162 projects tagged "Astronomy"

Download Website Updated 16 Mar 2014 INDI

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INDI is an instrument-neutral distributed interface control protocol that aims to provide backend driver support and automation for a wide range of astronomical devices (telescopes, focusers, CCDs, etc.). Current supported devices include many telescopes, CCDs, filter wheels, focusers, and video cams. INDI is used in popular astronomy suites like Xephem, KStars, DCD, and Cartes Du Ciel.

No download Website Updated 01 Mar 2004 MarsClock

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MarsClock is designed to aid engineers, astronomers, Gods of War, Hrossa, and specifically mission controllers for the upcoming NASA MER and ESA Beagle-II missions to Mars. It converts to and from Earth time (Local and UTC) and Mars time (Local Mean Solar Time and Local True Solar Time) for any location.

Download Website Updated 04 Jun 2007 PySBIG

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PySBIG is a Python module to read SBIG CCD files.

Download Website Updated 14 Jan 2004 KAstrometry

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KAstrometry is an astrometry program for KDE. It is written in Python. It aims to be a good tool to make measurements of objects in space from images taken by CCD cameras. Such measurements might be used to find orbits of astroids or record the brightness of variable stars. One day, it should be able to record an object's position, detect stars, and find coordinates using star catalogs.

Download Website Updated 09 Dec 2004 Sunwait

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Sunwait is a small program for calculating sunrise, sunset, civil twilight, nautical twilight, and astronomical twilight. It has options to wait until some time-offset from one of these events, making it useful for home automation tasks that should happen relative to the sun's position.

Download Website Updated 04 Aug 2006 Mars MOLA Viewer

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Mars MOLA Viewer displays a fly-over rendering of the Martian surface, as measured by the Mars Global Surveyor, in real-time 3D animation. It downloads the Mars Orbiting Laser Altimeter topographic data files and uses them to drive the rendering. The user controls the position and the angle of the camera, and can move seamlessly over the entire Martian surface from -88 to 88 degrees latitude. It is a Java Web Start program with 1-click installation from your browser (depending on platform/browser).

Download Website Updated 25 Feb 2005 skyviewer

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skyviewer is an OpenGL-based program to display HEALPix-based skymaps, saved in FITS format files. The loaded skymaps can be viewed either on a 3D sphere or as a Mollweide projection. In either case, realtime panning and zooming are supported, along with rotations for the 3D sphere view, assuming you have a strong enough graphics card.

No download Website Updated 24 Nov 2006 jAscom

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jAscom is a wrapper around the JACOB (JAva-COM Bridge) libraries for easy access to the ASCOM Platform 3.0 using Java. It provides all functionality (methods and properties) of the ASCOM Telescope API version 2. It also includes the Focuser and Dome API. This means easy and fast coding of Java applications for all sorts of telescope controlling problems, using a widely accepted standard.

No download Website Updated 16 Jun 2004 Lin4Astro

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Lin4astro is a live-CD based on Morphix that was made especially for astronomers. It features the celestia, Skycharts, Stellarium, and Xephem planetarium tools as well as Audela and Qastrocam for Web cams.

No download Website Updated 22 Jun 2004 McIDAS-Lite

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McIDAS-Lite is a freely available demo for the full McIDAS software. It will connect to a variety of free online data sources for satellite data and display the images in a viewing window. Images can be looped and analyzed, and graphics overlays can be created to show maps and other geographical features. It is available for AIX, HP-UX, Irix, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris Sparc, Solaris x86, and Windows XP with SFU.


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