CCD Celestron Nightscape 8300

The CCD cameras of Celestron introduces new Nightscape 8300, a color CCD camera with Kodak sensor KAF 8300-.

The Nightscape 8300 provides a resolution of 8,3 mega pixels with a high-sensitivity sensor.
The cooling system adjusted (TEC) with fan and anti-vibration system reduces electronic noise normally present in all CCD cameras.

The compact shape of the body provides a minimal obstruction.

It is designed to have the same back-focus of the digital reflex-: and so mechanically and optically already compatible with all photographic adapters for SLRs.
Technical characteristics:

  • Sensor: Kodak KAF-8300 in color
  • Resolution: 8.3MP (3326 2504)
  • Sensor size: 17.96 mm x 13.52 mm
  • Shutter speeds: from 0, 001s to 24 hours (bin 2 2), by 0,01 s to 24 hours (bin 1 1)
  • Binning: 2 2
  • Cooling: Peltier cell, up to -20 degrees relative to room temperature
  • A/D Converter: 16 bits
  • Readout noise: 8 and-
  • Full Well Capacity: 25500 and-
  • Quantum efficiency: 33%@ 630 nm; 40%@ 550 nm; 33%@ 470 nm
  • Attack on the telescope: thread T and 50 mm adapter
  • Back focus: 55 mm barrel with 50,8 mm; 26 mm without
  • Software compatibility: AstroFX, MaximDL, ASCOM Driver
  • Connecting to your PC: USB 2.0 with USB cable 2,5 m
  • Optical window: Schott B270 High transmission glass
  • Optical window treatment: IR-Cut glare
  • Power Supply: 12V and 2, 5A
  • Weight: 910 grams

 

manufacturer website: www.celestron.com

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