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AstroCam - The Site of Astronomy Webcams AstroCam - The Site of Astronomy Webcams
Description: Comprehensive page about the usage of 'webcams' in astrophotography, including reviews, how-to, FAQ.

Record Last Updated: 24-Oct-2001 | Clicks: 4311


Build a Motorized Barn Door Tracker Build a Motorized Barn Door Tracker
Description: I've used the barn door camera mount for wide-field astrophotos of up to 15 minutes duration with a 35mm SLR camera and a "normal" 50mm lens.

Record Last Updated: 13-Dec-2000 | Clicks: 4969


Hand-driven Scotch (Barn Door) Mount Hand-driven Scotch (Barn Door) Mount
Description: An inexpensive route to astrophotography has long been the Scotch Mount, also known as the Barn Door Drive (after its appearance) or the Haig Mount (after its inventor). A double-arm mount offers much greater accuracy than conventional (tangent or isosceles) designs.

Record Last Updated: 28-Oct-2001 | Clicks: 3854


Heavy Duty Tangent Arm Drive Heavy Duty Tangent Arm Drive
Description: Although my knowledge of electronics was and still is zero, I do have a lot of experience in building telescope mountings. I used this together with a quart-controlled motor built by Ray to construct the heavy duty mounting described here.

Record Last Updated: 13-Dec-2000 | Clicks: 3490


Making a Barn Door Tracking Mount for Astrophotography Making a Barn Door Tracking Mount for Astrophotography
Description: The barn door mount I built took only a few hours of effort and cost only a few dollars over the tripod and camera ball mount I already had.

Record Last Updated: 13-Dec-2000 | Clicks: 3849


Precision Double Arm Drive Precision Double Arm Drive
Description: A high precision machined all metal double arm drive built after the concept originally developed by Dave Trott. Photos with analysis included.

Record Last Updated: 24-Jan-2003 | Clicks: 2992


Quartz Controlled Scotch Mount Quartz Controlled Scotch Mount
Description: The Scotch mount, also called the Haig or barn door mount, has been around for many years, and has allowed amateurs to produce photographs of the night sky simply and cheaply.

Record Last Updated: 13-Dec-2000 | Clicks: 3172


Quickcam Project of Erik Bryssinck Quickcam Project of Erik Bryssinck
Description: This site details the modification and design of a B&W Connectix webcam to a peltier cooled CCD astro-cam for use on a telescope.

Record Last Updated: 15-May-2008 | Clicks: 3150


Suman's Celestial Sphere Camera Mount Suman's Celestial Sphere Camera Mount
Description: A Celestial Sphere Mount for astrophotography. Driven by a simple and unique, automated drive system. Camera is mounted to the celestial sphere by suction cup.
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Record Last Updated: 27-Mar-2003 | Clicks: 3103


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