Astrophotography with the Stopmotion Explosion Widescreen Video Webcam

Posted by Jeff Flynn on

Nanci sent us some pictures of the telescope setup she's created with the Widescreen Video Webcam, and a very cool image of Saturn and its rings!

Webcam telescope adaptors can be purchased quite inexpensively. To install one on the webcam, you simply unscrew the focus ring assembly and screw the adaptor in its place.

Typical webcam telescope adaptor

She's using the free RegiStax software to process her images. Her telescope setup consists of a Celestron Sky Prodigy 130, and Celestron 2x Barlow lens.