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Stellarium for Mac

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Download Stellarium 0.14.0

Stellarium 0.14.0

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What's new in this version:

- Added accurate calculations of the ecliptic obliquity. Finally we have good precession!
- Added calculations of the nutation. Now we optionally have IAU-2000B nutation.
- Added new DSO catalog and related to him features
- Added Iridium flares to Satellites plugin
- Added tool for prediction of Iridium flares to Satellites plugin
- Added AstroCalc - a tool for calculating planetary phenomena
- Added list of interesting double stars in Search Tool
- Added list of interesting variable stars in Search Tool
- Added cross-identification data for HIP stars (SAO and HD numbers)
- Added sinusoidal projection
- Added draw DSO symbols with different colors
- Added labels to the landscapes (gazetteer support)
- Added a new behaviour for drawing of orbit for selected planet - drawing of the orbits of 'hierarchical group' (parent and all their childrens) of the selected celestial body (disabled by default)
- Added an option to lower the horizon, e.g. for a widescreen cylindrical view with mostly sky and ground on lower screen border
- Added various timeshift-by-year commands
- Added Moon's phases info
- Added support of SOCKS5 proxies
- Rewriting the Meteor module and the Meteor Showers plugin
- Updated skycultures
- Updated Hungarian and Brazilian Portuguese translations of landscapes and skycultures
- Updated data for Solar System Observer
- Updated color scheme for constellations
- Updated documentation
- Updated QZip stuff
- Updated TUI plugin
- Updated data for Satellites plugin
- Updated Clang support
- Updated Pluto and Charon textures
- Updated GCVS catalog
- Updated ssystem.ini
- Using a better formula for CCD FOV calculation in Oculars plugin
- Updated on-screen control panel in Oculars plugin
- Updated list of detection operating systems
- Fixed shortkeys conflict (New shortkeys for Scenery 3D plugin
- Fixed aliasing issue with GCC in star data unpacking
- Fixed documentation for core.wait() function
- Fixed perspective projection issue
- Fixed crash on activation of AngleMeasure in debug mode
- Fixed crash in Sinusoidal Projection
- Fixed issue for update bottom bar position when we toggle the GUI
- Fixed weird view of the Moon in Oculars plugin when Moon's scaling is enabled
- Fixed non-realistic mode drawing of artificial satellites
- Fixed availability plugins for the scripting engine
- Fixed potention memory bug in Meteor class
- Fixed wrong spectral types for some stars
- Fixed style of progress bar
- Fixed tooltip colors in night mode
- Fixed visibility of selected object info in night mode
- Fixed behaviour of waitFor function (scripting engine)
- Fixed resize event handler on Windows
- Fixed regression bug of key movements
- Fixed magnitude of the Sun during solar eclipse
- Fixed obvious omission in Observability plugin after having separated JD/JDE
- Fixed night mode on retina display
- Fixed unusual meteor shower display
- Enable autosaving the state by default for Compass Marks plugin
- Added escape counter to allow exiting loop in solving Kepler's equation
- Added limitation magnitude for solar system objects
- Added extinctive reddening on the horizon for planets, esp. visible for Sun/Moon/bright planets
- Added tooltip for 'Select single constellation' option
- Avoid entering locations with leading whitespace
- Avoid rendering of sunlight and moonlight when show of Solar System objects is disabled
- Change visibleSkyArea limitation to allow landscapes with "holes" in the ground
- Improved Delta T feature
- Improved the ad-hoc visibility formula for LDN and LBN
- Improved the sight opportunities when artificial satellites are passes
- Changed behaviour of coloring of orbits of artificial satellites: we use gray color for parts of orbits, where satellite will be invisible
- Improved coloring and rendering artificial satellites (include their labels) in the Earth shadow for both modes
- Improved for landscape and lightscape brightness with/without atmosphere. Now even considers landscape opacity for no-atmosphere conditions.
- Reduce Milky Way brightness in moonlight
- Enhancement of features in Telescope Control plugin
- Removed all references to QDeclarative
- Removed meaningless extincted magnitude data in infostring if objects are below horizon
- Restore drawing corona of the Sun during total solar eclipse

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