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Problem with Submitting Individual Observations

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pukemaru's picture
Problem with Submitting Individual Observations

I have had ongoing problems when submitting data for some variables with long names. WebObs gives me the following message

"We cannot find a previous chart used for this object. Please enter the chart used."

when I have just submitted data on that very same star and entered the chart not 10 minutes previously.

Here are two examples of stars that cause problems:

SSS 120731:214217-674801

SSS 120725:202916-505847


I wonder if it the colon (:) that is causing the problem?


This was also reported by someone else in the past. Please could my posting be acknowledged and the issue addressed.


Thanks in anticipation


Stephen [HSP]

lmk's picture
I have the same problem

Stephen, I also have noticed this issue when entering certain stars. I think they also have have the long names, but the problem occurs even if I enter by AUID. It highlights in red that I haven't entered a chart for it before, but in fact I have, and do every time, but it just doesn't seem to "remember" this.

One such star is: SDSS J225749.54-082228.7 (AUID = 000-BJS-729)

Hope this "bug" can be resolved!

Mike LMK

willmcmain's picture
Thanks for bringing this to

Thanks for bringing this to my attention. I'll look into it.

pukemaru's picture
Thanks for bringing this to

Thanks, Will :-)

Stephen [HSP]

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