Starlight Xpress Oculus Pro All Sky Camera
 Starlight Xpress Oculus Pro All Sky CameraStarlight Xpress Oculus Pro All Sky Camera 

Starlight Xpress Oculus Pro All Sky Camera

£995.00✓ 2 year warranty


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About this product

Model:  sx_occuluspro_1100022
Part Number:  1100022

The Oculus PRO All-Sky Camera is designed to provide high-quality sky images for weather and meteor observations.  

The core of this camera is based on the super-sensitive 1.4 megapixels ‘Ultrastar PRO’ supplied with a 2.55mm FL f1.2 150 or 180-degree ‘Fish-Eye’ lens.  

This new PRO version has built-in Dew Detection, which only turns the internal dew heater on when necessary, so the camera is not heated when the humidity is low, increasing your signal to noise.



CCD type: ICX825AL Sony ExView II interline CCD with ultra-low dark current and vertical anti-blooming.

CCD Full resolution pixel data: Pixel size: 6.45uM x 6.45uM, Image format: 1392 x 1040 pixels

CCD Image area: 8.98mm (Horizontal) x 6.71mm (Vertical).

CCD quality: Grade 1

Spectral Response: QE max at 580nM (~75%), 50% at 400nM and 770nM.

Readout Noise: Typically ONLY 3.5 electrons.

Full-well capacity: Greater than 23,000 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: 2.5mm FL f1.2 ‘Fish-Eye’ 150

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 & Dew Heater requires 12v at 1.5 amp max.

Input connection: ‘Mini B’ USB socket for USB 2.0 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


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