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Astroart 8 SP2

Posted: 19 Sep 2022, 16:50
by fabdev
Hello, a new minor version of Astroart 8 is available:

Version 8.0 SP2 - September 18, 2022

* New feature. Tabbed interface when images are maximized.
* New feature. Scripts can be manually paused.
* New feature. Sequences can be manually paused.
* New feature. Software temperature compensation for focusers.
* New feature. Window for dome monitoring and control.
* New feature. User defined pause for telescope settling.
* New feature. Non-linear distortions for image stacking.
* New feature. Full-frame autoguide can save its images.
* New feature. Several new script commands.
* Improved. Finer zoom-out levels.
* Improved. The size of the N-E marker can be set in the Options.
* Improved. All annotations may have multiple lines of text.
* Improved. More FITS files from space telescopes are supported.
* Improved. The direction of autofocus steps can be chosen.
* Improved. Virtual keypad works with more ASCOM telescopes.
* Improved. The ASCOM Chooser can be skipped for all equipment.
* Bug fix. Option for image flipping was ignored in the autocenter window.
* Bug fix. Telescope syncing to last image did not use the JNow setting.

This is probably the biggest upgrade ever released in a service pack. I will write in the following days further details about the features.
Clear skies, Fabio.

Re: Astroart 8 SP2

Posted: 20 Sep 2022, 05:04
by Rudi
Thanks Fabio!
Many great new features, looking forward to try it out!

Re: Astroart 8 SP2

Posted: 20 Sep 2022, 18:43
by Dunmunro
Awesome! Astroart is getting better and better!

Re: Astroart 8 SP2

Posted: 26 Sep 2022, 12:52
by nmac
Thank you for the update!