About this product
First Light Optics is an authorized MSB Software dealer for AstroArt.
AstroArt 7.0 is a complete astro-imaging package for camera control, image stacking, image processing, photometry and astrometry for digital and film images.
All major CCD cameras, telescopes, filter wheels, and focusers are supported. New drivers are released almost every month.
- Complete AstroArt software on CD-ROM, CCD drivers, manual, several pictures for the image processing tutorials
- 12 months of free upgrades. This means your purchase is protected if a new major version is released within one year
- You have the right to use AstroArt on several PCs if you don't use them at the same time (example: desktop at home, notebook outdoor)
- Two years of technical assistance by email and phone. Program in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.
- Printed 140-page instruction book
AstroArt v7 Service Pack 5 now available for download.
Key features include:
Advanced filters: Adaptive denoise, maximum entropy deconvolution, hot pixel removal, adaptive remove gradient, comet enhancement, unsharp mask, deblooming, DDP, FFT, masks, etc. with realtime preview.
Astrometry and photometry: With integrated star atlas, GSC included, USNO and UCAC supported. MPC reports, aperture photometry, batch photometry, estimation of measuring errors, plate solving and MPCORB minor planets.
Image stacking: Automatic on sets of images with sub-pixel precision. Five algorithms (star patterns, one star, two stars, planet, correlation), drizzle, colour synthesis and batch processing.
Colour imaging: Native 96 bit, visualised in real time without modifying the underlying data. Quadrichromy LRGB and WCMY with LAB. conversion. Colour balance, colour curves and adaptive saturation.
High speed: AstroArt is extremely fast thanks to its code being optimised in SSE assembly. Fully compatible with Windows 7 to Windows 2000.
What is new in V7?
32 and 64 bit: 64 bit version for image processing of multi-megapixel images. More information
Preprocessing: New features and options for preprocessing. Forum screenshots
Sequencer: Easy creation of sequences for camera control.
Planning: Script and star atlas functions to plan your observations.
Gradient removal: User defined control points and creation of syntetic flat field.
Comets: Six filters to study comet morphology.
Multiscale highpass: With realtime preview to process planetary and moon images.
Other: More than 30 minor new features.
AstroArt is an open system with plug-in support. All programmers of C, C++, Pascal can create new filters using the free development kit.
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