Re: [guide-user] Update posted: other fixes

P. Clay Sherrod Apr 18, 2013

Is this update compatible with Guide8 or is this specific to Guide9?

Dr. P. Clay Sherrod
Arkansas Sky Observatories
MPC H45 - Petit Jean Mountain South
MPC H41 - Petit Jean Mountain
MPC H43 - Conway West

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Gray" <pluto@...>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 9:35 PM
Subject: [guide-user] Update posted: other fixes

> Hi folks,
> Some other issues that were corrected in this update :
> As was mentioned on this list earlier, globular clusters were being shown
> incorrectly. In particular, when clicking on 'more info', you would get
> all sorts of info about the wrong object! This is fixed.
> Jari Suomela mentioned that when you entered a FITS time, the data could be
> misinterpreted. '2013-04-10T03:14:15.9', for example, should always be
> interpreted as April 10th. But if Guide's default is day/month order, it
> would be interpreted as October 4. This is fixed. (If you just type in
> '4 10', though, Guide will go back to using whatever order you've specified
> in the Time Format dialog.)
> Still no idea on the planet bitmap failure. I made some alterations that
> _may_ fix things, but am not confident of this. If you're still not seeing
> planet maps, I'd ask that you check the moon, Mars, and Venus to see if
> _all_ maps are missing, or just some. If Venus still lacks maps (there should
> be a radar one and a cloud one), then I'd ask you to visit
> and click on the "click here to download the new Venus map (about 1.3 MBytes)"
> link, following the directions on the page to install that map in Guide.
> Then please let me know what you find; this does have me baffled, obviously!
> -- Bill
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