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Old 13-08-2014, 04:34 PM
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Pixel size on CCD cameras.

Hello,

Could someone please explain to me what the difference between the images produced from a Kodak KAI-11002M with 9 x 9 microns and 60 000 well capacity to a Kodak KAF-8300 with 5.4 x 5.4 microns and 25 000 well capacity. I believe that my image with the 11002 will have a wider field of view compared with the 8300 and that the well depth will allow longer exposures without blowing out stars hence getting maybe more nebulosity. What I am lost with, unless everything I have said is incorrect, is the pixel size. Will the smaller pixel size of the 8300 show more detail as opposed to the larger pixels in the 11002.

Thank you,

Mark
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