Re: [nbos] AstroSynthesis 3 Search facility, etc.
"Mike Oliver"
Tue Apr 10th, 2012
It will usually be something like HIP 386542 or HD 219323. Occasionally I'll
enter something like a name (Apheratz) that will get a response (for
example, Sol did) but it appears the search engine doesn't like catalogue
numbers.



Cheers,



Mike

www.warmodelling.co.uk

-----Original Message-----
From: nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com [mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com]
On Behalf Of Dan Williamson
Sent: 10 April 2012 16:48
To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
Subject: Re: [nbos] AstroSynthesis 3 Search facility, etc.



Mike,



Can you provide an example of exactly what you are entering in the search
box?



Dan Williamson


On Apr 10, 2012, at 5:59, "Mike Oliver" <m.oliver121-at-btinternet.com> wrote:

I've just resurrected an earlier project to produce an AS3 map of the real
universe to 50 light years out from Sol for Traveller 2300AD (T2300). I am
using the Kepner_50lyr_stars CSV files provided very kindly by a member of
these lists as the sector file and endeavouring to identify the star systems
from the Near Star List provided with the T2300 game.



I have two problems for which I am seeking help:



1. The Game uses the old Gliese Star Catalogue to identify the systems
but the Kepner file uses Hipparcos, Henry Draper and other catalogues. I
can't find a means of marrying the various catalogue references.

2. When I try to use the Search facility in AS3 to locate systems by
the catalogue number, it returns an error message: 'Unknown search term near
" hd" ' (for the Henry Draper catalogue numbers).



Can anyone please offer some suggestions as to how I can resolve these
issues? If I can get the project finished, I'll put it up for other members
to download (which I had promised to do when I first embarked on the project
4 or 5 years ago. I think Doug Jesse and Roland Volz had expressed an
interest at that time.



Cheers,



Mike

www.warmodelling.co.uk

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