Consulting Services

Tpoint Consulting can offer state-of-the-art expertise in telescope pointing and tracking algorithms and in many other areas of positional-astronomy and astrometry. Any scale of problem can be addressed, from a few hundred lines of code implementing a pointing kernel up to complete telescope control systems. Studies of the pointing characteristics of individual telescopes can also be undertaken.

Endorsed products

License fees for the above software packages are available on application to Software Bisque. In general, executables are relatively inexpensive. Source code, of interest to major projects which need to guarantee long-term in-house support, is more expensive and is licensed on strict non-disclosure terms. Separate licensing arrangements exist for, respectively, (i) non-profit astronomy institutes and individuals, and (ii) telescope manufacturing companies and other commercial users.

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Patrick Wallace, 8-May-2021