and Chinese contemporary skyculture
- option to enable align the crosshair in equatorial coordinate system
- option to use one color for info text (overwrite color mode) for all objects
- ASCOM telescope client into Telescope Control plugin (Windows only)
- 2 new config options for developers to build Stellarium package
- Pinyin transliteration to Chinese sky culture
- support display of asterisms and ray helpers for Western (Rey) starlore
- tool with keyboard shortcut for deselect the selected object
- new tool (AstroCalc/Transits) info AstroCalc window
- new option (duration) into AstroCalc/Graphs [Graphs] tool
- an optional calculations for perihelion and aphelion of the planets into AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool
- tool to adjustable line thickness of celestial grids and lines
- line thickness setting into ArchaeoLines plugin
- new stars and exoplanets names according to IAU NameExoWorlds

Fixed:
- coordinates for Taldykorgan (Kazakhstan)
- drawing of Off-Axis Guider
- wrong rendering FOV through eyepiece when telescope is changed
- parsing the designation of interstellar objects for MPC online search tool
- compute minutes in low precision case from deciman hours
- double (mirrored) ephemeris lines in perspective projection
- exclude moons from compute of greatest elongations and stationary points on non-terrestrial locations (AstroCalc/Phenomena tool)
- compute behaviour for “Sun, planets and moons” option on non-terrestrial locations (AstroCalc/Phenomena tool)
- cache problem for compute Moon’s age in some cases
- crash in AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool in specific cases
- displaying obvious wrong distance for stars
- wrong rendering the screen in night mode with fractional scaling
- getting revision number for non-release builds when git is not installed or using source tarball
- wrong distances of the clusters in the Large Magellanic Cloud
- crash when star catalogs description is updated
- abbreviation of asterism Sudor Ophiuchi
- wrong zooming in Telrad
- about data for Oculars plugin and updated the version of plugin
- support mirrored cardinals for ocular view
- crash when “gravity labels” is enabled
- the space char problem for gravity labels
- work scripting functions saveState and restoreState
- font scaling for text around CCD frame for HiDPI screens
- translation errors in Danish
- saving of stars twinkle setting
- crash for saving file in AstroCalc/WUT tool when category of objects is not selected
- obtaining some data for plot graphs in Exoplanets plugin
- DSO catalog (unexsist objects)
- object information text color in eyepiece view at daytime
- plot for culmination height jumps at daylight saving time
- crash with negative JDs
- setting the minimum data step for labels in AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool
- translation issues for Nomenclature
- translation issues for Nebulae
- translation months of activity for the meteor showers
- solar halo drawing issue
- ASCOM settings translation issue
- for paths render with orthographic projection
- wrap-around rendering artefacts for Comet tails in Cylindrical and similar projections
- artefacts in some projections for old-style landscapes
- Date and Time dialog: set focus on day spinner by default

Updated:
- outlines for DSO (the data taken from OpenNGC catalog)
- TelescopeControl plugin: Attempt to fix protocol mismatches for LX200
- some DSO textures
- scripting engine documentation
- Stellarium User Guide
- options for Windows installer
- AstroCalc/PC tool
- parallax info string: let’s use milliarcseconds for parallax for whole planetarium
- default bookmarks for asteroids in Solar System Editor plugin
- default bookmarks for comets in Solar System Editor plugin
- the initial steps for newly added minor and dwarf planets into AstroCalc/Phenomena tool
- rules for including OpenSSL libraries into Windows package (GH: #786)
- GUI for Sky and viewing options window
- attributes for HDPI support
- lunar terminator visibility
- ephemeris marker style: it was switched to use new type of shape to balancing the visual style
- spectral data for HIP stars from SIMBAD/Gaia data
- updated variable stars data (HIP subset from GCVS 5.1 catalog)
- updated behaviour: hide zodiacal light when whole Solar system bodies are hidden
- updating StelProperty behaviour: allow suppression of a warning when a StelProperty cannot be found - should be used when requesting plugin properties!
- updated AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool: excluding moons from list of celestial bodies (except the moons of current planet) to simplificate

Removed:
- filter for star clusters from DSO tab
- “star clusters” category from AstroCalc/WUT tool

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