Software

Planetarium Software

Name Website / Description
Stellarium

Stellarium

Free Planetarium Software for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Cartes du Ciel

Cartes du Ciel

Planetarium software and sky chart creation.

Virtual Moon Atlas

Virtual Moon Atlas

Software showing surface of the Moon and packed with information about all of the features.

Image Processing

Name

Website / Description

Deep Sky Stacker

Deep Sky Stacker

Deep sky astrophotography stacking software. Allows multiple subs to be stacked along with dark, flat and bias images.

Registax

Registax

Planetary image stacking software. Can stack individually captured images or frames captured from a short video sequence.

Startrails

Startrails

Software for creating star trail images by stacking several short exposure images together to create a longer exposure shot.

Astro Photography Tool (APT)

APT

Shareware software for controlling Canon DSLR cameras during astrophotography sessions.

Misc Software

Name Website / Description
Polar Finder

Polar Finder

Software to assist with polar alignment by showing the position of Polaris for a given time when viewed through a polar alignment scope.

GPredict

GPredict

Software for the positioning of satellites in orbit around the Earth along with the ISS.