Product SiteDocumentation Site

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 and on the Fedora Astronomy mailing list.