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Github Release

A huge thanks to the people who helped us a lot by reporting bugs!

Release notes

The Stellarium team is delighted to announce the release of Stellarium 0.22.2.

The major changes of this version:

  • Added recognition licenses for skycultures
  • Many improvements in the Satellites plugin, esp. display of earth shadow and filtering
  • Improvements in AstroCalc: graphs, eclipses, transits
  • Improvements in Meteor Showers, Exoplanets and the Navigational Stars plugins
  • Updated DSO catalog
  • Fixed ANGLE mode for some rare cases
  • A large number of bug fixes and closed feature requests and enhancements (see full list of changes).

Behind the scenes, we are preparing for a major upgrade of the internal Qt framework.

Enjoy!

Alexander and Georg

What's Changed

Full list of changes:

  • Added "type" column to WUT list (GH: #2502)
  • Added twilights to the nautical navigation data (GH: #2489)
  • Added new visual filter for satellites (GH: #1527, #2060)
  • Added group of satellites (Gonets)
  • Added "Transits of Mercury and Venus across the Sun" computations for AstroCalc tool (GH: #2477)
  • Added new filter for communications satellites
  • Added feature to recognise the communications data for satellites
  • Added GUI for manual addition of comm frequencies for satellites (GH: #2476)
  • Added support inclination classifications for geocentric orbits for satellites
  • Added feature to adding and restoring the descriptions of satellites
  • Added tool to reset TLE sources in Satellites plugin (GH: #2458)
  • Added 'altitude' parameter to custom filter of satellites
  • Added option to colored invisible satellites: you can toggle behaviour of colorification invisible satellites now
  • Added recognition licenses for sky cultures (GH: #2410)
  • Added new names to DSO (GH: #2463)
  • Added recognition the standard magnitudes for Starlink and OneWeb satellites
  • Added ability to select all satellites in the list by one touch
  • Added custom filter for satellites (GH: #2457, #2060)
  • Added quick selection buttons for DSO (GH: #2425, #2427)
  • Added ability to use time mask for naming of screenshots (GH: #1283)
  • Added visualisation Earth umbra and penumbra for satellites (GH: #2451, #2360, #1246)
  • Added support directional elongation (GH: #2405)
  • Added some Barnard outlines (GH: #2412)
  • Fixed saving GRS properties
  • Fixed missing meteor showers name (GH: #2492)
  • Fixed bugs in planetary transits (GH: #2491)
  • Fixed orbit validation for observers
  • Fixed selecting items from the recent search in Search tool
  • Fixed signal/slot issue in Search Tool
  • Fixed wrong selection of object in Search Tool/Lists
  • Fixed placement for output data on HDPI devices (Observ. plugin)
  • Fixed flickering Lunar halo (GH: #2240)
  • Fixed selection ANGLE mode: simplify force-switching to ANGLE mode (GH: #2471)
  • Fixed missing translations
  • Fixed dead links and phrases in sky cultures
  • Fixed filtering issue for satellites and update some defaults
  • Fixed description for XMM-Newton satellite
  • Fixed guessing the groups of satellites
  • Fixed slow down of time when the Moon is selected (GH: #2465)
  • Fixed eclipse problem (GH: #2464)
  • Fixed conversion tool radToHms(): avoiding possible negative zero for value of seconds (GH: #2460)
  • Fixed wrong code in radToHMSStr and radToHMSStrAdapt convertors (GH: #2460)
  • Fixed work AstroCalc/(Phenomena and RTS) tools with Qt 5.14+ (GH: #2459)
  • Fixed Milky Way texture (GH: #2420, #2421)
  • Fixed duplicate for NGC 5504
  • Fixed stars info: hiding separation info for double stars with "fake values" (GH: #2429)
  • Fixed broken signal/slot in Meteor Showers plugin (GH: #2433)
  • Fixed 'Nights above horizon' feature in Observability plugin (GH: #2436)
  • Fixed rendering orbits of artificial satellites (GH: #2452)
  • Fixed crash when some star catalogues deleted or adding (GH: #2404)
  • Fixed opacity/magnitude conflict for objects from Barnard catalog (GH: #2408)
  • Fixed possible duplicates of DSO names
  • Fixed hourly motion of objects (GH: #2505, #2498)
  • Fixed show negative radiant drift in RA for meteor showers (GH: #2504)
  • Changed setFullScreen() method (GH: #660)
  • Changed infostring data for observers: hided the meaningless data
  • Changed Satellites plugin: add improvements for visibility prediction of satellites
  • Changed behaviour in Satellites plugin: display satellites and their orbits within selected range of altitudes only when related option is activated.
  • Changed behaviour in Satellites plugin: Some specific comm terms from the channel description are translatable now
  • Changed AstroCalc/Graphs tools: a full refactoring
  • Changed AstroCalc/PC tool: refactoring the graphs
  • Changed Exoplanets plugin: refactoring the graphs
  • Updated filter 'orbit calculation error' in the Satellites plugin
  • Updated pulsars catalog
  • Updated list of locations
  • Updated meteor showers catalog (GH: #2492)
  • Updated default list of satellites
  • Updated script for InnoSetup (GH: #2450)
  • Updated planetary nomenclature
  • Updated communications data for satellites
  • Updated DSO catalog (v3.16; GH: #2414, #2473)
  • Updated list of description of satellites
  • Updated data in Meteor Showers catalog (GH: #2467, #2449)
  • Updated GUI in Meteor Showers plugin
  • Updated default hint color for satellites
  • Updated Meteor Showers plugin (GH: #2416)
  • Updated DSO names
  • Removed QCustomPlot dependence
  • Removed scaling mode from shortcuts for Windows (GH: #2450)

Packages notes

package note
stellarium-0.22.2.tar.gz Stellarium 0.22.2 for UNIX/Linux (source code).
MD5: 2aafc25f5736b8b5d6d2bcf6d7c2d118
SHA1: 3661b4e8a94e7a520873fa22ddc79f39904eb1c4
SHA256: 31e965d32cafc0fbad212c7ef4efbeac988f909206013554e1fe35123ebb9376
stellarium-0.22.2-win32.exe Stellarium 0.22.2 for Windows (32-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: 3fd1d44cca2eb993d545c80ac3b258d9
SHA1: 1533e590daf7ea2620b9fe281a72cfeb56391a0e
SHA256: 283f54c87bbf15f80cdfe86ba48be7e6a179b4575fde21133864fa23b679ea87
stellarium-0.22.2-win64.exe Stellarium 0.22.2 for Windows (64-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: f26cb41c6fac7eb3b9672f17f268a60e
SHA1: b5601cfbce089a1ef4d1ced85690f68a000a42c7
SHA256: 1e14810e7d4eb90e60b842cadb32cb26a9e67ced75aa987bddb2c3bb280b3084
Stellarium-0.22.2-x86_64.zip Stellarium 0.22.2 for macOS (x86_64; macOS 10.12+) based on Qt 5.12.12 (AppleClang 11.0.0) with media support.
MD5: bc024f45ec9a628149b7ce83213085f8
SHA1: 690693354180394df1e25b26716e578e01aaa7ca
SHA256: 5e8c2ee315f8c00a393e7bd22461f9b48355538cec39e1bb771e92a5795bcfb4
Stellarium-0.22.2-arm64.zip Stellarium 0.22.2 for macOS (arm64; macOS 10.12+) based on Qt 5.15.5 (AppleClang 13.1.6) with media support.
MD5: 905d5509c3de3d0255c55fd84a960057
SHA1: 1410f9d042bb6379f0e997ee2bc232b4609bd355
SHA256: 74acc44f96597d11d92f94015efd19cd18c2ce76e850d90f44c40d636f72ea5f
Stellarium-0.22.2-x86_64.AppImage Stellarium 0.22.2 for Linux (AMD64; glibc 2.27) based on Qt 5.9.5 (GCC 7.5.0) with media support.
MD5: 2a9c61329c85ac91a7c0c5d2cc16aa75
SHA1: 7c2880f960c7140d8a808daba4f774a636d3eb5b
SHA256: 5af698ae3d91f36642e841eae4c8dcf71612899a221f2cc273e170b27cb59730
v0.22.1
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The installers are located in the "Assets" section at the end of these release notes!

Github Release

A huge thanks to the people who helped us a lot by reporting bugs!

Release notes

The Stellarium team is delighted to announce the release of Stellarium 0.22.1.

The major changes of this version:

  • Added fixed equatorial grid/line
  • Added new sky cultures
  • Fixed building Stellarium (AppImage)
  • Updated DSO catalog

Enjoy!

What's Changed

Full list of changes:

  • Added Khoikhoi and San sky culture (GH: #2396)
  • Added Xhosa sky culture (GH: #2395)
  • Added fixed equatorial grid/line (GH: #2399)
  • Added DSO names (GH: #2387)
  • Fixed building AppImage/x86_64 package
  • Fixes various typos in sky cultures (GH: #2400)
  • Fixed rendering 3D models for solar system bodies (GH: #2367)
  • Changed screenshots naming: properly detect largest screenshot number (GH: #2379)
  • Updated DSO catalog (v3.15): updated visual magnitudes for Messier objects from RNGC/IC catalog by Wolfgang Steinicke (GH: #2375)
  • Updated designations of stars (GH: #2391)
  • Updated licence statement for few sky cultures

Packages notes

package note
stellarium-0.22.1.tar.gz Stellarium 0.22.1 for UNIX/Linux (source code).
MD5: c0f9822386d09485ea2e3e031d0cbcdb
SHA1: 55b5915dfb616b9748e1c2d2de6150f7159cf36c
SHA256: 61a595ecc345dcc7517359573d0dc772e67ecaf6d52fefab142a77c92cf3fa24
stellarium-0.22.1-win32.exe Stellarium 0.22.1 for Windows (32-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: 4ee79d430dbcd9250541bca207d9ae53
SHA1: 6b682478e3216c453b63de31fa5425d67778ebde
SHA256: 720f340800370dbf03547211ce567c48f0f2aa552cf3e5dc98a095053a49377a
stellarium-0.22.1-win64.exe Stellarium 0.22.1 for Windows (64-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: f9c4456d4c2fd690645b354588d71582
SHA1: ebe05e3d0682e24aa270c2d9fcb67bd177b33942
SHA256: 769e647a6b977ae6b03bc6b9290552bc5ad6a9071b53a7fee7f5291b9229e396
Stellarium-0.22.1-x86_64.zip Stellarium 0.22.1 for Mac OS X (x86_64; Mac OS X 10.12+) based on Qt 5.12.9 (AppleClang 11.0.0) with media support.
MD5: 8b4c25bfc98d841a07d5dcd73a94b7ff
SHA1: e7e98ab0d6d1aac72f069a6ed871562d555368e5
SHA256: a3993feda9b9401f5838ff1c43f1d3c22d9c9ef2c085015f4e6b4a9447b73924
Stellarium-0.22.1-arm64.zip Stellarium 0.22.1 for Mac OS X (arm64; Mac OS X 10.12+) based on Qt 5.15.3 (AppleClang 13.1.6) with media support.
MD5: 75eef016fd037eeee2d78e2807053418
SHA1: ea4810a81552aa8d5a84d3b4d538e5a8172cc7ea
SHA256: a9a1bb92b6ec8df2722da57c1d3e5162f9ca0d4b12fbc642c7ee0d947ffa9b53
Stellarium-0.22.1-x86_64.AppImage Stellarium 0.22.1 for Linux (AMD64; glibc 2.27) based on Qt 5.9.5 (GCC 7.5.0) with media support.
MD5: 4b4d85d0913714eaa70cc1ac7a516dfd
SHA1: 09249621f5c480aea4927103147dc3c845377f38
SHA256: 7ae0ac7a9162f8800ae284c7b4e27ba2023cbe5a6ba610774abec84515670433
v0.22.0
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The installers are located in the "Assets" section at the end of these release notes!

Github Release

A huge thanks to the people who helped us a lot by reporting bugs!

Release notes

The Stellarium team is delighted to announce the release of Stellarium 0.22.0.

The major changes of this version:

  • AstroCalc: Eclipse Finder
  • AstroCalc: RTS (Rises, Transits, Settings)
  • Switch from Bortle scale to physical brightness values for light pollution.
  • Allow tweaks for the atmosphere brightness/color model and tone mapping
  • Several new calendars in the Calendars plugin
  • Seasonal polar caps on Mars
  • New and improved sky cultures
  • Larger textures allowed in Scenery3D
  • Improved OnlineQueries and Satellites plugin
  • Many fixes in core and plugins.
  • Technical preparations towards a major upgrade of the internal Qt framework.
  • There has also been a large number of bug fixes and closed feature requests and enhancements (see full list of changes).

Enjoy!

What's Changed

Full list of changes:

  • Added ability to search satellites by COSPAR ID
  • Added ability to support multi supergroups for satellites
  • Added checks for valid UTF-8 sequence for SS [ssystem*] files (GH: #2146)
  • Added 2 startup shortcuts for linux distros (GH: #2129)
  • Added GUIs for tweaking some atmosphere parameters and better understand how these things work together (GH: #2085)
  • Added ability switching between Preetham and Schaefer for sky brightness (CIE Y channel) (GH: #2085)
  • Added ability switching between 2 presets of chromaticity parameters (Preetham/Stellarium) (GH: #2085)
  • Added ability coupling extinction coefficient and atmosphere turbidity (GH: #2085)
  • Added an exponential twilight transition to Preetham zenith luminance (GH: #2085)
  • Added a flag to suppress atmosphere scattering rendering. Just keeps atmosphere refraction and extinction effects (GH: #2085)
  • Added ability tweaking atmosphere: allow solar halo drawing before or after 3d solar sphere (GH: #2085)
  • Added ability tweaking atmosphere: allow rendering the Sun after the atmosphere (avoid overbrightening, but may look too dark) (GH: #2085)
  • Added GUI to fine-tune viewing environment (tone mapping) (GH: #2085)
  • Added scripting functions to modify tone mapping settings (GH: #2085)
  • Added color conversion to AdobeRGB (not only sRGB). This may give better screen colors on some systems. (GH: #2085)
  • Added ability moving StelDialogSeparate to a separate screen (GH: #2132)
  • Added human readable format for coordinates of planetary features (GH: #2158)
  • Added support decimal coordinates for planetary features (GH: #2158)
  • Added Akan (ak), Karelian (krl), Montenegrin (cnr) and Serbian (Latin) (sr@latin) languages support
  • Added Lunar Eclipses to Astronomical calculations (GH: #2190, #407)
  • Added actions to centering screen on current telescope position (GH: #1956)
  • Added proper name for LBN 437
  • Added proper name for Stock 2 cluster (GH: #2207)
  • Added actions to quick choose of presets for the selected object information (GH: #2206)
  • Added Modified Espenak & Meeus (2006, 2022) solution for DeltaT (GH: #2340)
  • Added support alternative names (designations) for exoplanets (GH: #2350)
  • Added texture for an interesting distorted galaxy NGC 2146 in Camelopardalis
  • Added setting of screenshot dpi
  • Added New and Astronomical Hindu Calendars (GH: #2284)
  • Added Hindu Panchang (GH: #2284)
  • Added 60-year-cycle to Tibetan calendar (GH: #2284)
  • Added configurable text color (GH: #2284)
  • Added mistakenly removed parentheses to the regex (GH: #2324)
  • Added Egyptian (Dendera) sky culture (GH: #2329)
  • Added Zulu sky culture (GH: #2329)
  • Added 2 asterisms: Medium Bull & Minor Bull
  • Added Persian Astronomical calendar (GH: #2229)
  • Added nowruz to both Persian calendar versions (GH: #2229)
  • Added French Revolution Calendar (astronomical version) (GH: #2229)
  • Added Tibetan Calendar (GH: #2229)
  • Added functions from CC:UE chapter 14 on astronomical functions (GH: #2229)
  • Added proper name for CTB 1 (Abell 85) nebula
  • Added boundaries to Arabic Lunar Stations skycultute (GH: #2222)
  • Added support of seasonal polar caps on the Mars (GH: #2220, #2040)
  • Added Revised Julian Calendar into Calendars plugin (GH: #2214)
  • Added support heliocentric ecliptic positions of the major planets into AstroCalc/Positions tool (GH: #2233)
  • Added Solar Eclipses to Astronomical calculations (GH: #2218, #407)
  • Added missing timezone for Nuuk (GH: #2140)
  • Added column "Visibility conditions" to the lunar eclipses
  • Fixed typos in Satellites plugin
  • Fixed Stephenson, Morrison & Hohenkerk solution for DeltaT
  • Fixed Stephenson & Houlden (1986) algorithm for DeltaT
  • Fixed rendering gravity labels on HiDPI devices
  • Fixed rendering gravity labels of compass
  • Fixed nomenclature longitudes (GH: #2158)
  • Fixed synonyms in DSO names
  • Fixed clazy warnings for plugins and core
  • Fixed translation the column names in AstroCalc/WUT tool when language is changed
  • Fixed jumping to position in search window (GH: #2205)
  • Fixed entering geographical coordinates (GH: #2209, #2210)
  • Fixed crash on exit when Telescopes tab of Oculars is active (GH: #2103)
  • Fixed bug in Meteor showers search dialog (GH: #2356)
  • Fixed list of languages
  • Fixed typos in sky cultures
  • Fixed potential selection bug in AstroCalc/Positions tool
  • Fixed visual properties for AstroCalc/Positions tool
  • Fixed bug in AstroCalc/Eclipses tool for local solar eclipses when total/annular eclipses take place very close to the horizon (GH: #2345)
  • Fixed decimal longitude in AstroCalc/Eclipses tool (GH: #2323)
  • Fixed coordinates of few open clusters (DSO Catalog v3.14)
  • Fixed crash on start when Calendars plugin not loaded. (GH: #2287)
  • Fixed parsing of decimal degrees in AngleSpinBox::stringToDouble() (GH: #2249)
  • Fixed light pollution node in TUI (GH: #2253)
  • Fixed StelLocationMgr.cpp:parseAngle for negative fractional-degree angles (GH: #2255)
  • Fixed reading location from CLI (GH: #2254)
  • Fixed planetocentric rectangular coordinates (GH: #2244)
  • Fixed R&D solution of DeltaT (GH: #2229)
  • Fixed galactic and supergalactic longitudes range in Scripting Engine (GH: #2219)
  • Fixed bug in the Hebrew calendar (GH: #2153)
  • Fixed errors in Arabic sky cultures
  • Fixed computation of rise, transit and set times for the Moon (GH: 2228)
  • Fixed alignment for headers in tables
  • Fixed security issues: updated jQuery and jQuery UI (GH: #2234, #2235, #2236)
  • Fixed bug in AstroCalc/Eclipses where type of local solar eclipses are incorrect (GH: #2237)
  • Fixed wrong range of galactic and supergalactic coordinate systems (GH: #2219)
  • Changed the languages support: refactoring the code for ISO-639 codes support
  • Changed the core: refactoring the code for get angular size of objects (GH: #2180)
  • Changed the GUI: compactification of the GUI (GH: #2199)
  • Changed AstroCalc/Transits tool: The AstroCalc/Transits tool has been converted to AstroCalc/RTS tool, where RTS is meaning "rises, transits and sets" (GH: #2283)
  • Changed regexp in the comets data parser (GH: #2281)
  • Changed core: pass Sun, Moon and current planet objects as well as location directly to Atmosphere::computeColor (GH: #2257)
  • Changed core: enable multisampling for landscape too (GH: #2260)
  • Changed core: switch from Bortle class to luminance as the quantity of light pollution (GH: 2179)
  • Updated Arabic sky cultures: renaming sky cultures (GH: #2212)
  • Updated Babylonian (MUL.APIN) sky culture
  • Updated rules for guessing the groups of satellites
  • Updated GUI of Satellites plugin
  • Updated default list of TLE sources
  • Updated International Designator info for satellites
  • Updated default catalog of pulsars
  • Updated list of known versions MSVC++
  • Updated logger for macOS
  • Updated translations
  • Updated Stellarium User Guide
  • Updated core: replace deprecated QLinkedList by std::list
  • Updated core: refactor cardinals (GH: #2352)
  • Updated core: refactor qflags (GH: #2351)
  • Updated GUI: Improve usability of light pollution display in landscape description (GH: #2296)
  • Updated GUI: Prevent negative length of day (GH: #2332)
  • Updated labels in Calendars plugin
  • Updated defaults for Calendars plugin (GH: #2284)
  • Updated Scenery3D plugin: Extend shadowmap/cubemap resolution options
  • Updated list of proper names (GH: #2316, #2319, #2320)
  • Updated order of star designations
  • Updated shape of asterism "Taurus Poniatovii"
  • Updated locations database, nomenclature and common names for DSO (GH: #2262, #2268, #2274, #2280, #2282)
  • Updated build instruction
  • Updated GUI for AstroCalc/Eclipses tool: allow years before 1582 (GH: #2224)
  • Removed default GRS solution (GH: #2187)
  • Removed radio frequencies from getInfoMap() method

Packages notes

package note
stellarium-0.22.0.tar.gz Stellarium 0.22.0 for UNIX/Linux (source code).
MD5: 43d9c4aea609a02042a0e9a5e1b8fb43
SHA1: c4a00fd756c66fb7df633f496dd3be4300bf1d2b
SHA256: 0b4dc23cf9054b5e76cd9bc5ad68e172eb221999e90af37e93667d04fe78c885
stellarium-0.22.0-win32.exe Stellarium 0.22.0 for Windows (32-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: fd0820cb818e8b639eebad2259934ba5
SHA1: 5c26962ec39377b2aa9809cb35f24be043446ad0
SHA256: 33deaf2e0d27c977b48c816326482583431eef3d24172012ce52f325334e45b9
stellarium-0.22.0-win64.exe Stellarium 0.22.0 for Windows (64-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: 85a96c383eb2e38157103d9eedc02176
SHA1: f65642b3eefbba35bd7171681b694d656c3e8a66
SHA256: 4f29c947940dfb9953f2386c3bfb4b0e91114223c969eba9447187896fe40e9f
Stellarium-0.22.0-x86_64.zip Stellarium 0.22.0 for Mac OS X (x86_64; Mac OS X 10.12+) based on Qt 5.12.9 (AppleClang 11.0.0) with media support.
MD5: 5bd553c5049c8a9a00108ddb584b9455
SHA1: 43dd20d3fd792bce62f108fb9ae7b0139311eef2
SHA256: 8e55d08d87769c2f02d807d0480839560ad00b93eae74ab2d39a1d5a0541b03d
Stellarium-0.22.0-arm64.zip Stellarium 0.22.0 for Mac OS X (arm64; Mac OS X 10.12+) based on Qt 5.15.3 (AppleClang 13.1.6) with media support.
MD5: 318db1f1ba1dcefec3f7bd25f4001a46
SHA1: 793e879d87a9571df746cf7058a4278a62daa1a8
SHA256: b9fed25a9272de8300155ad656a527e5878fc1e9fd6a091a14f30830442bbd7d
Stellarium-0.22.0-x86_64.AppImage Stellarium 0.22.0 for Linux (AMD64; glibc 2.27) based on Qt 5.9.5 (GCC 7.5.0) with media support.
MD5: f837852df50961595bce9021210b5874
SHA1: a9ec932a7edea6165893306ac2ce0641eafa69cd
SHA256: af2421bc7391444017847167b6d2384d0bbc18978a254095ae416bd82010478d
v0.21.3
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Github Release

A huge thanks to the people who helped us a lot by reporting bugs!

Release notes

The Stellarium team is delighted to announce the release of Stellarium 0.21.3.

The major changes of this version:

  • Better handling of minor bodies with outdated orbital elements
  • "Goto next day at same altitude" functionality for selected objects
  • Mark a few special points on the planets
  • Three refined Arab skycultures
  • Updated Mul-Apin skyculture with new artwork
  • Improved OnlineQueries and Satellites plugin
  • Fixed a problem with LX200 telescopes
  • Many fixes in core and plugins

There has also been a large number of bug fixes and closed feature requests and enhancements (see full list of changes).

Enjoy!

What's Changed

Full list of changes:

  • Added support a context in names of sky cultures
  • Added improvements for compute the accuracy and performance of sunrise/sunset time in AstroCalc/WUT
  • Added support HTC 2.0 theory (#1942)
  • Added also search descriptions in Satellites plugin (GH: #1940)
  • Added support QtWebEngine in OnlineQueries plugin (GH: #1938)
  • Added reference to ArchaeoLines plugin
  • Added scriptable method to set the time extent for trails
  • Added figure correction for the Lunar position
  • Added atmospheric pressure and temperature info into location tooltip
  • Added *.md files into Windows installer (GH: #2023)
  • Added orbit epoch as explicit element to the KeplerOrbit (GH: #2000, #2027)
  • Added Solar and Lunar info to InfoString (GH: #1455, #2037)
  • Added pragmatic solution for a Linux display problem with aberration (GH: #1945)
  • Added a "default" group to selected object info (GH: #2038)
  • Added context for info group names (GH: #2038)
  • Added epoch entries for the Interstellar objects
  • Added support to show ephemeris when Solar system bodies are hidden (GH: #2044, #2051)
  • Added orbit_Epoch to comet orbital elements
  • Added scripting functions for tonemapping
  • Added tool to find and select an object from its standard name and object type name (GH: #1970)
  • Added tool to search an object by its standard name and object type
  • Added Arabic sky culture (GH: #2064)
  • Added Arabian Peninsula sky culture (GH: #2064)
  • Added Arabic Lunar Stations sky culture (GH: #2064)
  • Added new actions for jumping to defined moments in diurnal motion of selected objects (GH: #2106)
  • Added smart tooltip for AstroCalc/Graphs tool (GH: #2110)
  • Added Poles and east and west points (limb/equator intersection) (GH: #2092, #2098)
  • Added Central and Subsolar special points (GH: #2098)
  • Added scriptable method to replace textures on-the-fly (GH: #1060, #2120)
  • Added twilight data into InfoString for the Sun
  • Added new filter for satellites (GH: #2124)
  • Added code to automatic add the group of satellites, based on Celestrak groups (GH: #1636, #2125)
  • Fixed issues in hawaiian starlines sky culture (GH: #1931)
  • Fixed error in search of Atlas right hand (GH: #1934)
  • Fixed computation max elevation in AstroCalc/WUT tool
  • Fixed building unit tests when scripting is disabled
  • Fixed direct script commands for RemoteControl (GH: #1943)
  • Fixed selecting sky culture
  • Fixed Sun limb size and direction in Navigational Stars plugin (GH: #2019, #2021)
  • Fixed Observability plugin: restore lost lunar "previous" and "next" full moon information (GH: #2025)
  • Fixed epoch support for the Pluto (GH: #2062)
  • Fixed OnlineQueries plugin: additional cmake fixes over #2006 (GH: #2049)
  • Fixed a regular expression for constellation references (GH: #2055)
  • Fixed typo in HD designation for HIP 48715 star (GH: #2063)
  • Fixed dithering for native GLES2 systems (Odroid C1)
  • Fixed PNGs: prevent libpng iCCP incorrect sRGB profile warnings
  • Fixed building OnlineQueries plugin for non-WebEngine mode
  • Fixed typo in CMake script (GH: #2067)
  • Fixed default epoch for comet orbit
  • Fixed crash after importing single asteroid (pulsar, quasar, supernova, nova, exoplanetary system) when imported asteroid was selected (GH: #1970)
  • Fixed crash after updating catalogs of objects (pulsars, quasars, supernovae, novae, exoplanets, solar system objects) when selected object was removed by updating tool (GH: #1970)
  • Fixed formatting (GH: #2095)
  • Fixed rendering of markers when using perspective or orthographic projections (GH: #2093)
  • Fixed issue in implementation of LX200 protocol (GH: #818)
  • Fixed typos in sky cultures (GH: #2105)
  • Fixed context issue for translation of pole labels (GH: #2098)
  • Fixed aberration issues for Nomenclature selection (GH: #2098)
  • Fixed selection priority for far-side features of the planet (GH: #2098)
  • Changed AstroCalc/Transits tool: cosmetic fix for custom markers
  • Changed Satellites plugin: improve guessing GALILEO satellites
  • Changed core: refactoring the support of the on-screen stars names (GH: #1951, #2005)
  • Changed the core: replace QRegExp occurrences
  • Changed mouse navigation behaviour (GH: #1317, #2086, #2089)
  • Updated minimum requirements: Qt 5.9
  • Updated instructions for building Stellarium from source code (GH: #1927)
  • Updated GUI of Satellites plugin: cosmetic fixes
  • Updated list of exoplanet detection methods
  • Updated list of contributors
  • Updated list of active developers
  • Updated planetary nomenclature
  • Updated list of base locations
  • Updated the code of core: refactoring
  • Updated translations of sky cultures
  • Updated translations of 3D sceneries
  • Updated translations of landscapes
  • Updated translations of GUI
  • Updated the description of Chinese sky culture and fixed some issues (GH: #1952)
  • Updated reference in Calendars plugin
  • Updated pulsars catalog
  • Updated documents for Scripting Engine
  • Updated Stellarium User Guide
  • Updated code for select priority and cosmetic fixes (GH: #2098)
  • Updated code for tooltips in AstroCalc/Graphs tools (GH: #2110)
  • Updated Babylonian (mulapin) sky culture
  • Removed dead code
  • Removed outdated code and data
  • Removed Arabic Moon Stations sky culture (GH: #2064)

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stellarium-0.21.3.tar.gz Stellarium 0.21.3 for UNIX/Linux (source code).
MD5: 37dd6da287914fb8a6cfc865966479d3
SHA1: a3396c403050e073c592da695faeb048c1d5e19b
SHA256: 8ac6c054d12f136fe0d5c0deaaa8d7b69dd2a462be1711a187364574aef97e7f
stellarium-0.21.3-win32.exe Stellarium 0.21.3 for Windows (32-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: 65d07e78a862f13da439e070f197b283
SHA1: 4445ebc15b9dd5964cf582f39d7a2fe30abe3020
SHA256: 8467e2f7feffb22c100d6b18fc992aabc4885536d741f23d983174def31fca6d
stellarium-0.21.3-win64.exe Stellarium 0.21.3 for Windows (64-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: 7e3cce3264e42567f7e6a2e32791dda9
SHA1: 8386e16ebb0ac27d01afe036144599d7dfd95a81
SHA256: 6d4279e4ec13368115fe0c0acb0b862f856b7b1d9560dc07f0791c44937873a6
Stellarium-0.21.3.zip Stellarium 0.21.3 for Mac OS X (64-bit; Mac OS X 10.12+) based on Qt 5.12.9 (AppleClang 11.0.0) with media support.
MD5: 1e7e80bf8fbabb06e38cb6495d456b9c
SHA1: 32be44e917f535defcb1267b5d07624b08c54f57
SHA256: d6c7eb5770ec53366d73297742a18feda800e4efad664afe2600efc851b3589c
Stellarium-0.21.3.1-x86_64.AppImage Stellarium 0.21.3 for Linux (AMD64; glibc 2.27) based on Qt 5.9.5 (GCC 7.5.0) with media support.
MD5: 52643bac173bba8761b6b946cc86011f
SHA1: a6e89ed68f175a0249b08e5269d95ca3f2366664
SHA256: 64b122c74deeccf46c7bee4ae9081a21351b53790032c74c21d77d011c9adde5
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The installers are located in the "Assets" section at the end of these release notes!

Github Release

A huge thanks to the people who helped us a lot by reporting bugs!

Release notes

The major changes of this version:

  • Annual aberration correction. Planet positions are finally very accurate!
  • Bookmarks replaced by Observation Lists
  • Politically neutral geonames
  • Right-click opens plugin configuration
  • Improved computation of rising, transit, setting times
  • "Goto next twilight" functionality
  • Two new Greek skycultures
  • Updated Mul-Apin skyculture with new artwork
  • Improved fidelity of Lunar eclipses
  • Fixed display of stellar proper motion
  • Many fixes in core and plugins

Change log

Full list of changes:

  • Added a twilight altitude setting and twilight-finding actions to StelObjectMgr (GH: #1852, #484)
  • Added extraString capabilities to StelObjectMgr (GH: #1852)
  • Added missing time zones
  • Added 2 new greek skycultures (GH: #1850)
  • Added unit tests for JPL DE440/DE441 ephemeris
  • Added greatest digression to Infostring (GH: #1885)
  • Added constellation info for AstroCalc/WUT tool
  • Added tooltip for AstroCalc/WUT tool
  • Added barium stars filter for Search and AstroCalc tools
  • Added option to toggle the method of drawing Sun's corona (GH: #971)
  • Added support right click for buttons (GH: #1843)
  • Added alternative definition of elongation (GH: #1786)
  • Added support of geographical regions (politically neutral toponyms) (GH: #1844, #1808, #1135, #1125, #894)
  • Added tooltips to list of skycultures in the GUI
  • Added support the annual aberration (GH: #1626, #1272, #1115, #84)
  • Added custom max fov stop (GH: #1836)
  • Added DeltaT output in seconds for Scripting Engine
  • Added Observing lists feature (GH: #1816)
  • Added unobvious behavior for selection the celestial body when Graphs tab is opened
  • Added extra data for satellite into GUI of Satellites plugin (GH: #1785)
  • Added new language: English (India)
  • Added ability of displaying number of exoplanets in the system near designation of host star
  • Added support minimum altitude for Rise/Transit/Set times in AstroCalc/WUT tool (GH: #1089)
  • Fixed visual style of the magnitude output data
  • Fixed rendering graphs when the AstroCalc/Graphs tab is closed (GH: #1852)
  • Fixed coordinates for NGC 2379 (DSO Catalog v3.13)
  • Fixes and improvements of backward compatibility layer for support the regions and countries
  • Fixed displaying the proper motion data (GH: #1787)
  • Fixed empty items in Search/Lists tool for stars
  • Fixed proper motion data in AstroCalc/Positions tool (GH: #1787)
  • Fixed HiDPI issue for GUI of Scenery 3D plugin
  • Fixed displaying meteor showers search dialog (GH: #1854)
  • Fixed drawing spiky halo for Solar system bodies (GH: #1805)
  • Fixed behavior of the Online Query plug-in button (GH: #1806)
  • Fixed WS-2020-0368 issue in zlib (GH: #1807)
  • Fixed search stars by additional English names
  • Fixed translations for splash screen (GH: #1817)
  • Fixed location of CR 36 (Collinder 36) (GH: #1827)
  • Fixed crash Online Query Plug-in (GH: #1821)
  • Fixed distanes for PGC galaxies (GH: #1922)
  • Fixed computation of max elevations in AstroCalc tool
  • Changed Observability plugin: disabled RTS display in the plugin to avoid duplicate the data (GH: #1852)
  • Changed the core: added better solutions to RTS (rise-transit-set times) for fixed objects and planets (GH: #1852, #554)
  • Changed core: enabled nutation for -4000...+8000 for better comparison with reference solutions
  • Changed behaviour of AstroCalc/Graphs tool: the AstroCalc/Graphs/Graph tool now can work on Earth only (GH: #1925)
  • Changed behaviour of AstroCalc tool: Inhibit updates when dialog invisible (GH: #1920)
  • Updated the behaviour of the GUI in Search Tool: force focus on entry line when recalling (GH: #1874)
  • Updated the behaviour of the AstroCalc/Phenomena tool: exclude outdated solar system objects (GH: #1880)
  • Updated descriptions of sky cultures
  • Updated GUI of the Satellites plugin
  • Updated QXlsx library
  • Updated Stellarium User Guide
  • Updated list of locations
  • Updated list of languages
  • Updated list of geographical regions
  • Updated list of planetary nomenclature
  • Updated default catalog of pulsars
  • Updated common names of DSO
  • Updated common names of the stars
  • Updated boundaries in Chinese skycultures (GH: #1919)
  • Updated translations
  • Updated AstroCalc/Phenomena tool: improve the performance of computations (GH: #1910)
  • Updated AstroCalc/Phenomena tool: avoid lots of computations (GH: #1904)
  • Updated Solar System Editpr plugin: better intuitive sorting of MPC list by padding (GH: #1835)
  • Removed few Chinese dialects/languages: we will keep only zh_CN, zh_SG, zh_HK and zh_TW locales for Chinese
  • Removed outdated translations
  • Removed list of countries (GH: #1844, #1808, #1135, #1125, #894)
  • Removed Bookmarks feature (GH: #1816)
  • Removed the duplicate for Tr 2 cluster

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stellarium-0.21.2.tar.gz Stellarium 0.21.2 for UNIX/Linux (source code).
MD5: 0e909a706a6f80567272bb96df67f112
SHA1: e61b66eae54888cf90f6dab7b49bc4ca6d9d941b
SHA256: e588b66a173834f74a6462f5219ce4d38e8f87405b932267f6f1d2d4dbff4a82
stellarium-0.21.2-win32.exe Stellarium 0.21.2 for Windows (32-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: 8be8da08a538b12d7fae385b250db77c
SHA1: a00371528efa5d49cff504b8c0e2a2deeb0065c4
SHA256: d98169a9d268ba4289f6f9a49add7c2bd4a7a2e17158c52ea1712ca66affaa65
stellarium-0.21.2-win64.exe Stellarium 0.21.2 for Windows (64-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: 4969d0b2542e063151c29d961134a7f9
SHA1: 3299cafeda9278b3c9e817ea4974e0b712ab9a44
SHA256: eff51315b0d3200ef0ecbb8deb8ffc3fe649162b32d577bf5701953709588af0
Stellarium-0.21.2.zip Stellarium 0.21.2 for Mac OS X (64-bit; Mac OS X 10.12+) based on Qt 5.12.9 (AppleClang 11.0.0) with media support.
MD5: 5cc5ba929a52d9d03520144563bb0ab7
SHA1: 9902f9a90ef0e4f11d3026b191d85eb36e8073ca
SHA256: c0b11f61fd0ff597bdc841ff8bcfc73dd44df4f442107c7257278d378a3ed178
Stellarium-0.21.2-x86_64.AppImage Stellarium 0.21.2 for Linux (AMD64; glibc 2.27) based on Qt 5.9.5 (GCC 7.5.0) with media support.
MD5: dbe08a1cf5d7fe76d152f983be60f672
SHA1: 6f56160e8e5bc18a6b2af1ef872f5457b2c2f168
SHA256: a5382e9183abf6463a6d23b167b45aa03c76678495754ec525dd0e6fc8938cbb
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The installers are located in the "Assets" section at the end of these release notes!

Github Release

A huge thanks to the people who helped us a lot by reporting bugs!

Release notes

The major changes of this version:

  • Updated designations of stars and handling of list of designations and common names those stars
  • Updated Almagest and al-Sufi skycultures
  • Many changes in plugins
  • Many fixes in core and plugins for support HiDPI devices
  • Enhancements in visualization of markings and in scripting engine

Change log

Full list of changes:

  • Added new plugin: OnlineQueries (GH: #355, #962)
  • Added disabling the proportional DSO hints in Oculars plugin in eyepiece mode (GH: #1572)
  • Added ability to get the lunar eclipse magnitudes through scripting (GH: #747)
  • Added marker of the center of Earth's shadow (GH: #1687)
  • Added workaround to displaying labels for umbra and penumbra (GH: #1560)
  • Added an attempt to fix the misplaced location on the planet map (GH: #1026)
  • Added tool to toggle visibility of intercardinal (or ordinal) directions and secondary intercardinal directions
  • Added scriptable method for panning the view a predetermined amount (degrees per seconds)
  • Added option for toggle place of the measurement' visibility for Angle Measure plugin (GH: #1708)
  • Added actions to intercardinal and secondary intercardinal points
  • Added support proper motion for pulsars
  • Added code to recognition 3 new groups of satellites: IRNSS, TDRSS and QZSS
  • Added 2 new methods into scripting engine
  • Added a splitter in the satellite tab in the Satellites plugin (GH: #1696)
  • Added a reminder in the Description box in the Satellites plugin (GH: #1696)
  • Added ability to load an "old" telescopes (GH: #1651)
  • Added single asterism selection mode (GH: #541, #921)
  • Added meteor shower code/ID to search result table (GH: #1663)
  • Added support untranslatable names (like designations) for stars and DSO (skycultures)
  • Added 3 new scriptable methods into ConstellationMgr class
  • Added few new DSO textures
  • Added cosmetic fix for long list of designations for stars: split the data on few lines
  • Added cosmetic fix for long list of proper names for stars: split the data on few lines
  • Added scriptable methods for isolated selection of asterisms by the name (GH: #541, #921)
  • Added version number in file name for extended DSO catalog to improve data handling (GH: #1433)
  • Added missing ability to saving and loading values for 'Draw only polygon' and 'Thickness of line in pixels' options (LP: 1923489)
  • Added backward compatibility layer for scripting engine for search and select operation
  • Added scaling factor for line thickness on HiDPI devices (GH: #1618)
  • Added new nomenclature for Solar system bodies
  • Added computation shadow phenomena (Transits of shadow and eclipses) for planets with moons in AstroCalc/Phenomena tool (GH: #1563)
  • Added context for second name of beta Gemini to avoid conflict with constellation name (GH: #1599)
  • Added carbon stars filter for Search and AstroCalc tools (GH: #1583)
  • Added section "Moons of first body" into AstroCalc/Phenomena tool (GH: #1563)
  • Added Polar Circles into ArchaeoLines plugin (GH: #1555, #1573)
  • Added two custom altitude lines into ArchaeoLines plugin (GH: #1573)
  • Added ability to grabbing declination/azimuth/altitude data from selected object into ArchaeoLines plugin (GH: #1573)
  • Added ability to direct selection of locations from Stellarium's location list into ArchaeoLines plugin (GH: #1573)
  • Added ability to handling Stellarium scripts by file extension on macOS
  • Fixed correctly saving sensor rotation angle (GH: #1756)
  • Fixed sorting hotkeys info in Help window (almost full synced with Keyboard shortcuts editor) (GH: #443)
  • Fixed scaling planets and the Sun by viewed through eyepiece (GH: #1578)
  • Fixed typo's in Almagest SC description (GH: #1745, #1746)
  • Fixed display cardinal labels when NLS is disabled
  • Fixed displaying the native names of planets (GH: #1273)
  • Fixed work the method core.setObserverLocation() when planet is not defined (GH: #1749)
  • Fixed display of hotkeys (e.g. native look for macOS' hotkeys) in Help window
  • Fixed proper names
  • Fixed designation for 2 UMa
  • Fixed UI text issue for binoculars in the Oculars plugin (GH: #1738)
  • Fixed flip issue for compass rose in the Oculars plugin (GH: #1535)
  • Fixed selection the newest added device in Oculars plugin
  • Fixed handling of the designations for variable and double stars
  • Fixed crash for the OnlineQueries plugin
  • Fixed show text in Angle Measure plugin on the HiDPI devices
  • Fixed display multiline AKA list for DSO
  • Fixed compiling INDILib by MSVC2019
  • Fixed crash when any device added into Oculars plugin (GH: #1673)
  • Fixed horizontal & vertical flip defect in Oculars plugin (GH: #1535, #1678)
  • Fixed bug in scripting engine
  • Fixed dead links in Stellarium User Guide (GH: #1694, #1692)
  • Fixed tabbing order in the Satellites plugin (GH: #1696)
  • Fixed cross-identification data for HIP stars (GH: #1657)
  • Fixed visibility of planet labels: the visibility of planet label is depend by extinction magnitude now (GH: #1652)
  • Fixed AstroCalc/Phenomena tool: added missing category for compute shadows phenomena
  • Fixed HiDPI issues in Script Console
  • Fixed show labels in scripts on the HiDPI devices (no need a rewriting scripts for HiDPI monitors)
  • Fixed search Hydra as a constellation and as moon in the Bookmarks tool (GH: #1609)
  • Fixed logical issue in StelSkyDrawer class
  • Fixed displaying cardinals on poles (no cardinals!)
  • Fixed mistakes for designations of double stars from Struve's appendices catalogs (GH: #1604)
  • Changing visualization an atmosphere on the Galilean satellites: All Galilean satellites has atmosphere, but too thin of course (pressure at surface lesser 1 Pa), so, let's turn-off the atmosphere on this moons (GH: #1676).
  • Updated AstroCalc tools (GH: #1679)
  • Updated GUI of AstroCalc tools
  • Updated Almagest SC: use almstars catalogues to improve sky culture (GH: #1647)
  • Updated al-Sufi skyculture
  • Updated native names of planets
  • Updated Help window: added special local hotkeys info (GH: #1679)
  • Updated Stellarium User Guide
  • Updated handling the designations of stars
  • Updated Bayer and Flamsteed designations of stars
  • Updated Angle Measure plugin: change mouse cursor in angle measure mode (GH: #1698, #1707)
  • Updated the installer for Windows: added links to Stellarium User Guide and ANGLE mode of Stellarium on the desktop
  • Updated scripts
  • Updated default catalogs in the plug-ins
  • Updated texture for M51
  • Updated list of locations
  • Updated Oculars plugin (GH: #1633)
  • Updated Satellites plugin: added description for China's space station and updated default TLE catalog
  • Updated proper names of stars
  • Updated Russian translations of skycultures description (GH: #1645)
  • Updated support the double stars data: added ability to use multiple designations for double stars
  • Updated support the double stars data: revised all designations of double stars
  • Updated support the double stars data: uses parameters for double stars according to latest WDS data
  • Updated AstroCalc/Phenomena tool: Section "Sun, planets and moons" renamed into "Sun, planets and moons of observer location" (GH: #1563)
  • Updated ArchaeoLines plugin: replace angle DoubleSpinBoxes by AngleSpinBoxes (supersedes GH: #1447)
  • Updated core: added QTextEdit StelProperty connections (GH: #1573)
  • Updated core: added property connector code for AngleSpinBox (GH: #1573)
  • Updated core: added code for AngleSpinBox to make sure cursor position does not change while mouse-wheeling an angle (GH: #1573)
  • Removed the resetting tracking the objects in Oculars plugin (GH: #1680)
  • Removed support the config option AngleMeasure/enable_at_startup to avoid automatically enabling the Angle Measure plugin at startup of planetarium (GH: #1698)
  • Removed bad URL in Western skyculture info.ini file (GH: #1720)
  • Removed support for legacy QGLWidget rendering

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stellarium-0.21.1.tar.gz Stellarium 0.21.1 for UNIX/Linux (source code).
MD5: ef47e91fd33892c8caa01db20ec8cb91
SHA1: cc0b2c450ecead1481317f6038512a6a52d32001
SHA256: 072309c6bc48233b39884ae558b23764d0e08eabd96b014b53d780be11a33211
stellarium-0.21.1-win32.exe Stellarium 0.21.1 for Windows (32-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: b21b4428d0f272775577ae2efd2878c8
SHA1: 9b23d03771e1ec53ce7acf87dabfaef3d958c6f5
SHA256: fa8883e1f7d8b25367bba133abcad6364277dfddc0d5b4c5b778d767e1ae448e
stellarium-0.21.1-win64.exe Stellarium 0.21.1 for Windows (64-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: 98b2a6b70d4dd8f39bd2e2fdd0519ee8
SHA1: 1fec5d5663f9e28e3333647fee8b5ca58d1e1c35
SHA256: d260524e666d2219c8c50f302ba2a0227c6d0a52d552ebeb590d241981d8696d
Stellarium-0.21.1.zip Stellarium 0.21.1 for Mac OS X (64-bit; Mac OS X 10.12+) based on Qt 5.12.9 (AppleClang 11.0.0) with media support.
MD5: 5bf5cafc565b11f8e34b882e630b79be
SHA1: 9160c2d222fed2f6c70d4ef3891a5dc1fcdec6ee
SHA256: 265445ba53f29de4621c021a1e72f7f366e0f397f87edfbaf57dfb1f3ed981aa
Stellarium-0.21.1-x86_64.AppImage Stellarium 0.21.1 for Linux (AMD64; glibc 2.27) based on Qt 5.9.5 (GCC 7.5.0) with media support.
MD5: bf76bef3c80099cb3b8ba3d925c80afd
SHA1: 138f038a2d07cb9db046a087c0b976d4286dc45d
SHA256: df06f8e8b3e997c1c71e6f1ca7e8c02becf6896c6147ac337a0a68764ee59527
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The installers are located in the "Assets" section at the end of these release notes!

Github Release

Release notes

The major changes of this version:

  • We have finally completed our work on accurate planet axes, including Lunar libration
  • Visualisation of Earth shadow for Lunar eclipses
  • Better texture for the Lunar surface
  • Added the latest algorithms for planet magnitudes
  • Enhanced Calendars plugin
  • Replaced "arabic" by more accurate "al-Sufi" skyculture
  • Planets are now scalable and Solar glare switchable for didactic applications

We have also published a scientific paper about the application of Stellarium in cultural astronomy: https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.17822

Change log

Full list of changes:

  • Added accurate planet axis orientation and rotation (GH: #502, #151):
  • Added lunar libration (GH: #877)
  • Added lines for the Invariable Plane and Projected Solar Equator (GH: #358)
  • Added solar altitude to planetary feature nomenclature
  • Added describe planetary coordinates and changes in the nomenclature display into Stellarium User Guide
  • Added new language: Spanish (Latin America)
  • Added ability to scaling of Sun and planets (GH: #1263)
  • Added new magnitude algorithms for planets from Mallama&Hilton 2018 (GH: #574)
  • Added Earth shadow circles for topocentric observer (GH: #430)
  • Added new 4k texture for the Moon (required re-balancing planet shader brightness)
  • Added lower limit for aFOV parameter of ocular in the GUI to avoid input wrong data (GH: #1487)
  • Added visibility of an antisolar point for other planets (GH: #1481)
  • Added ability to get all designations of DSO in scripts (GH: #1477)
  • Added ability to show hourly motion in decimal degrees (GH: #1478)
  • Added more cardinal points (GH: #1522, #1529)
  • Added ability to switching off drawing of Solar glare (GH: #1538)
  • Added a new sky culture based on Al-Sufi "Book of Fixed Stars" written ~ 964 AD (GH: #1548)
  • Added Old Hindu calendars
  • Added Islamic (algorithmic) and Hebrew calendar.
  • Added French Revolution calendar (arithmetic version)
  • Added Persian (arithmetic) calendar
  • Added button to set standard atmosphere
  • Added ability to translation/transliteration of Roman (latin) terms (GH: #1511)
  • Added ability to use UTC time when navigational stars are displayed (GH: #1416)
  • Added acknowledgment section into Help/About window (GH: #1568)
  • Added cosmetic fix for radio communication data: no need extra precision to show data in Satellites plugin
  • Fixed compatibility of ToneReproducer shader with GLES (GH: #1549, #1550)
  • Fixed retranslation of calendars (GH: #1545)
  • Fixed vertical position of calendar info panel
  • Fixed height-dependent twinkle for star-like objects (GH: #1542)
  • Fixed capturing a screenshots under macOS High Sierra and later (GH: #102)
  • Fixed documentation for API
  • Fixed display the extincted magnitudes for all objects
  • Fixed reading textures (GH: #1547)
  • Fixed alignment of an intercardinal direction markers (GH: #1552)
  • Fixed work of multisampling mode when in Spout isn't used (GH: #1537)
  • Fixed visualization zodiacal light at low Bortle values (GH: #1489, #1510)
  • Fixed the drawing a degrees on compass on HiDPI devices
  • Fixed search short phrases (GH: #1528)
  • Fixed orientation of Jupiter, Uranus and Venus (GH: #357)
  • Fixed inexact rotation of Moon (GH: #347)
  • Fixed wrong rendering of Jupiter (GH: #1261)
  • Fixed incorrect moon terminator (GH: #973)
  • Fixed a skybox.ssc script (GH: #1461)
  • Fixed crash when trails are enabled (GH: #1471)
  • Fixed crash when choosing Zero Horizon landscape (GH: #1466)
  • Fixed displaying labels of coordinate grids on HiDPI devices (GH: #1445)
  • Fixed a labeling hour angles (GH: #1457)
  • Fixed API docs
  • Fixed styles of QMessageBox and QColorDialog (GH: #1451)
  • Fixed WUI of Remote Control plugin
  • Fixed HiDPI issue for Observability plugin
  • Fixed the placement of cardinal marks when compass mark is enabled on the HiDPI devices
  • Fixed placement of the value of equation of time for HiDPI devices
  • Fixed crash at exit (GH: #1479)
  • Fixed work of Spout mode: inhibit multisampling when in Spout mode (GH: #1507)
  • Fixed DOI link for "Calendrical Calculations" (GH: #1562, #1566)
  • Fixed missing strings for translation (GH: #1562, #1566)
  • Fixed tooltips and placeholders (GH: #1562, #1566)
  • Fixed comments for translators (GH: #1562, #1566)
  • Fixed updating placement of calendars when visibility of calendars are changed (GH: #1567)
  • Fixed artifacts in the GUI when language is changed
  • Fixed images and typos in Stellarium User Guide
  • Fixed bibliography in Stellarium User Guide
  • Fixed the figure of Virgo constellation (GH: #1570)
  • Fixed stupid typos in satellites.json file
  • Fixed illumination during Lunar eclipse in Scenery 3D plugin (GH: #1506)
  • Fixed behavior "Clear" button in Script Console (GH: #1499)
  • Fixed lunar magnitude: try an accurate Lunar magnitude formula (GH: #1350)
  • Fixed lunar eclipses: redo the eclipse push effect for lunar eclipses
  • Fixed behavior of Bookmarks tool when pressed button "cancel" in import dialog (GH: #1497)
  • Fixed Mesa mode for Windows (GH: #1551)
  • Fixed multisampling on non-Windows systems (GH: #1553)
  • Fixed typos in Al-Sufi skyculture
  • Fixed bug for calculation the leap years: restore leap year rule in our astronomical year counting
  • Updated translations
  • Updated translations of landscapes descriptions
  • Updated translations of 3D sceneries descriptions
  • Updated translations of skycultures descriptions
  • Updated AstroCalc/Phenomena tool (GH: #1520)
  • Updated planetary features data
  • Updated building instructions for Windows (GH: #1444)
  • Updated core: slight restructuring of Planets, Comets, MinorPlanets, SolarSystem loader
  • Updated core: using data from WGCCRE reports 2009, 2015 and Explanatory Supplement to the AA 2013 (with error fixed by the 1992 ed.) for rotation elements
  • Updated core: keeps original Stellarium planet rotation model (undocumented) where new rotation elements are unavailable
  • Updated core: make StelToneReproducer's xyYToRGB.glsl core function reusable (GH: #1468)
  • Updated code of INDI client to version 1.8.5
  • Updated code for building Stellarium without NLS and Scripting support
  • Updated GUI (GH: #1204)
  • Updated Satellites plugin
  • Updated default satellites database
  • Updated GUI of Navigational stars plugin
  • Updated default pulsars catalog
  • Updated description of supernovae plugin (GH: #500)
  • Updated description of calendars plugin in Stellarium User Guide
  • Removed proper name for NGC 2194 (GH: #1530)
  • Removed Arabic skyculture: Arabic SC was replaced by more accurate "al-Sufi" skyculture

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stellarium-0.21.0.tar.gz Stellarium 0.21.0 for UNIX/Linux (source code).
MD5: 333646917111ffc31692aa4f316cbc26
SHA1: 0ada184a15729abb1b02490cb92d055ff3b61d7e
SHA256: 977fcd6776a47d34b1646727853d15968a1410c34c8ba1b3e5cfbf24b5126f13
stellarium-0.21.0-win32.exe Stellarium 0.21.0 for Windows (32-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: f6b571c79a257bd1a9e6feae200cc520
SHA1: 97d52c06fa4bc4d2bdc77fb1915006b445aca611
SHA256: 31b81ef2ed698bdb63d0a9c8dcaaac136660c73ff0b1f38357cfde0bdbbe593b
stellarium-0.21.0-win64.exe Stellarium 0.21.0 for Windows (64-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: 549a31cb7e225cf7b84870162cd8b0c0
SHA1: 013320196eecf12547572c896f659f7869c14269
SHA256: f492e4967b525cd3e4652cf86b68eb0d3b954cd5aa8d4cbac3a452d4936e9d66
Stellarium-0.21.0.zip Stellarium 0.21.0 for Mac OS X (64-bit; Mac OS X 10.12+) based on Qt 5.12.9 (AppleClang 11.0.0) with media support.
MD5: 61117ea60dec6288855b06acefae76e5
SHA1: dd4fae728debc9df808579c05935d90b1241e904
SHA256: 70fc56d06af3ea2528e9402df14494ccfc531e0ade49c5364edd4a9e9c05ffb7
Stellarium-0.21.0-x86_64.AppImage Stellarium 0.21.0 for Linux (AMD64; glibc 2.27) based on Qt 5.9.5 (GCC 7.5.0) with media support.
MD5: 4ea43c110b00f00bbd8266059a74f8d8
SHA1: 8c8c1f611849f32e21548e45528808e33d61dfaa
SHA256: 85e48f59a7ab666201ce805d9c1d906cee6ae39e2a52b3ab82664ab37f7e9d38
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Github Release

Release notes

The major changes of this version:

  • Added Calendars plugin
  • Many changes in AstroCalc tool and core of Stellarium
  • Many changes in plugins
  • Updated DSO catalog

Change log

Full list of changes:

  • Added Balinese Pawukon calendar into Calendars plugin
  • Added notes on polygonal landscapes (technical restrictions) (GH: #1397)
  • Added Calendars plugin (GH: #1343)
  • Added configurable values for quick FOV tool (GH: #1391)
  • Added new zoom algorithm (GH: #1415, #529)
  • Added compass marks into core of planetarium
  • Added ability to hide cardinal and compass buttons from the GUI
  • Added missing time zone America/Godthab
  • Added few DSO textures (GH: #1402, #1441)
  • Added Galactic Center and Anticenter points
  • Added a config option to use multisampling for rendering "Planet"s (GH: #1388)
  • Added landers from the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program into list of locations
  • Added on-screen controls for OAG in Oculars plugin (GH: #935)
  • Added table view of exoplanets (GH: #1141)
  • Added show angular distance between the moon and host planet (GH: #1372)
  • Added classical cepheids filter for AstroCalc/WUT tool
  • Added Algol-type eclipsing systems filter for AstroCalc/WUT tool (GH: #1355)
  • Added ability to toggle to using decimal degrees for various navigational data through follow the option "Use decimal degrees" in the main GUI (GH: #1344)
  • Added script with shortcut, which add ability to jump to random location for celestial navigation game and practice (GH: #1345, #1058)
  • Added support flip commands into Scripting Engine (GH: #1351)
  • Added new language: Central Atlas Tamazight
  • Added comet icon for ephemeris points plotting for AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool (GH: #1332)
  • Added script skybox.ssc into list of translatable scripts (GH: #1335)
  • Added config option to hide selection markers (default: viewing/flag_show_selection_marker = true) (GH: #1321)
  • Added export list of objects as Stellarium bookmarks into AstroCalc/WUT tool
  • Added support capital Greek chars in Search Tool (GH: #1282)
  • Added some discoverer’s original designation for double stars as their scientific designations (GH: #1282)
  • Added option to hide unlabelled ephemeris markers (GH: #1315)
  • Added ability to run the silent uninstall Stellarium in Windows
  • Added ability use decimals value for ephemeris steps in AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool (GH: #1289)
  • Added "No" default for deletion confirmation warning (GH: #1292)
  • Added ability to toggle show extra decimals in the navigational info (GH: #1303)
  • Added tool for build an AppImage package (GH: #1288)
  • Added ability for following an option ''Use decimal degrees" for longitude and latitude in Location dialog to define format of data (GH: #1416)
  • Fixed collision calendars panel with bottom button bar (GH: #1422)
  • Fixed zooming to FOV when duration is zero (GH: #1430)
  • Fixed designations for star HIP 62819 (GH: #1432)
  • Fixed crash when attempting to add a sensor (GH: #1407, #1403)
  • Fixed UMa figure in S&T skyculture (GH: #1414)
  • Fixed typos in Chinese skyculture (GH: #1413)
  • Fixed text for meteor showers plugin (GH: #1387)
  • Fixed the visual style of color chooser (GH: #1395)
  • Fixed GUI of AstroCalc/Positions tool
  • Fixed error in GUI of AstroCalc/WUT tool
  • Fixed errors in documents for scripting engine
  • Fixed typos and errors in various sky cultures
  • Fixed running scripting method core.quitStellarium(); (GH: #1363)
  • Fixed the location of Dunsink Observatory (GH: #1370)
  • Fixed rendering orbits with undefined period
  • Fixed orbital elements for comet Halley (1986) in the default ssystem_minor.ini file
  • Fixed typos in skycultures
  • Fixed odd cyclic behaviour of HiPS (GH: #1323)
  • Fixed odd survey interaction (GH: #1314)
  • Fixed crash when reference.fab file has wrong format
  • Fixed closing various dialogs (fix #1305, #1338)
  • Fixed sorting issue in AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool
  • Fixed search stars by designations (u Her and U Her are different stars!) (GH: #1282)
  • Fixed adding extra designations for stars, who already has Bayer and Flamsteed designations (GH: #1282)
  • Fixed sorting stars by their designations (partially) (GH: #1282)
  • Fixed selecting invisible stars (GH: #1331)
  • Fixed switch to native planet names when skyculture is changed in Location dialog (GH: #1203)
  • Fixed installing star names for Western (O.Hlad) skyculture (GH: #1170)
  • Fixed typecast: avoiding of jumping the markers of exoplanets and pulsars (GH: #1286)
  • Fixed handling custom shortcuts and few spell-check fixes
  • Fixed GUI issue in Observability plugin
  • Fixed inconsistency of NGC/IC list in AstroCalc/WUT tool (GH: #1310)
  • Fixed filling version info for Windows installer
  • Fixed installer for Windows
  • Fixed translatable string for Icelandic calendar
  • Fixed Puppis constellation lines in S&T skyculture (GH: #1438)
  • Fixed Mensa and Microscopium in S&T skyculture (GH: #1440)
  • Changed rendering planets: improve planets' halos size in relation to stars' (GH: #1361, #367)
  • Changed rendering of orbits in Satellites plugin: Hide invisible part of orbits when "hide invisible artificial sats" option is enabled (GH: #1349)
  • Changed GUI behavior: Enlarged maximum dialog size (GH: #1318)
  • Changed versioning scheme of Stellarium
  • Changed few DSO textures: reduce the size of some texture files (GH: #1442)
  • Updated Stellarium User Guide (GH: #1334)
  • Updated DSO catalog (v3.12)
  • Updated GUI of Calendars plugin
  • Updated GUI: refactored block "Additional buttons"
  • Updated description of Chinese skyculture (GH: #1410)
  • Updated Bengali descriptions for landscapes and skycultures (GH: #1380)
  • Updated nomenclature data
  • Updated few DSO outlines (GH: #1368)
  • Updated initial time steps for AstroCalc/Phenomena tool (GH: #372)
  • Updated Solar System Editor pluign: improve docs + added confirmation dialog (GH: #1304)
  • Updated DSO names
  • Updated upper limit for font size
  • Updated GUI of AstroCalc tools
  • Updated Exoplanets plugin: added extra info
  • Updated Satellites plugin: cosmetic improvement the handling the visibility of satellites by their groups
  • Removed Compass Marks plugin
  • Removed the XPM version of the app icon (GH: #1384)
  • Removed dead links from skycultures
  • Removed support of shortcuts from AstroCalc tools (GH: #1293)

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stellarium-0.20.4.tar.gz Stellarium 0.20.4 for UNIX/Linux (source code).
MD5: d02659c2e01582a4608a97b4aa0baf61
SHA1: c399f9c785f6a33d04f1a1c4f2db3309ce4781dc
SHA256: 63033bb6ad01b5f021689766b2a09a99bcabcfec57a710e46a93c40a32fda388
stellarium-0.20.4-win32.exe Stellarium 0.20.4 for Windows (32-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: 38ac7fc331ef679661620b6c89d6ffba
SHA1: ce089767f745d302467b69a63cd6ede3eab2f022
SHA256: f7a903d5d17ec02358088ed2ce1b059604b6b2d548a2676d7f431c1c814f6dd5
stellarium-0.20.4-win64.exe Stellarium 0.20.4 for Windows (64-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: 9e52bd4157962c49318197d96f3fbb88
SHA1: edc416279706484b64f06e6f799fccf0a4ed4dd3
SHA256: 47d0ea1e1b72123cd07dac1f34f131847d30de649b1dc5ba27a4feca1b212870
Stellarium-0.20.4.zip Stellarium 0.20.4 for Mac OS X (64-bit; Mac OS X 10.12+) based on Qt 5.12.9 (AppleClang 11.0.0) with media support.
MD5: 3b829c44078b5e5e7977ed4335d9101a
SHA1: e56c269bb37774858927dfdabe6e842ec026802c
SHA256: ed2c561c0fec34662672e3754aaef59713c041dfef35fe74006459bbb694a42d
Stellarium-0.20.4-x86_64.AppImage Stellarium 0.20.4 for Linux (AMD64; glibc 2.27) based on Qt 5.9.5 (GCC 7.5.0) with media support.
MD5: 0d6e1dc138b820ef10242a590692084c
SHA1: 27de6fa7c728bbeaa21ae0a75b4a99f141b34849
SHA256: cdf316264ba162ed1ddc973b39cfc8dc83604345c9cee86bc1be45d8bf9f8ef7
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Github Release

Release notes

The major changes of this version:

  • Fixed nutation and, with it, season beginning times
  • Many changes in AstroCalc tool and core of Stellarium
  • Many changes in Oculars and Satellites plugins
  • Updated DSO catalog

Packages notes

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stellarium-0.20.3.tar.gz Stellarium 0.20.3 for UNIX/Linux (source code).
MD5: 944417f53e568688d17a6f19e622592c
SHA1: a3de40d74b2dcf8c9a7c6220de3d9e951e5b06c8
SHA256: 2781a364d14c203c21a11ef528d541559ed749e1b6c3dbc1187410a6c23ab97c
stellarium-0.20.3-win32.exe Stellarium 0.20.3 for Windows (32-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: b7bd267a311c797ca74e3899cd58dfa2
SHA1: 3aa0688be9eaa2a639f996c51494b4c4aaf71856
SHA256: 238d41dddb635a3af587f443b082f3a0156cfba298d91a3073c85fe776b92d50
stellarium-0.20.3-win64.exe Stellarium 0.20.3 for Windows (64-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
MD5: 6349db49a03dc5f89ca2bddf83361505
SHA1: 02734ef7d766e6ec61d1e93cfd9f1602164bb42c
SHA256: 4ac5ad74591b294cae6082aa253636ce5215e2e855ddec23526518b772f76176
Stellarium-0.20.3.1.zip Stellarium 0.20.3.1 for Mac OS X (64-bit; Mac OS X 10.12+) based on Qt 5.12.9 (AppleClang 11.0.0) with media support.
MD5: 1b62ee7af78c0ae11f927533fa421895
SHA1: 9ea0f6b5a91695096c7b9da1a0d62abbad9d7155
SHA256: 09bed6b52d6113dd8ead57052c52521f34d837e6cf6c67498e1ac9f703647a64
Stellarium-0.20.3.1-x86_64.AppImage Stellarium 0.20.3.1 for Linux (64-bit; glibc 2.27) based on Qt 5.9.5 (GCC 7.5.0) with media support.
MD5: 76f64eb9c6960567961f2af99467d75f
SHA1: d3f90ff60df4bb7870b5f6d35e8ea9609755f2f2
SHA256: a29ad21290ec079b1ce12614431239cf2de5773e8c0216bb977b5637dac0b11f

Change log

Full list of changes:

  • Added sorting for Bookmark dialog (GH: #1144)
  • Added B pass band for compute photometric values of nebulae
  • Added missing QPushButton:checked style matching 'pressed' (GH: #1150)
  • Added show standard magnitude and RCS info for satellites in the GUI of Satellites plugin
  • Added new filters for satellites
  • Added GUI buttons to define object information font color at daylight and for overwrite mode (GH: #1156)
  • Added 2 new columns for AstroCalc/Positions tool (Elevation and Elongation)
  • Added editable keyboard shortcut for buttons in AstroCalc tools (GH: #1165, #1166)
  • Added allowance to loading bookmark without date/location change (GH: #882)
  • Added new initial time steps in AstroCalc/Phenomena tool (GH: #1162)
  • Added option to use on the screen star designations only (GH: #1169)
  • Added option in the GUI to define color of text in Equation of Time plugin
  • Added new button into Shortcut Editor and added new tool to restoring defaults
  • Added action to restart trails (GH: #1030)
  • Added "current vertical" line (GH: #1175)
  • Added support custom time steps for ephemeris in AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool (GH: #1176)
  • Added ability to show several objects' ephemerides in AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool (GH: #1177)
  • Added using texture for satellite, when he crossing of the Moon or the Sun
  • Added automatic saving changes of satellites properties in Satellites plugin (GH: #1066)
  • Added instructions for building Stellarium from source code
  • Added new groups of satellites: all new groups of satellites based on their orbital properties
  • Added info about altitude classifications for geocentric orbits in Satellites plugin
  • Added pixel grid for sensors to Ocular plugin (GH: #1198)
  • Added keyboard shortcut for toggle focuser overlay to Oculars plugin
  • Added keyboard shortcuts to toggle sensor crop overlay to Oculars plugin
  • Added keyboard shortcuts to toggle sensor pixel grid to Oculars plugin
  • Added show a binning info for CCD to Oculars GUI Panel
  • Added option into GUI to toggle drawing halo around the Moon (GH: #914)
  • Added keep selection of ephemeris item when coordinate system is changed in AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool (GH: #1199)
  • Added keyboard handling in additional to mouse selection for visualization of selected marker in AstroCalc/Ephemeris tool (GH: #1200)
  • Added new way to select ocular elements to Oculars plugin: You can now switch between various ocular elements through double-click on the items (eyepieces/lenses/telescopes/sensors) in the main menu of the Oculars plugin (GH: #1193)
  • Added small improvement for sensor view mode to Oculars plugin: the cross in the center was modify: it rotating by 45° now and has a permanent size in 10 px (GH: #1206)
  • Added small improvement for sensor view mode to Oculars plugin: the text about the crop size now may be marked by [*] for 2 reasons: the crop size is larger than sensor size or when crop size is not multiple of binning (GH: #1206)
  • Added fix for better handling of comet orbit visualisation
  • Added planet name for nomenclature item as context data: better in search dialog and makes unique strings
  • Added new names for planetary features
  • Added tool to remember last entered objects in Search tool (GH: #1050, #1168)
  • Added enforce updates for Lists in Search tool to get an variable parts of list (GH: #1226)
  • Added star names for Western (O. Hlad) sky culture (GH: #1170)
  • Added key binding for toggle visibility of groups of satellites (GH: #982)
  • Added new categories for AstroCalc/WUT tool (GH: #1230)
  • Added new category for AstroCalc/Positions tool (GH: #1230)
  • Added methods to search DSO when they have coordinates in disabled catalogs (esp. for the Bookmark tool and some AstroCalc tools)
  • Added CLI option to start Stellarium in scaling GUI mode
  • Added new group of objects "Solar system bodies: minor bodies" to predict opposition of asteroids into AstroCalc/Phenomena tool
  • Added note to S&T sky culture (GH: #1244)
  • Added including name of a bookmarked Marker object for highlights (GH: #1260)
  • Added including designation of a bookmarked object without common name for highlights
  • Added support of new type of labels (labelEquatorial) for scripting engine
  • Added 3 new groups of satellites
  • Added tool to disable an inherited options in Oculars plugin
  • Added tool to define value of transparency of the semi-transparent mask in eyepiece mode in Oculars plugin
  • Added buttons to define special colors for satellites in Satellites plugin
  • Added International Designator info into the GUI of Satellites plugin
  • Added epoch of the TLE info into GUI of Satellites plugin
  • Added tooltips for both identifiers of satellites (Satellites plugin)
  • Added full names of groups as tooltips for wrapped names of groups (Satellites plugin)
  • Added a confirmation dialog for "Restore defaults" buttons (GH: #1277)
  • Fixed nutation and, with it, season beginning times
  • Fixed behaviour of AstroCalc/WUT tool
  • Fixed list of locations: remove duplicates of observatories
  • Fixed possible error in calculating the Contrast Index of nebulae (GH: #1145)
  • Fixed activity of button to switch in sources tab of Satellites plugin
  • Fixed small GUI issue when satellite tracking is enabled
  • Fixed crash for landscapes with added polygon (GH: #1143, #1179)
  • Fixed drawing satellite orbits
  • Fixed buttons background in Solar System Editor plugin
  • Fixed documents for enabling custom HiPS (GH: #1159)
  • Fixed display date format in main GUI
  • Fixed automatic setting of size for columns in shortcuts editor
  • Fixed trails related properties in SolarSystem (GH: #1030)
  • Fixed spurious recreation of trails (GH: #1030)
  • Fixed fade out for trails (GH: #1030)
  • Fixed behaviour of GUI options for planetary orbits and trails
  • Fixed changes in trails when time stopped (GH: #1174)
  • Fixed main GUI issue
  • Fixed AstroCalc GUI issue
  • Fixed few tooltips
  • Fixed few translatable lines in the standard GUI
  • Fixed remember customized object informations settings (GH: #1184)
  • Fixed translation special groups after change the language in Satellites plugin
  • Fixed size of buttons in the GUI of the Satellites plugin
  • Fixed availability of "Remove satellites" button in the GUI of the Satellites plugin
  • Fixed linguistic issue in the GUI of main application and plugins
  • Fixed switch to native planet names when skyculture is changed in AstroCalc tools (GH: #1203)
  • Fixed keyboard jumps for GUI of the Oculars plugin
  • Fixed saving properties of Special Markers (GH: #1201)
  • Fixed errors in DSO catalog (SNR G subsystem; GH: #1208)
  • Fixed calculation an approximate visual magnitude for Starlink DarkSat
  • Fixed find an initial step for AstroCalc/Phenomena tool (GH: #1219)
  • Fixed handling of keyboard shortcuts: saving an empty keyboard shortcuts allow to stay primary and alternative shortcuts as they was defined by user (GH: #1222)
  • Fixed translation of key binding description for "Field of View" feature when language is changed
  • Fixed saving keyboard shortcuts
  • Fixed rounding issue (GH: #1153)
  • Fixed security issue in RemoteControl plugin (GH: #1233)
  • Fixed load of location from landscape at startup (GH: #1237)
  • Fixed the Reticulum system object designation (GH: #1250)
  • Fixed restore scaling for minor bodies in Oculars plugin (GH: #1258)
  • Fixed GUI behaviour for AstroCalc tool (GH: #1230)
  • Fixed misprints and typos in Chinese sky cultures (GH: #1266, #1268)
  • Fixed issue an including regions (or DSO without designations) as bookmarks (GH: #1267)
  • Fixed parser of COSPAR ID data (International Designator) in Satellites plugin
  • Fixed apply transit color for satellites in the iconic mode (GH: #1279)
  • Fixed star magnitude limits in Oculars plugin: better handling of auto-computed or manually set limiting magnitudes (GH: #400, #1285)
  • Changed default value for flag "displayed" of satellites
  • Changed limits of properties for orbital lines of satellites (GH: #1148)
  • Changed button labels in Bookmarks tool (GH: #916)
  • Changed trails behaviour: don't reset trails when just adapting thickness (GH: #1030)
  • Changed trails behaviour: disable trails for "observer" planets (GH: #1030)
  • Changed trails behaviour: handle removal of trails with time moving backwards (GH: #1030)
  • Changed trails behaviour: reset trails when time jumps too far (GH: #1030)
  • Changed limits for focal length of eyepices and magnification of binoculars (GH: #1178)
  • Changed upper limit for angular filter of DSO
  • Changed GUI for manage sources of TLE in the Satellites plugin (GH: #738)
  • Changed behaviour: re-enabled scrolling to newly added locations
  • Changed behaviour: disabled button to toggle crosshairs for eyepieces with permanent crosshairs (GH: #1247)
  • Changed upper limit for FOV markers (special + Telrad/Oculars): the limits was increased up to 28 degrees for circular/Telrad FOV and up to 180 degrees for rectangular FOV (GH: #1196)
  • Changed the priority level of drawing for Observability Analysis plugin (GH: #1194)
  • Changed modeling Starlink magnitudes: calculation of approx. visual magnitude for Starlink satellites based on Anthony Mallama's paper
  • Changed text of warning for mismatch of version of DSO catalog: improved an error message for the user
  • Changed behaviour of dialog rendering: disable dialog render cache (GH: #830, #393, #1007)
  • Changed behaviour of polygonal landscapes: get rid of a configuration flag (GH: #1239)
  • Changed limits for allow separation input field (up to 20 degrees) in AstroCalc/Phenomena tool
  • Changed initial time steps for some type of objects in AstroCalc/Phenomena tool
  • Changed selection of celestial bodies behaviour for oppositions in AstroCalc/Phenomena tool
  • Changed behaviour of Telescope Control plugin: re-enabled the option to autoconnect ASCOM-based mounts (GH: #1269, #1243, #1164)
  • Changed behaviour of Oculars plugin: the input box to define the scale factor of arrows was changed to use percentage
  • Changed distance between buttons "Restore defaults" and "Save settings" in the GUI of plugins (GH: #1277)
  • Updated minimum required Qt version to 5.7.0 (GH: #1138)
  • Updated Indian Vedic sky culture: Nakshatras and Rashis as stars, asterisms and constellations. (GH: #930)
  • Updated URL of main website to use HTTPS (GH: #1139)
  • Updated tool to check version of satellites.json file (reducing a number of upgrading the file)
  • Updated code for search stars by designations (code refactoring)
  • Updated HiPS tool: switched to retrieve of HiPS properties from MocServer
  • Updated code: solve a few casting warnings
  • Updated code: sanitize type mismatches
  • Updated code: removed obsolete QSignalMapper
  • Updated GUI of the Satellites plugin
  • Updated list of contributors of Oculars plugin
  • Updated Milky Way texture: deleted Spica's glow
  • Updated translations (GH: #1210, #1211)
  • Updated the technical notes to the Satellites plugin
  • Updated translations of landscapes description
  • Updated translations of sky cultures description
  • Updated 3D scenery: increase brightness of Sterngarten model materials
  • Updated default list of satellites
  • Updated three DSO textures (GH: #1271)
  • Updated GUI for updating data for Meteor showers plugin
  • Updated GUI for updating data for Historical supernovae plugin
  • Updated GUI for updating data for Bright novae plugin
  • Updated GUI for updating data for Pulsars plugin
  • Updated GUI for updating data for Quasars plugin
  • Updated GUI for updating data for Satellites plugin
  • Updated GUI for updating data for Exoplanets plugin
  • Removed the observers from calculations in AstroCalc/Phenomena tool
  • Removed limits for declination of objects in AstroCalc/Phenomena tool (GH: #1162)
  • Removed sort rules from AstroCalc/WUT tool (GH: #1229)
  • Removed unused pixel size in Oculars plugin (GH: #432)
  • Removed unused data and code (code refactoring)
  • Removed orbit_visualisation_period parameter for comets in Solar System Editor plugin
  • Removed "Save changes" button from the GUI of the Satellites plugin
  • Removed the step "remove data from previous installation" from Windows installer
  • Removed outdated documents
  • Removed outdated code
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Release notes

The major changes of this version:

  • Many changes in AstroCalc tool and core of Stellarium
  • Many changes in scripting engline and Script Console
  • Many changes in Oculars and Satellites plugins
  • Updated DSO catalog

Packages notes

package note
stellarium-0.20.2.tar.gz Stellarium 0.20.2 for UNIX/Linux (source code).
MD5: 12b87785efdc52c1682bb6f3c37bd85d
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SHA256: 400ef964c2a1612157a4b219464ea919b4e330322a0db894835b6e11c4af5e9b
stellarium-0.20.2-win32.exe Stellarium 0.20.2 for Windows (32-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
stellarium-0.20.2-win64.exe Stellarium 0.20.2 for Windows (64-bit; Windows 7+) based on Qt 5.12.6 (Visual Studio 2017 Community) with media support.
Stellarium-0.20.2.zip Stellarium 0.20.2 for Mac OS X (64-bit; Mac OS X 10.12+) based on Qt 5.12.7 (AppleClang 11.0.0) with media support.
Stellarium-0.20.2-x86_64.AppImage Stellarium 0.20.2 for Linux (64-bit; eglibc 2.19) based on Qt 5.9.7 (GCC 4.8.4) with media support.
MD5: 5125b20228451127c5c613623b4bb0c5
SHA1: 38d1e2dd3ce1ae63071a55082115f607ee280d71
SHA256: 69a749a3ee3c0781d0c9e57bce91c742477975d82019504d4ea52bbdb9af0b63

Change log

Full list of changes:

  • Added rectangular sensor crop overlay support [Oculars] (GH: #1069)
  • Added support newly marker in Search Tool (Position and Settings tabs) [Search Tool]
  • Added new features for scripting engine: extend the JavaScript classes corresponding to Vec3f and Vec3d [Scripting]
  • Added options to be able to define and use custom FOV circles for Telrad [Oculars] (GH: #1057)
  • Added VecMath tests for the new functions (GH: #1055)
  • Added VecMath feature: Vector/QColor conversions (GH: #1055)
  • Added feature to set current date and time as initial data when AstroCalc/Ephemeris is open [AstroCalc]
  • Added notification for user when version of DSO catalog is mismatched
  • Added support Trumpler Catalogue (Tr or Trumpler) [DSO Catalog, v3.10] (GH: #965)
  • Added support Stock Catalogue (St or Stock) [DSO Catalog, v3.10] (GH: #965)
  • Added support Ruprecht Catalogue (Ru or Ruprecht) [DSO Catalog, v3.10] (GH: #965)
  • Added support "van den Bergh-Hagen Catalogue" (VdB-Ha) [DSO Catalog, v3.10] (GH: #965)
  • Added support search by long name for Trumpler, Stock, Ruprecht, Collinder and Melotte catalogues [DSO Catalog, v3.10]
  • Added new type of DSO objects: region of the sky [DSO Catalog, v3.10] (GH: #1067)
  • Added special case for improve DSO regions visibility [DSO Catalog, v3.10] (GH: #1067)
  • Added outlines for DSO regions [DSO Catalog, v3.10] (GH: #1067)
  • Added marker of center of FOV on the sky [Special Markers]
  • Added circular marker of FOV on the sky [Special Markers]
  • Added rectangular marker of FOV on the sky [Special Markers]
  • Added tool for adjustable thickness of the planetary trails (GH: #1087)
  • Added tool for adjustable line thickness for ephemeris lines (GH: #1087)
  • Added tool for adjustable thickness of the planetary orbits
  • Added a column, showing the elevation of the object at transit times into AstroCalc/WUT tool [AstroCalc] (GH: #1089)
  • Added new category into AstroCalc/WUT tool: regions of the sky [AstroCalc]
  • Added new category into AstroCalc/WUT tool: pulsars (the category available if Pulsars plugin is loaded and pulsars are enabled to display) [AstroCalc]
  • Added new category into AstroCalc/WUT tool: bright nova stars (the category available if Bright Novae plugin is loaded) [AstroCalc]
  • Added new category into AstroCalc/WUT tool: bright supernova stars (the category available if Historical Supernovae plugin is loaded) [AstroCalc]
  • Added new category into AstroCalc/WUT tool: exoplanetary systems (the category available if Exoplanets plugin is loaded and exoplanets are enabled to display) [AstroCalc]
  • Added new category into AstroCalc/WUT tool: active galaxies (this category may include additional quasars if Quasars plugin is loaded and quasars are enabled to display) [AstroCalc]
  • Added new category into AstroCalc/WUT tool: interacting galaxies [AstroCalc]
  • Added new unit tests for DeltaT
  • Added tool to guess the group of satellites by their names [Satellites]
  • Added new groups of satellites [Satellites]
  • Added method to check state of loading for the plugins
  • Added column Elevation for AstroCalc/Phenomena tool [AstroCalc]
  • Added default groups for some satellites from default JSON catalog [Satellites]
  • Added missing tool for define color of regions of the sky
  • Added regions of the sky into Lists of Search Tool [Search Tool]
  • Added tool to export version of Stellarium through StelProperty and Remote Control plugin
  • Added display of epoch of the TLE for artificial satellites [Satellites] (GH: #1096)
  • Added new flag for InfoString of planets, comets and minor planets
  • Added better arrangement of InfoString entries for planets, comets and minor planets
  • Added highlighting for string literals between apostrophes for Script Console [Scripting] (GH: #1101, #1107)
  • Added highlighting for regular expressions for Script Console [Scripting] (GH: #1101, #1107)
  • Added highlighting for multiline comments for Script Console [Scripting] (GH: #1101, #1107)
  • Added highlighting for exponential numeric format for Script Console [Scripting] (GH: #1101, #1107)
  • Added highlighting for hexadecimal numeric literals for Script Console [Scripting] (GH: #1101, #1107)
  • Added separate highlighting of predefined names from that of keywords for Script Console [Scripting] (GH: #1101, #1107)
  • Added red highlighting for unknown methods of Stellarium modules for Script Console [Scripting] (GH: #1101, #1107)
  • Added highlighting for methods of StelSkyDrawer and core for Script Console [Scripting] (GH: #1101, #1107)
  • Added penumbral and umbral magnitudes during lunar eclipse (GH: #1113)
  • Added comments for scripters [Scripting]
  • Added radar cross-section (RCS) data for satellites [Satellites]
  • Added calculate approximaged visual magnitude for satellites from their RCS value [Satellites]
  • Added special case for set RCS value for Starlink satellites [Satellites]
  • Added option to allow drawing of landscape polygon only, if a polygon is defined [Landscapes]
  • Added option to allow a polygon to be drawn in the foreground (out of regular call sequence) [Landscapes]
  • Added option to allow landscape polygon overdrawn onto the 3D scenery [Scenery3D]
  • Fixed GUI and minor redesign of remaining icons [GUI] (GH: #752, #951)
  • Added computation an approximated angular size of satellites (the linear size is obtained from RCS value and we use spherical shape for satellites) [Satellites]
  • Added special case for computation an approximated angular size of ISS (we are defined linear size of ISS by "hands") [Satellites]
  • Added tool to display a focuser overlay in the sensor view [Oculars] (GH: #1110)
  • Added checking conflicts for keyboard shortcuts with informing user if conflicts are exist (GH: #1025)
  • Added tool to rescale oversize textures on-the-fly (GH: #1121)
  • Added show a fuchsia-colored replacement texture for wrong filename (GH: #1121)
  • Added NORAD numbers in addition to name of artificial satellite in Satellites Import Dialog for available for search [Satellites]
  • Added function to compute distance between locations, on a flattened planet, in km
  • Added geographic coordinates of center line for total and annular solar eclipse (GH: #1116)
  • Fixed security issue for jquery (CVE-2020-11022; GH: #1073)
  • Fixed magnitudes for planetary nebulae [DSO Catalog, v3.10] (GH: #913)
  • Fixed data for "Part of a Galaxy" objects [DSO Catalog, v3.10] (GH: #996)
  • Fixed work for clipboard in Script Console tool: avoid effects caused by QTextEdit after copy-paste from HTML pages. [Scripting] (GH: #1070)
  • Fixed telescope syncing for INDI [Telescope Control] (GH: #1065)
  • Fixed “Uninitialized members” issue in Script Console [Scripting]
  • Fixed VecMath features: moved vector/string conversion previously in StelUtils to the VecMath classes (GH: #1055)
  • Fixed VecMath feature: moved un-inlineable definitions to separate cpp file (GH: #1055)
  • Fixed proper motion output (GH: #1006, #1041)
  • Fixed time delay with planet movement information (GH: #1006, #1103)
  • Fixed cross-id data for open clusters [DSO Catalog, v3.10]
  • Fixed designations for van den Bergh catalogues [DSO Catalog, v3.10] (GH: #965)
  • Fixed descriptions for van den Bergh catalogues [DSO Catalog, v3.10] (GH: #965)
  • Fixed crash in scripting method core.setObserverLocation() when planet is not defined or not exist [Scripting]
  • Fixed core.setObserverLocation() behaviour: avoid duplicating a country if script programmer provides one [Scripting] (GH: #1076)
  • Fixed object type info for meteor showers [Meteor Showers]
  • Fixed crash when lens are deleted in Oculars plugin [Oculars] (GH: #1078)
  • Fixed (a temporary fix) crash Stellarium when autoconnect is enabled for ASCOM device, but device is not attached [Telescope Control] (GH: #928)
  • Fixed wrong approximated visual magnitude of satellites [Satellites]
  • Fixed guessing groups of satellites [Satellites]
  • Fixed possible cache problem for magnitudes
  • Fixed casting warnings
  • Fixed topocentric/geocentric corrections for ArchaeoLines plugin [ArchaeoLines]
  • Fixed crash AstroCalc/WUT tool when required plugin is not loaded [AstroCalc]
  • Fixed docs and tooltips
  • Fixed visibility of deep-sky regions of the sky
  • Fixed work of regions of the sky in AstroCalc/Positions tool [AstroCalc]
  • Fixed missing object in Bennett's list of deep-sky objects (switched to synonym of missed object) [Search Tool]
  • Fixed missing object in Dunlop's list of deep-sky objects (switched to synonym of missed object) [Search Tool]
  • Fixed visual style for dialog to define custom equation of DeltaT
  • Fixed crossquarter declinations in ArchaeoLines plugin [ArchaeoLines]
  • Fixed updating timezones when loading landscapes/sceneries
  • Fixed updating location panel when off-screen
  • Fixed a deprecation warning for InfoString of planets, comets and minor planets
  • Fixed broken highlighting for quoted string literals for Script Console [Scripting] (GH: #1101, #1107)
  • Fixed broken highlighting for line comment for Script Console [Scripting] (GH: #1101, #1107)
  • Fixed indentation problems in the code
  • Fixed crash when removing already removed selection of constellations (GH: #1104)
  • Fixed jumping of the Moon
  • Fixed visibility for telescope selector when image sensor frame enabled after binocular [Oculars] (GH: #1108)
  • Fixed saving thickness of the planetary trails and orbits
  • Fixed context data for unit measure in Satellites plugin [Satellites]
  • Fixed a stupid bug in ArchaeoLines [ArchaeoLines]
  • Fixed sign of one element in the matrix sequence for nutation
  • Fixed Scripting Engine bug: a script isn't terminated properly via the stop script button [Scripting] (GH: #1118)
  • Fixed crash when texture isn't found (GH: #1121)
  • Fixed the maximum size of CCD: increased limit of sensor size to 100000 pixels [Oculars] (GH: #1123)
  • Fixed visual artifacts on the sky (GH: #475, #1126)
  • Fixed bug in Vec3d constructor for scripting engine [Scripting]
  • Fixed shader bug visible during Total Solar Eclipses only
  • Updated default settings for InnoSetup Script (.iss) file
  • Updated Stellarium User Guide
  • Updated morphological classification of open clusters [DSO Catalog, v3.10]
  • Updated subsystem to obtain the standard magnitudes of artificial satellites [Satellites]
  • Updated method for load standard magnitudes and RCS data for satellites [Satellites]
  • Updated size of window resize border to reduce difficulties to their resize (GH: #937, #1099)
  • Updated InfoString block for artificial satellites [Satellites]
  • Updated minimum height of artificial satellite to check the valid orbit [Satellites]
  • Updated default source of Starlink TLE's [Satellites]
  • Changed behaviour of GUI in Satellites tab in Satellites plugin [Satellites]
  • Changed AstroCalc/WUT tool behaviour: radiogalaxies, active galaxies, quasars, blazars and BL Lac objects was moved from 'Galaxies' category into 'Active galaxies' category [AstroCalc]
  • Changed behaviour of AstroCalc/WUT tool: let's use visual magnitude for all objects without extinction data [AstroCalc]
  • Changed "Arguments" to "arguments" for highlighter in Script Console [Scripting] (GH: #1101, #1107)
  • Removed obsolete scripting methods from StarMgr class [Scripting]
  • Removed duplicate code for InfoString of planets, comets and minor planets
  • Removed "Global" from highlighter in Script Console [Scripting] (GH: #1101, #1107)
  • Removed unused variables