AstroImager is a powerful, but easy-to-use image-capture application for astrophotography. It can be used as a client to any remote or local INDI server with any supported CCD, filter wheel, or focuser. The built-in drivers support the following hardware: ATIK Titan Mono and Colour ATIK 3xx/4xx family CCDs ATIK One 6 and 9 (and its internal filter wheel) ATIK 11000/4000 CCDs ATIK VS and Infinity CCDs ATIK GP Mono (1280x960 and 640x480 8-bit modes only) ZWO ASI USB 3.0 CCDs ATIK EFW2 filter wheels Starlight Xpress CCDs (all USB 2.0 cameras) Starlight Xpress filter wheel Shoestring Astronomy FC USB Focuser controller
AstroImager also controls the set point cooling and the mechanical shutter of the attached camera (if available). It can preview or capture and save images to selected folder with any file name prefix, count, duration and time lapse, browse captured images and show them in Finder, zoom and stretch them automatically or manually. It can measure FWHM and the drift of a selected star to help easier and faster focus and align your equatorial telescope mount. Captured images can be plate-solved using public astrometry.net service or local Astrometry for OS X application. Images are stored in FITS format using CFITSIO library with user defined keywords and can be debayered automatically during preview with custom offsets. Two separate filter name sets can be used for easier change of carousels. AstroImager is a member of our amateur astrophotography tools family including AstroTelescope, AstroGuider, and FITS Preview.