The sourceforge file release system documentation is available here:
If you would like to upload the file (just the anonymos FTP part, described
in section E01- 05) and then email me with the file name, I would be happy
to create the file release system (FRS) item.
Email me as soon as the file is uploaded, this gives me 24 hours to create
the FRS item before the file is purged from the upload area.
I am curious to know if it will be possible for me to use the file with my
limited memory system. I doubt it, but it will be fun to try.
Direct address: matthewg42(at)gmail(dot)com
On Friday 25 January 2008, Johannes Gajdosik wrote:
> Deear developers,
> Because of a user request I have assembled one more star catalog file:
> stars_9_2v0_0.cat: 1529994970 bytes, 251503903 stars with
> In the current implementation there can hardly be a stars_10.cat,
> because the triangles of the grid alone (not the stars) would take up
> 1.5GB of main memory. Therefore I have crammed the stars up to mag 21.1
> into the above file. The problem is that in this magnitude range the
> completeness of the NOMAD seems to be not so overwhelming, at least
> with my method of severely rejecting possible artefacts. Although the
> faint stars clearly show up for instance in the Magelan clouds. It
> might be worth taking a look at the original (unfiltered) NOMAD stars
> including artefacts, maybe I will do this sometime. It is also
> interesting that the faint stars are mostly on the blue photographic
> plates only.
> Anyway since I cannot send this file as an email attachment, there
> remains the question how to proceed. If it does not hurt you, I would
> upload the file to sourceforge, but I can recommend it only to the
> enthusiasts, not to the people thinking mag13 is enough.
> So if you agree, could you tell me again how to upload onto sourceforge.