Re: Started A "Macintosh Software" Site

From: Robert Fisher via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:24:18 -0400
Yah, easiest way to install is with the MacPorts package manager.  I could provide some concise instructions if anyone is interested.

> On Jul 24, 2017, at 17:15, Dr. T.S. Kelso <ts.kelso_at_celestrak.com> wrote:
> 
> Robert,
> 
> XEphem is listed on CelesTrak under Unix/Linux at http://www.clearskyinstitute.com/xephem/. It shows a Mac screenshot, but does not provide a link to a Mac package that most macOS users would be looking for.  - TS
> 
> Dr. T.S. Kelso
> CelesTrak, https://celestrak.com
> E-Mail: ts.kelso_at_celestrak.com
> 
>> On 2017 Jul 21, at 14:50, Robert W. Fisher via Seesat-l <SeeSat-L_at_satobs.org> wrote:
>> 
>> You might want to add xephem to the list.  it’s been awhile since i’ve played with it, but it accepts TLE and has very nice visualization options.  I believe it’s still available from MacPorts...
>> 
>> 
>>> On Jul 21, 2017, at 12:49, Charles Phillips via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Fellow Enthusiasts -
>>> 
>>> As a long time Mac user I was disappointed by the information available about software for the Mac. There are plenty of Mac people out there, they should be able to use their chosen platform.
>>> 
>>> So I created a site https://sites.google.com/site/macsatellitesoftware/ that (so far) tells people how to run Gpredict and a bit about JSatTrak. As I have time I will add to the site. It is linked from SeeSat, the Members page. 
>>> 
>>> With the assistance of some people who are far better at coding than I am, I have gotten some of Dave Vallado's code to run on my Macs and I will try to add that over time. I also run some C++ written by a guy named Tim DeBenedictus that propagates TLEs, again as a Unix application, and will try to share some of that. 
>>> 
>>> Comments are always welcome. 
>>> 
>>> Charles Phillips
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