Re: [nbos] AstroSynthesis 3 Search facility, etc.
Doug Jessee
Tue Apr 10th, 2012
I have been thinking of putting together a MySQL and python page to allow
for searches, etc...

-Doug Jessee


On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 10:26 PM, Daniel Williamson <enki_29205-at-yahoo.com>wrote:

> Don't do that. I have the 2300AD near star list around here someplace.
> Let me look around and get back to you. I had a lot of time in college.
>
> Dan
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> *From:* Andrew Staples <andy.staples-at-gmail.com>
> *To:* nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
> *Sent:* Tuesday, April 10, 2012 10:29 AM
> *Subject:* Re: [nbos] AstroSynthesis 3 Search facility, etc.
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> 2300 uses a slightly modified version of the gliese number. It also used
> the gleise 2 catalogue (gliese 3 came out after the game).
> There were a couple of errors in the Near
> Star List. Furthermore, GDW didn't use any particular coordinate system
> for the data. They spun it round in Macspin until none of the stars
> overlapped.
> I looked into using an established catalogue (gliese 2 being the obvious
> one) to use in astrosynthesis for 2300ad, but the problems were great
> enough that I decided it was easier to manually type the near star list
> into a spreadsheet manually.
> I'm about halfway through that, I think.
> On 10 Apr 2012 17:07, "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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