Re: [guide-user] Re: confusing actual comet data of 21P

Larry Sep 12, 2018


You have missed the first step. You have to download the new file named
*add_mpc.hee* that Bill posted the link to in the e-mail on about Sept 8.
In case you deleted that message here is the link.

Right click on the page and click on < save as > and allow it to download to your
This new * add_mpc.hee* replaces the old file of the same name that exists in your
Guide directory. It will ask if you want to replace the old file --you click ok.

In your Guide directory
The 16 KB file soft02cm.txt is the wrong one. Open it and you will see it is in
HTLM. The right one is ~ 159 KB, but the one you have of a simila size is too old
so delete both of them and download the new correct soft02cm.txt file the get when
using the corrected *add_mpc.hee* file.


On 2018-09-11 9:33 AM, pecorp@... [guide-user] wrote:
> Thanks for attempting to help me with this Larry. I'm still confused but looking into my files I show both a 16 KB Soft02Cm.txt dated today as well as a 147 KB Soft02Cmx file dated 3/7/2017.
> Refreshing the Add MPC Comets/Asteroids and viewing to 22 magnitude there are no recently discovered comets, leading me to question which file Guide 9 is actually working with.
> Pete