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3D Printed, Raspberry Pi Powered, Planetarium Projector Nightlight #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Really neat project from Daniel Chote, via Raspberry Pi Pod

My son was learning about stars and constellations in daycare and we realized that he is always in bed before it really gets dark outside, so I had the crazy maker-dad thought, lets build a realtime planetarium night light…

The pieces are actually pretty straight forward, big LED, LCD panel, some optics and something to make the pretty pictures (the Raspberry Pi v3). I will use the Pi’s GPIO to switch the LED (via MOSFET) and detect light level in the room (via LDR).

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