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Google Code-in 2012 KDE

Marble Sky: Add Deep Sky Objects

completed by: Mohammed Nafees

mentors: Torsten Rahn, René Küttner, Dennis Nienhüser

In this task

the stars tool has been extended to display stars on a sky map theme such as:

In this task a separate tool should be created that takes the marble/tools/stars/catalog.dat file and the file


as an input to create KML Placemarks  that represent the deep sky objects.

The same icons should be used that are used in the stars plugin. All objects should have labels.