The NEPA planetarium in Amazonas State University in Brazil bought three planetarium system from "Fulldome BR" company.

Also they bought three licenses ShiraPlayer for their systems
Now, Prof. Nélio Sasaki from NEPA planetarium is using ShiraPlayer for his astronomy education.

www1.uea.edu.br
www.cienciaempauta.am.gov.br/2013/10/nelio-sasaki-professor-de-astronomia-da-uea/

1.8.9 version has several new features listed below:

- New Scripts
+ New Horizon Spacecraft Pluto mission script
   Pluto texture taken by "New Horizon" mission, surprize script for this mission. (Include new horizion images and two audio files)

+ Astroid_shira_start, astroid_shira_stop script

- New Landscape manager
  In addition showing sample screenshoot in manager

- New Audio manager
  Audio files path must be audio directory in fulldome path.

- Dome ligting-Illumination projection
    Red,Green,Blue and White color ambient lighting using projector.

 

 - New reset all function, for return back initial settings. 

 

-Others
- Added new horizon pluto texture
- In flyby operation use click+left mouse rotate globe
- In messier catalog window added new checbox (Hide Landscape & Atmosphere) button
- And some bug fixes. 

 

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n these version add and change list is below

- Texture of the stars has been changed to be more beauty.
- Hevelius constellation art images has been added. To display it select "Hevelius" from "Sky Culture" list.
- "CompassMarks" plugin has been activated. To use it while showing cardinals to key "Ctrl+C".

New version has new features and fixed bugs listed below

- Planet Zoom Feature
Added Planet Zoom feature newly in stellarium window. Afer clicked planet button, zooming\unzooming in 3 seconds.

- Show Selected planet and star label 
Can show only selected star or planet.

- More useful preview screen while Multiprojection plugin using.
While over 1K total resolution, preview screen was using hardly because of objects were very small.
This problem has been solved.

- After case of Freeze\Crash ShiraPlayer can start last status of sky ability.
When program was freeze or crashed with unhandled exceptions last positions of the sky was forgottan.
Now after freezed or crashed, program can be start with last status of the sky, automatically.

- Fixed bugs of FlyBy feature.
Fixed return back and scale planets problems.

 

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usan National Science Museum is opening in June,2015. http://planetarium.kr/xe/gyeongnam/2872
It has 17 meter fixed dome and Optical Observatory with many small telescopes CCD cameras and Portable Planetarium.
The Portable system is in Lecture room with ShiraPlayer.