Re: Geosync video with Orion Telescope's All-In-One Camera

From: Divyadarshan Purohit via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:02:34 +0530
Dear Friend Rick Baldridge,

Thanks for wonderful video ,though stars are looking some of fade but even
though it is incredible.
best regards,
DDPurohit

On Wed, Feb 18, 2015 at 3:59 AM, Rick Baldridge via Seesat-l <
seesat-l_at_satobs.org> wrote:

> I recently purchased an Orion Telescope's "All-In-One" camera mainly for
> autoguiding and planetary photography,
>
> but the last few nights I tested it out in preparation for GeoSat Flaring
> Season coming up, and I am quite happy with the results.  See video links
> below.
>
> The camera has a Video Time Insert feature that takes time off the computer
> clock.  Obviously not as accurate as an I.O.T.A. video time inserter,
>
> but if carefully set, it can provide video timings accurate to about 0.1
> second for satellite observers.
>
> The small 8mm lens the system comes with gives a 34 x 26 field of view,
> and can capture only naked-eye satellites.
>
> For geosyncs, I adapted a Nikon 105mm lens with a C-mount adapter and can
> reach below 13th magnitude in a 2.62 x 1.96 field of view
>
> with a 5-to-8 second exposure - not bad!  I've already spotted a few
> "unknown" geosyncs that are not in the SpaceTrak ALL database.
>
> The system does real-time dark frame subtraction, greatly reducing noise
> and
> eliminating hot pixels, so the capture is quite good for an uncooled
> camera.
>
> The software can do automatic time-lapse very easily.  I can let the system
> run for hours (about 12Gb / hour AVI format video file size) and it works
> great.
>
> Oh - and it is a COLOR camera.
>
> Orion All-In-One Camera website -
>
>
> http://www.telescope.com/Astrophotography/Astrophotography-Cameras/Orion-Sta
> rShoot-All-In-One-Astrophotography-Camera/pc/-1/c/4/sc/58/p/103030.uts
>
> My videos -- Geosyncs in the Orion Nebula --  http://youtu.be/NCpufXwdRig
> and Geosyncs through NGC-2548 -- http://youtu.be/XWPrUWKUFKo
>
> My FLICKR Account link showing ORION TELECOPE's "ALL-IN-ONE" Camera set-up,
> videos and other details at:
>
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/xb70man/sets/72157650867697695/
>
>
>
> Rick Baldridge
>
> Campbell, CA  USA
>
>
>
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Divyadarshan D.Purohit
Gurudev Observatory,
Vadodara
India
http://www.gurudevobservatory.co.in/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/gurudevobservatory/sets/
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