Orion StarShoot 5 Megapixel Camera For the Moon and Planets

Orion StarShoot 5 Megapixel Camera For the Moon and Planets


This video demonstrates the Orion StarShoot Camera for taking images of planets and the moon. The camera has a 1 shot colour chip for solar system imaging in beautiful colour detail. 

The small 2.2 micron sized pixels allow for a high resolution 5 megapixel image. The video states that you should be able to see the Great Red Spot on Jupiter and the Cassini division on Saturn. 

It comes with its own software and connects to your computer with a USB cable. The software is compatible with a Mac or PC and allows live view video and hot pixel removal in addition to the usual camera exposure controls.

It is available on Amazon if you were thinking of purchasing one and here is a link to the camera.

Orion StarShoot 5 MP Colour Camera

Here is a link showing you how to modify a cheap webcam for astrophotography.


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