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Released 2014-07-19

The Stellarium development team after 9 months of development is proud to announce the release of version 0.13.0 of Stellarium.

Changelog:

This version based on Qt 5 and has new modulated core, and new features (examples: normal mapping, comet tails) and fixes for 115 bugs, includes:
New plugin: Equation of Time - provides solution for Equation of Time.
New plugin: Field of View - provides shortcuts for quick changes field of view.
New plugin: Navigational Stars - marks 58 navigational stars on the sky.
New plugin: Pointer Coordinates - shows the coordinates of the mouse pointer.
New plugin: Meteor Showers - provides visualization of meteor showers.
New translatable strings and new textures.
New version of the Satellites plugin: introduces star-like satellites and bug fixes.
New version of the Exoplanets plugin: displaying of the potential habitable exoplanets; improvements for performance and code refactoring.
New version of the Angle Measure plugin: displaying of the position angle.
New version of the Quasars plugin: improvements for performance; added marker_color parameter.
New version of the Pulsars plugin: improvements for performance; display pulsars with glitches; setting color for marker for different types of the pulsars.
New versions of the Compass Marks, Oculars, Historical Supernovae, Observability analysis and Bright Novae plugins: bug fixing, code refactoring and improvements.

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Released 2013-09-28

This release contains solution for one serious bug and an one new feature.

Changelog:

Bugfix release.

  • fixed crash Stellarium when enabled binoculars in the Oculars plugin (LP: #1222742);
  • added render nighttime landscapes without lighting (LP: #1223052)

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Released 2013-09-08

This release contains a new Bright Novae plugin and fixes of few bugs within plugins and search tool.

A huge thanks to our community whose contributions help to make Stellarium better!

Changelog:

Bugfix release with new plugin.

  • new plugin - Bright Novae;
  • added intermediate value to ZHR of shooting stars between 80 and 10000 (LP: #1208106);
  • fixed search tool (LP: #1208296, #1211198);
  • fixed behaviour for shortkeys of few plugins (LP: #1208291);
  • fixed Flamsteed designations for few Virgo stars (LP: #1222094);
  • fixed saving Milky Way brightness via GUI (LP: #1220477)

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Released 2013-08-04

New features: variable stars, re-packed star catalogs (Hipparcos and Tycho-2), improvements for plugins, scripting engine and search tool. New version of the Satellites plug-in (0.8.1) with features:

  • automatic adding of new satellites on update from selected update sources; by default, only new naked-eye satellites are auto-added
  • automatic removal of satellites if they are no longer listed in the update sources
  • "user-defined" flag protecting satellites from update/removal
  • satellites can be added to/removed from satellite groups from the GUI
  • custom satellite groups can be defined
  • the default satellite group names and satellite descriptions are translatable

A huge thanks to our community whose contributions help to make Stellarium better!

Changelog:

Bugfix release with few new features.

Added:

  • Variable stars support (LP: #665014)
  • Automatic change of landscape on planet change (LP: #1173254)
  • Flamsteed designation for stars and search tool (LP: #1190503)

Changed:

  • Repacked default star catalogs (LP: #926588)
  • Update DSO features (LP: #1115035, #1172402, #1180493)
  • Improved Quasars plugin (LP: #1169232, #1181688)
  • Improved Pulsars plugin (LP: #1169230, #1181688)
  • Improved Oculars plugin (LP: #1170239, #1188340)
  • Improved Historical Supernovae plugin (LP: #1180962)
  • Improved Observability analysis plugin (LP: #1171182)
  • Improved Exoplanets plugin (LP: #1177871)
  • Improved Satellites plugin (LP: #955780)
  • Improved search tool (LP: #1181534, #1184599, #1180962)
  • Improved scripting engine (LP: #1202637, #1091626)

Fixed:

  • Satellites plugin cause crash when enabled in distant past (LP: #955780)
  • Landscape colour saturation at summer noon (LP: #1115364)
  • wrong rendering of Planet's shadow (LP: #1131847)
  • stellarium crashes (LP: #1157930, #1177871, #1194838, #1173355, #1184599)
  • mismatched malloc/delete (LP: #1172931)
  • error in template code (LP: #1178257)
  • undefined template function in vecmath (LP: #1178391)
  • Setting Startup date and time (Other:) sets time to UTC, not my local (EDT) time (LP: #1198570)
  • Debug messages don't completely convert paths to local directory separator (LP: #682633)
  • Garbled text hovering over time/date (LP: #1176424)
  • Set time to now (Icon not illuminated) (LP: #1178498)
  • Tongan translation discrepancies (LP: #1181945)
  • POD document (LP: #1184459)
  • No orbits displayed for some planets' satellites (LP: #834727)

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Released 2013-04-21

Release of Stellarium version 0.12.1 is now available.

New features: Caldwell catalog for nebulae, re-packed star catalogs (Hipparcos and Tycho-2), delta-T manager, star magnitude limit control, localization for Windows installer, updates textures of galaxies and nebulae and various small GUI changes. The release has over 30 closed bugs in the core application and plugins.

A huge thanks to our community whose contributions help to make Stellarium better!

We updated the configuration file and the Solar System file, so if you have an existing Stellarium installation, it is possible that you need to reset the settings after you install the new version.

Changelog:

Bugfix release with few new features.

Added:

  • Use different formulae for DeltaT calculations (LP: #1106658)
  • Show/hide starts at magnitude > X feature (LP: #880256, #1132010)
  • Added translations for Inno Setup installer (LP: #1159080)
  • Added Caldwell catalog
  • New skyculture: Tongan
  • New feature for Oculars plugin: support Barlow/Shapley lenses
  • Control brightness of the milky way (LP: #1106755)
  • Satellites plugin: New Galileo satellites (LP: #1169252)
  • Control brightness of the landscapes at startup (LP: #1149882, #603376)

Changed:

  • Repacked default star catalogs (LP: #1124221)
  • Repacked locations catalog (LP: #1131036)
  • Refactored GUI
  • Update textures for DSO (LP: #1126959, #1114645)
  • Improved accuracy for NEO (LP: #1100766, #1080154)

Fixed:

  • Sidereal day & sunrise/sunset (LP: #1106754)
  • Wrong solar day (LP: #1113249)
  • Pluto and Charon are not tidally locked in Stellarium (LP: #968738)
  • Search problem in different language (LP: #1131034)
  • Bortle light pollution scale setting not working (LP: #1121630)
  • The preference of "Render Solar Shadow" cannot be saved (LP: #1114279)
  • Background color of the night sky (LP: #1085375)
  • Time is slightly off (from system time) (LP: #1113222)
  • Dynamic plugins don't load on windows (LP: #1168958)
  • Cursor jumps out of altitude input box (LP: #1156112)
  • Missing splash screen on Windows and Mac OS X (LP: #1131942)
  • Satellite event times differ (LP: #1114644)
  • Plugin "Time Zone" display problem on Mac OSX (LP: #1114330)
  • Yellow/Black Checkered Flag while Object Picture is Loading (LP: #1113064)
  • Omega Centauri strange appearance on Mac (LP: #1114645)
  • Planet display bug (LP: #1114036)
  • Star on meridian has wrong hour angle (LP: #1131206)
  • Location window spin box up/down behavior (LP: #1093229)

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Released 2013-01-31

The Stellarium development team is proud to announce the release of version 0.12.0 of Stellarium.

This release brings some interesting new features:

  • New rendering engine (Now you can see shadows on planets surfaces).
  • New keybinding engine (Now all keybindings can be edit).
  • Improvements for scripting engine.
  • Improvements for DSO
  • Improvements for search tool
  • Improvements accuracy for archaeoastronomical events

There have also been a large number of bug fixes and GUI improvements. A huge thanks to all community bug reporters.

Note: We are strongly recommended reset all your Stellarium's settings if you upgrade your previous installation!

Changelog:

New rendering engine, editable keybindings, bug fixes and improvements.

Added:

  • New rendering engine (LP: #673183)
  • Editable keybindings (LP: #1098851, #1035635, #832256, #789002)
  • Scripting for plugins (LP: #1040242)
  • Some transneptunian objects (LP: #899084, #1051205)
  • New geographical locations (LP: #1051803)
  • New textures for DSO
  • DeltaT and lunar acceleration computation (LP: #575621)

Changed:

  • Improving the scripting engine (LP: #1059368)
  • Improving the plugins (LP: #1082167, #1042714)
  • Improving the coordinate grids (LP: #1036294)
  • Improving the constellation boundaries (LP: #1039072)
  • Improving the search tool

Fixed:

  • Clang Wself-assign warning during build process on some platforms (LP: #1097358)
  • Bugs in Observability plugin (LP: #1042059, #1054599, #1053058)
  • Bugs in TUI plugin (LP: #1083380)
  • Bugs in Satellites plugin (LP: #1048220)
  • Bugs in Compass plugin (LP: #695891)
  • Bugs in scripting engine (LP: #1046518, #1092781)
  • Font corruption bugs (LP: #597633, #778747, #819278, #903310)
  • Screen flashing in fullscreen mode (LP: #716695, #824788)
  • Lost nebula images (LP: #1042393, #1051038)
  • Bugs in Night Vision mode (LP: #578367)
  • Bugs in GUI and Core (LP: #1090722, #1082510, #1071455, #1071458, #1056868, #1054600, #1045111, #1040944, #1077545)
  • Crashes (LP: #1043640, #1044654, #1045783)

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Released 2012-08-26

The Stellarium development team is proud to announce the release of version 0.11.4 of Stellarium.

This release brings some interesting new features:

  • New plugin: Exoplanets.
  • New plugin: Observability analysis.
  • Improvements to Night Vision mode.
  • Improvements for *BSD systems.
  • New scripts.

There have also been a large number of bug fixes and some performance and GUI improvements. A huge thanks to all community bug reporters.

Changelog:

Bug fix release with new features.

Added:

  • New plugin: Exoplanets
  • New plugin: Observability analysis
  • Get geometric altitude and azimuth for script engine (LP: #1010617)
  • Sky image loading with altitude/azimuth coordinates (LP: #1023548)
  • New hotkey for star name labels (LP: #1032989)
  • Option to activate/deactivate the Nebula Background Images button via GUI (LP: #925247)
  • Return to user set location and landscape (LP: #981507)
  • Display degrees and minutes for FOV of CCD (LP: #998761)
  • Adding all possible satellites (LP: #1006495)
  • Building a Windows x64 packages (LP: #1003041, #1027607)
  • Apply atmosphere effect only on bodies with atmosphere (LP: #971875)

Fixed:

  • Various Stellarium freezes and crashed (LP: #1005155, #1030913, #940638, #992267, #1033380, #951967, #1040054)
  • Various plugins issues (LP: #751381, #892027, #1006134, #1040066, #1040085)
  • Various issues for nebulae (LP: #1026021, #744517)
  • Add/subtract one sidereal year jumps wrong amount (LP: #1006208)
  • Various small issues, typos and mistakes (LP: #1022506, #1032469, #1019247, #985204)
  • Various issues in Scripting Engine (LP: #1023934, #1017148, #1017154, #730180)

Changed:

  • New tab in the configuration window to control the selected object information.
  • Improvement Night Vision mode
  • Extend list of default scripts

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Released 2012-05-18

The Stellarium team announces the release of Stellarium version 0.11.3.

This is a bug fix release. We closed more 30 bugs in the main application and in the plugins and also small improvements of GUI. A huge thanks to all community bug reporters who helped us a lot finding bugs!

Changelog:

Added:

  • ecliptic grid (LP: #834307)
  • world observatories to the locations list (LP: #891643)
  • allow configuration of url for SIMBAD lookups (LP: #948528)
  • opportunity to freely choose the object information to display (LP: #834325)
  • Pluto texture (LP: #906766)

Fixed:

  • No objects under horizon (LP: #952532)
  • (MinGW-w64) CMake does not detect Win64 (LP: #951465)
  • (MinGW-w64) Compilation errors (LP: #951405, #951742)
  • Oculars FOV (LP: #971066, #962691)
  • "Galactic Plane" string does not get translated when language is switched (LP: #976515)
  • Use freedesktop specification for Unity quicklists (LP: #959893)
  • Apparent diameter of planets with rings (LP: #960904)
  • Crash [assert] when FOV is small and Quasars or Historical Supernovae plugins is enabled (LP: #961011)
  • Angle Measure plug-in reads the wrong options from the configuration file (LP: #954205)
  • Crash in debug mode on displaying constellation borders (LP: #951967)
  • Star halo "dances" for small Solar System objects (LP: #805810)
  • RTL-languages is not displayed correctly when using gravity labels (LP: #801668)
  • Orbits with close perihelions are not displayed correctly (LP: #640455)
  • Precision of angular diameter lower than intended (LP: #955635)
  • Moons' orbit lines broken by parent planet movement with time (LP: #889712)
  • Invalid user defined location cause Stellarium to crash (LP: #860220)
  • Difficulty to select zoomed in planets and moons (LP: #854374)
  • Altazimutal grid not overlapping equatorial grid when located on poles (LP: #775972)
  • Global key bindings not global (LP: #687288)
  • Screenshot write permission fail (Vista/7) (LP: #568086)
  • Wrong planet phases as seen from more outer planets (LP: #803305)
  • Zoom in/out command sticks (LP: #712112)
  • Importing SSOs causes some strange effects (LP: #969211)
  • Not updated values of dimensions of CCD while changes telescopes (LP: #998726)
  • Gravity labels rendered incorrectly (LP: #998121)
  • Keyboard shortcut for subtract one sidereal year don't works (LP: #997873)

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Released 2012-03-10

The Stellarium team is very proud to announce the release of stable version 0.11.2. The main theme of this version seems to be localization - most of the text used by the default plug-ins is now translatable, landscape names are now translatable, country names are now translatable, scripts names and descriptions are now translatable. Also we fixed 47 different bugs. A huge thanks to all community bug reporters who helped us a lot finding bugs!

Changelog:

The main theme of this version seems to be localization:

  • most of the text used by the default plug-ins is now translatable
  • landscape names are now translatable
  • country names are now translatable
  • scripts names and descriptions are now translatable

Oculars plug-in:

  • added an optional control panel displayed in the upper-right corner of the screen as an alternative to the pop-up menu that was used to control it in the previous version;
  • overhaul of the pop-up menu, the underlined letters in it can be used as keyboard shortcuts;
  • added the ability to rearrange the items in the lists of oculars, telescopes and sensors;
  • fixed the inappropriate flipping of the binoculars view;

Satellites plug-in:

  • fixed title bar of the Satellites config window not being resized with the rest of the window (LP: #900575)
  • catalog numbers are now used to identify satellites, preventing bugs with duplicate satellites and satellites renamed in the source lists
  • catalog number and international designator are now displayed for each satellite
  • a simple windows to add satellites has been added (LP: #898476)

Added:

  • Ctrl+C binding to copy selected object info text to clipboard.
  • to the Windows installer options to remove files left over from the previous installation.
  • windows no longer can be dragged to unreachable positions.
  • the "Save settings" button now saves the current main window position, too.
  • the language list is now sorted by language name, not language code.
  • the "Reload style" action has been removed, as the underlying feature no longer works. If you decide to design a new visual style for Stellarium, please contact us to give you a version where it works.
  • distance in km (if the distance is below 0.1 AU) to the information displayed about Solar System objects. (LP: #894472)
  • the StelGui::getSkyGui() method to allow plug-in developers to create their own toolbars and other GUI elements.
  • an option to show the galactic coordinates grid and the galactic plane.
  • several trans-Neptunian objects (TNOs): Sedna, Quaoar, Orcus, Haumea.
  • the Quasars plug-in.
  • the Pulsars plug-in.
  • more detailed information is now added to the log file for Mac OS X.
  • (experimental) modelling of atmospheric extinction for point objects.
  • changed the position of the text in the Text User Interface plug-in. (LP: #911594)
  • a checkbox allowing the SIMBAD on-line search to be enabled/disabled.

Fixed:

  • startup script crash (LP: #689657)
  • plugin names localization in the Configuration window (LP: #807402)
  • resizing of the tabs in Configuration and View windows on language change (LP: #821386)
  • sky lines' labels not translated on language change (LP: #811659)
  • "Get catalog" button not translated on language change (LP: #890608)
  • last star catalog not being offered for download (LP: #538291, LP: #890789)
  • proxy configuration without username/password
  • Telescope Control plug-in: mishandling of IP connections in the telescope configuration window (LP: #843837)
  • Pluto's moon Hydra preventing the constellation from being selected in Search and scripts (LP: #894780)
  • scripting code still being included despite ENABLE_SCRIPTING set to 0 (LP: #811505)
  • constellations lines and names not displayed (LP: #945146)
  • newly created location cannot be set as default (LP: #889931)

Files:

  • Stellarium-0.11.2-PowerPC.dmg - Stellarium 0.11.2 for Mac OS X (10.5; PowerPC)
  • Stellarium-0.11.2-Intel.dmg - Stellarium 0.11.2 for Mac OS X (10.5+; Intel)
  • Stellarium-0.11.2-Universal.dmg - Stellarium 0.11.2 for Mac OS X (10.5+; Universal binary)
  • stellarium-0.11.2-win32.exe - Stellarium 0.11.2 for Windows (32-bit)
  • stellarium-0.11.2.tar.bz2 - Stellarium 0.11.2 for Linux/*BSD/Solaris (source code)
  • stellarium-0.11.2.tar.gz - Stellarium 0.11.2 for Linux/*BSD/Solaris (source code)

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Released 2011-11-04

The Stellarium team is very proud to announce the release of stable version 0.11.1. This is an important bug fix release closing more than 20 bugs in the main application and in the plugins. It also brings small GUI usability improvements. A huge thanks to all community bug reporters who helped us a lot finding bugs!

Changelog:

Added:

  • new skyculture: Arabic
  • new moons and rings (LP: #815484, #834336)
  • new translations for landscapes and sky cultures (LP: #849292)
  • possibility to observate geo-orbiting satellites (LP: #837274)
  • new cities (LP: #856343, #860206)

Fixed:

  • misspelling on a star name (LP: #884795)
  • location window: map pointer position is updated on longitude/latitude change.
  • location window: fixed checking "Use as default" changing the name of the selected location to "New Location" (LP: #881613)
  • Solar System Editor plug-in: a bug in the parsing of MPC lists: the epoch's Julian Day value was wrong by 0.5 JD (LP: #836839)
  • Solar System Editor plug-in: crash while trying to browse for a local file (LP: #837396)
  • Historical Supernovae plug-in: a bug in plug-in name (LP: #803157)
  • Historical Supernovae plug-in: a bug in selected instead of nearby stars (LP: #835815)
  • doesn't load localised description of skyculture/landscape if applanguage=system_default (LP: #845924)
  • add/remove landscapes dialog bug in OSX 10.6.8 (LP: #812008)
  • horizon line setting not saved (LP: #811945)
  • orbital period totally wrong for Himalia (LP: #806174)
  • flag_show_fps = false & flag_show_fov = flase (LP: #728294)
  • 0.11.0 will crash if a landscape is selected with misspelled planet name (LP: #835422)
  • crash on selecting off-Earth location in the Location window (LP: #834886)
  • 0.11.0 crashes when switching language while location window is open (LP: #824936)
  • 0.11.0 crashes when trying using custom distortion file (LP: #871313)

Files:

  • Stellarium-0.11.1-Universal.dmg - Stellarium 0.11.1 for Mac OS X (10.5+; Universal binary)
  • Stellarium-0.11.1-Intel.dmg - Stellarium 0.11.1 for Mac OS X (10.5+; Intel)
  • stellarium-0.11.1.tar.gz - Stellarium 0.11.1 for Linux/*BSD/Solaris (source code)
  • Stellarium-0.11.1-PowerPC.dmg - Stellarium 0.11.1 for Mac OS X (10.5; PowerPC)
  • stellarium-0.11.1-win32.exe - Stellarium 0.11.1 for Windows (32-bit)