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#51 Starhunter249

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 09:59 AM

Wow! Thank you. This DSO tool is amazing. I bookmarked it as a favorite. Thank you again for your contribution to the world of amateur astronomy.

#52 planet earth

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 04:51 AM

Hi Sebastian,

Thanks for making it available for us. One suggestion for me is to allow another color scheme. I'm 50 years old and am having a hard time reading the page. Maybe you could include an option for an easy to read color format??

peace & clear skies,


Nice,I like it. But I need a easier to read color scheme also!
Clear Skies
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#53 sebagr

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Posted 14 July 2012 - 10:24 PM

Hi guys,

I've been quite busy in the past few months, but I'm slowly working on a new version in which the color scheme will be different (grey over black).

In the meantime, you'll see there's a "Switch night mode" button at the top right of the page. You can change the colors with it to black over white - quite classic and no style whatsoever but hopefully you'll find it better :)

Best,

S.

#54 YogieOne

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 06:39 AM

Just found this "App" Been wishing for some way of compiling a list that will be available for my viewing position, for the time I am/will be viewing any time I need one. This DSO Browser is exactly what I am looking for. Many thanks for making it available. I have bookmarked the site and added it to my favourites lists.
The only problem I have found (Just a minute one for not too many other people) is that my timezone (Adelaide, South Australia) is Plus 9 and a Half hours (+9.5 hours). There is not any timezone available - either 9 or 10.
Congrats, for a very good aplication, and thank you.

Y/O (YogieOne)

#55 dan777

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 08:58 PM

This is awesome Sebastian, thanks for your effort.
I don't know how I missed this for the past two years. Somebody should have kicked me!

#56 Tim Gilliland

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 05:41 AM

Thank you very much! This is going to be a great help!

#57 habitforming

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 12:42 AM

Just wanted to say thanks for a terrific reference tool! Has there been any consideration of making it into an android app?

#58 Jeff Smith

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 09:50 AM

Bookmarked. Thank you :)

#59 Kimbo2112

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 12:25 PM

Love this...thank you!

#60 ThreeD

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 12:45 PM

Yup cool tool.

Any chance of adding an option to save a list in a format that can be imported by apps such as Sky Safari?

#61 Louietheflyisme

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Posted 29 July 2013 - 05:52 AM

This is a really neat tool! Thanks a lot for it!

#62 ICallHimGamblor

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Posted 29 July 2013 - 08:37 AM

Love this tool.

Maybe it's just the way I work in browsers, but when someone returns a list to me, I like to right click on some of them and open them up in separate tabs. Then I can look at several items simultaneously and compare them. It also allows me to work quicker without having to constantly re-render my initial list page.

Can you change the way your object links are generated so that you can work in multiple tabs?

#63 sebagr

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 11:23 AM

Maybe it's just the way I work in browsers, but when someone returns a list to me, I like to right click on some of them and open them up in separate tabs. Then I can look at several items simultaneously and compare them. It also allows me to work quicker without having to constantly re-render my initial list page.

Can you change the way your object links are generated so that you can work in multiple tabs?


Hi! You can do so by middle-clicking the "details" link in the right side of the list :)

Clear skies!

S.

#64 ICallHimGamblor

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 02:35 PM

I am so confused. Now I can right-click and open in new tab, but I SWEAR I tried that before in several browsers and it didn't work. Weird.

#65 WadeVC

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Posted 09 September 2013 - 01:36 AM

Not only is this awesome and I have bookmarked it; I have also left a link to it from my Backyard Astronomy Facebook Page for others as well.

Just awesome!!!!! :bow:

#66 nosmoke

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Posted 01 December 2013 - 07:05 PM

Hi, very interesting web site! One question:

I don't quite understand how "brightness" is calculated. It is apparently (magnitude)/(area of the object). Or, as the web page states, "magnitude per squared arc second". So, a higher magnitude value (i.e. less light) would produce a higher "brightness" value. But, higher area (i.e. lower brightness for a given amount of light) would produce a lower "brightness" value. The two seem inconsistent. It seems to me it should be calculated as 1/((magnitude)*(area of the object)). Where am I going wrong here??

#67 gregory93

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Posted 26 December 2013 - 07:43 AM

How do you sort by constellation?I clicked on AND and now it sorted it alphabetically i think

It would be nice if you could add a "show all" button.Someone may need to print all the info of a category (for example galaxies in andromeda). That would be easier.

#68 kt4hx

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 08:30 AM

In case some have not noticed, Sebastian has rolled out the new DSO-Browser.com. He has the image issue fixed, and he updated the overall look of the site. I think it looks good, and seems to run a bit smoother now as well. I hope everyone will check it out. You can click on this link to my favorite open cluster to give it a look.

http://dso-browser.c...o/info/NGC/2362

#69 MAURITS

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Posted 10 May 2014 - 10:52 AM

Sebastian, so an interesting tool, thank you!






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