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en:news:ucac4_catalog [2016/03/03 15:55]
pch [Use with Skychart]
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 Each file is about 600 MB is size. Each file is about 600 MB is size.
  
-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 file 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 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.\\
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 {{:​en:​news:​config_ucac1.jpg?​300|}} ​ {{:​en:​news:​config_ucac2.jpg?​200|}} {{:​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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