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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Real-time button for moving telescope! Here are a few reasons. All of the Imager’s options are accessible for Autoguiding.

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

Think of it as “mission control center” for your observatory. Continuously autoguide while collecting images take multiple exposures – LRGB channels, etc.

The red, green and blue channels can even acquired at different bin modes than the Luminance channel. Human intervention would make this task impossible. The duration depends on how long you hold down the button.

CCDSoft Version 5 User Guide

Graphically view Autoguider calibration results. In fact, CCDSoft is a core component of a completely automated and unattended satellite image-acquisition observatory at Edward’s Air Force base.

Camera status is always displayed on the Camera Control window and status contains detailed status descriptions. Spin buttons for quickly changing background and range values. Use a Filter wheel on Autoguider!


CCDSoft Version 5 User Guide – Software Bisque

Other products by Software Bisque Similar items. The file name of the automatically saved image contains the color channel information. October 16, This provides benefits that are almost unfair when compared to competing software.

Minor Planet search function finds moving objects on a series of three or more images, even with extremely faint objects.

Simultaneously autoguide with two cameras! A Friendly, Dependable Tool. Scope City’s Current Promotions.

This level of integration simply cannot be attained by collecting myriad software for observatory control from different vendors.

See below for just a few reasons Reduce a single image or an entire folder of images. Our users continuously provide suggestions and ideas for improvement. Combined, we have over 50 years of experience CCD imaging on staff.

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! CCDSoft’s comprehensive manual and detailed help will guide you each step of your journey.

Differing declinations are automatically accounted for when calibrating and during Autoguiding. Land, Sea and Nature.

Using the new Color tab in the Camera control window to acquire color images, its easily combine them. So whether in the field or at your desk, quick answers to your questions are always available.

Dependability Software Bisque has been providing astronomy software for over 20 years, longer than any other company. In conjunction with TheSky, AutoSave images automatically use the target object’s name as part of manuaal file name. Apply background and range settings to all images automatically with a click of a button.


Additionally, free updates cdcsoft available hours a day via our Downloads page. Technical Support Software Bisque’s support team consists of many experienced CCD astronomers who regularly spend their free time at the telescope.

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 ccdsofft for undiscovered celestial treasures.

Easily focus the Autoguider. The Minor planet position is computed by TheSky. Quality Our products have gained world-wide acceptance for many msnual. Software Bisque Astronomical Books Software.

All autoguiding functions available to Imager and all Imager functions available to Autoguider. Intuitive control of Autoguider. 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.

Manusl are in control of your CCD camera, and not the other way ’round. Autoguiding is computed based on speeds for all four independent axes North, South, East and West. Multi-threaded camera kernel perform manula processing, for example, while acquiring CCD images.

Perform comparative searches by aligning sub-pixel translation and rotation images and blinking them. Autoguider treated equal to Imager. If you are an experienced observer, you know the necessity of highly dependable hardware. This applies to your software as well.

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