Stellarium v0.20.1 has been released!

2020-04-20 14:30:00 +0000 by alex-w

The major changes of this version:

  • Restore working Stellarium in ANGLE mode on Window
  • Many changes in scripting engline and Script Console
  • Fixes in GUI and plugins
  • Updated DSO catalog

Thank you very much to community for bug reports, feature requests and contributions!

Full list of changes:

  • Added new language - Luxembourgish (lb)
  • Added proper properties for Angle Measure plugin
  • Added configurable colors for Angle Measure plugin
  • Added GUI adaptations for Angle Measure plugin
  • Added evaluates scripts in individual context (Scripting Engine)
  • Added new planetary nomenclature
  • Added use properties in Satellites plugin
  • Added overloaded Labeling functions with colors specified as Vec3f (Scripting Engine)
  • Added display proper file paths and line numbers on script errors (Scripting Engine)
  • Added test for low precision hms time conversion function (GH: #1043)
  • Added spiky stars option
  • Added checkbox to the option settings in Script Console to clear the output text before a script is run
  • Added implementation of telescope syncing in INDI client (GH: #1048)
  • Added dirty flag, set by signal from QTextEdit (Script Console)
  • Added code to set TAB stop width at 4 characters (Script Console)
  • Added code to avoid losing names after Cancel in some QFileDialog (Script Console)
  • Added implementation of FSM to tranfer properly between dirty/filename states on load, save, clear, edit, expand actions (Script Console)
  • Added special case Catalogs/Other in GUI for objects without identifier (DSO Catalog v3.9)
  • Added Oculus plugin (disabled by default; GH: #1056)
  • Fixed ANGLE support for Windows package (GH: #1035, #1034)
  • Fixed keyboard navigation in Oculars plugin (GH: #1036)
  • Fixed Russian translation for Windows installer
  • Fixed data blunder: severely wrong slope for upcoming comet (GH: #1033)
  • Fixed flipping galactic/Supergalactic labels on Southern hemisphere (GH: #1028)
  • Fixed translations ‘Set FOV to XXX degrees’ when language is changed
  • Fixed possible segfault in SolarSystem class
  • Fixed building Stellarium without scripting
  • Fixed (restored) fading switch effect in Satellites plugin
  • Fixed (inverted) realistic/iconic mode labeling in Satellites plugin
  • Fixed (renamed) properties to better follow conventions in Satellites plugin
  • Fixed visualization mode in Satellites plugin
  • Fixed time conversion for low precision form (GH: #1042)
  • Fixed jerking an animation of movement of Solar system bodies (GH: #1041)
  • Fixed name for SH2-308 (DSO Catalog v3.9)
  • Fixed filter properly objects by catalogs (DSO Catalog v3.9; GH: #1052)
  • Fixed few wrong objects in DSO catalog (DSO Catalog v3.9)
  • Fixed WUI of Remote Control plugin
  • Updated fix for ghost comet in ortographic projection issue (GH: #389)
  • Updated list of contributors
  • Updated code: simplified RegExp results handling
  • Changed Vec3f& to Vec3f asreturn type for functions called from scripts in some classes (Scripting Engine)
  • Re-implement getDecAngle, fixing some inconsistencies (GH: #1051)
  • Removed Abell planetary nebulae catalog (DSO Catalog v3.9)
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