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Adding comets, asteroids and small bodies to Stellarium.

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dgfbar    0

Hi. How about adding objects to Stellarium Mobile? Im using it on  Nokia N900 with Linux/Maemo. It would be great if somebody could help me with that.

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hi , i done this to my stellerium the other day after asking about it,   there is also another site which is good and that's http://heavens-above.com/   where you can get times and the brightness of  satellites and iss  just go to database  type in your area, then click on  show map then submit , then you can check out the orbits it also shows iridium flares............. the only thing i haven't checked out is , that the iss is given a different time on each one , so need to see which one is more accurate

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hi , i done this to my stellerium the other day after asking about it,   there is also another site which is good and that's http://heavens-above.com/   where you can get times and the brightness of  satellites and iss  just go to database  type in your area, then click on  show map then submit , then you can check out the orbits it also shows iridium flares............. the only thing i haven't checked out is , that the iss is given a different time on each one , so need to see which one is more accurate

just re checked the times the same now so not sure which one updated

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JB80    2,754

No worries, I'm glad this has been of help to people especially now with ISON and Lovejoy making there appearance.

Hi. How about adding objects to Stellarium Mobile? Im using it on  Nokia N900 with Linux/Maemo. It would be great if somebody could help me with that.

This is a good question, mainly because I don't have stellarium on the mobile. I'd be curious to know too.

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Mark at Beaufort    2,722

I wanted to find C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on Stellarium and I knew that someone had provided a link in the past. So thanks Jarrod for doing this a few years back. I have now successfully updated my software.

I felt other members may find this of use.

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John    18,656

......I felt other members may find this of use.

Quite right Mark - I've just updated my Stellarium with some cometary data :smiley:

Thanks Jarrod !

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mherman346    2

Thanks for this nice instruction on adding asteroids etc.  Very valuable... nice work.

- Michael

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I tried to add comets to help me with P45 but the configure button in plug-ins, solar system editor is disabled! Is it because I'm using a Mac? If not any ideas?

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The Warthog    187

Thanks for this. I was able to get the latest asteroid into Stellarium, even without truly knowing what I was doing. If the seeing is good on the 19th, I may stand a chance of seeing it. I'll at least know where to look!

 

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