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Sun Jan 1 19:29:17 CET 2012

Herbert Voss wrote:

> I uploaded pst-solarsystem.tgz to the uk mirror. Please put
> the files into the _new_ directory
> /graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-solarsystem/
> pst-solarsystem (v. 0.12) is a PSTricks related package
> for drawing a solar system.
> the authors are Manuel Luque and Herbert Voß. The license
> is as usual LPPL
> pst-solarsystem plots the visible planets, projected on the plane of
> the ecliptic. As we can not represent all the planets in the real
> proportions, only Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars have the correct
> proportions of the orbits and their relative sizes are observed.
> Saturn and Jupiter are in the right direction, but not in correct size.

thanks for the upload; i have installed it and made a new entry in the

Users may view the package's catalogue entry at
or browse the package's directory at

The catalogue entry will first appear, on the web, overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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