Astromist
Your Professional Astronomy Assistant
 

Observation Session


Skycharts
  • 5 types avalaibles.
  • Stars down to magnitude 14.
  • More than 18000 DSO included with their images.
  • Full Night Vision mode.
  • Too numerous options to be listed.

  • Object Information
  • All the usefull information in the field.
  • Visual DSO observation indicator considering your sky and instrument.
  • Quick access to the well known DSO catalogs as well as planet, meteor, bright stars and more.
  • Quick view of the object's skychart position and photo.
  • Your best eyepiece to use in order to observe it
  • Visual indicator for rise/transit/set.
  • Visual indicator about the best period of observation over the year.
  • Short Dreyer description plus a full language translator.
  • Goto the object
  • And more...

  • Night Tripper
  • Manage your whole night session from one assistant.
  • Create/Manage custom lists of objects (up to 500) using numerous criteria to prepare you observation session.
  • Fast access to any object (Goto with your instrument, SkyChart, Photo, Observer log).
  • Several sort available.
  • Your best eyepiece to use in order to observe it
  • Night Planning of your session.
  • And more ...

  • Observer Log
  • Create/Edit/Manage your observation session.
  • Integrated from SkyChart or NightTripper.
  • Mail export

  • Weather
  • Free access to a professional weather forecast service.
  • All the Forcast usefull in Astronomy for the next 48h.
  • Forecast for the next 7 days.
  • Forecast for 3 different locations at a time.

  • Twilight
  • Visual chart to determine the darkest period of your observation site and when you can observe a particular object (beginning of night, middle or morning)
  • Local, UT or daylight time

  • Ephemeris
  • Visual ephemeris for any Astromist Object.
  • Find easily the best date to observe it at any time.


  • Sky Objects


    Planets
  • Planets path among the sky.
  • Forecast of event using several charts.
  • Computation of any planet's'event on a 50 years period.
  • Numerous type of ephemeris.
  • 3d view of all Solar planets and major satellites.
  • And more...

  • Moon
  • Several Ephemeris (Calendar, Rise and Set, Darkest hours, Visibility, moon events).
  • 3 level of moon map.
  • All known feature down to 8km size with their photos (Crater, Catena, Lacus, Mons, Ocean and Sea).
  • Easy forecast of terminator crossing over any moon feature (visual or by computation).
  • And more...

  • Eclipse
  • All type of Solar or Moon Eclipse.
  • Fully integrated Solar eclipse computation at any date. No need of extrernal data or Internet link.
  • Determine visualy any information about the eclipse shadow like diameter, inclination, speed, earth location, etc.
  • Earth map for the solar eclipse to determine in a tap any local circunstance.
  • Eclipse (Moon or Solar)diagrams similar to the Nasa one.
  • Sky simulation of the eclispe.
  • And more...

  • Mars
  • Mars map with more than 800 features (Catena, cCavus, Chasma, Crater, Landing area, Mons, Planitia, Planum, Rupes, Terra) including their photos.
  • 3D view of mars to show you what you can see at the eyepiece at the best periods.
  • Visual Mars satellite ephemeris.
  • Visual ephemeris to see the greatest dates of observation.
  • And more...

  • Jupiter
  • Visual Ephemeris about Jupiter Satellites.
  • Visual ephemeris about Red Spot.
  • Assistant to compute the GRS latitude value upon your visual observation.
  • Acurate Ephemeris about satelites events (transit, shadow, occultation, etc).
  • And more...

  • Saturn
  • Visual Ephemeris about Saturn Satellites.
  • Visual Ephemeris to see the greatest date to observe the ring.
  • Acurate Ephemeris about satelites events (transit, shadow, occultation, etc) at their best period of observation.
  • And more...

  • Comet/Asteroid
  • Heliocentric view of the comet or asteroid path.
  • Dynamic Skyview of any comet or asteroid path(1 day up to 90days step).
  • Several ephemeris (position, best date, brightest, closest).
  • Synchronization to your refence web source.
  • Unlimited number of comet and asteroid.
  • And more...

  • Earth Satellite
  • Dynamic Global path over the earth.
  • Dynamic Skyview of satellite path.
  • Several ephemeris (Pass, Next visible, Flare, Transit over moon or sun, Globe view).
  • Synchronization to your refence web source.
  • Unlimited number of Earth Satellite.
  • And more...

  • DSO Finder
  • Quick search to all the catalogs in a finger move
  • Your best eyepiece to use in order to observe it
  • Fast access to any object (Goto with your instrument, SkyChart, Photo).


  • Hardware


    Mount Setup
  • Integrated level to level your mount.
  • Takahashi Polar scope simulator.
  • King method Assistant to align your mount to the true pole.

  • Mount Control
  • Dynamic SkyChart during the goto.
  • Control of the goto its progress.
  • Current position from your mount.
  • Delta to target for encoder tracking.
  • Fine mount slew adjustment.
  • Internal Gyroscope support.
  • More than 20 mount protocols implemented
  • Bluetooth support since 2004 (under progress since 4.0 for Ios)
  • Wifi support
  • And more ...

  • 2 Star Aligment
  • The best for Encoder users.
  • Select the star using the skychart.
  • Very good accuracy.

  • N Star Aligment
  • The best for any type of mount (Azt, Eq, Dobson).
  • Similar to some expensive professionnal mount control software.
  • More than 8 differents types of error correction (aligment, construction, tilt, flexure, etc).
  • Visual indicator before/after.
  • Improve aligment even with one added star !

  • Camera
  • Quick setup of Timelapse
  • Create and Manage predefined setup
  • Notification for manual control
  • Wireless control of your canon camera (palm, pocket PC, Ios under progress)


  • And more !

     



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