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panorama camera

Started by yahganlang, 09/04/2005 05:29PM
Posted 09/04/2005 05:29PM Opening Post
Hi all. I just got a pair of demo 16 inch apparently spherical mirrors, one concave, the other convex, F/ about 2 for the concave. I was thinking maybe I could use the convex one to build some sort of all-sky panoramic film or CCD camera setup, but haven't a clue as to design, the camera needed, etc, or even how to tell if the mirror shape/smoothness is good enough for this application. Any helpful advice? Thanks. Jess Tauber
Posted 09/04/2005 06:55PM #1
[COLOR="Purple"]Some info here...

http://www.schursastrophotography.com/latest25.html
also do a search for hub cap camera and you'll get some more. Optical quality does not need to be super good.
Bill[/COLOR]