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SOME ASTRONOMICAL OBJECT CATALOGS
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (Not software.)
program that gives a little info on each of the planets. Like, how much
weigh on each of the planets.
NO HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (2.5MB)
that does various types of image manipulations and comparisons.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (6.25MB)
is an image viewer for viewing files in the FITS format. Comes with a couple
NO HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (321KB)
a DOS program but is easy to use. It calculates all manner of things concerning
the moon's position, moonrise-moonset times, phases etc. Quite a good program.
Comes with a star catalogue to display the moon's position.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (202KB)
LUNAR OCCULTATION WORKBENCH-This
program computes occultations by the moon of eight planets and 54 thousand
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (6.6MB)
MESSIER LOGGING SYSTEM-A
way to log all your observations of the Messier catalog. Comes with a photo
of each and a place to record all your notes and vital information on your
program opens with a bar-chart representation of the days of the month
from top to bottom, with a graphic of each day from day to night to day.
As you pass the mouse around the screen, events like the passage of the
moon, planets, etc. track along the day bar and up and down the month graph.
Includes a planet finder window that also shows a moving graphic of the
planets visible from where the mouse in positioned.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (3.2MB)
set your location and this program will show positions (data not charts)
and other observing data for the Sun, Moon and planets.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (66KB)
many planetary events. Position of planet satellites and phases of planets.
Rise and set times and much more.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (724KB)
AVIS-Avis is a
FITS viewer. FITS files are used in scientific applications like astronomy
and medical imaging.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (830KB)
a full year of solar visibility. Includes sunrise/sunset, equinoxes/solstices
and dates of earliest/latest sunrises/sunsets.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD
numerous and powerful functions of image processing in the field of the
digital astronomical images. It is particularly optimized to exploit the
images that come from CCD cameras. Iris can load and save images in the
formats FITS, PIC (proprietary format), raw or BMP.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (1.4MB)
HOME PLANET-A superb
earth and sky simulator.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (7.2MB)
excellent planetarium program. Leaves out only the files that would make
the download unbearable (large star database, pictures and movies).
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (4.5MB)
HNSKY-A nice planetarium
program. Shows the sun, moon, planets and stars to 9th magnitude. Also,
some comets, asteroids and deep sky objects.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (188KB + DATABASES)
charts is primarily for printing out skycharts for observing rather than
a strict planetarium program. There are many additional catalogs at the
sky chart homepage for downloading and expanding it's functionality. After
you download all the catalogs, this program produces incredible star charts.
Printing them is fantastic and can be used at the telescope.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (3.5MB)
sky is a nice planetarium program. Various files to download.
NO HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD
program that includes various database downloads for the stars, planets,
deepsky objects, asteroids etc.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD
and calculates positions of satellites. Additional satellite data can be
downloaded and added.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (475KB)
track satellites with the Meade LX200 telescope. Can be used to predict
passes for over 1800 satellites. The software can be used without a Meade
telescope to predict passes of satellites visible to the naked eye or with
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (449KB)
and latest software for CCD owners.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD
EYEPIECE 2.5 LIGHT-The
program contains a database of 100 scopes, 145 eyepiece values, The Messier
catalog, and does calculations of all visual operating parameters of a
scope and prime-focus photo exposure times. This is a DOS program
NO HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (360KB)
raytrace program. Can be used to design telescopes or other optical instruments.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (4.4MB)
program for tilted component telescope design. Mirror designs only.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (71KB)
CCD-It will calculate
field of view, pixel coverage, effective focal lengths, focal ratio, size
of chip, approximate size of object on the chip etc. based on telescope
setup, printout observing log etc. CCD cameras, telescopes and camera lens
are easily selected from drop down lists which include most of the popular
cameras and telescopes.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (1.6MB)
NEWT-Newt is a
newtonian telescope design program. It ray traces the telescope checking
for vignetting, optimizes diagonal size, calculates baffle size and position
and more. It allows you to easily and quickly change any of the design
parameters of the telescope and to see the results.
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (218KB)
RONCHI FOR WINDOWS-Ronchi
for Windows is a simulation program for Amateur Telescope Makers
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (289KB)
generates images that show the effects of several types of aberrations
(distortions) that influence the quality of a telescopes performance. Images
of this type are documented for instance in "Star testing Astronomical
telescopes: a manual for optical evaluation and adjustment " by Harold
HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD (256KB)
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