Tips & Tricks
PicFix uses the CCDSoft routines to repair columns or pixels in
selected files or an entire folder.
ezSkyView provides an easier user
interface for NASA's SkyView Query Form (SQF), to create images of
astronomical objects or specific portions of the sky. This allows
the astrophotographer to quickly see, in advance, how an intended
target will look on his computer screen. Another use is for creating
images to include in your planetarium program, such as TheSky6.
image color by using the SDSS or APASS database to identify stars in
your image that should be white. The program then computes the
correction factors to apply to the green and blue channels.
sets the User Pins in the Digital DomeWorks (DDW) dome control
program. The pins turn ON and OFF the AC outlets on the remote power
CCDBand-Aid repairs vertical
bars in Kodak KAI-11000M images. The program works with 32-bit
floating point FITS files.
(Staci) determines the average
acquisition altitude for each RGB channel and computes the color