Re: Skymap : was Freeware sky chart program

From: Ulhas Deshpande (
Date: Tue Oct 22 2002 - 01:16:34 EDT

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    I fully endorse your view. Skymap makes all other sky programmes redundant.
    It is very powerful and meets all needs. I only wish it was possible to show
    the satellites one by one when in allsat mode. The screen gets filled up so
    fast that it is very difficult to identify individual sattelites.
    Ulhas Deshpande
    Nagpur, Central India
    21 08 30 N,79 03 08 E Alt 247 m.
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    Sent: Monday, 21 October, 2002 20:47
    Subject: RE: Freeware sky chart program
    > Just a perspective from a beginner: I really struggled to understand and
    > skymap over about a 3 week period (all of the time searching for a better
    > program). I have now figured it out and have ditched the other software I
    > tried (it makes them redundant). I found the process of learning skymap
    > explained a lot of the principles involved with satellite prediction and
    > trajectories.
    > Even though others might be more pleasing on the eye, skymap is hugely
    > powerful and the only thing I have found it cant do for my purposes is
    > this irritating cloud go away!
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