AstorPearls - Astronomy Software

Reticulum - Basic

drift alignment tool

Reticulum is a simple, affordable software utility designed to help amateur astronomers and astro-photographers perfect their drift alignment process. With your laptop connected to your servo-motor operated telescope; you adjust your telescope’s movement, until your chosen star on screen, remains centered in Reticulum’s cross hairs, long enough for your observation or photographic exposure.

  • Reticulum provides you with the following features:
    • A very easy and intuitive user interface
    • Multiple sets of crosshairs.
    • Configurable N/S/E/W compass marks
    • Crosshairs three speeds rotation for maximum accuracy.
    • Built in timer with start/stop/reset controls.
    • Transparency control for maximum visibility on dark nights.
    • Toolbar auto hide to further reduce the amount of light.

Go ahead and try it now! And please make sure to check the Reticulum web page for more information.

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Reticulum - Pro

drift alignment tool

Reticulum Pro provides all features available with the basic version and extends it by allowing full customization of the crosshairs. Here are a few examples of features Reticulum Pro provides:

  • Extensive set of built in crosshairs.
  • Fully customizable crosshairs. You can change the following:
    • Double crosshairs separation and color.
    • Crosshairs center gap size
    • Inner shape size, color, geometry, and frequency.
    • Outer shape color and geometry.

Go ahead and try it now! And please make sure to check the Reticulum web page for more information.

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Dark Matters

DarkMatters is AstroPearls’ new windows phone application! Download it from the Windows Phone Store now! Learn more.