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Low cost all sky meteor camera


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About this observation
Nick James
Time of observation
21/11/2019 - 01:04
Observing location
Chelmsford, UK
IMX307 board camera

I've been playing around with a low cost IP network board camera (Sony Starvis IMX307 chip) and a 1.85mm fisheye lens to see how well it works for all-sky meteor video. All of the bits, including the weather-proof glass dome come in at under £100. It works quite well although there is still some work to do. Here is a stacked image of a meteor from this morning (an animated GIF is here). There is already meteor detection software available to work with this camera. Has anyone used it?

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