CCDWare announces the latest iteration of its popular imaging control program, CCDAutoPilot 5.0 (Basic package: $95, Professional edition: $295). This PC program automates all aspects of CCD astrophotography for an entire evening’s activities with a user-friendly point-and-click interface. Not only does the program control your camera and telescope mount, it can also control electronic focusers, instrument rotators, observatory domes, and weather sensors. More than just an imaging automation program, CCDAutoPilot 5.0 provides tools to measure key imaging system parameters, such as exposure offsets for color filters, and even suggests guiding parameters to produce the best images possible. See the website for additional details and register to download a free 60-day trial of CCDAutopilot 5.0 Professional edition.
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