who purchases SkyTools 3 after August 1, 2016
receive a Free Upgrade to SkyTools 4
the coming weeks we will begin software testing and adding finishing touches to SkyTools 4, which has been many years in
in SkyTools 4
and improved interface
expanded, and corrected databases
separation of visual observing and imaging (Pro)
Event Finder and Calendar with reminders
drawing of minor planets
sharing of equipment definitions, equipment
identifications and discovery descriptions
Barlow lenses and focal reducers
Objects Like This and Nearby Objects tools
images/sketches directly with log entries
observing list columns
new workflow: target selection, project creation, scheduling,
progress tracking and observation archive
highly accurate imaging model
for all filters, including narrow band Ha, OIII, SII, etc.
ACP plan files directly from the scheduler
observations for iTelescope.net
are just a few of the highlights; it would take many pages to list
all of the new features and improvements!
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is the fine print?
upgrades are available via download only and valid for the same
edition as the original purchase (Starter, Standard, Standard +
Real Time, or Pro). Upgrades to other editions are available at
the usual price.
will I be notified?
will email you at the email address you used to purchase SkyTools 3 when
the upgrade is ready.
is the normal upgrade policy?
upgrade policy is to offer owners of previous versions of
SkyTools an upgrade to the latest version at half price.
will SkyTools 4 be available?
have not set a formal release date, but we expect it to released
sometime in 2017.
SkyTools, because the astronomy
more about SkyTools 3
and try the SkyTools 3 Starter Edition