uniMap
(version 0.003 pre-alpha)

   UniMap is a free/opensource astronomy software which I mainly developed to do the plate-solving (automated detection and sky catalog matching) for astrophotography - see how detection works. Additionally, I implemented a wide range of features like plotting the asteroids path, artificial Earth satellites passing through, integrated telescope and digital/video camera control, online database/interface to work as a collaboration tool for plate solutions - check the project features so far.
   The application is written in C++/wxWidgets (cross platform GUI library), OpenGL, OpenCV, Boost and other portable libraries so that it can be compiled/released on other platforms such as Linux/MacOSX/etc. Current pre-alpha release is only for windows, to follow with a Linux and MacOSx release as soon as I pass the beta test.

   The project is to be released as a pre-alpha (concept proof) state and in order to test the the main functionality. Anyone interested in helping me to test and optimize it please contact me.

   Also, I am working to add translation in twenty different languages to start with, so if you are willing to help on this please let me know.

   I am looking for sponsorship to support this free software. That will go to host this project on itís own site (capable to handle a large world wide collaboration database) and also to develop a wide spectrum of additional features. For further details on how you can help please contact me.
UniMap - astrophotography software
UniMap - main screen - integrated telescope/camera control

MORE SCREENSHOTS

Ursa Minor detection with grid and constellation artwork
grid and constellation art work


M81/M82 - Bode's galaxy and Cigar galaxy plate-solving
M81/M82 - Bode's galaxy and Cigar galaxy plate-solving

Ursa Major detection with grid and constellation lines
grid and constellation lines

Star/Object details screen - Spectrum Tab
Sky Object Details - Spectral measurements

Star/Object details screen - NASA skyview/DSS image and References tab
Sky Data - Object details Screen

Astronomical distances measurement tool - Alioth to Phecda in Ursa Major
Astronomical distances measurement tool

Integrated telescope and camera control overview - M31 - Adromeda galaxy
Integrated telescope and camera control - Instruments Screen with thumbnails


Integrated telescope and camera control - tracking a star in M27 with digital camera.
Integrated telescope and camera control - Instruments Screen - guiding with digital image

Integrated telescope and camera control - tracking a laser pointer on the wall with a webcam.
Integrated telescope and camera control - video camera tracking

Unimap online image browse/download/rate
online image browse/download/rate

3d Image Color Plot - OpenGL
3d Graph Color - M51 - OpenGL

3d Image Color Plot with Photo map
3d image - photo map M51

3d Image Color Plot
3d view - color plot

World Wide Observatories Interactive map
Astronomical Observatories - interactive map

Current weather satellite view
weather satellite view

Interactive world wide Light Pollution map
light pollution map

Weather Forecast Screen
Weather Forecast

Seeing prediction - 48h - for North America with ClearSky
Seeing prediction for North America

Seeing prediction - 7 days - for Europe with Meteo Blue
Seeing prediction for Europe

Catalog Selection - Stars Tab
Catalog  Selection - Stars Tab

Catalog Selection - Earth Artificial Satellites Tab
Catalog  Selection - Earth Artificial Satellites Tab

Sample Filter Screen
Sample Filter Screen

Sun View - Latest solar activity
Sun View - Latest solar activity

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