Posts by Fafers_br

by Fafers_br
16.05.2019, 03:46
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Extrasolar Planets (updated catalogue)
Replies: 21
Views: 885

Re: Extrasolar Planets (updated catalogue)

Great question! Basically, I determined the planetary system's ecliptic plane (if there were transiting planets, it was set as coplanar to the innermost transiting planet, otherwise as might be the case for multi-planet systems from direct imaging or astrometry, it was set as the average orbit plan...
by Fafers_br
15.05.2019, 01:39
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Extrasolar Planets (updated catalogue)
Replies: 21
Views: 885

Re: Extrasolar Planets (updated catalogue)

Good job, Sirius. I line myself up with LukeCEL in the team of the "bit jealous people", because I was also working in my exoplanet catalog. :clap: We did somethings in common like, for example, using Eric Mamajek's table to estimate the spectral types from effective temperatures (at least...
by Fafers_br
02.12.2018, 16:19
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Updated stars.dat for Celestria using Gaia data
Replies: 14
Views: 2639

Re: Updated stars.dat for Celestria using Gaia data

simbad-hipparcos_v114 is now available. This Addon for Celestia v1.6.1 or later provides an updated binary catalog of 114357 stars from the Hipparcos Catalog. It provides star distances, coordinates, spectral types and visual magnitudes obtained from Simbad, as provided by Gaia DR2 and other recent...
by Fafers_br
01.12.2018, 19:51
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Extrasolar, Stars and Exoplanets for Celestia
Replies: 33
Views: 157

Re: Extrasolar, Stars and Exoplanets for Celestia

gironde wrote: It seems that we can add TYC numbers: TYC format 4027-803-1 becomes 18034027 Yes, we can add TYC numbers, but the format demands 10 digits. The green set of number must have 5 of them (using "zeros" at the left in order to achieve this). Then, 4027 - 803 - 1 becomes 1 00803...

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