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Astronomy CCD & CMOS Cameras for Telescopes

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Revolution Imager R2

Revolution Imager R2 with Viewing Screen - RI-KITR2

SKU: REV-RI-KITR2
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 720 x 576 (0.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5
  • Sensor Model: ICX811
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$299.99
 

Orion Magnificent Mini AutoGuider Package - 24781

SKU: ORI-24781
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 1024 (1.3 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.2
  • Sensor Model: MT9M001
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$349.99
 

Atik 383L+ Monochrome CCD Camera W/ Kodak KAF-8300 Sensor - ATK0067

SKU: ATK-ATK0067
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 3362 x 2504 (8.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.4
  • Sensor Model: KAF-8300
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$2,075.00
 

Revolution Imager R2 with Viewing Screen - RI-KITR2 - Used

SKU: UEQ-11723-REV-RI-KITR2
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 720 x 576 (0.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5
  • Sensor Model: ICX811
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$299.99 $250.00
 
ZWO ASI174MM USB 3.0 Monochrome CMOS Imaging Camera

ZWO ASI174MM Monochrome CMOS Imaging Camera - USB 3.0 - ASI174MM

SKU: ZWO-ASI174MM
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1936 x 1216 (2.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.86
  • Sensor Model: IMX174
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$599.00
 
QHY5-II Camera

QHY QHY5-II Monochrome CMOS Planetary Camera & Autoguider - QHY5-II

SKU: QHY-QHY5-II
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 1024 (1.3 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.2
  • Sensor Model: MT9M001
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$199.00
 
QHY12 Connection Side

QHY QHY12 One Shot Color CCD Camera - QHY12

SKU: QHY-QHY12
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 4610 x 3080 (14.2 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.12
  • Sensor Model: ICX613
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$2,699.00
 
QHY5III174 Mono CMOS Imaging Camera

QHY QHY5III174 USB 3.0 Monochrome CMOS Imaging Camera - QHY5III174M

SKU: QHY-QHY5III174M
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1936 x 1216 (2.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.86
  • Sensor Model: IMX174
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$629.00
 
QHY174M ColdMOS Sensor Side

QHY 174M Monochrome Cooled Astronomy Camera - QHY174M

SKU: QHY-QHY174M
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1920 x 1200 (2.3 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.86
  • Sensor Model: IMX174
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$939.00
 
QHY174C ColdMOS Sensor Side

QHY 174C Color Cooled Astronomy Camera - QHY174C

SKU: QHY-QHY174C
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1920 x 1200 (2.3 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.86
  • Sensor Model: IMX174
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$899.00
 
ZWO ASI174MM Monochrome Astronomy Camera Kit

ZWO ASI174MM Monochrome Astronomy Camera Kit - ASI174MM-KIT

SKU: ZWO-ASI174MM-KIT
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1936 x 1216 (2.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.86
  • Sensor Model: IMX174
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$775.00 $710.00
 
QHY QHY90A Mono CCD Camera

QHY QHY90A Monochrome CCD Camera with 7-Position Color Filter Wheel - QHY90A

SKU: QHY-QHY90A
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 3358 x 2536 (8.5 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.4
  • Sensor Model: KAF8300
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$2,699.00
 

QSI 683WS Monochrome Cooled CCD Camera - 683WS

SKU: QSI-683WS
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 3348 x 2574 (8.6 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.4
  • Sensor Model: KAF-8300
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$3,579.00
 

QSI 683WS-8 Monochrome Cooled CCD Camera - 683WS-8

SKU: QSI-683WS-8
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 3326 x 2504 (8.3 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.4
  • Sensor Model: KAF-8300
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$3,766.00
 
ZWO ASI174MM Mini Monochrome Imaging Camera

ZWO ASI174MM Mini Monochrome Astronomy Camera - ASI174MINI

SKU: ZWO-ASI174MINI
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1936 x 1216 (2.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.86
  • Sensor Model: IMX174
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$499.00
 
ZWO ASI174MM Monochrome Imaging Camera with Mini Electronic Filter Wheel and 1.25" LRGB Filters

ZWO ASI174MM Monochrome Astronomy Camera w/1.25" Mini Electronic Filter Wheel & New 1.25" LRGB Filter Set - ASI174MM-KIT2

SKU: ZWO-ASI174MM-KIT2
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1936 x 1216 (2.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.86
  • Sensor Model: IMX174
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$946.00 $871.50
 

QHY 174M-GPS Monochrome Cooled CMOS Time Domain Imager & GPS Receiver - QHY174M-GPS

SKU: QHY-QHY174M-GPS
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1920 x 1200 (2.3 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.86
  • Sensor Model: IMX174
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$1,239.00
 
Orion Magnificent Mini Deluxe AutoGuider Package

Orion Magnificent Mini Deluxe AutoGuider Package - 24437

SKU: ORI-24437
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 1024 (1.3 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.2
  • Sensor Model: MT9M001
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$349.99
 
QHY9M Cooled Monochrome CCD Camera

QHY QHY9 Classic 8.3 MP Cooled Monochrome CCD Imaging Camera - QHY9M

SKU: QHY-QHY9M
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 3358 x 2536 (8.5 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.4
  • Sensor Model: KAF-8300
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$1,990.00
 
QSI 683 8.3 MP Cooled Monochrome CCD Astronomy Camera

QSI 683wsg Cooled Monochrome CCD Camera with Internal 5-Position Color Filter Wheel

SKU: QSI-683WSG
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 3326 x 2504 (8.3 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.4
  • Sensor Model: KAF-8300
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$3,814.00
 
QSI 683 Cooled Monochrome CCD Imaging Camera

QSI 683wsg-8 Cooled Monochrome CCD Camera with Internal 8-Position Color Filter Wheel - 683WSG8

SKU: QSI-683WSG8
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 3326 x 2504 (8.3 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.4
  • Sensor Model: KAF-8300
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$3,952.00
 

QHYCCD Cooled QHY128C CMOS Color Camera - QHY128C

SKU: QHY-QHY128C
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 6036 x 4028 (24.3 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.97
  • Sensor Model: IMX128
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$3,499.00
 
QHY174M ColdMOS Sensor Side

QHY 174M Monochrome Cooled Astronomy Camera - QHY174M - Used

SKU: UEQ-10621-QHY-QHY174M
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1920 x 1200 (2.3 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.86
  • Sensor Model: IMX174
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$939.00 $799.00
 

QHY QHY5III174 USB3.0 Color CMOS Imaging Camera - QHY5III174C

SKU: QHY-QHY5III174C
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1920 x 1200 (2.3 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.86
  • Sensor Model: IMX174
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$599.00
 

QHY QHY29 USB2.0 Monochrome CCD Camera - QHY29

SKU: QHY-QHY29
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 6644 x 4452 (29.6 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 5.5
  • Sensor Model: KAI-29050 CCD
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$7,500.00
 

Astronomy cameras take pictures of celestial objects in the night sky. There are many different brands and types of telescope cameras on the market today, but they all work in the same basic way. When the camera is pointed at the subject and the shutter is open, light enters the opening and an image of the subject is recorded on some form of light-sensitive material. Once the image has been taken, the shutter is closed and the photographer goes about processing that image. Most astronomy cameras on the market today use a CCD or CMOS light sensor instead of photographic film, and that means the image is processed digitally, either in the camera itself, which is the case with a smartphone, point and shoot or DSLR camera, or on a computer. When a telescope imaging camera is designed for astronomy, the raw image collected on the CCD or CMOS sensor is electronically moved off the camera to the astrophotographer's computer for processing.

Telescope cameras for astronomy are available in a wide price range, and the price difference is driven by two things; the size of the CCD or CMOS sensor and the features of the camera body itself. Small, simple imaging cameras meant for taking pictures of bright objects, such as the Moon and planets, are very economical and a great way to jump into astrophotography. Telescope cameras with larger sensors are capable of capturing the faint light from distant galaxies and other far-off celestial objects. Imaging sensors that are physically bigger also cover a wider swath of sky and are therefore capable of imaging very large objects. Astronomy camera sensors come in color and monochrome (black and white), and the camera bodies can have features such as cooling, built-in color filter wheels, autoguiders, and more. Contact High Point Scientific today for any questions about astrophotography CCD cameras or CMOS cameras.

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