Lunático Astronomía

Oculus All-Sky camera SXCCD


The Oculus all-sky camera is designed to provide high-quality sky images for weather and meteor observations.
The camera core is based on the 1.4 megapixels ‘SuperStar’.
It employs a 2.5mm FL f1.2 ‘Fish-Eye’ lens to achieve 150 degrees coverage, the 150º version, and 1.55mm f2 180 degree ‘Fish-Eye’ lens with an extra giving horizon to horizon coverage, the 180º version.
          • 2.5mm f/1.2 150 degrees ‘Fish Eye’
          • 1.55mm f/2 180 degrees ‘Fish Eye’



  • CCD type: ICX267AL Sony SuperHAD interline CCD with low dark current and vertical anti-blooming
  • CCD Full resolution pixel data: Pixel size: 4.65uM x 4.65uM, Image format: 1392 x 1040 pixels
  • CCD Image area: 6.4mm (Horizontal) x 4.75mm (Vertical)
  • CCD quality: Grade 1
  • Spectral Response: QE max at 520nM (~50%), 30% at 420nM and 670nM.
  • Readout Noise: Less than 10 electrons RMS – typically only 7 electrons.
  • Full-well capacity: Greater than 15,000 e- (unbinned)
  • Anti-blooming: Overload margin greater than 1000x
  • Dark current: Less than 0.1 electrons/second @ + 10C ambient
  • Data format: 16 bits.
  • System gain: 0.3 electrons per ADU
  • Lens details, depending on version:
      • 2.5mm f/1.2 150 degrees ‘Fish Eye’
      • 1.55mm f/2 180 degrees ‘Fish Eye’
  • Computer Interface: Built-in USB 2.0 compatible interface
  • Image download time: Typically 0.6 seconds at full resolution using USB 2.0
  • Power requirements: Camera is USB powered, dew heater requires 12v at 1 amp max.
  • Input connection: ‘Mini B’ USB socket for USB2.0 and a 2.1mm jack for +12v heater supply
  • Cooling system: Ambient air cooling
  • Viewing dome: High-quality polycarbonate hemisphere (replaceable)
  • Overall size: 150mm tall x 95mm diameter



Camera version

150º, 180º

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