Available in North America through AstroFactors
Building 5, 6000 Custer Rd., Plano, TX 75023
QHY Cameras integrates Sony’s new large Super HAD CCD detectors in the company’s latest release, the QHY12 ($2,699). The camera features a 14-megapixel Sony one-shot color sensor with 5.12-micron-square pixels in a 4,610 × 3,080 array. This low-noise Sony Super HAD sensor with microlensing typically does not require dark calibration, and it downloads a full-frame image in approximately 25 seconds via a USB 2.0 high-speed interface. The camera weighs 400 grams (14 ounces) and includes regulated, dual-stage thermoelectric cooling down to 45°C below ambient temperature. Its adjustable camera housing allows you to square the chip to your telescope’s optical axis. See the distributor’s website for additional details.
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