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GNU SpaceChart

GNU SpaceChart is a GNOME application that shows the stars in space in 3D. It allows the user to rotate them, select which stars are shown, and draw lines between stars that are closer than a given distance.

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Recent releases

  •  06 Dec 2002 18:47

    Release Notes: This release includes saving config files, more rigorous astronomic terminology, and a dialog showing a list of all stars in the data file. The default data file now comes from the Hipparcos Catalogue. French and Bulgarian translations have been added. There are some bugfixes.

    •  24 Dec 2001 15:37

      Release Notes: This version changes and fixes many problems with configuration files, which now have a slightly different syntax. Documentation has been added, both in the form of commented example configuration files and descriptions of the program. A button for resetting the map to its original settings has been added.

      •  05 Dec 2001 14:57

        Release Notes: This release adds configuration file reading and customized keybindings, as well as the display of RA/Declination for each star. Several bugs have been fixed.

        •  22 Dec 2000 00:19

          Release Notes: This release adds display of user coordinates, selection of which stars have a label attached, and various user interface improvements.

          •  17 Dec 2000 04:09

            Release Notes: First public release.


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