Cheap and easy, you should definitely try it. I record my AVIs by putting the webcam directly into the focuser, with or without a barlow. See the following document for more detailed information on the Philips warranty. As you can see in the image below, the webcam can capture stars of magnitude 16 in just 15 seconds exposure time. But please, before you ask a question, chances are the same question has been answered before, so it’s a good idea to search the archives on Yahoogroups. As with recording solar system objects, the more frames you stack, the better detail you will be able to capture. I’ve also attached an angle bracket to the side of the camera right image to “tame” the loose cable problem that plagues the ST line of cameras.

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You’ll also have to make an adapter to fit the camera in your focuser or diagonal mirror. See the following document for more detailed information on toucam pro Philips warranty.

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At first, my images weren’t that great, but with practice they got better and better currently, my primary instrument is a mm chinese refractor. Yahoogroup where the “webcam revolution” started in the first place. The higher the FPS setting, the more compression is used by webcams firmware on single frames which toucam pro in poorer quality images.

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toucam pro Posted July toucam pro, This image was recorded on a night of very good seeing by my friend Vid Nikolic and his C8, 2x barlow, and an air cooled ToUcam Pro. Check our forum for answers to questions from consumers who might have toucam pro same questions as you, share your experience and discuss with others. The more frames you stack, the better the final image will be.

Here, experimenting is the key, and with practice you’ll soon be able to make your images sharper with a few clicks of your mouse.

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It may just not be sensitive enough to find Polaris. Jupiter, C8, 2x barlow, 78 frames by Vid Nikolic.