Cameras - Frank Johns

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Cameras

Astro Equipment
Cameras
ASI294MC-Pro
This is my first dedicated OSC astro-camera. I decided to give OSC a go mainly as a result of the low number of clear nights we have in Cornwall. With time limited, the use of LRGB becomes rather restricted.
I also acquired the Optolong L-Enhance tri-band filter. This filter is mounted into the front aperture of the camera so the use of a 1.25inch filter can be used with little or no vignetting.
Apart from a few test images, this camera has yet to be 'used in anger'.

ATIK 314L+
The Atik 314L+ is a set-point cooled CCD camera with a resolution of 1392 x 1040. The peltier cools the CCD to about 20 dgrees below ambient.
LUNA 0.4B 
The Luna 0.4B is a camera with the facility to be cooled. It has a resolution of 752 x 582 and is fitted with both USB and Guider ports.
I use this camera almost exclusively for guiding. 
DMK 21AU04.AS 
 A monochrome camera capable of recording up to 60 frames/second. It captures lossless and uncompressed images, making it ideal for planetary and lunar photography.
DBK 21AU04.AS 
A colour version of the above.

ARTEMIS 285
The Artemis 285 is a cooled CCD camera with a resolution of 1392 x 1040. The peltier cools the CCD to about 20 dgrees below ambient. It was made from a kit. 
The camera is shown fitted to an Atik electrically controlled 5-filter wheel.
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