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Stellarium 0.20.4

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  • Latest Version:

    Stellarium 23.3

  • Requirements:

    macOS 10.12 Sierra or later

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  • Author / Product:

    Fabien Chereau / Stellarium for Mac

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What's new in this version:

- Balinese Pawukon calendar into Calendars plugin
- notes on polygonal landscapes (technical restrictions)
- Calendars plugin
- configurable values for quick FOV tool
- new zoom algorithm
- compass marks into core of planetarium
- ability to hide cardinal and compass buttons from the GUI
- missing time zone America/Godthab
- few DSO textures
- Galactic Center and Anticenter points
- a config option to use multisampling for rendering “Planet”s
- landers from the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program into list of locations
- on-screen controls for OAG in Oculars plugin
- table view of exoplanets
- show angular distance between the moon and host planet
- classical cepheids filter for AstroCalc/WUT tool
- Algol-type eclipsing systems filter for AstroCalc/WUT tool
- ability to toggle to using decimal degrees for various navigational data through follow the option “Use decimal degrees” in the main GUI
- script with shortcut, which add ability to jump to random location for celestial navigation game and practice
- support flip commands into Scripting Engine
- new language: Central Atlas Tamazight
- comet icon for ephemeris points plotting for AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool
- script skybox.ssc into list of translatable scripts
- config option to hide selection markers (default: viewing/flag_show_selection_marker = true)
- export list of objects as Stellarium bookmarks into AstroCalc/WUT tool
- support capital Greek chars in Search Tool
- some discoverer’s original designation for double stars as their scientific designations
- option to hide unlabelled ephemeris markers
- ability to run the silent uninstall Stellarium in Windows
- ability use decimals value for ephemeris steps in AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool
- “No” default for deletion confirmation warning
- ability to toggle show extra decimals in the navigational info
- tool for build an AppImage package
- ability for following an option ‘‘Use decimal degrees” for longitude and latitude in Location dialog to define format of data

- collision calendars panel with bottom button bar
- zooming to FOV when duration is zero
- designations for star HIP 62819
- crash when attempting to add a sensor
- UMa figure in S&T skyculture
- typos in Chinese skyculture
- text for meteor showers plugin
- the visual style of color chooser
- GUI of AstroCalc/Positions tool
- error in GUI of AstroCalc/WUT tool
- errors in documents for scripting engine
- typos and errors in various sky cultures
- running scripting method core.quitStellarium()
- the location of Dunsink Observatory
- rendering orbits with undefined period
- orbital elements for comet Halley (1986) in the default ssystem_minor.ini file
- typos in skycultures
- odd cyclic behaviour of HiPS
- odd survey interaction
- crash when reference.fab file has wrong format
- closing various dialogs
- sorting issue in AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool
- search stars by designations (u Her and U Her are different stars!)
- adding extra designations for stars, who already has Bayer and Flamsteed designations
- sorting stars by their designations (partially)
- selecting invisible stars
- switch to native planet names when skyculture is changed in Location dialog
- installing star names for Western (O.Hlad) skyculture
- typecast: avoiding of jumping the markers of exoplanets and pulsars
- handling custom shortcuts and few spell-check fixes
- GUI issue in Observability plugin
- inconsistency of NGC/IC list in AstroCalc/WUT tool
- filling version info for Windows installer
- installer for Windows
- translatable string for Icelandic calendar
- Puppis constellation lines in S&T skyculture
- Mensa and Microscopium in S&T skyculture

- rendering planets: improve planets’ halos size in relation to stars’
- rendering of orbits in Satellites plugin: Hide invisible part of orbits when “hide invisible artificial sats” option is enabled
- GUI behavior: Enlarged maximum dialog size
- versioning scheme of Stellarium
- few DSO textures: reduce the size of some texture files

- Stellarium User Guide
- DSO catalog (v3.12)
- GUI of Calendars plugin
- GUI: refactored block “Additional buttons”
- description of Chinese skyculture
- Bengali descriptions for landscapes and skycultures
- nomenclature data
- few DSO outlines
- initial time steps for AstroCalc/Phenomena tool
- Solar System Editor pluign: improve docs + added confirmation dialog
- DSO names
- upper limit for font size
- GUI of AstroCalc tools
- Exoplanets plugin: added extra info
- Satellites plugin: cosmetic improvement the handling the visibility of satellites by their groups

- Compass Marks plugin
- the XPM version of the app icon
- dead links from skycultures
- support of shortcuts from AstroCalc tools

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