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Observing the ISS visually with SS
      #6048693 - 08/27/13 12:08 PM

I was wondering if anybody has used the satellite feature in Sky Safari to track the ISS visually in a scope. Is this something that can give you a glimpse of detail? I assume I would just use the GOTO feature like any other object? Focus seems like it could be a challenge.

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Re: Observing the ISS visually with SS new [Re: Qwickdraw]
      #6048762 - 08/27/13 12:48 PM

SkySafari cannot track satellites. It will GoTo the current location, but the satellite will have moved on by the time the mount gets there. We are hoping to have this capability (for some mounts) in SkySafari 4.

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Re: Observing the ISS visually with SS new [Re: btschumy]
      #6049083 - 08/27/13 03:23 PM

Thanks Bill, any more details on 4 I can read about?

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Re: Observing the ISS visually with SS new [Re: Qwickdraw]
      #6049267 - 08/27/13 04:48 PM

No public details at this time.

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Re: Observing the ISS visually with SS new [Re: btschumy]
      #6051040 - 08/28/13 04:47 PM

I know there is a thread on Yahoo forums about a wish list for 4. One thing I cant stand is when I search for an object and then click off of it I have do another search. Short of adding everything I look for in my observing list I think a "resent history" would be a great feature to have in the search page.

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Re: Observing the ISS visually with SS new [Re: Qwickdraw]
      #6051054 - 08/28/13 04:55 PM

That's a great suggestion! I second it!

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Re: Observing the ISS visually with SS new [Re: WesC]
      #6051316 - 08/28/13 07:11 PM

Well, you'll be happy to hear that a History list is already implemented in SkySafari 4

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Re: Observing the ISS visually with SS new [Re: btschumy]
      #6052421 - 08/29/13 12:09 PM

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Well, you'll be happy to hear that a History list is already implemented in SkySafari 4




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