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====== Orbital Calculator v2.x Release Notes ====== | ====== Orbital Calculator v2.x Release Notes ====== | ||

This lists the important notes on each new release, explaining what has changed and what's new. | This lists the important notes on each new release, explaining what has changed and what's new. | ||

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+ | See the [[blog: | ||

- | ===== 2.0.2.2634 ===== | + | ===== 2.0.8 (2890) ===== |

+ | - Fixed error where numbers in exponent format (e.g. 3.34e-6) weren' | ||

+ | - Added Spherical Calculations to the Gravitational Masses menu | ||

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+ | Spherical Calculations allow you to determine: radius, circumference, | ||

+ | ===== 2.0.7 (2888) ===== | ||

+ | - added ability to get escape velocity in km/s, m/s and mile/s in the Gravitation and Motion screen | ||

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+ | ===== 2.0.6 (2872) ===== | ||

+ | - Added new ' | ||

+ | - Added ability to calculate any one of Distance, Speed or Time from the other two | ||

+ | - Added ability to calculate Free Fall characteristics (velocity, height) from host mass and duration of fall | ||

+ | - Added ability to calculate and/or convert constant acceleration parameters (initial velocity, final velocity, rate of acceleration, | ||

+ | - Added ability to calculate position of centre of gravity in an n-body system in 3D space | ||

+ | - Fixed issue where certain conversion functions didn't handle division by zero correctly | ||

+ | - Updated Lagrange Points help file with animation | ||

+ | ===== 2.0.5 (2843) ===== | ||

+ | - Added ability to calculate Schwartzschild and Photon Sphere radii based on mass | ||

+ | - Added ability to calculate Synodic Period of two orbiting objects based on orbital distances and mass of central body | ||

+ | - Added ability to calculate Synodic Period of two orbiting objects based on their orbital periods | ||

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+ | ===== 2.0.4 (2796) ===== | ||

+ | - Added ability to calculate Hohmann transfer orbits | ||

+ | - Added ability to calculate distance between two stars based on stellar coordinates | ||

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+ | ===== 2.0.3 (2638) ===== | ||

+ | - increased precision and reliability of calculations in two-body orbits | ||

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+ | ===== 2.0.2 (2634) ===== | ||

- fixed an error in the **Satellite Footprint from Altitude** computations | - fixed an error in the **Satellite Footprint from Altitude** computations | ||

- Added **Visibility Over Horizon** to the **Other** menu, to determine the greatest distance at which an object is visible after taking into consideration the curvature of the planet, the elevation of the object and the height of the observer. | - Added **Visibility Over Horizon** to the **Other** menu, to determine the greatest distance at which an object is visible after taking into consideration the curvature of the planet, the elevation of the object and the height of the observer. | ||

- Updated help files to reflect the above changes | - Updated help files to reflect the above changes | ||

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+ | ~~socialite~~ | ||

+ | ~~DISCUSSION~~ |

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