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Celestron Skyris 618 Cameras

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Model:  95510
Brand:  Celestron
Chip Type:  CCD

Celestron Skyris 618 Cameras
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Celestron's fastest camera for colour and monochromatic planetary imaging with long focal-length telescopes like Schmidt-Cassegrain and the EdgeHD series.
The celestron Skris series of cameras are the result of a marriage between Celestron and Imaging Source and feature quality components and high performance including Sony imaging sensors, high-speed USB 3.0 connections and 12-bit image output that out-performs regular 8-bit images provided by standard planetary CCDs.

The external camera housing has also been redesigned by Celestron for improved heat dissipation, minimising the temperature effect on CCD noise.

All Celestron Skyris cameras are guaranteed free from defects in materials and workmanship for two years.

Mono v Colour?

The monochrome camera offers the most sensitivity for capturing the best possible astro-images. Either use the camera by itself to capture black-and-white images of the Moon and planets or attach your own filters and filter wheel to create colour planetary images. The monochrome camera offers you increased sensitivity and the flexibility to image the way you want.

The one-shot colour camera enables you to capture full-colour images instantly. There is no need to spend time imaging the same target multiple times to capture different colours. You also won't need to invest in filters and a filter wheel, making the colour option an economical choice.

Features

Highly-sensitive Sony ICX618A EXview HAD™ Color and Monochrome CCDs
High-speed USB 3.0 connection enables fastest frame-rate possible
Capable of exposures faster than 1/100th of a second for sharper, high-resolution images
12-bit output provides higher dynamic range than standard planetary cameras
Guaranteed free from defects in materials and workmanship for two years.

Includes Celestron iCap software and stacking software to aid with capturing, filtering, aligning, stacking, and exporting your images.

Also supplied with a metal 1.25” nosepiece and 10’ USB 3.0 cable.

Optional IR-cut filter is available.


Specification

Imaging Sensor Sony ICX618ALA (Mono) or Sony ICX618AQA (colour) CCD
Resolution 640x480
Sensor size 4.46 mm x 3.80 mm
Pixel size 5.6 micron square
A/D Conversion 12-bit
Exposure times 0.0001 to 30 seconds
Max frame-rate 120 fps
Telescope connection 1.25" barrel and C-thread
Operating environment 40°C to -40°C
Optical window None
Shutter Global
Software Compatibility ICap, IC Capture & DirectShow
Sub-framing Selectable
Power requirements Powered by USB
System requirements PC laptop with Windows XP/Vista/7/8 & a USB 2.0/3.0 port
Weight 3.6 oz
Warranty 2-year

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