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24 October 2003 Low-cost CCD cameras for amateur astronomy
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Proceedings Volume 5125, Photonics Applications in Astronomy, Communications, Industry, and High-Energy Physics Experiments; (2003) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.532374
Event: Photonics Applications in Astronomy, Communications, Industry, and High-Energy Physics Experiments 2002, 2002, Wilga, Poland
Abstract
Rapid progress in scientific research enlarges the gap between amateurs and professional scientists. Modern astronomy is based on technologically advanced CCD cameras and large, computer driven telescopes. An investment of about $10,000 is needed for an amateur to join the club of digital observers. In this paper we describe an attempt to break this barrier by developing entry-level systems in the range of $200-$2000.
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Grzegorz Koralewski, Lech Mankiewicz, Krzysztof T. Pozniak, Przemyslaw Szamocki, and Grzegorz Wrochna "Low-cost CCD cameras for amateur astronomy", Proc. SPIE 5125, Photonics Applications in Astronomy, Communications, Industry, and High-Energy Physics Experiments, (24 October 2003); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.532374
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