SkyChart
SkyChart
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SkyChart free download for Mac

SkyChart for Mac1.0

28 April 2020

Free software to draw sky charts.

What is SkyChart for Mac

SkyChart enables you to draw sky charts, making use of the data in many catalogs of stars and nebulae. In addition the position of planets, asteroids and comets are shown

The purpose of this program is to prepare different sky maps for a particular observation. A large number of parameters help you to choose specifically or automatically which catalogs to use, the colour and the dimension of stars and nebulae, the representation of planets, the display of labels and coordinate grids, the superposition of pictures, the condition of visibility and more. All these features make this celestial atlas more complete than a conventional planetarium

What's new in SkyChart

Version 1.0 (4.2.1):

Note: Although Finder indicates that this is version 1.0, the developer states that this is version 4.2.1

New functions:
  • Add telescope handpad for ASCOM and INDI
  • Change Neighbour button to obey Object list setting, increase search radius to show at least 10 objects
  • Add object to the Observing list from the Object list
  • The old Encoder driver can be installed from: https://github.com/pchev/alpaca_encoder/releases
Bug fix:
  • Planet in line mode must be really transparent
  • Fix "Show Mark" option for comet and asteroid simulation
  • Fix launching Edge browser
  • Show a clear error message when trying to run on 8 or 16 bit display
  • Fix disconnection from Alpaca telescope
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