Plugins

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The following plugins are included in the 0.10.3 release of Stellarium:
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The following plugins are included in Stellarium version 0.10.3 and later:
 
*[[AngleMeasure plugin|Angle Measure]] - a tool for measuring the angular distance between two points
 
*[[AngleMeasure plugin|Angle Measure]] - a tool for measuring the angular distance between two points
 
*[[CompassMarks plugin|Compass Marks]] - add marks for compass bearings along the horizon
 
*[[CompassMarks plugin|Compass Marks]] - add marks for compass bearings along the horizon
*[[LogBook plugin|LogBook]] - allows you to record observation notes, and track your observation sessions
 
 
*[[Ocular plugin|Oculars]] - simulate the view through various telescope eyepeices
 
*[[Ocular plugin|Oculars]] - simulate the view through various telescope eyepeices
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*[[Telescope Control plug-in|Telescope Control]] - allows Stellarium to control a computerized telescope
 
*[[TextUserInterface plugin|Text User Interface]] - re-implements the old TUI (useful for planetarium users)
 
*[[TextUserInterface plugin|Text User Interface]] - re-implements the old TUI (useful for planetarium users)
 
*[[Satellites plugin|Satellites]] - calculates and renders Satellites in Earth orbit from NORAD/TLE data (hello ISS!)
 
*[[Satellites plugin|Satellites]] - calculates and renders Satellites in Earth orbit from NORAD/TLE data (hello ISS!)
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Some other plug-ins exist:
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*[[LogBook plugin|LogBook]] - allows you to record observation notes, and track your observation sessions
 
*[http://archive.eso.org/cms/tools-documentation/visual-archive-browser VirGO] - The ESO-sponsored archive browsing and visualization tool
 
*[http://archive.eso.org/cms/tools-documentation/visual-archive-browser VirGO] - The ESO-sponsored archive browsing and visualization tool
  
==Enabling Plugins==
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==Enabling plugins==
 
To enable a plugin:
 
To enable a plugin:
#open the '''configuration dialog''' (press F2 or use the left tool bar button)
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#open the '''Configuration dialog''' (press F2 or use the left tool bar button)
#Select the '''plugins''' tab
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#Select the '''Plugins''' tab
 
#Select the plugin you want to enable from the list
 
#Select the plugin you want to enable from the list
#Check the '''load at startup''' option
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#Check the '''Load at startup''' option
 
#Restart Stellarium
 
#Restart Stellarium
  
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See Also [[Plugin Development]]
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== See also ==
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*[[Plugin Development]]
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[[Category:Plugins]]
 
[[Category:Plugins]]

Revision as of 14:40, 29 March 2010

The following plugins are included in Stellarium version 0.10.3 and later:

  • Angle Measure - a tool for measuring the angular distance between two points
  • Compass Marks - add marks for compass bearings along the horizon
  • Oculars - simulate the view through various telescope eyepeices
  • Telescope Control - allows Stellarium to control a computerized telescope
  • Text User Interface - re-implements the old TUI (useful for planetarium users)
  • Satellites - calculates and renders Satellites in Earth orbit from NORAD/TLE data (hello ISS!)

Some other plug-ins exist:

  • LogBook - allows you to record observation notes, and track your observation sessions
  • VirGO - The ESO-sponsored archive browsing and visualization tool

Enabling plugins

To enable a plugin:

  1. open the Configuration dialog (press F2 or use the left tool bar button)
  2. Select the Plugins tab
  3. Select the plugin you want to enable from the list
  4. Check the Load at startup option
  5. Restart Stellarium

If the plugin has configuration options, the configuration button will be enabled when the plugin is loaded.

sat_howto_01.jpg

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