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[Feature Request] Creating Observation Lists from Queries

I'd like the ability to create observation lists that will show me selected object types during a selected window of time when the objects would be above a selected altitude above the horizon and selected magnitude range.    Here's an example:

Show me the globular clusters, galaxies, bright nebulas, and double stars that will be visible between 9:00 PM and 11:00 PM that are at least 25 degrees above the horizon for 30 minutes and have a magnitude of 8 or brighter, and sort the results by transit time.

This would be EXTREMELY valuable for those of us that have a limited amount of time do some observing.    I often invite people to my back yard to show them objects through my telescope and this type of feature would be such a big help.    I also use Starry Night and this would excellent to have in that application as well.

 

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    Chris

    Hey Mark
    This is actually already available, a great feature I use often. You'll want to go to Observe > Planner and set all of your filters then do a search. When you get the results you can create an observing list out of them. You'll want to go to your observing list and rename it something to do with your search results so you know what that list is. It'd be great if the SS team could implement a way to name the list when creating it and also to save the filter settings for looking later. Good luck!

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    Mark Poole

    Thanks Chris!   This is pretty good.   I only wish the results showed the other data (magnitude, rise time, transit time, etc).

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    Chris

    Agreed, I always end up building that into my list name, the only workaround I know.

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