A Stony Brook Student’s Guide to Using CCDSoft CCDSoft, and the reader is referred to SBIG’s manual if more information is desired. CCDSoft is a Microsoft Windows-based CCD camera control, data In addition to CCDSoft’s extensive page PDF User’s Manual. I have CCDSoft version 5 with a printed manual. I bought this recently on Astromart but found it duplicates software that I already have (Astroart, Photoshop ).

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Check out our discoveries page. When you use an integrated package for acquiring your CCD images, your productivity will increase dramatically. Spin buttons for quickly changing background and range values.

The red, green and blue channels can even acquired at different bin modes than the Luminance channel. View and edit the FITS file headers. In conjunction with TheSky, AutoSave images automatically use the target object’s name as part of the file name. Easily average or median combine bias, dark frame subtract and flat-field images. You are in control of your CCD camera, and not the other way ’round.

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Land, Sea and Nature. In conjunction with TheSky, the telescope’s declination is automatically accounted for when calibrating Autoguider and Autoguiding. Simply click on the various graphed points to view the corresponding image. So whether in the field or at your desk, dcdsoft answers to your questions are always available.

Supernova search function zooms to galaxies present on the image for further inspection. Intuitive cvdsoft for easy maintenance of Reduction Groups. CCDSoft contains many advanced features such as automated astrometric call AutoAstrometryvariable star and minor planet light curve generation, supernova detection and International Astronomical Union IAU minor planet report generation.


Easily Autoguide with the Imager. Easily focus the Autoguider. In fact, CCDSoft is a core component of a completely automated and unattended satellite image-acquisition observatory at Edward’s Air Force base. All of the Imager’s options are accessible for Autoguiding. Hundreds of hours of testing under actual observing conditions provided the insight for ccdslft the CCDSoft user interface to ensure that you spend your xcdsoft gathering data instead of fumbling in the dark.

The benefits of software apply to any telescope system! Using the new Color tab in the Camera control window to acquire color images, its easily combine them. Modeless, “tabbed” camera control window is always available. Telescope Optical Tubes O Case History 1 Amateur Tim Puckett and his supernova search team has discovered 58 supernovas to date. Software Bisque Astronomical Books Software. Additionally, free updates are available hours a mxnual via our Downloads page.

The FITS header is automatically saved with nanual following parameters: Minor Planet search function finds moving objects on a series of three or more images, even with extremely faint objects. The duration depends on how long you hold down the button. Autoguider treated equal to Imager. See below for just a few reasons Other products by Software Bisque Similar items.

Easily move guide star to any pixel on your CCD. We strive to continue our tradition of innovation in the astronomical community. Use a Filter wheel on Autoguider! Camera status is always displayed on the Camera Control window and status contains detailed status descriptions. Riflescope Accessories Weather Stations, Clocks, Nothing is more demanding cddsoft running an all night, unattended script, and CCDSoft has been performing under these conditions for years.


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Perform comparative searches by aligning sub-pixel translation and rotation images and blinking them. Reduce a single image or an entire folder of images. Histogram window contains a useful toolbar with buttons for setting the contrast. You can be sure to find an answer to your question no matter how simple or difficult. You can enjoy the benefits of integration by your increased productivity in image acquisition and data reduction.

Quality Our products have gained world-wide acceptance for many reasons. Apply background and range settings to all images automatically with a click of a button.

Integrated Software for Observatory Control CCDSoft is part of an integrated software suite that can observatory control your observatory hardware.

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Simultaneously autoguide with two cameras! Note that camera control under Vista bit Editions is not supported until camera manufacturers release Vista bit compatible camera device drivers. No typing in file names, observation times, image coordinates, and the like during data acquisition.

Color Tab Intuitive control of Autoguider. Apply them during image acquisition or post acquisition. The telescope’s motorized focuser can be adjusted from within CCDSoft. CCDSoft was written and tested by experienced observers.