Category Archives: Software

Tom Field – RSpec and Real-Time Spectroscopy

Amateur astronomers frequently spend the majority of their time focused on one of three activities: visual observing, imaging or science. The scientists often specialize in photometry or spectroscopy. At NEAF 2011, I finally got to meet two very influential and … Continue reading

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PixInsight – Interview with Harry Page (Harry’s Astro Shed)

In my last blog post, I interviewed Juan Conejero of Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. Juan is the principal developer of PixInsight. While discussing the learning curve for PixInsight, Juan mentioned Harry Page and Harry's excellent series of PixInsight video tutorials. I … Continue reading

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PixInsight – Interview with Juan Conejero (Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L.)

Today is a very big day for Share Astronomy!  First, we're proud to announce the addition of several new features: Image Galleries Articles (The Share Astronomy Guide to Observatory Site Selection) Vendor Showcase We are very excited about these changes; please … Continue reading

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Astro Imaging Software

Recently, I posted the following question on the Cloudy Nights Beginning and Intermediate Imaging Forum: “What’s Your Image Processing Software Suite?”. In the space of a few hours I received 12 responses listing 21 different programs used by astro imagers. … Continue reading

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More Astronomy iPhone Apps

On August 31, 2009 I published a post of astronomy iPhone Apps. Diligent searching has resulted in some new iPhone astronomy applications that I thought you might find interesting. Check them out and be sure to let me know if … Continue reading

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Astronomy Apps on the iPhone

As we all know, sales of smart phones are skyrocketing world-wide primarily because of the many applications that are available for these devices. I’m happy to report that amateur astronomers haven’t been left out when it comes to smart phone … Continue reading

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