Re: Heavensat Program

From: Joe (
Date: Thu Jun 13 2013 - 19:56:13 UTC

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    On 6/13/2013 12:46 PM, wrote:
    > NOTE: fixed quoting flow...
    > On 6/13/2013 13:17, Joe wrote:
    >> On 6/13/2013 11:33 AM, wrote:
    >>> On 6/13/2013 10:01, Joe wrote:
    >>>> Is there a way to adjust the speed at when you tell it to move timewise.
    >>>> to make it change rates?
    >>> do you mean like instead of updating every 5 seconds, it updates every 1 second?
    >> I mean like with this bird going past Saturn thing,
    >> If I wanted to try to see any others go by something else.
    > ahhh... ok...
    >> Say Saturn again, I set it up so the time is shortly after dusk, I
    >> center Saturn in the field of view with it still rather wide say 10 degrees.
    >> Then hit the button to make it start moving timewise.
    >> Right now it is either perfectly times 1 second of time passed in the
    >> program and 1 second of real time. or it is very close to 1 to 1 if is
    >> is not.
    > right...
    >> What i want to do is to speed it up, like 10 times or something, so I
    >> can sit and see if anything may pass close again, without having to
    >> watch for hours.
    > ok, yeah, you want simulated time... as someone else already mentioned, i think
    > the only way currently is to stop time and then use the slider to advance it...
    > then you are not limited to how long you have to watch but how much you move the
    > slider... something like that, anyway...
    > personally, this is one of the reasons why i have several satellite tracking
    > programs that offer astronomical views of the sky... i can speed up time if i
    > like or i can simply advance it at my pace... some are better than others and
    > the ones with primary sky viewing are not as good for satellite watching but
    > they are getting better... slowly but better :)
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