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Are you looking for an affordable CCD camera that's perfect for the beginning astrophotographer?
How about a colour CCD camera that enables video to be viewed on your PC, record video footage, and also takes still images as well.
Then take a closer look at the Skywatcher SWA-SSIC CCD Colour Astronomy Imaging Camera...
If you want to get into simple astrophotography, but have always been afraid of both the expense and the technology involved in CCD cameras, you don't have to worry anymore.
The Skywatcher SWA-SSIC CCD Colour Astronomy Imaging Camera is ideal for the beginning astrophotographer! It features user-friendly controls - including an auto mode for the first time user. Go ahead and put it to use on your first night out! Once you have familiarized yourself with the CCD camera's properties, you can then utilize the manual control to change gain, contrast, exposure time, frame rate and colour saturation by using your computer.
What's more, the Skywatcher SWA-SSIC CCD Colour Astronomy Imaging Camera allows you to view video on your computer screen, record video footage, and also takes still images as well. Once you get the "hang" of it, imagine all the things you could share with friends and family viewing the night sky. The Skywatcher SWA-SSIC CCD Colour Astronomy Imaging Camera comes complete with a CD guide on installation drivers, how to connect the imager to your computer and how to attach it to your telescope.
It's as easy and 1, 2, 3!
* Excellent .01 lux for low light sensitivity
* Automatic feature for first time users
* Gain, contrast, exposure time, frame rate and colour saturation manual controls
* 1/4" High Sensitivity Low Noise CMOS Sensor Chip
* View live video of the Moon, planets and bright star clusters, record video footage, and also takes still images as well
* Simple USB 2.0 connects works with most Windows operating systems
What can you do with the Skywatcher SWA-SSIC CCD Colour Astronomy Imaging Camera ?
Hook it to your telescope and add your PC. Now you've got a real "Window" to the Moon!
This will allow a group of people to observe at once - giving you the opportunity to point out lunar features and more.
Aim it towards Jupiter or Venus... Use a proper solar filter and view sunspots.
It's up to you and this affordable CCD camera will take you there!
Sensor Chip : 1/4" High Sensitivity Low Noise CMOS Sensor Chip
Format : VGA 640x 480
Sensor Size : 3.84mm x 2.88mm (4.8 mm Diagonal)
Pixel Size : 6.0 Micron x 6.0 Micron
Sensivity : 0.01 lux at 25 degree C
Scan Mode : Progressive Scan
Control Modes : Auto/Manual Modes
Exposure Time : 0.065msecs to 4293msec
Gain : 1x to 123.5x
Frame Rate : 0.23 fps to 30 fps
Not suitable for use with a Mac computer
Computer Connection : USB2.0
USB cable length 2 meters
Weight : 70 grams
Dimensions: 9.1mm (height) x 3.2cm (weight)
Comes with : Optical disc with driver software, user manual and image processing software