[guide-user] Digest Number 3151
Jerry Bardecker Sep 13, 2018
Larry / All,
What I think is going on here is that for me,
and probably others, there is
NO link on the referenced page to download the
Nowhere on the page can I get a right click to give a "save as"
There is :
"^Click to download updated comet data and add it
but it is not hot or clickable as a link, at least with the two
options that I have tried. The page comes up as all plane
I am very familiar with the "save as" option as that is what I use
MPC page to download "MPCORB.DAT". So I know what should be
The page has a number of 'HTTPs://MinorPlanetCenter.net'
links and one for
IMCCE but none of them show as hot or
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Topics in this digest:
1a. Re: confusing
actual comet data of 21P
Re: confusing actual comet data of 21P
Posted by: "Larry"
Date: Wed Sep 12,
2018 10:24 am ((PDT))
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.
https://www.projectpluto.com/add_mpc.heeRight click on the page and click on < save as
> and allow it to downloadto your
This new * add_mpc.hee*
replaces the old file of the same name that exists
directory. It will ask if you want to replace the old file --you
In your Guide directory
The 16 KB file soft02cm.txt is the wrong
one.. Open it and you will see it is
HTLM. The right one is ~ 159 KB,
but the one you have of a simila size is
so delete both of them
and download the new correct soft02cm.txt file 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.
>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.