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The next eshine telescope

Design ideas and tests for a new generation of automatic earthshine telescope

What did we learn from the first try?

DAVIS neuromorphic camera

CCD, Optics Posted on Fri, July 22, 2022 15:51:03

There is a type of camera where the sensor reacts to changes, not to ‘an exposure signal’. The DAVIS 346 Neuromorphic camera is one such.

Data-sheet: https://inivation.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/DAVIS346.pdf

Note the apparent high dynamic range of 120dB – like a 100-image stack from MLO?

Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Event_camera

How can we use an ‘event-based camera’? Can the camera also be triggered from outside?



3D-printing a guided camera platform

Automation Posted on Thu, April 15, 2021 15:24:02

I am printing this: https://wiki.openastrotech.com/en/OpenAstroTracker