3 is software designed from the ground up for
observing. SkyTools 3 includes a complete set of
software tools for observation planning, charting, and logging.
The SkyTools 3 Professional Edition
adds unique and powerful
tools for imaging and an unprecedented database of
stars to 20th magnitude over the entire sky. Learn
SkyTools boasts an astronomical database second to none and is
the premier software for the observer. Compare
Lovejoy at its Best
offers a variety of unique tools for planning comet
observations. Other software can plot the position of a
comet in the sky, but only SkyTools can tell you if you
can expect to be able to see it given your telescope and
level of light pollution. Only SkyTools uses the
latest magnitude and coma sizes from recent observations.
Only SkyTools uses a scientific model to predict the best
time to observe a comet customized for you.
Faint Outer Moons
Himalia and Saturn's Phoebe are bright enough to be
observed in larger telescopes, but these satellites are
seldom attempted because they are so challenging to find
using traditional methods and software. The unique
features of SkyTools can give you the edge you need to bag
these elusive objects.
SkyTools on your Tablet, Laptop & Desktop
license allows you to install SkyTools on all of your
computers and the Sync feature ensures that they all have
the same data.
your observing at your desk, then take your tablet or
laptop out to the telescope. Log your observations in the
field, and then view them on your desktop. Read
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