* Shoot images of your favorite celestial neighbors with the improved StarShoot Solar System Color Imager III!
* 1/2"-format 1.3 megapixel CMOS Color imaging chip boasts 1280 x 1024 pixel resolution
* 5.2 micron x 5.2 micron pixel size
* Included MaxIm DL Essentials Edition software allows you to easily process images on your PC
* Also includes USB cable and parfocal ring
Take amazing shots of the "round stuff" - the Sun (with proper solar filter), Moon, and planets - through your telescope! The StarShoot SSCI III houses an improved 1.3-megapixel imaging chip with greater sensitivity than its predecessor. You'll capture intricately resolved images that only the most skilled astro-imagers could achieve just a few years ago.
The 1/2 inch-format CMOS color chip transmits a live 1280x1024 pixel video image to your computer. The small 5.2micron x 5.2micron pixel size ensures exceptional resolution. Images download to your computer via a high-speed USB 2.0 cable. MaxIm DL Essentials Edition software gives you start-to-finish control over image capture, combining, and processing. You can take individual shots or automatically collect multiple exposures of up to 0.5 seconds each. The software lets you instantly adjust the gain, contrast, exposure length, and align and stack multiple exposures.
So go round! Start capturing incredible shots of our solar system's best and brightest orbs of interest with the StarShoot Solar System Color Imager III!
Imaging sensor Micron MI1300 Color CMOS
Imaging sensor size 1/2 inch
Pixel array 1280 x 1024 (1,310,720 total)
Pixel size 5.2 x 5.2
Imaging chip Single Shot Color
Video frame rate 15 frames/sec
Autoguider capability No
Exposure range up to .13 sec
A/D conversion 8 bit
Thermoelectric cooling No
IR filter Yes
Mounting 1.25" nozzle
USB connection High-speed 2.0
Software compatibility Windows XP/Vista 32-bit
Weight (oz.) 2.00
Warranty One year
StarShoot Solar System Color Imager III
MaxIm DL Essentials Edition software CD-Rom
Orion is proud to offer a wide selection of innovative and affordable astrophotography cameras designed specifically for use with telescopes. Our Orion StarShoot and Parsec Astronomical Imaging Cameras let you take amazing astrophotos of your own .
Orion Autoguiding Solutions let you keep the celestial object you are imaging from drifting across your camera's field of view, greatly increasing the quality of your astrophotographs. Orion Autoguiding solutions are user-friendly and affordable!