The Moon, courtesy of Gonzalo y Ricardo Cao Cabeza de Vaca
Beautiful image of Jupiter, taken by Zerjillo and A. Roman
, which has won the First Prize
(Category Planetary) in the Astrophotography Contest held at the National Astronomy Congress
(2010/Sep). For more details click in La Azotea
The new Luna-QHY 5 Mono (and its color version, the Luna-QHY 5 Color) are perfect cameras to take the very best planetary images, and they come with a custom made, highly specialized capture software. LPOD's Lunar Picture of The Day (08 feb.08)
, image taken by Rafael Benavides
with a Luna-QHY 5 Mono camera. Click on it to extend.
Technical Details Jan 19, 2008, 20:12 UT. Celestron 11 + Barlow 2X + IR pass filter + Luna-QHY 5 mono camera.
They also include an autoguide port, thus the cameras become a very good, low cost option for autoguiding, being supported by most free software available.
Images shows the camera with our Lunatico's Guidescope EZG-60
, a very good and low cost option for autoguiding.
(Image courtesy of
- Sensor Mitron MT9M001, 1/2 inch, BW
- Effective Pixel: 1280x1024 1.3Mpixels
- Pixel Size 5.2x5.2um
- Peak QE: 56%
- DigitalClarity? CMOS Imaging Technology
- Exposure Range 17ms to 5sec (with supplied software)
- Supports true ROI
- USB 2.0 High speed
- 40 fps (with 400x400 ROI and 26 ms exp. time, can vary for other settings)
- Built in Guide Port (standard 6 pin RJ12)
- Mechanical interface M42x0.75 (T2)
- Filter interface M28.5x0.5 Screw
- Size 64mm diam x 33mm high
- Weight: 100 gr
Sample images: Moon's details
Images courtesy of Rafael Benavides
. Click on them to extend and technical data.
Ferrán Ginebrosa has published a video of the transit of Europa and Ganímedes, crossing Jupiter, composed of 3150 individual frames recorded with a Luna-QHY5 camera.
For more details or to pay a look at it, click here.
The camera includes a powerful capture software, and MaximDL, AstroArt and CCDSoft plugins, and the package includes everything needed to start shooting:
- A rigid, sturdy case
- With all needed cables (autoguide and USB)
- With a T ring to 1¼" adapter
- The camera works with USB 2.0.
For more information please visit our yahoo group.
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