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 Each file is about 600 MB is size. Each file is about 600 MB is size.
  
-Extract ​all this zip in the same directory (Program Files\Ciel\cat,​ share/​skychart/​cat). As each file is autonomous ​there is two common ​file on each, when prompted for replacement you can respond yes or no without effect.+Extract ​every zip in the same directory (Windows: ​Program Files\Ciel\cat\Linux: /usr/share/​skychart/​cat/, Mac: Applications/​Cartes du Ciel/cat/). As each zip can be used without the other there is two common ​files on each, when prompted for replacement ​by your zip software ​you can respond yes or no to overwrite ​without effect.
  
 Then from Skychart open the menu [[en:​documentation:​catalog|Setup -> Catalog -> Catalog]], click the **Add** button and select the file ucac4\4uc.hdr. Click on the first column to make it green.\\ Then from Skychart open the menu [[en:​documentation:​catalog|Setup -> Catalog -> Catalog]], click the **Add** button and select the file ucac4\4uc.hdr. Click on the first column to make it green.\\
 Do not forget to save the default options. Do not forget to save the default options.
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 +{{:​en:​news:​config_ucac1.jpg?​300|}} ​ {{:​en:​news:​config_ucac2.jpg?​200|}}
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 +Then zoom to a one degree FOV {{:​en:​news:​zoom1.jpg|}} and you must now see the magnitude 16 stars.
  
 My preferred star catalog setting for general use is now: My preferred star catalog setting for general use is now:
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 ===== Build your own catalog ===== ===== Build your own catalog =====
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 If you have a copy of the UCAC4 DVD, or if you download the full u4b folder from the [[ftp://​cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr/​cats/​I/​322A/​|CDS]] or a [[http://​casdc.china-vo.org/​mirror/​UCAC/​UCAC4/​|web mirror]], you can use Catgen to build your own catalog from the original data files. This allow you to include more or less information for each star depending on your needs. If you have a copy of the UCAC4 DVD, or if you download the full u4b folder from the [[ftp://​cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr/​cats/​I/​322A/​|CDS]] or a [[http://​casdc.china-vo.org/​mirror/​UCAC/​UCAC4/​|web mirror]], you can use Catgen to build your own catalog from the original data files. This allow you to include more or less information for each star depending on your needs.
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