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New PyEphem release:

Date: 11 December 2007
Tags:computing, pyephem

On Sunday afternoon I released a new version of PyEphem, which is available from the Python Package Index as version! I want to thank the users who spurred its development — in particular, John Duchek of the Astronomical Society of Eastern Missouri encouraged me both to create the new moon-phase functions, and, as I announced several weeks ago, to finally make PyEphem available in binary form for Windows. Thanks, John!

PyEphem now also includes a small database of world cities, so that people living near one can simply call'Boston') to get their longitude, latitude, and elevation, rather than having to look up the numbers themselves.

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