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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October 16, You can enjoy the benefits of integration by your increased productivity in image acquisition and data reduction. Easily focus the Autoguider. Intuitive control of Autoguider. Color Tab Intuitive control of Autoguider. 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 ccvsoft dark. Camera status is always displayed on the Camera Control window and status contains detailed status descriptions.

Perform comparative searches by aligning sub-pixel translation and rotation images and blinking them. Apply them during image acquisition or post acquisition. Scope City’s Current Promotions. Easily Autoguide with the Imager. In conjunction with TheSky, AutoSave images automatically use the target object’s name as part of the file name.

CCDSoft Version 5 User Guide – Software Bisque

A Friendly, Dependable Tool. View and edit the FITS file headers. Please report any problems with this page directly to the Webmaster. Using the new Color tab in the Camera control window to acquire color images, its easily combine them.


Simultaneously autoguide with two cameras! So whether in the field or at your desk, quick answers to your questions are always available. Reduce a single image or an entire folder of images. Differing declinations are automatically accounted for when calibrating and during Autoguiding.

If you are an experienced observer, you know the necessity of highly dependable hardware.

CCDSoft Version 5 User Guide

Land, Sea and Nature. You’ll enjoy the benefits of integration and scripting to increase your observatory’s productivity.

Supernova search ccdsfot zooms to galaxies present on the image for further inspection. Technical Support Software Bisque’s support team consists of many experienced CCD astronomers who regularly spend their free time ccdeoft the telescope.

Case History 1 Amateur Tim Puckett and his supernova search team ccddoft discovered 58 supernovas to date. This level of integration simply cannot be attained by collecting myriad software for observatory control from different vendors. Once added, equatorial coordinates of every pixel in the image is always available. All autoguiding functions available to Imager and all Imager functions available to Autoguider.

The duration depends on how long you hold down the button. 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. Note that camera control under Vista bit Editions is not supported until camera manufacturers release Vista bit compatible camera device drivers.

Apply background and range settings to all images automatically with a click of a button. This provides benefits that are almost unfair when compared to competing software. Vector-based autoguiding allows the CCD detector to be oriented at any angle during autoguiding.


At Riverside Telescope Makers Conference one year, we left our computer momentarily unattended and came back to find two year-olds ccdsfot CCD images! You are in mxnual of your CCD camera, and not the other way ’round. CCDSoft automatically saves files for you.

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The software does not impose upon you what can do with the Autoguider as compared to the Imager. 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! Autoguider treated equal to Imager. The red, green and blue channels can even acquired at different bin modes than the Luminance channel.

Minor Planet search function finds moving objects on a series of three or more images, even with extremely faint objects. All our software has been fundamentally designed with integration in ccdspft and takes advantage of the latest software technologies to accomplish this.

Human intervention would make this task impossible.

Other products by Software Bisque Similar items. Real-time button for moving telescope!

Think of it as “mission control center” for your observatory. To Place an Order: Combined, we have over 50 years of experience CCD imaging on staff.