This is the first Gnome 2 release of Nova and is considered pre-alpha.
* Anti Aliased sky view
* Contellation outlines.
* 300,000 object Sky2000 catalog
* Planets, Mercury - Pluto now rendered.
* XML sky document format
* Spherical sky view not rendered correctly.
The new libspider library is just in CVS. It contains the IP communications subroutines and some utilities used from the client and server sides.
Released developer versions of libnova and gnova.
Fausto has released the new audine-2.0 driver and
a modified mini-daemon to handle it from spiderd.
libnova is now under CVS. It can currently calculate julian day, nutation, dynamical time, sidereal time, transformation of coordinates, apparent place of a star and heliocentric positions of the planets using VSOP87 theory
The basic daemon for the Nova project has been released.
Some drivers will be added to make it operative.