Supernova Detector Assistant (SDA) Changes


Version 1.0.0 (6/05/12) New program

Version 1.0.1 (6/7/12)

Corrected error in routine that  converts Decimal Degreed to the string dd:mm:ss as well as the one converting DD:MM:SS to degrees. The routine was not capturing the negative value for DEC value less the 1.

Version 1.0.2 (6/7/12)

        Fixed bug in sort request

Version 1.0.3 (6/10/12)

            Reworked display to better fit on Netbook 1024x600

Version 1.0.4 (6/11/12)

            Corrected AA05 report output.
            Put report generation on separate TAB
            Corrected observation time display

Version 1.0.5 (6/19/12)

            Added access to the supernova DB  (separate install) users can edit that  DB.
            Added Data Grid on detail screen to sow supernovae that  were found in the selected galaxy
            Fixed bug where program would crash if the RA or DEC in the DIRECT Coordinate screen was selected but nothing was entered and you  moved off that  item.

Version 1.0.6 (6/23/12)

            Added full edit capability of the Supernova DB to the  TOOL menu bar
            Added Links to NED web site
            Added link to CALSKY web site

Version 1.0.7 ( 7/19/12)

            Added ability to update SN database directly from the Bright Supernova web site.

Version 1.0.8 ( 8/5/12)

            Fixed bug in SN update function that  caused it to crash.

Version 1.0.9 ( 8/14/12)

            Fixed End date format on request screen so  that  it conforms to the locale setting of the system

Version 1.0.10 ( 8/24/12)

            Moved wikisky and  SIMBAD button to REPORT menu

Version 1.0.12 ( 12/27/12)

            Made changed to the SN DB update  to conform to the new format on the web

Version 1.0.13 ( 3/04/13)

            Fixed bug that  caused error when updating supernova DB if import date was invalid.

Version 1.0.13 ( 7/28/13)

            Changed show object in EDIT SN DATA form to use   ALADIN instead of  SKY-Map
            Added Button on main page to access EDIT SN DATA form.

Version 1.0.14 (8/2/13)

            Added button to access DR9 SDSS navigator for the selected Galaxy.
            Added error check for empty SN data update file.
            Added button on SN Data edit form to allow you  to view the location of the Supernova via DR9 SDSS navigator.

Version 1.0.16 (1/7/14)

            Added Discover images that  are available to the Supernova Data page.

Version 1.0.16 (1/7/14)

            This version will copy the Databases to the user's APPDATA folder for easier management

Version 1.2.0 (9/14/14)

            Modified program to use LINKS.TXT file to point to external web sites. File is located in the install folder.

Version 1.2.1 (3/14/15)

            Fixed bug where SN data not parsed properly when entering it in the DB

Version 1.2.2 (4/11/15)

            Added filters to SN database selection.

Version 1.2.3 (4/15/15)

            Modified parse routine used to extract SN data from downloaded file

Version 2.0.0 ( 7/19/2015)

            Incorporated the MSNe process for selecting Galaxies that  may host a SN as developed by Ella Kot. This included changed tro the RC3 data table to accommodate the new search/.

Version 2.0.2 ( 7/30/2015)

            Fixed date parse error  when retrieving info from web site

Version 2.0.3 ( 7/31/2015)

            Added external links to Detail page

Version 2.0.4 ( 10/29/2015)

            Changed the interface to sky-map to use the new  Sky-Map interface.

Version 2.05 ( 03/11/2016)

            Added correction to SN update routine to catch  certain errors in downloaded data and not throw an error

Version 2.06 ( 03/21/2016)

            Added link to Google SKY  because  SKYMAP web site has been unavailable for months.

Version 2.07 ( 03/30/2016)

            The sky map problem was on my computer so I restored   SKYMAP web link

Version 2.08 ( 06/04/2016)

            Added the ability to update the RC3 data when a galaxy is missing.

            Added the alternate URL for Dave Bishop’s SN database.