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Old 06-01-2012, 02:48 PM
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The solar system objects (Moon and planets such as Mars, Jupiter and Saturn) can be imaged real time. For planetary imaging frame rate is paramount. Up to about 90 frames per second in the case of of the Moon and Jupiter with a black and white camera without a filter. About a third slower frame rates if imaging using a bayer matrix color camera. The highest frame rate planetary imaging cameras are the Flea3 mono Firewire 800 and USB3 cameras. Deep space imaging is totally different. Here integration time is much more important. Deep space objects take from a few seconds to many seconds of integration time to show anything. The best deep space imaging camera is probably the Mallincam Xtreme.
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