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Pixels & Telescopes!

Pixels & Telescopes is a website dedicated to CCD and its applications in hobby astronomy.

Why observe with CCD?

CCD increase the horizont, with a 16" scope you can reach Mag 19.5 in 30 seconds. If you like science application you can quantified the light, with a spectrometer you can analyse the light. But you may say that CCD is complicated and expensive... A used CCD is less expensive than a professional DSLR and the current software are so user friendly that tasks like focusing and post processing are as easy as pie.