Celestron Skyris 236C Color CCD Eyepiece Camera (1.25")

Celestron Skyris 236C Color CCD Eyepiece Camera (1.25")

Celestron Skyris 236C Color CCD Eyepiece Camera (1.25")

B&H # CES236C MFR # 95506
Celestron Skyris 236C Color CCD Eyepiece Camera (1.25")

Celestron Skyris 236C Color CCD Eyepiece Camera (1.25")

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Product Highlights

  • 1.25" Barrel Adapter and C-Mount Thread
  • Color Sony Exmor IMX236 CMOS Sensor
  • 1920x1200 High Resolution Images
  • Exposures as Fast as 0.0001 of a second
  • USB 3.0 or 2.0 Compatible
  • Multi-Coatings on Cover Glass
  • iCap Software CD for Windows and Mac
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The Skyris 236C Color CCD Eyepiece Camera from Celestron is a high resolution digital imaging system that allows you to capture full-color astronomical images in as fast as 0.0001 of a second. Images are captured using a color Sony Exmor IMX236 CMOS sensor and sent directly to your Windows or Mac computer running the included iCap imaging software via the fast USB 3.0 connection. It is also backward compatible with USB 2.0, but download speeds will be slower. The fast download speed of USB 3.0 allows you to gather more images in less time, which is critical if the weather and atmospheric conditions are fluctuating and you have limited time for imaging. Whether you're looking at the Moon, Mars, or the rings of Saturn, the Skyris 226C takes your view of the sky and makes it available for everyone to see.

Celestron recommends that you use a motorized mount for capturing clear and steady images. Out of the box, it is compatible with 1.25" focusers, and can be used in larger ones with an appropriate optional adapter. For use in Cassegrain-style scopes, a C-mount is included to attach it directly onto the visual back. The included iCap software for Windows and Mac lets you control the camera, snap pictures or create a movie file, and export them. An integrated stacking program in iCap lets you automatically filter the best images and stack them to create the perfect composite celestial picture.

System Requirements
  • Windows XP, Vista, 7, or 8 (32-bit and 64-bit supported)
  • Mac OS X Snow Leopard to Yosemite. May only operate Skyris at USB 2.0 speed
  • Pentium® M processor equivalent or higher, 1.7 GHz or higher
  • USB 3.0 for max performance, or USB 2.0 port
  • 1 GB or more of system memory
  • 20 GB or more hard disk space (recommended)
Telescope Requirements
  • 1.25" eyepiece holder or adapter with C-threads
  • Motorized Mount, Alt-Azimuth or German Equatorial (recommended)
Software Compatibility
  • iCap
  • IC Capture
  • DirectShow
  • oaCapture
UPC: 050234955065
In the Box
Celestron Skyris 236C Color CCD Eyepiece Camera (1.25")
  • 1.25" Nosepiece
  • 10' USB 3.0 Cable
  • Celestron iCap Software CD
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description
    Output 12-bit
    Back Focus Distance
    With nosepiece: 19 mm
    With C-mount: 17.5 mm
    Exposure Range 0.0001 to 10 seconds
    Image Sensor Color Sony Exmor IMX236 CMOS
    Mount
    1.25" barrel
    C-thread
    Camera Resolution 1920 x 1200
    Sensor Size 5.44 x 3.42 mm
    Frames Per Second Over 200
    60 fps at full frame
    Pixel Size 2.8 x 2.8 microns
    USB Connection USB 3.0
    Backward compatible with USB 2.0
    Power Source USB via computer
    Operating Temperature Range -40 to 104° F (-40 to 40° C)
    Weight 3.6 oz (102 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.2 x 6.0 x 3.7"

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