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Old 25-01-2020, 10:31 AM
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Originally Posted by lazjen View Post
For amateurs, what science can't be done by the CMOS cameras that CCD can do?
Millimagnitude photometry, high resolution spectroscopy....plus ultra deep work where you need 30 minute sub exposures just to barely get a signal.

P.S. http://www.astrosurf.com/buil/CMOSvsCCD/index.html

Is an interesting link....interference fringes seem quite problematic....but the good news is CMOS performance is improving.

Last edited by Peter Ward; 25-01-2020 at 02:18 PM.
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