CCDciel is a free CCD capture software intended for the amateur astronomer.

CCDciel has all functionality required for advanced imaging of celestial objects including sequences for fully automated unattended operation. But it is also possible to make simple capture in a manual way.

For devices connection it uses the INDI and ASCOM standards drivers. It can control the CCD/CMOS camera, focuser, filter wheel, rotator and telescope mount and uses image resolving software such astrometry.net for accurate positioning. It can serve both the beginner astro photographer as the advanced who can take a nap while the equipment is imaging.

You can use CCDciel on Windows, macOS or Linux.
The program is still in beta version but it is now quit stable and run smoothly on every platform
In any case I will appreciate your help for testing this software and reporting any bug or other problem you may encounter.

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A copy of the program documentation in pdf format is included with the program.

To install the program, look a the specific instructions for your computer and download from SourceForge the version you need, always get the latest version as it is frequently improved!

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