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Stellarium 0.15.1 has been released today!

Version 0.15.1 introduces a few new exciting features.
- The Digital Sky Survey (DSS) can be shown (requires online connection).
- AstroCalc is now available from the main menu and gives interesting new computational insight.
- Stellarium can act as Spout sender (important for multimedia environments; Windows only).
In addition, a lot of bugs have been fixed.
- wait() and waitFor() in the Scripting Engine no longer inhibits performance of moves.
- DE430/431 DeltaT may be OK now. We still want to test a bit more, though.
- ArchaeoLines also offers two arbitrary declination lines.
- Added support of time zones dependent by location.
- Added new skyculture: Sardinian.
- Added updates and improvements in catalogs.
- Added improvements in the GUI.
- Added cross identification data for stars from Bright Star Catalogue, 5th Revised Ed. (Hoffleit+, 1991)

A huge thanks to our community whose contributions help to make Stellarium better!

Full list of changes:
- Added code which allows to display full-sky multi-resolution remote images projected using the TOAST format
- Added new option to Oculars plugin: enabling automatic install the type of mount from the telescope settings for saving horizontal orientation of CCD frame
- Added new option stars/flag_forced_twinkle=(false|true) for planetariums to enable a twinkling of stars without atmosphere (LP: #1616007)
- Added calculations of conjunction between major planets and deep-sky objects (AstroCalc)
- Added calculations of occultations between major planets and DSO/SSO (AstroCalc)
- Added option to toggle visibility of designations of exoplanets (esp. for exoplanetary systems)
- Added support of time zones dependent by location (LP: #505096, #1492941, #1431926, #1106753, #1099547, #1092629, #898710, #510480)
- Added option in GUI to edit colours of the markings
- Added a special case for educational purpose to drawing orbits for the Solar System Observer
- Added the new config option in the sky cultures for management of boundaries of constellations
- Added support synonyms of star names (2nd edition of the sky cultures)
- Added support reference data for star names (2nd edition of the sky cultures)
- Added support synonyms of DSO names (2nd edition of the sky cultures)
- Added support native names of DSO (2nd edition of the sky cultures)
- Added support reference data for native DSO names (2nd edition of the sky cultures)
- Added support Spout under Windows (Stellarium is Spout Sender now)
- Added a few trojans and quasi-satellites in ssystem.ini file
- Added a virtual planet 'Earth Observer' for educational purposes (illustration for the Moon phases)
- Added orbit lines for some asteroids and comets
- Added config option to switch between styles of color of orbits (LP: #1586812)
- Added support of separate colors for orbits (LP: #1586812)
- Added function and shortcut for quick reversing direction of time
- Added custom objects to avoid of getting of empty space for Search Tool (SIMBAD mode) and to adding custom markers on the sky (LP: #958218, #1485349)
- Added tool to management of visibility for grids/lines in Oculars plugin
- Added the hiding of supernova remnants before their birth (LP: #1623177)
- Added markers for various poles and zenith/nadir (LP: #1629501, #1366643, #1639010)
- Added markers for equinoxes
- Added supergalactic coordinate system
- Added code for management of SkyPoints in Oculars plugin
- Added notes to the Help window
- Added commands and shortcuts for quick move to celestial poles
- Added textures for deep-sky objects
- Added Millions of light years distance to infostring for galaxies (LP: #1637809)
- Added 2 custom declination lines to ArchaeoLines plugin
- Added dialog with options to adjust of colors of markers of deep-sky objects
- Added new options to infobox
- Added calculating and displaying the Moon phases
- Added allow for proper stopping of time dragging (LP: #1640574)
- Added time scrolling
- Added Scottish Gaelic (gd) translations for landscapes and sceneries.
- Added usage the Qt 5 JSON parser instead of the hand-made one we used so far
- Added synonyms for DSO
- Added names consistency for DSO
- Added support operational statuses for few classes of artificial satellites
- Added special zoom level for Telrad to avoid undefined behaviour of zooming (LP: #1643427)
- Added new icons for Bookmarks and AstroCalc tools
- Added missing Bayer designation of 4 Aurigae (LP: #1645087)
- Added calculations of conjunctions/occultations between planets and bright stars (AstroCalc tool)
- Added 'Altitude vs Time' feature for AstroCalc tool
- Added location identification which adds canonical IAU 3-letter code to infostring and PointerCoordinates plugin
- Added elongation and phase angle to Comet and MinorPlanet infostrings
- Added cross identification data for stars from Bright Star Catalogue, 5th Revised Ed. (Hoffleit+, 1991)
- Added AstroCalc icon (LP: #1641256)
- Added new scriptable methods to CustomObjectMgr class
- Added Sardinian sky culture
- Allow changes of milky way and zodiacal light brightness via GUI while stars switched off (LP: #1651897)
- Fixed visual issue for AstroCalc tool
- Fixed incorrectly escaping of translated strings for some languages in Remote Control plugin (LP: #1608177)
- Fixed disappearing of star labels when the 'Navigational Stars' plugin is loaded and not activated (LP: #1608288)
- Fixed offset issue for image sensor frame in Oculars plugin (LP: #1610629)
- Fixed crash when labels and markers box in sky and Viewing Options tab is ticked (LP: #1609958)
- Fixed spherical distortion with night mode (LP: #1606969)
- Fixed behaviour of buttons on Oculars on-screen control panel (LP: #1609060)
- Fixed misalignment of Veil nebula image (LP: #1610824)
- Fixed build of planetarium without scripting support (Thanks to Alexey Dokuchaev for the bug report)
- Fixed coordinates of the open cluster Melotte 227
- Fixed typos in Kamilorai skyculture
- Fixed cmake typos for scenery3d model (Thanks to Alexey Dokuchaev for the bug report)
- Fixed crash when turning off custom GRS if GRS Details dialogue has not been opened before (LP: #1620083)
- Fixed small issue rounding for JD for DeltaT tooltip on bottom bar
- Fixed rendering orbits of artificial satellites during changing of location through spaceship feature (LP: #1622796)
- Fixed hiding the Moon during a total solar eclipse when option 'limit magnitude' for Solar system objects is enabled
- Fixed small bug for updating catalog in the Bright Novae plugin
- Fixed displaying date and time in AstroCalc Tool (LP: #1630685)
- Fixed a typographical error in coefficient for precession expressions by Vodnark et. al.
- Fixed crash on exit in the debug mode in StelTexture module (LP: #1632355)
- Fixed crash in the debug mode (LP: #1631910)
- Fixed coverity issues
- Fixed obvious typos
- Fixed issue for wrong calculation of exit pupil for binoculars in Oculars plugin (LP: #1632145)
- Fixed issue for Arabic translation (LP: #1635587)
- Fixed packaging on OS X for Qt 5.6.2+
- Fixed calculations of the value of the Moon secular acceleration when JPL DE43x ephemeris is used
- Fixed distances for objects of Caldwell catalogue
- Fixed calculations for transit phenomena (LP: #1641255)
- Fixed missing translations in Remote Control plug-in (LP: #1641296)
- Fixed displaying of localized projection name in Remote Control (LP: #1641297)
- Fixed search localized names of artificial satellites
- Fixed showing translated names of artificial satellite
- Fixed GUI Problem in Satellites plug-in (LP: #1640291)
- Fixed moon size infostring (LP: #1641755)
- Fixed AstroCalc lists transits as occulations (LP: #1641255)
- Fixed resetting of DSO Limit Magnitude by Image Sensor Frame (LP: #1641736)
- Fixed Nova Puppis 1942 coordinates
- Fixed error in light curve model of historical supernovae (LP: #1648978)
- Fixed width of search dialog for Meteor Showers plugin (LP: #1649640)
- Fixed shortcut for "Remove selection of constellations" action (LP: #1649771)
- Fixed retranslation name and type of meteor showers in Meteor Showers when language of application is changed
- Fixed wrong tooltip info (LP: #1650725)
- Fixed Mercury's magnitude formula (LP: #1650757)
- Fixed cross-id error for alpha2 Cen (LP: #1651414)
- Fixed core.moveToAltAzi(90,XX) issue (LP: #1068529)
- Fixed view centered on zenith (restart after save) issue (LP: #1620030)
- Updated DSO Catalog: Added support full of UGC catalog
- Updated DSO Catalog: Added galaxies from PGC2003 catalog (mag <=15)
- Updated DSO Catalog: Removed errors and duplicates
- Updated stars catalogues
- Updated stars names (LP: #1641455)
- Updated settings for AstroCalc
- Updated Satellites plugin
- Updated Scenery3d plugin
- Updated Stellarium User Guide
- Updated support for High DPI monitors
- Updated list of star names for Western sky culture
- Updated Search Tool (LP: #958218)
- Updated default catalogues for plugins
- Updated list of locations (2nd version of format - TZ support)
- Updated pulsars catalog & util
- Updated Scripting Engine
- Updated rules for visibility of exoplanets labels
- Updated shortcuts
- Updated info for the landscape actions (LP: #1650727)
- Updated Bengali translation of Sardinian skyculture (LP: #1650733)
- Correctly apply constellation fade duration (LP: #1612967)
- Expanded behaviour of for isolated constellations selection (only for skycultures with IAU generic boundaries) (LP: #1412595)
- Ensure stable up vector for lookZenith, lookEast etc.
- Verification the star names by the official IAU star names list
- Minor improvement in ini file writing
- Set usage Bortle index only after year 1825
- Re-implement wait() and waitFor() scripting functions to avoid large delays in main thread
- Restored broken feature (hidding markers for selected planets)
- Removed color profiles from PNG files
- Removed the flips of the CCD frame because it works incorrect and he introduced new one bug
- Removed the useless misspelled names from list of stars
- Removed the Time Zone plug-in
- Removed useless translations in ArchaeoLines plug-in
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Done, I've found a way to transfer old ocular over. Thank you for the great version.
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Stellarium 0.90.0.8917 with optimizations and new feature is available for testing...
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Greetings all!

We plan to release Stellarium 0.15.0 at the end of next week (31 July).

This is another major release, who has many changes in code and few new skycultures. If you can assist with translation to any of the 136 languages which Stellarium supports, please go to Launchpad Translations and help us out: https://translations.launchpad.net/stellarium

Thank you!
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Debian testing "stretch" at the moment uses "Stellarium 0.14.3".

Anyway, good program.
I like it a lot : when the night sky is clear, it helps me to know what I see.

Last summer, I even could follow Jupiter & Venus encounter, day by day. And took a few photos from my window (which is pure West view).
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The Stellarium development team after month of development is proud to announce the first correcting release of Stellarium in series 0.14.x - version 0.14.1. This version contains 13 closed bugs (ported from version 0.15.0).

A huge thanks to our community whose contributions help to make Stellarium better!

List of changes between version 0.14.0 and 0.14.1:
- Added support for side-by-side assembly technology (LP: #1400045)
- Enhancements of the Ocular plugin: add OAG support (LP: #1354427)
- Added Belarusian translation for landscapes and sky cultures (LP: #1520303)
- Added designations for few stars in Scorpius (LP: #1518437)
- Fixed constellation art brightness and zooming (LP: #1520783)
- Fixed number of satellite orbit segments resets (LP: #1510592)
- Fixed certain outplanet moons with wrong Longitudes (LP: #1509693, #1509692)
- Fixed saving settings for some View panel options (LP: #1509639)
- Fixed fails to run up on Windows when invoked from a different directory (LP: #1410529)
- Fixed wrong value of ecliptic obliquity (LP: #1520792)
- Fixed segmentation fault (core dumped) while try update stars catalog (LP: #1514542)
- Tentative fix for support 4K resolution (GUI scaling) (LP: #1372781)
Stellarium is a planetarium software that shows exactly what you see when you look up at the stars. It's easy to use, and free.
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The Stellarium development team after 6 months of development is proud to announce the release of version 0.14.0 of Stellarium.

Version 0.14.0 brings a big leap forward in astronomical accuracy for historical applications:
 - Precession now follows the IAU2006 model in the long-time version from Vondrák et al. 2011.
 - Nutation is applied (IAU2000B solution). Given that nobody has observed it without telescope and the model does not give limits of applicability, we limit its application to 1500..2500
 - Application of DeltaT has been simplified and made a bit more intuitive.
We now dare to add another coordinate system: Ecliptic coordinates of date.
We can therefore now show that planetary positions given by the commonly used solution VSOP87 is applicable to -4000..+8000 only, and its use outside this range will give somewhat artificial results. There is more to follow in future versions.

The other big addition is a greatly improved collection of DSO data with lots of possibilities in a new GUI tab to select for object type and/or catalog. In total, 15 catalogs are now built-in!

Also the Meteor Shower, Satellites, Telescope Control and 3D Sceneries plugins have been improved.

Landscapes can have switchable labels, so you can e.g. indicate mountain peaks.

In total 83 bugs and wishlist items were fixed or at least decided.

A platform-specific change for Windows: OpenGL binding is now dynamic. That means, there are no more separate OpenGL/ANGLE/MESA downloads, but after installation you will have separate commands in the start menu which force ANGLE or MESA modes.

A huge thanks to our community whose contributions help to make Stellarium better!

Full list of changes:
- Added accurate calculations of the ecliptic obliquity. Finally we have good precession! (LP: #512086, #1126981, #1240070, #1282558, #1444323)
- Added calculations of the nutation. Now we optionally have IAU-2000B nutation. (Applied between 1500..2500 only.)
- Added new DSO catalog and related to him features (LP: #1453731, #1432243, #1285175, #1237165, #1189983, #1153804, #1127633, #1106765, #1106761, #957083)
- Added Iridium flares to Satellites plugin (LP: #1106782)
- Added tool for prediction of Iridium flares to Satellites plugin
- Added AstroCalc - a tool for calculating planetary phenomena (LP: #1181702)
- 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) (LP: #1071457).
- Added an option to lower the horizon, e.g. for a widescreen cylindrical view with mostly sky and ground on lower screen border (LP: #1299063).
- Added various timeshift-by-year commands (LP: #1478670)
- Added Moon's phases info
- Added support of SOCKS5 proxies (LP: #1499974)
- Rewriting the Meteor module and the Meteor Showers plugin (LP: #1471143)
- Updated skycultures (LP: #1497818)
- 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 (LP: #1240791)
- Using a better formula for CCD FOV calculation in Oculars plugin (LP: #1440330)
- Updated on-screen control panel in Oculars plugin (LP: #1467286)
- Updated list of detection operating systems (LP: #1504910)
- Fixed shortkeys conflict (New shortkeys for Scenery 3D plugin - LP: #1449767)
- Fixed aliasing issue with GCC in star data unpacking
- Fixed documentation for core.wait() function (LP: #1450870)
- Fixed perspective projection issue (LP: #724868)
- Fixed crash on activation of AngleMeasure in debug mode (LP: #1455839)
- Fixed crash in Sinusoidal Projection (LP: #1472555)
- Fixed issue for update bottom bar position when we toggle the GUI (LP: #1409023)
- 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 (LP: #1468986)
- Fixed potention memory bug in Meteor class
- Fixed wrong spectral types for some stars (LP: #1429530)
- Fixed style of progress bar (LP: #1419895)
- Fixed tooltip colors in night mode (LP: #1300801)
- Fixed visibility of selected object info in night mode (LP: #1487096)
- Fixed behaviour of waitFor function (scripting engine) (LP: #1051858)
- Fixed resize event handler on Windows (LP: #1490265)
- Fixed regression bug of key movements
- Fixed magnitude of the Sun during solar eclipse (LP: #1485245)
- Fixed obvious omission in Observability plugin after having separated JD/JDE (LP: #1499161)
- Fixed night mode on retina display (LP: #1458109)
- Fixed unusual meteor shower display (LP: #1506126)
- Enable autosaving the state by default for Compass Marks plugin (LP: #1410987)
- Added escape counter to allow exiting loop in solving Kepler's equation (LP: #1465112)
- Added limitation magnitude for solar system objects (LP: #1409543)
- Added extinctive reddening on the horizon for planets, esp. visible for Sun/Moon/bright planets (LP: #1448621)
- Added tooltip for 'Select single constellation' option (LP: #1498022)
- Avoid entering locations with leading whitespace (LP: #1083731)
- Avoid rendering of sunlight and moonlight when show of Solar System objects is disabled (LP: #1499699)
- Change visibleSkyArea limitation to allow landscapes with "holes" in the ground. (LP: #1469407)
- Improved Delta T feature (LP: #1380242)
- Improved the ad-hoc visibility formula for LDN and LBN
- Improved the sight opportunities when artificial satellites are passes (LP: #907318)
- Changed behaviour of coloring of orbits of artificial satellites: we use gray color for parts of orbits, where satellite will be invisible (LP: #914751)
- Improved coloring and rendering artificial satellites (include their labels) in the Earth shadow for both modes (LP: #1436954)
- 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 (LP: #1469450)
- 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 (LP: #1435065)
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+Hleb Valoshka Ok, I'll post calls to translators here too. We plan release 0.14.1 at 1 Dec ;)
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We published second release candidate of Stellarium for public testing. He has version 0.13.2.96 and contains fixes for 28 bugs and some improvements.

In list of main changes we includes the adding few new DSO catalogs: Barnard (B), Van den Bergh (VdB), Sharpless (Sh 2), H-α emission regions in the Southern Milky Way (RCW), Lynds' Catalogue of Bright Nebulae (LBN), Lynds' Catalogue of Dark Nebulae (LDN), Collinder (Cr) and Melotte (Mel).

Please help us test of the new features before official release.

Binary packages for testing are available for Windows (32- and 64-bit with OpenGL), OS X (64-bit) and Ubuntu Linux (32- and 64-bit).

List of changes between version 0.13.2 and 0.13.3RC2 (0.13.2.96):
- Added new DSO catalogs: Barnard (B), Van den Bergh (VdB), Sharpless (Sh 2), H-α emission regions in the Southern Milky Way (RCW), Lynds' Catalogue of Bright Nebulae (LBN), Lynds' Catalogue of Dark Nebulae (LDN), Collinder (Cr) and Melotte (Mel)
- Added tiny visual improvements for info about comets and minor planets
- Added Hungarian translation for Aztec skyculture
- Added Russian translation for Western: H.A. Rey skyculture
- Added support of meteors for Windows/MSVC packages
- Added patch for multiscreen setups
- Added tui/tui_font_color option for change color of text user interface (LP: #1421998)
- Added new version of GCVS
- Added implementation of polinomial approximation of time period 1620-2013 for DeltaT by M. Khalid, Mariam Sultana and Faheem Zaidi (2014); http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/480964
- Added new line on the celestial sphere - opposition/conjunction longitude (LP: #1377606)
- Added texture for Ceres (LP: #1271380)
- Extended list of proper names for deep-sky objects
- Fixed position of Great Red Spot (LP: #490019)
- Fixed bug in planet shadow shasder (LP: #1405353)
- Fixed flickering Moon problem (LP: #1411958)
- Fixed jittering moons (LP: #1416824)
- Fixed visibility objects on distance over 50 AU. (LP: #1413381)
- Updated the Spherical projection to be HiDPI aware. (LP: #1385367)
- Restore unit testing for refraction and extinction. Fixed issue in unit test for DeltaT and fixed small issue for DeltaT.
- Fixed issue in core.setObserverLocation (to a new Planet travels always 1 second) (LP: #1414463)
- Fixed issue for cursor, who points to a wrong position after orbit update (LP: #1414824)
- Fixed ignore the Enter key for online search dialog within Solar System Editor plugin (LP: #1414814)
- Fixed package issue for Windows XP (LP: #1414233)
- Fixed crash when trying to select a satellite with invalid orbit (LP: #1307357)
- Check of updates has been removed (LP: #1414451)
- Fixed issues in Search Tool (LP: #1416830)
- Fixed code to update ConfigurationDialog size (LP: #995107)
- Behavior of JD/MJD has been refactored for Date and Time Dialog (LP: #1417619)
- Avoid delaying for the telescope control slew commands over TCP (LP: #1418375)
- Avoid crash when clicking 'Lookup locations on network' checkbox in Locations window (Debian: #779046)
- Updated bookmarks for Solar System editor plug-in (LP: #1425626)
- Allowing display the scope marker below the landscape (LP: #1426441)
- Allow fading of the landscapes without atmosphere (LP: #1420741)
- Allow change thickness of lines of the constellations (LP: #1028432)
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Hi Stellarium enthousiasts,

Our project is in need of an MS-windows builder for the continuous
integration project at http://www.stellarium.org/wiki/index.php/Buildbot 

Any takers ?
Continuous Integration. We use Buildbot for continuous integration. Buildbot is a continuous integration system designed to automate the build/test cycle. By automatically rebuilding and testing the tree each time something has changed, build problems are pinpointed quickly, before other ...
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The Stellarium team announces the first test release of version 0.12.3 of the Stellarium. Also we propose patch for version 0.12.2 which resolve search issue for designations of the deep-sky objects.

Download page: https://launchpad.net/stellarium/+download
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Stellarium 0.12.2 Release Candidate 3 for Windows is now available for testing!

Download page: https://launchpad.net/stellarium/+download
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The Stellarium team announces the 7 testing release of version 0.12.2 of the Stellarium.

Major changes from 0.12.2dev6: new Satellites plugin and improvements for Flamsteed designations of stars.

Download page: https://launchpad.net/stellarium/+download
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Greetings all!

We plan to release Stellarium 0.15.1 at next one or two weeks.

This is a bugfix release and he introduces a few new important features from the version 1.0. Currently translators can improve translation of version 0.15.0 and fix some mistakes in translations. If you can assist with translation to any of the 136 languages which Stellarium supports, please go to Launchpad Translations and help us out: https://translations.launchpad.net/stellarium

If it will be required we can postpone release on few days.

Thank you!
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Stellarium 0.12.7 has been released today!

Yes, the series 0.12 is LTS for owners of old computers (old with weak graphics cards). This release has ports of some features from the series 1.x/0.15:
- textures for deep-sky objects
- star catalogues
- fixes for MPC search tool in Solar System Editor plugin
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Greetings all!

We have a 3 new skycultures in Stellarium - Macedonian, Ojibwe and Dakota/Lakota/Nakota. If you can help translate description of sky cultures on your language then we would be grateful to you for this. You need a create your branch, create into him for all cultures description.YOUR-LANG-CODE.utf8 files from description.en.utf8 and translate it!

You can send translated description.YOUR-LANG-CODE.utf8 files to me for adding in Stellarium also.


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Stellarium tries to calculate the position of the GRS automatically, but it may be not very accurate because GRS is an atmospheric object. I think we can introduce new option in Stellarium to allow users set own settings for GRS: "startup" date, GRS longitude (System II) and drift GRS longitude per year (per month?).

Please say your opinion for that proposal.
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Dear translators and users,

We plan to release Stellarium 0.14.1 at first day of next month.

This is a bugfix release, who has few small fixes and has few ported features from version 0.15.0. Currently translators can improve translation of version 0.14.0 and fix some mistakes in translations. If you can assist with translation to any of the 134 languages which Stellarium supports, please go to Launchpad Translations and help us out: https://translations.launchpad.net/stellarium

If it will be required we can postpone release on few days.

Thank you!
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You guys are doing an excellent job. I really appreciate that. 
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Stellarium 0.13.3 has been released!

Stellarium 0.13.3 is a stable version that introduces some new features and closes 33 bug and wishlist reports. A lot of work has been done on adding few new DSO catalogs: Barnard (B), Van den Bergh (VdB), Sharpless (Sh 2), H-α emission regions in the Southern Milky Way (RCW), Lynds' Catalogue of Bright Nebulae (LBN), Lynds' Catalogue of Dark Nebulae (LDN), Collinder (Cr) and Melotte (Mel). You can find two new plugins also and one of those plugins introduces the support the new very nice feature - 3D landscapes.
A huge thanks to the people who helped us a lot by reporting bugs!
We updated the configuration file and the Solar System file, so if you have an existing Stellarium installation, we strongly recommend to reset the settings after you install the new version (in the Installer).
Full list of changes:
- Added Scenery3D plugin: enable support 3D landscapes
- Added ArchaeoLines plugin: a tool for archaeo-/ethnoastronomical alignment studies
- Added new DSO catalogs: Barnard (B), Van den Bergh (VdB), Sharpless (Sh 2), H-α emission regions in the Southern Milky Way (RCW), Lynds' Catalogue of Bright Nebulae (LBN), Lynds' Catalogue of Dark Nebulae (LDN), Collinder (Cr) and Melotte (Mel)
- Added tiny visual improvements for info about comets and minor planets
- Added Hungarian translation for Aztec skyculture
- Added Russian translation for Western: H.A. Rey skyculture
- Added support of meteors for Windows/MSVC packages
- Added patch for multiscreen setups
- Added tui/tui_font_color option for change color of text user interface (LP: #1421998)
- Added new version of GCVS
- Added implementation of polinomial approximation of time period 1620-2013 for DeltaT by M. Khalid, Mariam Sultana and Faheem Zaidi (2014); http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/480964
- Added new line on the celestial sphere - opposition/conjunction longitude (LP: #1377606)
- Added texture for Ceres (LP: #1271380)
- Extended list of proper names for deep-sky objects
- Fixed position of Great Red Spot (LP: #490019)
- Fixed bug in planet shadow shasder (LP: #1405353)
- Fixed flickering Moon problem (LP: #1411958)
- Fixed jittering moons (LP: #1416824)
- Fixed visibility objects on distance over 50 AU. (LP: #1413381)
- Updated the Spherical projection to be HiDPI aware. (LP: #1385367)
- Restore unit testing for refraction and extinction. Fixed issue in unit test for DeltaT and fixed small issue for DeltaT.
- Fixed issue in core.setObserverLocation (to a new Planet travels always 1 second) (LP: #1414463)
- Fixed issue for cursor, who points to a wrong position after orbit update (LP: #1414824)
- Fixed ignore the Enter key for online search dialog within Solar System Editor plugin (LP: #1414814)
- Fixed package issue for Windows XP (LP: #1414233)
- Fixed crash when trying to select a satellite with invalid orbit (LP: #1307357)
- Check of updates has been removed (LP: #1414451)
- Fixed issues in Search Tool (LP: #1416830)
- Fixed code to update ConfigurationDialog size (LP: #995107)
- Behavior of JD/MJD has been refactored for Date and Time Dialog (LP: #1417619)
- Avoid delaying for the telescope control slew commands over TCP (LP: #1418375)
- Avoid crash when clicking 'Lookup locations on network' checkbox in Locations window (Debian: #779046)
- Updated bookmarks for Solar System editor plug-in (LP: #1425626)
- Allowing display the scope marker below the landscape (LP: #1426441)
- Allow fading of the landscapes without atmosphere (LP: #1420741)
- Allow change thickness of lines of the constellations (LP: #1028432)
Stellarium is a planetarium software that shows exactly what you see when you look up at the stars. It's easy to use, and free.
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I'd like to run a command weekly to set Stellarium to the coming weekend in my location and save screenshots of the sky at 8pm without launching the application. Is it possible to use Stellarium from the command line in this way?
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That's what I was hoping. Thanks again :)
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Stellarium

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Release of Stellarium version 0.12.4 has been released and is now available.

This release contains solution for one serious bug and an one new feature.

A huge thanks to our community whose contributions help to make Stellarium better!

You can download new version from http://stellarium.org or https://launchpad.net/stellarium/0.12/0.12.4 websites (Note: package for Mac OS X will be published later).
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Stellarium

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Release of Stellarium version 0.12.2 is now available.

New features: variable stars, re-packed star catalogs (Hipparcos and Tycho-2),
improvements for plugins, scripting engine and search tool. New version of the
Satellites plug-in (0.8.1) with features:
- automatic adding of new satellites on update from selected update sources;
by default, only new naked-eye satellites are auto-added
- automatic removal of satellites if they are no longer listed in the update
sources
- "user-defined" flag protecting satellites from update/removal
- satellites can be added to/removed from satellite groups from the GUI
- custom satellite groups can be defined
- the default satellite group names and satellite descriptions are translatable

A huge thanks to our community whose contributions help to make Stellarium better!

We updated the Solar System file and shortcuts file, so if you have an existing Stellarium installation, it is possible that you need to reset the settings after you install the new version.

You can download new version from http://stellarium.org or https://launchpad.net/stellarium/0.12/0.12.2 websites (Note: package for Mac OS X will be published later).
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Stellarium version 0.12.2dev8 for Windows is now available for testing!

Major changes from 0.12.2dev7: fixing bugs and improvement for Ocular, Solar System Editor plugins and main app.

Download page: https://launchpad.net/stellarium/+download
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