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Create a gpx GPS File

To create a gpx GPS file in Solar Eclipse Maestro you have to open the GPS File Generator dialog. Solar Eclipse Maestro uses the same engine as my Five Millennium Catalog of Solar Eclipses (5MCSE) Web tool.

  1. Choose Display > GPS File Generator…
  2. Select the desired checkboxes and fill in the required fields.
    GPS File Generator Dialog
  3. Once done click on the Generate File button to create the GPS file. After a few tenths of a second at most, the Save File… button will be activated: you can then save your file at your designated location.

The stepsize increment for the waypoint spacing must be between 0.1 and 2 degrees.
The elevation value of the observer must be between 0 and 100,000 meters (100 kilometers).
The ΔT value must be between -100,000 and 100,000 seconds.