ASCOM Platform

ASCOM Platform 6.4

Free
Enables monitoring and updating astroniomical data
3.1  (17 votes)
6.4.0 (See all)
Work with different types of devices for astronomical data collection and management with a unified control software running on Windows. It extracts and organizes various types of data and supports the integration of custom drivers for individual research tasks.

ASCOM Platform is a free-to-use astronomy application for Windows OS. ASCOM is many-to-many and language-independent architecture, supported by most astronomy devices which connect to Windows computers. The diagram below shows how ASCOM differs from traditional astronomy instrument control architecture.

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