Astronomy Cameras

Main Cameras

Camera Interface Webapge Manual Software Area Pixel size Chip size Gain Bits Field of View Plate Scale
Meade LPI USB here   Maxim DL 640x480 8 x 8 um 5.2 x 3.9 mm Variable 8 5.8' x 4.3' 0.54 arcsec/px
ImagingSource DMK21AF04.AS Firewire here   Maxim DL/ Labview/IC Capture.AS 2.0 640x480 5.6 x 5.6 um 4.6 x 4.0 mm Variable 8 4.1' x 3' 0.38 arcsec/px
Logitech quick cam (2) USB     Labview 640 x 480 5.6 x 5.6 Ám 4.6 x 4.0 mm Variable 8,8,8 4.1' x 3.0' 0.38 arcsec/px
Starlight Xpress (SXV-M7C) USB here here Maxim DL 752x582 8.6 x 8.2 um 6.5 x 4.8 mm   X,X,X 7.0' x 5.4' 0.55 arcsec/px
SBIG ST-7E Parallel  

here

Quantum efficiency

Maxim DL 765x510 9 x 9 um 6.9 x 4.6 mm 2.30 16 7,8' x 5,2' 0.61 arcsec/px
SBIG ST-8300M USB  

here

[[][Quantum efficiency]]

Maxim DL 3326 x 2504 5.4 x 5.4 um 17.96 x 13.52 mm 0.37 16 7,8' x 5,2' 0.61 arcsec/px
SBIG ST-8XME USB  

here

filter wheel

Tracking camera geom

Quantum efficiency

Maxim DL 1530x1020 9 x 9 um 13.8 x 9.2 mm 2.39

16

18.7' x 12.4' 0.61 arcsec/px

Tracking Cameras

Tracking CCD Area Pixel size Chip size Gain Bits Field of View Plate Scale Centre Offset*
SBIG ST-7E 658 x 496 7.4 x 7.4 Ám 4.9 x 3.7 mm   16 5.5' x 4.1' 0.50 arcsec/px 6.27 mm (7.07 arcmin)
SBIG ST-8XME 658 x 496 7.4 x 7.4 Ám 4.9 x 3.7 mm   16 5.5' x 4.1' 0.50 arcsec/px 9.19 mm (10.37 arcmin)

*Distance between main and tracking CCD centres.

Filters

Filter position Filter Size Webpage Manual
1 Baader RGB-C Clear Focusing 1.25" here (in German) here
2 Baader RGB CCD-Filter R 1.25"
3 Baader RGB CCD-Filter G 1.25"
4 Baader RGB CCD-Filter B 1.25"

  • Tracking camera filter wheel

Filter position Filter Size Webpage Manual
1 Baader L Filter 1.25" here (in German) Spec Sheet
2 Baader H-Alpha 7nm 1.25" here  
3 Empty 1.25"    
4 Empty 1.25"    
5 Empty 1.25"    

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Topic revision: r18 - 20 Mar 2017 - LaurieNevay

 
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