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Observation by Dominic Ford: Pi Gazing camera

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Dominic Ford

Observer

Dominic Ford

Observed

2020 Feb 03 - 23:42

Uploaded

2020 Feb 03 - 23:42

Objects

Equipment

Equipment
  • Pi Gazing
  • Raspberry Pi Model 4 B
  • Watec 902H2 Ultimate
  • Easycap USB video digitiser
Location

Cambridge

Target name

Pi Gazing camera

Title

Pi Gazing camera

About this image

I've recently started work trying to revive my project to build a camera using a Raspberry Pi computer.

Previously I called the project Meteor Pi, but unfortunately that name has since been taken by an unrelated software project, and so I've decided to rename my code Pi Gazing. The new name also reflects that fact that my cameras do quite a lot besides observing meteors - they also monitor sky clarity and take still images of the sky.

This is the hardware I'm currently using - all fitting within a CCTV enclosure and powered via power-over-ethernet.

All of the observations will soon start appearing here: https://pigazing.dcford.org.uk/

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