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ASTRO SOFTWARE

free software that lets you input your coordinates and will show you when objects will be up and at what time.

stellarium dss

for stacking multiple exposures together into one image

apt

Astrophotography Tool

registax6

planetary video processing/stacking software

auto

planetary video stacking software

ice

mosaic/composite image stitching software

phd

guiding software to correct mount errors for longer exposures

pipp

Planetary imaging pre-processor, good for shaving down file sizes with cropped, stabilized planetary shots

imerge

Used for one-click image stitching with border feathering & Histogram

starstax

used for creating star trail images

lynk

free planetary stacker (OSx)

main

image capture suite for astrophotography.

sharpcap

Flexible image capturing software, records in raw, uncompressed files

digi

control your digi cam

pempro

periodic error correction, polar alignment and backlash using your CCD Camera or Webcam

sofort

Free sequence capture control for Mac/PC + lots of DSLRs.

micro

A piece of software that is meant to be used to process images from MicroObservatory.org, it's not really good for much else, but it does a damned good job of teaching people the basics of processing RGB FITS data.

maximdl

The software that comes with sBig CCD cameras also available separately.

dc3

Remote imaging software

sbig

The software that comes with sBig CCD cameras also available separately

ccd

Stacking software for CCD images

skysolve

Plate Solving software

starzona

For calculating all things related to CCD imaging (FOV/pixel size/etc)

gem

For those that use Gemini controlled mounts

astroplanner

visit website

cloudmakers

AstroImager is a powerful, but easy to use image capture application for the astrophotography. (OSX)

pix

Astrophotography editing

oap

planetary imaging application intended mainly for Linux

imp

performs Lucy-Richardson deconvolution, unsharp masking, brightness normalization and tone curve adjustment.

hvlg

HLVG is a chromatic noise reduction tool that attempts to remove green noise and the green casts such noise may cause in some images.

byeos

BackyardEOS is software tailor made to control your Canon DSLR camera. It is purposely built with astro-photography in mind.

at

PC and Mac Compatible (works with all modern full Photoshop versions)

gt

Plug-in for for Photoshop