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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Our users continuously provide suggestions and ideas for improvement. Easily move guide star to any pixel on your CCD. Think of it as “mission control center” for your observatory.

You can be sure to find an answer to your question no matter how simple or difficult. This applies to your software as well. Color Manul Intuitive control of Autoguider.

In conjunction with Fcdsoft, AutoSave images automatically use the target object’s name as part of the file name. We strive to continue our tradition of innovation in the astronomical community. Autoguiding is computed based on speeds for all four independent axes North, South, East and West. The duration depends on how long you hold down the button. See below for just a few reasons Minor Planet search function finds moving objects on a series of three or more images, even with extremely faint objects.

CCDSoft Version 5 User Guide

Other products by Software Bisque Similar items. So whether in the field or at your desk, quick answers to your questions are always available. Easily average or median combine bias, dark frame subtract and ccdoft images. Graphically view Autoguider calibration results. Supernova search function zooms to galaxies present on the image for further inspection.


By simply choosing a folder s of FITS images you can perform numerous types of data analysis on the images.

If you are an experienced observer, you know the necessity of highly dependable hardware. 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. Real-time button for moving telescope! The Minor planet position is computed by TheSky.

All our software has been fundamentally designed with integration in mind and takes advantage of the latest software technologies to accomplish this. With built-in support for the complete line of SBIG cameras, and optional support for many other popular camera models, CCDSoft is the tool most used when capturing your favorite deep-space objects or hunting for undiscovered celestial treasures.

At Riverside Telescope Makers Conference one year, we left our computer momentarily unattended and came back to find two year-olds taking CCD images! Easily focus the Autoguider.

Hundreds manuwl hours of testing under actual observing conditions provided the insight for developing the CCDSoft user interface to ensure that you spend your time gathering data instead of fumbling in the dark. Check out our discoveries page.

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CCDSoft automatically saves files for you. All of the Imager’s options are accessible for Autoguiding. Riflescope Accessories Weather Stations, Clocks, Temperature is always displayed for both the Imager and Autoguider. The telescope’s motorized focuser can be adjusted from within CCDSoft. Here are a few reasons. This software duo is so well integrated that the telescope slews to the next target satellite while the CCD camera is downloading the previous image to maximize efficiency!

Camera status is always displayed on the Camera Control window and status contains detailed status descriptions. You are in control of your CCD camera, and not the other way ’round. Histogram window contains a useful toolbar with buttons for setting the contrast. Reduce a single image or an entire folder of images.


The red, green and blue channels ccdssoft even acquired at different bin modes than the Luminance channel. No typing in file names, observation times, image coordinates, and the like during data acquisition.

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Please report any problems with this page directly to the Webmaster. Ccdsofy combining power with ease of use, CCDSoft is charting a new course for astronomical image processing software.

Continuously autoguide while collecting images take multiple exposures – LRGB channels, etc. Add or change or delete keyword values.

Intuitive control of Autoguider. View and edit the FITS file headers. Vector-based autoguiding allows the CCD detector to be oriented at any angle during autoguiding. The software does not impose upon you what can do with the Autoguider as compared to the Imager.

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Note that camera control under Vista bit Editions is not supported until camera manufacturers release Vista bit compatible camera device drivers. Perform comparative searches by aligning sub-pixel translation and rotation cdsoft and blinking them. Spin buttons for quickly changing background and range values. Telescope Optical Tubes O To Place an Order: New Histogram Window Histogram is now modeless and always available.

Once added, equatorial coordinates of every pixel in the image is always available.

Apply them during image acquisition or post acquisition.