Complete software solution for conducting astronomical observations and image processing.
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PRISM
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Catalogs that can be read, displayed (sky map) and used for plate solving by PRISM (non exhaustive list, please refer to software setup panel) :

* NGC, IC - Deep sky objects
* PGC, UGC, MGC, ESO, Abell, MRK, AM, Arp, Quasars - Galaxies
* PK, SH2, LDN, LBN, VDB, Barnard - Nebulae
* Milky way outline, nebulae outline

* BSC, SAO, GSC-ACT Stars
* GCVS4 - Variable stars
* WDS - Double stars
* Loenos, UBVRI Landolt - Photometric catalog
* Henri Draper - Reference stars for spectroscopy
* Hipparcos, Tycho - Reference stars for plate solving
* USNO-SA 1 and 2, USNO-A 1 and 2 - Large star catalog : USNO-SA files can be downloaded here , USNO-A files can be downloaded also.
* NOMAD catalog, that holds 1.13 billions stars  (band B,V,R,J,H and K)
* UCAC catalog : very accurate for plate solving and photometric catalog (UCAC4 is here).
* GSC-ACT (this is the first catalog you shoud consider using !)
Catalogs

A PRISM software installer that embeds GSC-ACT is available here (400MB)