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Home > Forums > ASTRONOMY EQUIPMENT > Equipment Talk > Message #802783

Allsky cams, SX Oculus or Moonglow?

Posted by James McSheehy on 2/26/2013 10:15 AM   (965 hits)
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It looks like we finlly have two offerings for allsky cams from reasonably stable companies. The Starlight Xpress Oculus is new, fully digital, and 2.5X the price of the analog Moonglow allsky camera. Oculus is 16-bit monochrome, the Moonglow is NTSC/PAL color. The SX camera produces higher resolution images and goes deeper in terms of faint meteors, but both can capture major fireballs.

Which would you choose as a sky condition monitor for an observatory?

Jim McSheehy


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Allsky cams, SX Oculus or Moonglow? James McSheehy 2/26/2013 10:15 AM 965
Re: Allsky cams, SX Oculus or Moonglow? Dave Erickson 3/2/2013 5:30 AM 388

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