PHD

PHD 1.14

Free
PHD Guiding is designed to be "Push Here Dummy" software.
 
1.14 (See all)

PHD Guiding is designed to be "Push Here Dummy" simple, yet provide powerful, intelligent auto-guiding of your telescope for both PCs and Macs. Connect your mount, your camera, select a star, and start guiding. That's it!

Main Features:

- Windows and OS X (Universal)
- Simple, clean interface designed for ease of use.
- Arbitrary camera orientation, pixel size, scope focal length, etc. measured during automatic calibration process.
- Guides through ASCOM's PulseGuide commands for lag-free, accurate commands on a wide range of mounts (Windows)
- Guides through ShoeString Astronomy's GPUSB (Windows & OS X) and GPINT (Windows) ST-4 style adapters for lag-free, accurate commands on a wide range of mounts
- Guides through Pierro Astro's USB Guiding interface to support a wide range of mounts
- Guides through Astro Gene's GCUSB ST4 interface to support a wide range of mounts (Windows:ASCOM and OS X)
- Guides through mounts connected to Equinox 6 (OS X)
- Guides through camera's onboard output port if present
- Stacking shorter subframes on the fly to extend effective exposure duration on short-exposure cameras
- Guiding in RA and Dec
- Intelligent automatic unidirectional and manual unidirectional Dec guiding modes
- Automatic sizing and stretching of guide image for display purposes.
- Image noise reduction with or without dark frames
- Real-time plotting of performance
- Freeware

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