Best astrophotography software in 2024

Best astrophotography software
(Image credit: Digital Camera World/Jason Parnell-Brookes)

Using the best astrophotography software can make a huge difference to your night sky photos. Photographing the night sky is a hugely rewarding process. With long exposures come a huge range of celestial objects that we can never hope to see with the naked eye. Even with the simplest, entry-level kit, it’s possible to photograph galaxies, comets, planets, stars, and more. 

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Jase Parnell-Brookes

Jase Parnell-Brookes is an award-winning photographer, educator and writer based in the UK. They won the Gold Prize award in the Nikon Photo Contest 2018/19 and was named Digital Photographer of the Year in 2014. After completing their Masters Jase has spent a good chunk of two decades studying and working in photography and optics shooting and writing all over the world for big-name brands and media outlets. Now the Channel Editor for Cameras and Skywatching at their speciality is in low light optics and camera systems.