No orbits displayed for some planets' satellites

Bug #834727 reported by Carlo on 2011-08-26
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Alexander Wolf

Bug Description

Description rewritten by Bogdan Marinov:

No orbits are displayed for the moons of some planets, including the Earth, Mars, Saturn, Uranus and Pluto. The reason is that no "orbit_visualization_period" has been provided for these moons in the default ssystem.ini file, perhaps deliberately. It should be noted that most of Jupiter's moons and all of Neptune's moons have orbits only because they were added during Alexander Wolf's efforts to provide additional planetary satellites (this is also when bug #834737 was introduced). We need to decide whether we want orbits for planetary satellites.

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treaves (treaves) on 2011-08-26
Changed in stellarium:
status: New → Incomplete
Changed in stellarium:
milestone: none → 0.11.1
summary: - Unable to display the orbits of the Saturn's satellites
+ No orbits displayed for some planets' satellites
description: updated
Changed in stellarium:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
Changed in stellarium:
milestone: 0.11.1 → 0.11.2
Alexander Wolf (alexwolf) wrote :

I think we can add orbit_visualization_period only for big moons of planets.

Changed in stellarium:
milestone: 0.11.2 → 0.11.3
Changed in stellarium:
milestone: 0.11.3 → none
Changed in stellarium:
assignee: nobody → Alexander Wolf (alexwolf)
milestone: none → 0.12.2
Alexander Wolf (alexwolf) wrote :

A fix has been committed as revision 6077 of the trunk branch in Stellarium's Bazaar repository at Launchpad:

Changed in stellarium:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Changed in stellarium:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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