Sean Walker
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.'s New Product Showcase is a reader service featuring innovative equipment and software of interest to amateur astronomers. The descriptions are based largely on information supplied by the manufacturers or distributors. Sky & Telescope assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of vendors statements. For current price and additional information contact the manufacturer or distributor. Announcements should be sent to Not all announcements will be listed.

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