Stellarium 0.13.1

The second release in the 0.13 series: bug fix release.

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Project:
Stellarium
Series:
0.13
Version:
0.13.1
Released:
2014-10-19  
Registrant:
Alexander Wolf
Release registered:
2014-10-19
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Assignees:
16 Alexander Wolf, 1 De Mickey, 3 Guillaume Chereau, 1 Vladislav Bataron, 6 gzotti
Blueprints:
2 Implemented
Bugs:
1 Won't Fix, 27 Fix Released

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Release notes 

The Stellarium development team after 3 months of development is proud to announce the first correcting release of Stellarium in series 0.13.x - version 0.13.1.

This release brings few new features and fixes:
- Added: Light layer for old_style landscapes
- Added: Auto-detect location via network lookup.
- Added: Seasonal rules for displaying constellations
- Added: Coordinates can be displayed as decimal degrees (LP: #1106743)
- Added: Support of multi-touch gestures on Windows 8 (LP: #1165754)
- Added: FOV on bottom bar can be displayed in DMS rather than fractional degrees (LP: #1361582)
- Added: Oculars plugins support eyepieces with permanent crosshairs (LP: #1364139)
- Added: Pointer Coordinates Plugin can displayed not only RA/Dec (J2000.0) (LP: #1365784, #1377995)
- Added: Angle Measure Plugin can measure positional angles to the horizon now (LP: #1208143)
- Added: Search tool can search position not only for RA/Dec (J2000.0) (LP: #1358706)
- Fixed: Galactic plane renamed to correct: Galactic equator (LP: #1367744)
- Fixed: Speed issues when computing lots of comets (LP: #1350418)
- Fixed: Spherical mirror distortion work correctly now (LP: #676260, #1338252)
- Fixed: Location coordinates on the bottom bar displayed correctly now (LP: #1357799)
- Fixed: Ecliptic coordinates for J2000.0 and grids diplayed correctly now (LP: #1366567, #1369166)
- Fixed: Rule for select a celestial objects (LP: #1357917)
- Fixed: Loading extra star catalogs (LP: #1329500, #1379241)
- Fixed: Creates spurious directory on startup (LP: #1357758)
- Fixed: Various GUI/rendering improvements (LP: #1380502, #1320065, #1338252, #1096050, #1376550, #1382689)
- Fixed: "missing disk in drive <whatever>" (LP: #1371183)

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

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Bugfix release with few new features.
- Added: Light layer for old_style landscapes
- Added: Auto-detect location via network lookup.
- Added: Seasonal rules for displaying constellations
- Added: Coordinates can be displayed as decimal degrees (LP: #1106743)
- Added: Support of multi-touch gestures on Windows 8 (LP: #1165754)
- Added: FOV on bottom bar can be displayed in DMS rather than fractional degrees (LP: #1361582)
- Added: Oculars plugins support eyepieces with permanent crosshairs (LP: #1364139)
- Added: Pointer Coordinates Plugin can displayed not only RA/Dec (J2000.0) (LP: #1365784, #1377995)
- Added: Angle Measure Plugin can measure positional angles to the horizon now (LP: #1208143)
- Added: Search tool can search position not only for RA/Dec (J2000.0) (LP: #1358706)
- Fixed: Galactic plane renamed to correct: Galactic equator (LP: #1367744)
- Fixed: Speed issues when computing lots of comets (LP: #1350418)
- Fixed: Spherical mirror distortion work correctly now (LP: #676260, #1338252)
- Fixed: Location coordinates on the bottom bar displayed correctly now (LP: #1357799)
- Fixed: Ecliptic coordinates for J2000.0 and grids diplayed correctly now (LP: #1366567, #1369166)
- Fixed: Rule for select a celestial objects (LP: #1357917)
- Fixed: Loading extra star catalogs (LP: #1329500, #1379241)
- Fixed: Creates spurious directory on startup (LP: #1357758)
- Fixed: Various GUI/rendering improvements (LP: #1380502, #1320065, #1338252, #1096050, #1376550, #1382689)
- Fixed: "missing disk in drive <whatever>" (LP: #1371183)

2 blueprints and 28 bugs targeted

Blueprint Priority Assignee Delivery
Auto-set Stellarium's location on launch Auto-set Stellarium's location on launch 2 Low gzotti  11 Implemented
Enhanced Location Window Enhanced Location Window 2 Low gzotti  11 Implemented
Bug report Importance Assignee Status
1356385 #1356385 Constellation boundaries (0.12 and up) 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  4 Won't Fix
1320065 #1320065 Huge patch with almost no stars 3 High Guillaume Chereau  10 Fix Released
1329500 #1329500 Tried 13.0 dev10_win64 ,won't load extra star catalogs 3 High Guillaume Chereau  10 Fix Released
1350418 #1350418 Framerate decreases if importing mpc data 3 High gzotti  10 Fix Released
1357917 #1357917 stars visible, but not selectable (clickable) 3 High gzotti  10 Fix Released
1379241 #1379241 Le chargement des catalogues complémentaires d'étoiles ne fonctionne pas 3 High Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1338252 #1338252 Spherical Mirror Mode goes black on Mac OS 4 Medium Guillaume Chereau  10 Fix Released
1356018 #1356018 Import orbital elements in MPC format ... 4 Medium   10 Fix Released
1357799 #1357799 0.13.0 location coordinates on the lower bar 4 Medium Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1366567 #1366567 J2000 ecliptic coordinates incorrect 4 Medium De Mickey  10 Fix Released
1369166 #1369166 Half of the Hour Angle labels are off by 12 hours 4 Medium Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1374727 #1374727 13.0.90 cannot load Qt platform plugin 4 Medium Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1096050 #1096050 weird overlay effects in OpenGL painter on NVidia 5 Low   10 Fix Released
1357758 #1357758 Creates spurious directory on startup 5 Low Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1367744 #1367744 galactic plane - a misnomer 5 Low gzotti  10 Fix Released
1376550 #1376550 Selecting location enables Atmosphere 5 Low Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1377995 #1377995 Pointer Coordinates 5 Low Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1380502 #1380502 L'heure programmée de démarrage est fausse 5 Low Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1382689 #1382689 Celestial Sphere flips - West is East 5 Low Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1106743 #1106743 RA to Decimal Degrees 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1165754 #1165754 Windows 8 multi-touch gestures don't work in Stellarium 6 Wishlist Vladislav Bataron  10 Fix Released
1208143 #1208143 Angle Measure: angle to the horizon 6 Wishlist gzotti  10 Fix Released
1240075 #1240075 Add display of ecliptic longitude/latitude in the info area 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1358706 #1358706 fixed point from observer's reference 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1361582 #1361582 FoV in dms rather than fractional degrees 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1363585 #1363585 Should provide FPS/CPU limitation & other things 6 Wishlist   10 Fix Released
1364139 #1364139 Wish List Item - Previously Requested - Oculars - Permanent Crosshairs 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
1365784 #1365784 Pointer Coordinates Plugin - Feature Request 6 Wishlist Alexander Wolf  10 Fix Released
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