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 ====CCDciel is a free CCD capture software intended for the amateur astronomer.==== ====CCDciel is a free CCD capture software intended for the amateur astronomer.====
  
-It include ​all the features ​required ​to perform digital ​imaging ​CCD observation ​of celestial objects.\\ +CCDciel has all functionality ​required ​for advanced ​imaging of celestial objects ​including sequences for fully automated unattended operationBut it is also possible to make simple capture in a manual way.
-Using the standard drivers protocol [[http://​www.indilib.org/​|INDI]] and [[http://​ascom-standards.org/​|ASCOM]] ​it can connect and control the CCD camera, the focuser, the filter wheel and the telescope mount.+
  
-You can use CCDciel on Windows, Mac OS X or Linux, but beware ​the program is still in beta version.\\ +For devices connection it uses the [[http://​www.indilib.org/​|INDI]] ​and [[http://​ascom-standards.org/​|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.
-I use the Linux version every clear night so it is tested ​and must also work for you\\ +
-The Windows ​and Mac version must work but are not or rarely tested by me\\ +
-In any case I will appreciate your help for testing this software and reporting any bug or other problem.+
  
-{{:​en:​ccdciel.png|The main window}}+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.
  
-[[en:documentation:​start|The program documentation]] is now complete and a pdf version is included with the program.+{{:en:ccdciel.png|The main window}}
  
-[[en:screenshot:start|Some screen shot]]  to get an idea how it work+A copy of [[en:documentation:start|the program documentation]] in pdf format is included with the program.
  
-[[http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​ccdciel/​files/​|Download ​from SourceForge]],​ always get the latest version as it is frequently improved! ​+To install the program, look a  the [[en:​documentation:​start#​installation|specific instructions]] for your computer and [[http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​ccdciel/​files/​|download ​from SourceForge]] ​the version you need, always get the latest version as it is frequently improved! ​
  
 +You can ask the [[https://​groups.io/​g/​ccdciel|user group]] for any question about the software usage.
  
 +The source code is available from [[https://​github.com/​pchev/​ccdciel|GitHub]]
  
 [[en:​Contact]] [[en:​Contact]]
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