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Equipment Database

The program supports two user databases of optical instruments: telescope database and eyepiece database. This data is used for visibility calculation and for depicting eyepieces field of view on the Star Chart.

Select necessary telescope before filtering objects based on their visibility in either Select Conditions or Settings.

Star Chart draws field of view for each selected eyepiece of the selected telescope; Details Screen shows object visibility for them.


Telescope List

Figure 11: Telescope List screen (bright theme)
Image telesc1      Image telesc2

The list shows names and brief description of your telescopes, on the right side there are checkboxes to indicate which telescope is currently active (Figure 11). Press on checkbox to make a new selection.

Add new telescope button helps you add a new telescope to your telescope list.

Context menu

Menu

Provides access to export/import operations.


Eyepiece List

Figure 12: Eyepiece List screen (bright theme)
Image eye2      Image eye1

The list shows names and brief description of your eyepieces (Figure 12). Add new eyepiece button adds new eyepiece to your eyepiece list. When adding a new eyepiece you could either enter your own eyepiece parameters or select an eyepiece from the database with more than 500 popular eyepieces data.

Context menu

Menu

Provides access to export/import operations.