All-sky Camera for SPIDER Radio Telescopes
The All-Sky Camera is a high resolution, compact, sensitive wide-field USB 2.0 camera that is fully integrated with RadioUniversePRO software: this way, by installing it close to the SPIDER radio telescope, you can remotely see the radio telescope and the full-sky both in day and night time. The All-Sky camera comes with a fast fish-eye lens that provides horizon to horizon coverage and a sensitive Sony ICX205AL sensor with 1392 x 1040 pixels resolution.
The All-sky camera for SPIDER radio telescopes comes with a heated (12v DC input socket on the back of the All-Sky camera) weatherproof case composed by a strong polycarbonate hemispherical dome (that can be easily removed for cleaning) and a lower aluminum case. The heating system prevent dewing of the lens and dome in high humidity conditions. The All-Sky Camera comes with a standard tripod bracket for outside installation.
The All-sky camera for SPIDER radio telescopes comes with camera and 5 meters USB cable (1), 5 meter power extension cord (2), replacement dome (3), AC adapter (4), power cord for AC adapter (5), USB pen with drivers for RadioUniversePRO (6).
The All-sky camera for SPIDER radio telescopes is designed to work with RadioUniversePRO software that comes with SPIDER radio telescopes. By connecting the All-sky camera to the USB port of the computer that controls the SPIDER radio telescope, you can see the real time image of your instrument and check for sky conditions.