On 17 May 2006 16:18:59 -0700, canopus56 wrote:
> P.S. - Martin, is the time stamp on your web page local time or UTC?
The applet that is on the homepage of The Astro Post (www.theastropost.com)
is GMT. My Cartes du Ciel, Version 3 alpha 0.0.9 has the time set for my
> P.P.S. - Now if this comet was just rising at a more reasonable hour
> like 9:00 PM local time - instead of taking until 3:00AM to get enough
> altitude! -:)
Agreed. Locating as best I can away from the new streelight, trees now
obscure the comet.
> P.P.P.S. - I still don't know where to get an how to obtain the "Magn
> H" and "G" fields for manually entering comets in the Ciel comet
> configuration dialogue.
I looked at that too, although only passively; will have to stare at it
longer later ;o)
Thanks for the suggestion concerning the adoption of the symbol for the
comet. It has been done.
And golly, the fellow IS moving on so I will be updating the image daily.
Martin R. Howell
Show your images at "The Astro Post"
Bored? Read "The Astro Post Blog"