On 18 March 2012 14:15, bdwashbu <firstname.lastname@example.org
> Hello everyone, I'm new and very excited to be working on Stellarium! I
> have an idea for my first activity.
> Right now, in the Sky and Viewing options "Sky" tab, there is a single
> slider for "Nebulas". Not only is the term "Nebulas" a little misleading, I
> believe, but it isn't specific enough. Many times when I use Stellarium
> there are moments where I only want the galaxies, or globulars, to have an
> icon over them. The "Nebulas" slider turns on all deep-sky objects and it
> can be too overwhelming!
> I'm firmly believe deep sky objects are awesome enough to warrent their own
> little sub-section of the "Sky" tab. This section would include perhaps 4
> different sliders: "Galaxies", "Globular Clusters", "Nebulas", and "Other".
> This way, you have more control.
> I also think that the sliders should be ticked and a label show their
> current value, because I'm not even sure what their value currently
> represents. (I assume apparent magnitude)
> All in all, I think it'd be cool to enable this sort of thinking: "I want to
> see all the Globular clusters with at most an apparent magnitude of 5, and
> galaxies 4.8 because they're a little harder to see with my current set of
> binoculars." (or something like that)
> Is this a good idea?