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Celestron Skyris 618C Astronomical Color CCD Camera #95510

SKU: CNSR618C MFR: 95510
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About the Celestron Skyris 618C

Celestron Skyris 618C CCD Camera.
The Celestron Skyris Series CCD Cameras are designed for beginning and advanced imagers alike, each of the six Skyris models will make you experience the sky from a completely new perspective as you create stunning planetary images in crisp, high resolution.

Superior internal components including Sony imaging sensors and high-speed USB 3.0 connections create rapid exposures that capture stable air and dynamic 12-bit image output that outrange the 8-bit of standard planetary CCDs. The external camera housing has been redesigned by Celestron for improved heat dissipation, thereby minimizing the temperature effect on CCD noise.

The included Celestron iCap software and stacking software aid with capturing, filtering, aligning, stacking, and exporting your best images. Finally, Skyris comes packaged with several additional useful accessories, including a metal 1.25" nosepiece, optional IR-cut filter, and 10' USB 3.0 cable.

Skyris is available in six configurations, especially suited for these subjects:
• 618C and 618M: our fastest cameras for color and monochromatic planetary imaging with long focal-length telescopes like Schmidt-Cassegrains and EdgeHDs
• 445C and 445M: small pixels provide detailed images for color and monochromatic planetary, lunar, and solar imaging
• 274C and 274M: the biggest sensor, field of view, and pixel array for color and monochromatic planetary, lunar, solar imaging

Celestron Skyris 618C Includes

  • 1.25" Nosepiece
  • 10' USB 3.0 Cable
  • Celestron iCap Software CD
  • 2-Year Warranty

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Celestron Skyris 618C Features

  • The first camera designed and engineered in Germany by The Imaging Source, the leader in high-end planetary imaging, in collaboration with Celestron engineers in California.
  • Powered by ultra-fast USB 3.0 technology, Skyris transfers data at the fastest possible speeds.
  • Skyris features acclaimed Sony CCD sensors for maximum sensitivity and low noise.
  • The world’s top planetary imagers including Christopher Go, Robert Reeves, and Thierry Legault beta-tested and use Skyris cameras.

Celestron Skyris 618C Specifications

A/D Conversion 12 bit
Back Focus Distance 19mm with nosepiece, 17.5mm with C-mount
Exposure Range 0.0001 to 30 seconds
Imaging Sensor Sony ICX618AQA Color CCD
Mounting 1.25" barrel and C-thread
Operating Environment 40 C to -40C
Shutter Global
Software Compatibility iCap, IC Capture, DirectShow, FireCapture
Sub-Framing Selectable
Weight (oz) 3.6 oz (102 g)
Power Requirements Powered by USB
Camera Resolution 640 x 480
Sensor Size 4.46mm x 3.80mm
Pixel Size 5.6 micron square
USB Connection High-speed 3.0, 10' cable length
Frames per Second Up to 120
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