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Orion StarShoot AllSky Camera II
$799.99
3 easy payments of $266.66
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  • Our StarShoot Allsky Camera II provides a 180° "fisheye" view of the day and night sky on your TV, laptop, or PC
  • View live images of the ENTIRE local sky, horizon to horizon, or record and broadcast your sky over the internet
  • New computer serial interface allows you to operate the AllSky II remotely with your computer using upgraded Orion HandyAVI Special Edition software (included)
  • Excels during both day and night, with no distracting "blooming" pixel overloads caused by direct sunlight
  • Weatherproof and tamper-resistant housing is ideal for permanent installations, but is also conveniently portable so you can take it anywhere


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Item #  52191

Whether used during the day or at night, our Orion StarShoot AllSky Camera II will show you everything in the sky from horizon to horizon with its 180° "fisheye" view.

At night, the StarShoot AllSky II provides a live view of the entire starry sky, which can easily be broadcasted over the internet. Watch the constellations as they appear to move across the sky on their perpetual dance around Polaris. See bright planets as they orbit, and watch the Moon rise, set and change phases night to night. The StarShoot AllSky Camera II can also catch passing meteors, satellites, aircraft, and other celestial phenomena thanks to its 180° view. If you're lucky enough to live in aurora country, the Orion StarShoot AllSky II includes software to make stunning time-lapse movies of the beautiful northern lights.

During daylight hours, the full-color StarShoot AllSky Camera II becomes a real-time window for watching sunrises, sunsets, cloud activity, lightning and other atmospheric phenomena such as aurorae, rainbows, sundogs, crepuscular rays and more! Unlike similar competing models, the StarShoot AllSky Camera II provides a clean, clear view during the day with no blooming, or CCD overload, in direct sunlight (blooming causes a distracting swath of hot pixels to display, ruining daytime views in other cameras).      

This second generation AllSky Camera II includes upgraded Orion HandyAVI Special Edition software with convenient computer controls that make setup and adjustment of settings easy from even long distances. The upgraded software makes it easy to share all of your sky online with the world (requires internet connection and standard FTP capabilities) while easy-to-use meteor detection and time lapse tools let you get the most out of this versatile camera. The included software is compatible with Windows XP, Vista (32 bit and 64 bit), 7, and Windows 8 Operating Systems. A 50' dual-purpose RCA/power cable is included.

The rugged weatherproof and tamper-resistant housing of the StarShoot AllSky Camera II features small rubber feet for portable use, and permanent mounting brackets are available (sold separately) for outdoor installations. Set one up at your favorite observing site or home observatory to see if seeing conditions are worthwhile, before you pack up all your gear!

Footage from the StarShoot AllSky Camera can be recorded using the included Orion Video Capture Device and included software to make time lapse images, detect and send meteor images via email or FTP to a website, broadcast your sky live over the internet, and more! With its sensitive, low-lux color CCD imaging sensor and f/1.4 lens housed in a robust, certified weatherproof and tamper-resistant domed housing, the StarShoot AllSky II has a fast 30 fps frame rate to catch even fleeting moments of activity in the sky.

Find out how much fun it can be to see the sky - all of it - with this fun and versatile camera.

The Orion StarShoot AllSky Camera II is compatible with the National Television System Committee (NTSC) standard only, which is used throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, South America (excluding Brazil and Argentina), Burma, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Republic of the Philippines, and many Pacific island nations and territories.
 

Warranty

Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for one year from date of purchase. This warranty is for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact us at 800-676-1343.

Product Support
Visit our product support section for instruction manuals and more
  • Imaging sensor
    1/2" Mintron MTV-52K9BH CCD
  • Imaging sensor size
    1/2"
  • Pixel array
    768 x 494 (379,292 total)
  • Pixel size
    8.4 x 9.8
  • Imaging chip
    Color Video
  • Video frame rate
    30
  • Autoguider capability
    No
  • Exposure range
    Up to 4 seconds
  • A/D conversion
    8 bit
  • Thermoelectric cooling
    No
  • IR filter
    Yes
  • Software compatibility
    Windows XP/Vista/7/8
  • Video format
    NTSC
  • Warranty
    One year
  • Video Out
    Composite

Orion AllSky Camera II
Orion Video Capture Device
Handy AVI Special Edition software / Computer Control software CD-Rom
50' Dual RCA/power cable
AC-DC 12v power adapter
Battery 12v power cable
BNC-to-RCA Adapter
Tamper-resistant key
USB-to-RS-232 adapter
50' Serial cable 

Orders received by noon Pacific Time for in-stock item the same business day. Order received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

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