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Hello!

Today we published first release candidate to version 0.19.1 - please help us testing Stellarium!

List of changes between version 0.19.0 and master (0.19.0.16926/0.19.1RC1):
- Added allow to search an inactive meteor showers in Search Tool/Lists tool
- Added 'Azimuth vs. Time' graph into AstroCalc/Graphs tool
- Added feature to show tracks for latest several selected planets (GH: #539)
- Added calculation and showing the orbital period for artificial satellites
- Added revolutions per day info for artificial satellites
- Added tools for jumping to the next or previous time of rising, transit or setting for selected object (GH: #484)
- Added new behavoir for AstroCalc/Graphs when clicking within graph area now sets current time.
- Fixed issue in script 'Mercury Triple Sunrise and Sunset'
- Fixed crash of Stellarium for eyepieces with permanent crosshair
- Fixed Stellarium crash when Remote Control plugin is working
- Fixed computation of assume radius for minor planets.
- Fixed the issue of the scrolling not working properly on Mac (GH: #393)
- Fixed crash in Scripting Engine (Hide artificial satellites through StelProperties in core.clear() method to avoid crash if plugin was didn't loaded)
- Fixed planetarium crash in HiPS (network manager delete problem)
- Fixed position problems on the Poles (GH: #391)
- Fixed scaling Telrad sign on HighDPI monitors
- Fixed surface occlusion bug even with landscape turned off in scripting engine (GH: #680)
- Fixed building with cmake -DBUILD_SHARED_LIBS=ON (GH: #683)
- Fixed error in constellation file format (Babylonian)
- Fixed Europe/Volgograd time zone settings (GH: #686)
- Fixed HiPS handling of allsky download (GH: #671)
- Fixed progress bar rendering (GH: #671)
- Fixed positive declinations issue in AstroCalc tool when option 'Use decimal degrees' is enabled (GH: #690)
- Fixed file names inconsistency
- Fixed constellation line in "Japanese Moon Stations" skyculture
- Fixed file name for constellation boundaries in Stellarium User Guide
- Fixed the user interface problems in Oculars plug-in (GH: #580)
- Fixed getting the wrong values in objects/info method for selected object for different formats (Remote Control plugin)
- Fixed refresh plots when AstroCalc dialog becomes visible again (AstroCalc/Graphs tool)
- Fixed jquery vulnerability (GH: #694)
- Fixed date and time dialog behaviour: Hour/Minute/Second spinners now correctly trigger signals dateChanged(), dateChangedByYear and dateChangedForMonth() when days, months or years are affected by it.
- Fixed update graphs in AstroCalc/Graphs tool when days change
- Updated planetary nomenclature
- Updated common names of stars and DSO's
- Updated cmake rules for Windows deployment
- Updated DSO textures
- Updated behaviour of HiPS survey if Stellarium started without network (GH: #681)
- Updated GUI for ArchaeoLines plugin (GH: #689, #682)
- Updated default pulsars catalog (v1.60)
- Updated list of asterisms
- Excluded Armintxe skyculture and landscape from default package

Download link: https://github.com/Stellarium/stellarium-data/releases/tag/beta

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9 hours ago, bottletopburly said:

@alexwolfDo you think stellarium scope will ever be integrated into stellarium  

I don't know.

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Posted (edited)
On 15/06/2019 at 17:50, alexwolf said:

jumping to the next or previous time of rising, transit or setting for selected object

Now that is nice! 

I'll download RC 0.19.1 immediately and see if I can find out how this works.

Edit:

I can't find an .exe or .msi. Just ...

     Stellarium-0.19.0.16932-x86_64.AppImage
     Stellarium-0.19.0.16932.dmg
     Source code(zip)
     Source code(tar.gz)

Am I looking in the wrong place?

Edited by Ruud

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Today we published second release candidate - with AstroCalc optimizations and small changes in GUI. Please help us testing ANGLE mode on Windows.

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Ah, two more downloadables have appeared in the assets list. So now I found stellarium-0.19.0.16932-win64.exe

I'll let you know if I run into any issues.

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Seems to be working well - I took the opportunity to finally break out Photoshop and tidy up one of my Ricoh Theta S photos for where I plan to put my observatory for use in Stellarium. The user guide (unpublished? https://github.com/Stellarium/stellarium/blob/master/guide/ch_landscapes.tex ) has some good guidance. Seems to work well!

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