Sunday, October 26 2014
I'm beginning to get older and suddenly I noticed that it is harder to read object labels on the map at night. Besides that, I received some feedback about smaller issues with objects missing in the object lists of some of the maps.
That is why I thought it would be a good idea to review all the maps. In the mean time I got a helping hand from Dennis. We hope to release a full 9m atlas for the northern sky before Christmas 2014.
The main changes in the new maps are:
- Bigger fonts for better readability
- Removed some duplicates from the database
- Added missing objects in the object lists
- We put all all under a Creative Commons License
- New cover sheet with credits to the data sources for the maps
Maps will be uploaded as they become available. On the download page reviewed maps receive a rev label and completely new maps are recognizable as such by the word new.