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Copyright © 2006-2009 Matthew Gates. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
 
Copyright © 2006-2009 Matthew Gates. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
  
==Introduction==
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A preliminary copy of an updated PDF version of the User guide cam be downloaded here http://barry.sarcasmogerdes.com/stellarium/stellarium_user_guide-new.pdf
{{ChapterLink|name=Introduction|type=Chapter}}
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===Notes for version 0.10.2===
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==Contents==
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# [[Introduction]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.12.3}}
 
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# [[Installation]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.12.3}}
==Installation==
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## [[Installation#System Requirements|System Requirements]]
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## [[Installation#Downloading|Downloading]]
 
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## [[Installation#Installation|Installation]]
===System Requirements===
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## [[Installation#Running Stellarium|Running Stellarium]]
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# [[Interface Guide]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.12.3}}
 
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## [[Interface Guide#Tour|Tour]]
===Downloading===
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# [[Configuration]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.12.3}}
{{ChapterLink|name=Installation#Downloading|type=section}}
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## [[Configuration#Setting the Date and Time|Setting the Date and Time]]
 
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## [[Configuration#Setting Your Location|Setting Your Location]]
===Installation===
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## [[Configuration#The Configuration Window|The Configuration Window]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Installation#Installation|type=section}}
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## [[Configuration#The View Settings Window|The View Settings Window]]
 
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# [[Advanced Use]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.12.3}}
===Running Stellarium===
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## [[Advanced Use#Files and Directories|Files and Directories]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Installation#Running Stellarium|type=section}}
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## [[Advanced Use#The Main Configuration File|The Main Configuration File]]
 
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## [[Advanced Use#Command Line Options|Command Line Options]]
==Interface Guide==
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## [[Advanced Use#Getting Extra Star Data|Getting Extra Star Data]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Interface Guide|type=Chapter}}
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## [[Advanced Use#Scripting|Scripting]]
 
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## [[Advanced Use#Visual Effects|Visual Effects]]
===Tour===
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## [[Customising Landscapes]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.12.3}}
{{ChapterLink|name=Interface Guide#Tour|type=section}}
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## [[Adding Nebulae Images]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.10.2}}
 
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## [[Advanced Use#Sky Cultures|Sky Cultures]]
==Configuration==
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## [[Advanced Use#Adding Planetary Bodies|Adding Planetary Bodies]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Configuration|type=Chapter}}
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## [[Advanced Use#Other Configuration Files|Other Configuration Files]]
 
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## [[Advanced Use#Taking Screenshots|Taking Screenshots]]
===Setting the Date and Time===
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## [[Advanced Use#Plugins|plugins]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Configuration#Setting the Date and Time|type=section}}
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# [[Built-in Plugins|Built-in Plugins]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.12.3}}
 
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Enabling plugins|Enabling plugins]]
===Setting Your Location===
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Data for plugins|Data for plugins]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Configuration#Setting Your Location|type=section}}
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## [[Built-in Plugins#How you can help|How you can help]]
 
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Angle Measure Plugin|Angle Measure Plugin]]
===The Configuration Window===
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Compass Marks Plugin|Compass Marks Plugin]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Configuration#The Configuration Window|type=section}}
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Text User Interface Plugin|Text User Interface Plugin]]
 
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Oculars Plugin|Oculars Plugin]]
===The View Settings Window===
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Telescope Control Plugin|Telescope Control Plugin]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Configuration#The View Settings Window|type=section}}
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Satellites Plugin|Satellites Plugin]]
 
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Solar System Editor Plugin|Solar System Editor Plugin]]
==Advanced Use==
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Time Zone Plugin|Time Zone Plugin]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Advanced Use|type=Chapter}}
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Historical Supernovae Plugin|Historical Supernovae Plugin]]
 
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Quasars Plugin|Quasars Plugin]]
===Files and Directories===
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Pulsars Plugin|Pulsars Plugin]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Advanced Use#Files and Directories|type=section}}
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Exoplanets Plugin|Exoplanets Plugin]]
 
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## [[Built-in Plugins#Observability Analysis Plugin|Observability Analysis Plugin]]
===The Main Configuration File===
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# Stellarium Reference
{{ChapterLink|name=Advanced Use#The Main Configuration File|type=section}}
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## [[Configuration file]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.12.3}}
 
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## [[Precision]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.12.3}}
===Command Line Options===
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## [[TUI Commands]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.10.6}}
{{ChapterLink|name=Advanced Use#Command Line Options|type=section}}
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# [[Star Catalogue]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.12.3}}
 
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## [[Star Catalogue#Stellarium's Sky Model|Stellarium's Sky Model]]
===Getting Extra Star Data===
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## [[Star Catalogue#Star Catalogue File Format|Star Catalogue File Format]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Advanced Use#Getting Extra Star Data|type=section}}
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## [[Variable Stars]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.12.3}}
 
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# [[Creating a Personalised Landscape for Stellarium]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.12.3}}
===Scripting===
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## [[Creating a Personalised Landscape for Stellarium#making a Multi panel panorama|making a Multi panel panorama]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Advanced Use#Scripting|type=section}}
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## [[Creating a Personalised Landscape for Stellarium#The Camera|The Camera]]
 
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## [[Creating a Personalised Landscape for Stellarium#Processing into a Panorama|Processing into a Panorama]]
===Visual Effects===
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## [[Creating a Personalised Landscape for Stellarium#Removing the background to make it transparent|Removing the background to make it transparent]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Advanced Use#Visual Effects|type=section}}
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## [[Creating a Personalised Landscape for Stellarium#Making a Spherical Panorama|Making a Spherical Panorama]]
 
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## [[Creating a Personalised Landscape for Stellarium#Converting a Spherical panorama into a multipanel |Converting a Spherical panorama into a multipanel]]
===Customising Landscapes===
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## [[Creating a Personalised Landscape for Stellarium#Making a Fish eye Panorama|Making a Fish eye Panorama]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Customising Landscapes|type=section}}
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# Astronomy Guide
 
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## [[Sky Guide]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.10.6}}
===Adding Nebulae Images===
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## [[Astronomical Concepts]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.12.3}}
{{ChapterLink|name=Adding Nebulae Images|type=section}}
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## [[Astronomical Phenomena]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.12.3}}
 
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# [[Exercises]] {{ActualVersionHint|0.10.6}}
===Sky Cultures===
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## [[Exercises#Find M31 in Binoculars|Find M31 in Binoculars]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Advanced Use#Sky Cultures|type=section}}
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## [[Exercises#Handy Angles|Handy Angles]]
 
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## [[Exercises#Find a Lunar Eclipse|Find a Lunar Eclipse]]
===Adding Planetary Bodies===
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## [[Exercises#Find a Solar Eclipse|Find a Solar Eclipse]]
{{ChapterLink|name=Advanced Use#Adding Planetary Bodies|type=section}}
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# [[GNU Free Documentation License|License]]
 
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# [[Acknowledgements]]
===Other Configuration Files===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Advanced Use#Other Configuration Files|type=section}}
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===Taking Screenshots===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Advanced Use#Taking Screenshots|type=section}}
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===Telescope Control===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Advanced Use#Telescope Control|type=section}}
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==Stellarium Reference==
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===Configuration file===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Configuration file|type=section}}
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===Precision===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Precision|type=section}}
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===TUI Commands===
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{{ChapterLink|name=TUI Commands|type=section}}
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==Star Catalogue==
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{{ChapterLink|name=Star Catalogue|type=Chapter}}
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===Stellarium's Sky Model===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Star Catalogue#Stellarium's Sky Model|type=section}}
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===Star Catalogue File Format===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Star Catalogue#Star Catalogue File Format|type=section}}
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==Creating a Personalised Landscape for Stellarium==
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{{ChapterLink|name=Creating a Personalised Landscape for Stellarium|type=Chapter}}
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===The Camera===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Creating a Personalised Landscape for Stellarium#The Camera|type=section}}
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===Processing into a Panorama===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Creating a Personalised Landscape for Stellarium#Processing into a Panorama|type=section}}
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===Removing the background to make it transparent===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Creating a Personalised Landscape for Stellarium#Removing the background to make it transparent|type=section}}
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==Astronomy Guide==
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===Sky Guide===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Sky Guide|type=section}}
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===Astronomical Concepts===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Astronomical Concepts|type=section}}
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===Astronomical Phenomena===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Astronomical Phenomena|type=section}}
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==Exercises==
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{{ChapterLink|name=Exercises|type=Chapter}}
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===Find M31 in Binoculars===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Exercises#Find M31 in Binoculars|type=section}}
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===Handy Angles===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Exercises#Handy Angles|type=section}}
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===Find a Lunar Eclipse===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Exercises#Find a Lunar Eclipse|type=section}}
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===Find a Solar Eclipse===
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{{ChapterLink|name=Exercises#Find a Solar Eclipse|type=section}}
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==License==
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{{ChapterLink|name=GNU Free Documentation License|type=Chapter}}
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==Acknowledgements==
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{{ChapterLink|name=Acknowledgements|type=Chapter}}
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[[Category:Stellarium User Guide]]
 
[[Category:Stellarium User Guide]]

Revision as of 13:42, 19 August 2013

Matthew Gates

Copyright © 2006-2009 Matthew Gates. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".

A preliminary copy of an updated PDF version of the User guide cam be downloaded here http://barry.sarcasmogerdes.com/stellarium/stellarium_user_guide-new.pdf

Contents

  1. Introduction 0.12.3
  2. Installation 0.12.3
    1. System Requirements
    2. Downloading
    3. Installation
    4. Running Stellarium
  3. Interface Guide 0.12.3
    1. Tour
  4. Configuration 0.12.3
    1. Setting the Date and Time
    2. Setting Your Location
    3. The Configuration Window
    4. The View Settings Window
  5. Advanced Use 0.12.3
    1. Files and Directories
    2. The Main Configuration File
    3. Command Line Options
    4. Getting Extra Star Data
    5. Scripting
    6. Visual Effects
    7. Customising Landscapes 0.12.3
    8. Adding Nebulae Images 0.10.2
    9. Sky Cultures
    10. Adding Planetary Bodies
    11. Other Configuration Files
    12. Taking Screenshots
    13. plugins
  6. Built-in Plugins 0.12.3
    1. Enabling plugins
    2. Data for plugins
    3. How you can help
    4. Angle Measure Plugin
    5. Compass Marks Plugin
    6. Text User Interface Plugin
    7. Oculars Plugin
    8. Telescope Control Plugin
    9. Satellites Plugin
    10. Solar System Editor Plugin
    11. Time Zone Plugin
    12. Historical Supernovae Plugin
    13. Quasars Plugin
    14. Pulsars Plugin
    15. Exoplanets Plugin
    16. Observability Analysis Plugin
  7. Stellarium Reference
    1. Configuration file 0.12.3
    2. Precision 0.12.3
    3. TUI Commands 0.10.6
  8. Star Catalogue 0.12.3
    1. Stellarium's Sky Model
    2. Star Catalogue File Format
    3. Variable Stars 0.12.3
  9. Creating a Personalised Landscape for Stellarium 0.12.3
    1. making a Multi panel panorama
    2. The Camera
    3. Processing into a Panorama
    4. Removing the background to make it transparent
    5. Making a Spherical Panorama
    6. Converting a Spherical panorama into a multipanel
    7. Making a Fish eye Panorama
  10. Astronomy Guide
    1. Sky Guide 0.10.6
    2. Astronomical Concepts 0.12.3
    3. Astronomical Phenomena 0.12.3
  11. Exercises 0.10.6
    1. Find M31 in Binoculars
    2. Handy Angles
    3. Find a Lunar Eclipse
    4. Find a Solar Eclipse
  12. License
  13. Acknowledgements
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