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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Add or change or delete keyword values. View and edit the FITS file headers.

CCDSoft Version 5 User Guide

manuual Minor Planet search function finds moving objects on a series of three or more images, even with extremely faint objects. Note that camera control under Vista bit Editions is not supported until camera manufacturers release Vista bit compatible camera device drivers. Supernova search function zooms to galaxies present on the image for further inspection. Real-time button for moving telescope! Land, Sea and Nature. Graphically view Autoguider calibration results.

The red, green and blue channels can even acquired at different bin modes than the Luminance channel. By simply choosing a folder s of FITS images you can perform numerous types of data analysis on the images.


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Human intervention would make this task impossible. Great for research and discovery work. 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! Reduce a single image or an entire folder of images.

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New Histogram Window Histogram is now modeless and always available. To Place an Order: Easily focus the Autoguider.

Multi-threaded camera kernel perform image processing, for example, while acquiring CCD images. The FITS header is automatically saved with the following parameters: Nothing is more demanding than running an all night, unattended script, and CCDSoft has been performing under these conditions for years. At Riverside Telescope Makers Conference one year, we left our computer momentarily unattended and came back to find two year-olds taking CCD images! Perform comparative searches by aligning sub-pixel translation and rotation images and blinking them.

Autoguider treated equal to Imager.

This applies to your software as well. All autoguiding functions available to Imager and all Imager functions available to Autoguider.


Nature provides enough obstacles to overcome and you don’t want your software to become another one. You can enjoy the benefits of integration by your increased productivity in image acquisition and data reduction.

The benefits of software apply to any telescope system! Centering objects has never been easier. Check out our discoveries page. Color Tab Intuitive control of Autoguider. Simultaneously autoguide with two cameras!

By combining power with ease of use, CCDSoft is charting a new course for astronomical image processing software. Using the new Color tab in the Camera control window to acquire color images, its easily combine them.

Use a Filter wheel on Autoguider! See below for just a few reasons Easily average or median combine bias, dark frame subtract and flat-field images.

Apply background and range settings to all images automatically with a click of a button.