Webcam astronomy

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    Here are some pics I got by hooking a webcam to a telescope, taking a video capture, then sometimes stacking the images:

    Saturn:

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    Jupiter:

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    The Moon cropped and zoomed:

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    very nice..thanks for sharing
     
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    nice! I tried that once but the webcam I was using sucked so it didn't work.

    neat stuff though.
     
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    Strange. Did you take the lens off? I've never had one "not work" but image quality does vary quite widely.
     
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    I like the one of the MOON best.:razz:
     
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    not bad for a webcam?! nice
     
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    I had another thread around here with some more pics but I'll put them here too.

    Better Jupiter:

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    That is freakin sweet.

    What do you have for a telescope?
     
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    Outstanding. Thanks for sharing.
     

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