STAR Atlas:PRO frequently asked questions - FAQs
When I choose [Locate] the Astro Database Manager displays dozens of buttons with Astronomical Catalogue Designations. What are these buttons and how to I use them?
The top right corner of the Astronomical Database Manager screen is filled with dozens of buttons grouped into Galaxies, Star Clusters, Globulars, etc. These buttons are most useful when you are looking for an object in a certain astronomical catalogue but you do not know the exact catalogue designation, just the catalogue number.
Let's suppose, you were told that Hickson Compact Group number 52, was well worth a look. So you have pulled out your laptop, boot up STAR Atlas: PRO and now how do you find it?
The flotilla of buttons in the Astronomical Database Manager solves this problem for you.
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