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michael8554

COMPLETED - **** SOLD **** Celestron Nightscape 10.7MP TEC Cooled OSC

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£450 including UK Next Day Special Delivery

Made by Diffraction Limited in Canada, owners of SBIG Cameras

Resolution 10.7MP, 3760 x 2840 pixels
Sensor Size 17.9 mm x 13.5 mm, 22.5mm diagonal (Four Thirds format ?)
4.75um x 4.75um pixel size
16 bit A/D
Binning 2x2 or 4x4
Exposures 0.01sec to 24hrs,  0.001 sec to 24hrs (2x2, 4x4 Bin) 
Regulated Thermoelectric (TEC) Cooling with Fan
Cooling Range 20C° below ambient
Dark Signal (at 0° C) 2e-/pixel/second
Dynamic Range 64 dB
Full Well Capacity 25,000 e-
Quantum Efficiency 32% @ 630 nm; 42% @ 550 nm; 40% @ 470 nm
Read Noise (RMS) 16 e-
Optical Window High transmission Schott B270 glass
Optical Coatings IR cutoff and anti-reflection multi-coatings
Shutter Internal Mechanical
Sub-Framing Full, Half, Quarter, selectable
Weight 0.91 kg
Power Requirements 12V DC 2.5Amp, tip positive
Back Focus Distance 26mm from M42 x 0.75 T2 flange

Comes with AstroFX software, written by the Maxim DL people.
With this you can set up automatic acquisition sequences to capture FITS Lights, Darks, Bias, and Flats, and then takes you step-by-step through a complete processing process
Or you can acquire FITS images, stack with DSS, and process with PS etc
Unusual for a colour sensor, Binning allows you to match the camera's pixel size to your focal length
Cylindrical shape is ideal for Fastar/ HyperStar setups

In the package:
Nightscape Camera with 2" Nosepiece
1.5M USB cable
Software CD containing:
Celestron and ASCOM Nightscape drivers
Nightscape Installation and User Guide
AstroFX Software
AstroFX User Guide
FitsView FITS Viewer
A DSS Master Dark to get you going - made from 23 Bin2x2 subs of 600 seconds at -20C 

£450 including UK Next Day Special Delivery

UK BUYERS ONLY PLEASE

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NGC 2175 "The Monkey Head Nebula"

Thanks for looking

Michael

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