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October 13, 2016 AT 2:00 am

Raspberry Pi Camera Telescope Mount #3DThursday #3DPrinting

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geeksarebeta shared this print on Thingiverse!

This is a mount that allows a Raspberry Pi camera (v1 or v2) to be used in a telescope for astrophotography. The eyepiece will fit any 1.25″ focuser. To use the Pi Camera for astrophotography you will need to remove the lens that covers the sensor, this can be done with a pair of long nosed pliers, carefully gripping the lens and rotating. YOU MUST GRIP THE CIRCULAR PART AND NOT THE SQUARE PART.

There are two files, one for the eyepiece that goes into the focuser and another for a cap that sits over the top, you will also need the following:

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