Re: [Unsure] [guide-user] Info USNO - Mar 2013 - UCAC4 streak objects

alfredo caronia Apr 6, 2013

Thank Bill!

Then you just have to wait to know the software to fix the problem of the
stars streaks!
It will probably be in an upcoming update of Guide 9 or in what way?



2013/4/5 Bill Gray <pluto@...>

> **
> Hi Alfredo,
> Thanks for pointing this out to me.
> Skip Gaede has already done the hard part; there's a text file on the
> SkyChart page
> containing the IDs of all the afflicted stars. I could pretty easily write
> a little
> program that would read his text file in and modify the "streak" stars
> accordingly.
> (Looks as if there are now another 51210 of them, in addition to those
> identified
> in the production of UCAC4.)
> I've just e-mailed Skip Gaede and Norbert Zacharias about this. My guess
> is that
> one or both of them may already have written the software to fix those
> 50210 stars
> (most near the galactic center). I'd prefer not to re-invent the wheel.
> I've also
> asked for confirmation that this is all the streaks they expect to find,
> at least
> for a while.
> But once there's a "final" list of streak stars, it'll be simple to fix
> them.
> -- Bill

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