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Astronomy CCD & CMOS Cameras for Telescopes

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ZWO ASI120MM Mini Mono Imaging Camera

ZWO ASI120MM Mini Monochrome Astronomy Camera - ASI120MINI

SKU: ZWO-ASI120MINI
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.75
  • Sensor Model: AR0130
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$149.00
 

Atik Infinity Video Camera - Color - ATK0145

SKU: ATK-ATK0145
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1392 x 1040 (1.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 6.45
  • Sensor Model: ICX825
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$961.00
 
ZWO ASI120MM-S Super Speed Monochrome CMOS Camera

ZWO ASI120MM-S Super Speed Monochrome CMOS Camera - ASI120MM-S

SKU: ZWO-ASI120MM-S
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.75
  • Sensor Model: MT9M034
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$179.00
 

Celestron NexImage Burst Color Imager - 95518 - Used

SKU: UEQ-7708-CEL-95518
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.75
  • Sensor Model: AR0132
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$199.95 $125.00
 
iOptron iE1300 Electronic Eyepiece

iOptron iE1300 Electronic Eyepiece - 8429

SKU: IOP-8429
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 1024 (1.3 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.6
$149.00 $119.20
 

ZWO ASI120MC-S Color Super Speed Camera - ASI120MC-S

SKU: ZWO-ASI120MC-S
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.5
  • Sensor Model: AR0130
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$149.00
 
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider Pro Mono Camera

Orion StarShoot AutoGuider Pro Mono Astrophotography Camera - 52031

SKU: ORI-52031
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.75
  • Sensor Model: MT9M034
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$399.99
 

Starlight Xpress UltraStar Imaging and Guiding Camera - Color

SKU: SLX-ULTRASTAR-C
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1392 x 1040 (1.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 6.45
  • Sensor Model: ICX825AL
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$1,050.00
 

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 314L+ Monochrome CCD Camera w/ Sony ICX285AL Sensor - ATK0058

SKU: ATK-ATK0058
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1392 x 1040 (1.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 6.45
  • Sensor Model: ICX285AL
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$1,395.00
 

Atik 314L+ Color CCD Camera w/ Sony ICX285AL Sensor - ATK0059

SKU: ATK-ATK0059
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1392 x 1040 (1.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 6.45
  • Sensor Model: ICX285AL
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$1,395.00 $1,116.00
 

Celestron NexImage Burst Monochrome Imager - 95519 - Used

SKU: UEQ-11690-CEL-95519
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.75
  • Sensor Model: AR0132
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$199.95 $125.00
 

Orion StarShoot All-In-One Astrophotography Camera - 52098

SKU: ORI-52098
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.75
  • Sensor Model: MT9M034
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$349.99
 

Atik GP Monochrome CCD Camera - ATK0119

SKU: ATK-ATK0119
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.75
  • Sensor Model: ICX445ALA
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$445.00
 

Atik GP Color CCD Camera - ATK0120

SKU: ATK-ATK0120
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.75
  • Sensor Model: ICX445AQ
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$445.00
 

Celestron NexImage Burst Color Imager - 95518

SKU: CEL-95518
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.75
  • Sensor Model: AR0132
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$199.95 $179.95
 

Atik 414EX Monochrome CCD Camera - ATK0136

SKU: ATK-ATK0136
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1392 x 1040 (1.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 6.45
  • Sensor Model: ICX825
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$1,489.00
 

Atik 414EX Color CCD Camera - ATK0137

SKU: ATK-ATK0137
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Cooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1392 x 1040 (1.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 6.45
  • Sensor Model: ICX825
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$1,490.00
 
ZWO ASI224MC USB 3.0 Color Astronomy Camera

ZWO ASI224MC Color Camera ASI224MC

SKU: ZWO-ASI224MC
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1304 x 976 (1.3 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.75
  • Sensor Model: IMX224
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$249.00
 

Starlight Xpress UltraStar Imaging and Guiding Camera - Monochrome

SKU: SLX-ULTRASTAR
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1392 x 1040 (1.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 6.45
  • Sensor Model: ICX825AL
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$1,050.00
 

Atik Infinity Video Camera - Monochrome - ATK0144

SKU: ATK-ATK0144
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1392 x 1040 (1.4 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 6.45
  • Sensor Model: ICX825
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$961.00
 
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
 

QHY5L-II-M CMOS Planetary Monochrome Camera - QHY5L-II-M

SKU: QHY-QHY5L-IIm
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.75
  • Sensor Model: MT9M034
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$169.00
 
QHY5L-II Premium Package

QHY QHY5L-II Monochrome CMOS Camera Premium Package - QHY5L-IIM-PKG

SKU: QHY-QHY5L-IIM-PKG
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Monochrome
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.75
  • Sensor Model: MT9M034
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$399.00
 
Celestron SKyris 123C Color CMOS Camera

Celestron Skyris 132C Color CMOS Camera - 95508

SKU: CEL-95508
  • Color or Monochrome Camera: Color
  • Cooled or Uncooled: Uncooled
  • Pixel Array & Resolution: 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP)
  • Pixel Size in Microns: 3.75
  • Sensor Model: AR0132
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$299.95 $289.95
 

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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