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Aladin beta release

Posted by Pierre Fernique on 21 January 2010 11:43 CET

The CDS Aladin team is pleased to announce a new major Aladin beta version available for tests (6.039).

This beta release incorporates three main new features :

- All sky browser (DSS color, IRAS-IRIS color & 4 individual bands, GLIMPSE color & 4 individual bands)
ex : type your favorite object in the location field and press ENTER

- Healpix FITS map support (ex: WMAP, PLANCK...)
ex: load this image this image

- Bookmark facility : see menu Tools > Bookmarks

Download and install :

Note: This new version requires at least 256MB of RAM for using correctly the Allsky browser (java -jar -Xmx256M Aladin.jar), 512 is better.

Do not hesitate to send remarks and bug reports to question at
Pierre Fernique

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