Dashcam as Planetary Camera

I repurposed my old dash camera (Polaroid N302) as a planetary camera.

The lens was removed and replaced with a webcam-to-telescope adapter and then mounted on to a 4 in diameter, 900 mm focal length Sky-Watcher 100ED telescope on a tracking mount.

A 2X Barlow was used to further magnify the image (this video shows 1800 mm effective focal length). Jupiter’s could bands are visible in this video (1080P).

Night Sky in Focus
Astronomy and Amateur Radio
© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)

One thought on “Dashcam as Planetary Camera

  1. woooow great shot sir… sana my step by step or materials needed with pics on how to do it :) newbie here kase :) thanks for this article sir so informative

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