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5. Changes in Fedora for Specific Audiences

5.1. Scientific and Technical

5.1.1. Astronomy Spin

The new Fedora Astronomy spin brings a complete open source toolchain, from observation planning through to the final results, for both amateur and professional astronomers. It provides the Fedora KDE desktop enhanced with a complete scientific Python environment and the AstrOmatic software for data analysis. KStars is included to provide a full featured astrophotography tool. As KStars uses the INDI library to control equipment, various telescopes, cameras etc. are supported.
Help with using Fedora Astronomy is available in the irc channel #fedora-astronomy on irc.freenode.net and on the Fedora Astronomy mailing list.