Nova is a free Integrated Observational Environment for astronomers. It combines Ephemeris functionality with the capability of controlling modern "goto" telescopes and popular CCD cameras. Nova combines image capture, telescope control and ephemeris functionality into a single application. The main goal of Nova is to make it easy(ish) to capture CCD images of objects with a good degree of accuracy. Nova is also able to manage several kinds of astronomical database (i.e GSC, USNO, SAO, etc.) and makes it easy to automatically schedule observational activity through the use of target object lists.
|Tags||Scientific/Engineering Astronomy Visualization|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
Release Notes: The sky view is now anti-aliased. Constellation outlines are now displayed.
Release Notes: New dialogs, druids, menus and toolbars were added to this final "development" release in order to improve the GUI look and feel.
Release Notes: Menus and the Toolbar now dock correctly. Pixmaps were added for icons. Problems with RH builds were fixed. Improvements were made to the virtual sky view.
No changes have been submitted for this release.