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Jan 06 2010 11:21 AM | jcely7 in Special Intrest Software

IRAF, which stands for Image Reduction and Analysis Facility, is a collection of very powerful astrophysical software. It is widely used for image reduction and data analysis for

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StarCalc – Still Around and Still Useful

Oct 20 2009 06:56 AM | Guest in Special Intrest Software

Many folks have strong feelings and attachments regarding their planetarium software and it often suits their individual needs. For casual sky observers, Google Sky often suffices

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Stark-Lab's PHD Guiding Software

Dec 21 2006 05:29 AM | Guest in Special Intrest Software

The last time I was astro-imaging, I went inside to get a cup of coffee. I sat down on the couch and proceeded to nod off and go to sleep.

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CD Book Review of "A Guide to Astrophotography with Digital SLR Cameras"

Oct 18 2006 06:53 AM | BillNJA in Special Intrest Software

Having just purchased my very first digital SLR camera, I ordered Mr. Lodriguss newest incarnation, a $40 CD book titled "A Guide to Astrophotography with Digital SLR cameras".

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Consolidated Lunar Atlas, Lunar and Planetary Institute

Mar 18 2005 09:16 AM | Peter Argenziano in Special Intrest Software

This two-disc set is a digital version of an atlas originally published in 1967 by the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Institute. All images were taken with two telescopes: a 61-inch NASA instrument at Catalina Observatory and the US Naval Observatory’s 61-inch Astrometric Reflector Telescope. This entire atlas is also available for viewing online.

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Guide 8

Mar 18 2005 09:14 AM | Guest in Special Intrest Software

Guide 8 (http://www.projectpluto.com) is the most advanced, feature-rich star charting software available today. It also incorporates some of the most accurate sources of data for stars and deep sky objects, making its maps significantly more reliable than average.

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