Qastrocam is a capture program that can work with any video4linux device (see the home page for a complete list). Its main purpose is to do astrophotography. It can control a telescope to do guiding with the images received from the video device. It can also control the extended features of a webcam modified to do long exposure (several seconds) captures. Images can be saved in a variety of formats including, BMP, PNG, and JPEG.
released on 24 May 2005
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||28 January 2003|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Weak prerequisite||Philips webcam with nemosoft driver|
|Required to use||A camera supported by the video4linux API|
|Required to build||Qt 3.0|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 24 May 2005.
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