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Category: Raspberry Pi

Using Raspberry Pi Camera on Telescope

The PiKon Telescope is a 3D printed, Raspberry Pi powered astro-cam. The design replaces the conventional eye-piece of a Newtonian reflecting telescope with a Raspberry Pi camera (lens removed). The telescope mirror is then used to focus an image on the Raspberry Pi camera sensor giving a field of view of about 1/4 degree. (The moon subtends 1/2 degree at the eye).

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