Bill Gray Apr 7, 2013
On 04/06/2013 03:08 PM, alfredo caronia wrote:
> 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
>> (Looks as if there are now another 51210 of them, in addition to those
>> 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
>> -- Bill