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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You are in control of your CCD camera, and not the other way ’round.

Real-time mnual for moving telescope! All our software has been fundamentally designed with integration in mind and takes advantage of the latest software technologies to accomplish this.

CCDSoft Version 5 User Guide – Software Bisque

Autoguiding is computed based on speeds for all four independent axes North, South, East and West. Here are a few reasons. Supernova search function zooms to galaxies present on the image for further inspection. So whether in the field or at fcdsoft desk, quick answers to your questions are always available.

Graphically view Autoguider calibration results. A Friendly, Dependable Tool.

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Technical Support Software Bisque’s support team consists of many experienced CCD astronomers who regularly spend their free time at the telescope. Vector-based autoguiding allows the CCD detector to be oriented at any angle during autoguiding. Histogram window contains a useful toolbar with buttons for setting the contrast.

The file name of the mabual saved image contains the color channel information. To Place an Order: Great for research and discovery work. 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.


Reduce a single image or an entire folder of images. Dependability Software Bisque ccdsoftt been providing astronomy software for over 20 years, longer than any other company. Minor Planet search function finds moving objects on a series of three or more images, even with extremely faint objects. Whether you are manually pointing your telescope using encoders, or have a fully robotic system, CCDSoft will automatically stamp your FITS images with the important information required for scientific processing of the image.

We strive to continue our tradition of innovation in the astronomical community. Easily average or median combine bias, dark frame subtract and flat-field images. Easily focus the Autoguider. Temperature is always displayed for both the Imager and Autoguider. For example, a recent survey indicates that most people doing accurate astrometry spend on average 20 minutes to determine the coordinates of unknown objects on an image.

A display capable of displaying colors ccdspft more. Here are many of the integrated features. Centering objects has never been easier. Once added, equatorial coordinates of every pixel in the image is always available.

Nature provides enough obstacles to overcome and you don’t want your software to become another one. Hundreds of 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.

Human intervention would make this task impossible. The red, green and blue channels can even acquired at different bin modes than the Luminance channel. Note that camera control under Vista bit Editions is not supported until camera manufacturers release Vista ccdosft compatible camera device drivers.


Intuitive control of Autoguider. October 16, Simultaneously autoguide with two cameras!

CCDSoft manual download? – Software Bisque

Apply them during image acquisition or post acquisition. Easily Autoguide with the Imager. By simply choosing a folder s of FITS images you can perform numerous types of data analysis on the images. This provides benefits that are almost unfair when compared to competing software.

View and edit the FITS file headers. In fact, CCDSoft is a core component of a completely automated and unattended satellite image-acquisition cddsoft at Edward’s Air Force base. Autoguider treated equal to Imager. Perform comparative searches by aligning sub-pixel translation and rotation images and blinking them.

CCDSoft Version 5 User Guide

Integrated Software for Observatory Control CCDSoft is part of an integrated software suite that can observatory control your observatory hardware. Continuously autoguide while collecting images take multiple exposures – LRGB channels, etc. Acquired images are automatically saved with object name as part of the file name for example, The Minor planet position is computed by TheSky.

In conjunction with TheSky, AutoSave images automatically use the target object’s name as part of the file name. Land, Sea and Nature. Spin buttons for quickly changing background and range values. Use a Filter wheel on Autoguider!