The minimum hardware configuration to run this program is:
CPU : Pentium Memory : 16 MB Free Disk space : 10-130 Mb Video : 640x480 64k colours Software : Windows 95/98/Me, Windows NT 4, Windows 2000, Windows XP.The following hardware configuration is recommended:
CPU : Pentium 166 Memory : 32 Mb Free Disk space : 10-130 Mb Video : 600x800 or 1024x768 Printer : Colour 300 dpiInstallation:
After installation, the program is configured to use "Bright Stars" as
the star catalog. To use other star catalogs you might have installed,
it is necessary to launch the program and then click on Catalog
Parameters", enter 45 in "Field Min." for " Bright Stars Catalog ".
Activate the check box for the new catalog, for example: "Sky2000 ", "
Tycho Catalog", " Tycho Input Catalog". Make sure there is no overlap
in the "Min. and Max." field width for the catalogs, and indicate 0 for
the "Min." of the last catalog entry. If a catalog is installed in another
directory, adjust the field " File " to indicate the correct path correspondingly.
In some peculiar network configuration your modem can dial-up when you start ciel.exe, or your network is not detected and the "Online resources" function stay grayed. To solve this problemes, run "options.exe" and choice "1 Do not control network presence at startup".
Removing the program:
To completely remove this program you have to use the Windows uninstall utility, then erase all remaing files from the installation directory.