ZWO ASI183MC 20 Megapixel USB3.0 Color Astronomy Camera for Astrophotography

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The ZWO ASI183MC is a versatile and highly sensitive color astronomy camera for deep-sky imaging, lunar and solar imaging, and electronically-assisted astronomy (EAA) through a telescope. The camera incorporates a large state-of-the-art 13.2mmx8.8mm CMOS sensor with 20.1 megapixels and high quantum efficiency to help you extract maximum detail in your astrophotos while keeping noise and exposure time as low as possible. The USB3.0 port offers a fast capture rate of 19 frames-per-second at the full resolution of 5496×3672, and much faster rates at lower resolutions. These data rates are perfect for solar and lunar imaging, and they allow for real-time focusing during EAA and imaging applications. This camera is also great for ‘lucky imaging’ of planets, double stars, and other compact objects, especially for telescopes with longer focal lengths. This is the non-cooled version of this camera. Cooled/pro versions are available separately. NOTE: This camera is best used with a refractor or reflector telescope mounted on a solid equatorial mount that can accurately track the motion of the sky. It is not intended for taking images through the eyepiece of a telescope. This camera produces color images without the need for additional color filters, but you may require additional accessories such as an autoguider or focal reducer to get the best results. All software and drivers for this camera are available from the manufacturer’s website.
ZWO ASI183MC color astronomy camera for capturing high-resolution color images of deep-sky objects such as nebulae, supernova remnants, galaxies, and the Moon and Sun through a telescope on a motorized equatorial mount (solar imaging requires a solar filter, not included)
Advanced CMOS sensor with 5496×3672 (20.1 megapixel) resolution and 2.4-micron pixel size to capture fine detail in astronomical objects; High quantum efficiency to help reduce exposure time
Fast USB3.0 transfer at up to 19 frames per second at maximum resolution; includes separate USB2.0 hub for powering accessories such as autoguiding camera and electronic focuser (not included)
Compact, lightweight, and attractive red anodized CNC aluminum body stands up to heavy field use; Connects to 1.25” telescope focusers with included T-threaded 1.25” nosepiece
Camera electronics draw power from your computer’s USB3.0 interface; All software and drivers are available from the manufacturer’s website; compatible with Mac OS X and Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) XP and later


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