QHYCCD-QHY600Pro-IMX455 CMOS Sensor. It ends the days of non-16bit CMOS cameras. The QHY600PRO uses the latest SONY back-illuminated sensor, the IMX455, a full-frame (35mm format) sensor with 3.76um pixels and…

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QHYCCD QHY268PH IMX571 CMOS, the new generation of back-illuminated CMOS cameras with true 16-bit A/D and 3.76um pixels. With the advantage of low readout noise and high-speed readout, CMOS technology…

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QHY268 Pro

QHYCCD QHY268 IMX571 Astro is a cooled scientific CMOS camera with a SONY IMX571 APS-C format CMOS sensor inside. 26mega pixels, Back-illuminated, native 16BIT ADC. SONY IMX571/16bit/26Mpixels/BSI/APS-C Format QE is…

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QHY294 Pro

The new QHYCCD QHY294 is a 4/3-inch back-illuminated camera, equipped with Sony IMX294 (Color) and IMX492 (Mono) sensor. BSI/11MP&47MP Mode. The new QHY294 Pro is a 4/3-inch back-illuminated camera, equipped…

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QHYCCD QHY410C uses IMX410, Sony full frame BSI color sensor. In addition to BSI, the IMX410 has larger 5.94 um pixels. 14bit/24mpixel/BSI/Full Frame. QHY410C uses Sony's latest back-illuminated, full frame…

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The Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) is based upon work supported by NASA under award No. 80NSSC17M0076. Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is…

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Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Day (AAPOD2) is a website and social media presence, built, coordinated, and edited by Jason Matter and Charles Lillo. The goal of the site is…



The “AstroBin Image of the Day ”, hereby abbreviated as IOTD, is a long-running system to promote beautiful, interesting, peculiar, or otherwise amazing astrophotography. Its goal is to promote the…

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Ron Brecher’s gallery

"I am working to master the art of astrophotography, shooting galaxies, nebulae, star clusters and more. I’ve used just about every digital camera and telescope design. My images are processed…

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Chuck Manges’ gallery

"I started Astrophotography in 2011. Shortly after starting my adventures I bought a QHY9M from advice from a friend and fellow astrophotographer. I’ve been using QHY CCD and CMOS cameras…

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QHY600 Linearity Test

  After the launch of the QHY600 refrigerated CMOS with native 16-bit AD conversion, it has received wide attention from astrophotography lovers, and the first batch of production products were…

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Toshiya Arai’s gallery

Toshiya Arai is a Japanese amateur astrophotographer, he has been working on astrophotography of nebulae and galaxies since 2009 and he has never lost interest. 【The Orion's belt】 Imaging telescope…

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Tran Ha’s gallery

 Tran Ha is a great astrophotographer from Vietnam. He has shot many nice images like NGC 7293, The "naked" Andromeda, The Witch's Broom Nebula in bi-color (NGC 6960),  M31,  M42,…

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Christopher Go‘s gallery

Christopher is an amateur astromer who lives in the island of Cebu, Philippines now. On 2015, the International Astronomical Union officially designated Asteroid 2000 EL157 to 30100 Christophergo. Jupiter with…

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Simon Todd’s gallery

Simon Todd has captured many wonderful works like 【Cocoon Nebula】, 【Cone Nebula - HaRGB - Processed - Signed】,【IC434 - 19x300S RGB - Signed】,【Leo Triplet in LRGB】,【M97/NGC3587 - Owl Nebula in…

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Dr.Qiu’s gallery

Although Mostly Dr.Qiu is using the camera for testing propose. But sometimes there are nice astronomy images that come out. He has captured many works like NGC7000, NGC6995, NGC6946, Meteor,…

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Wu Zhen’s gallery

Wu Zhen has captured many nice images like Horsehead Nebula, IC 2177/Sh2-292, M31, IC4685, Trifid Nebula, NGC2264 Christmas Tree Cluster with QHY128C, QHY367C, QHY247C... as shown below. 90小时马头星云 QHY128C, QHY367C高美古移动旅行拍摄M31星云IC4685三叶星云…

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User Manual of Humidity Pressure Sensor Function

See the cloud document here http://note.youdao.com/groupshare/?token=82CF4F23F87E44E2BC35D6167A8F3A55&gid=7195236 Some QHYCCD Camera has humidity sensor , pressure sensor in the cmos/ccd chamber to return the current humidity value and pressure value. This document…

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User Manual of Filter Wheel APIs

See the cloud document of this article at https://note.youdao.com/share/?token=48C579B49B5840609AB9B6D7D375B742&gid=7195236 In this document We suppose the filter position is from 1 to N. For example. the QHYCFW3S-7(1.25inch) filter has 7 posiiton.…

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User Manual of ReadMode API

See this article in cloud document here https://note.youdao.com/share/?token=9991AC90E811437290EB9AD0D2B15912&gid=7195236 In order to multipe readout mode , like the HDR mode, and the hardware Binning Mode. From the Version 2019.2.15 and later,…

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The SkyX Software Plug-in of QHYCCD SDK

RPI3 Linux MacOS QHYCCD SDK TheSkyX Plug-in Installation 1、Decompression SDK package(tar zxvf package name). 2、Enter the decompressed directory, install and execute the install.sh command(sudo sh ./install.sh),uninstall and  execute the uninstall.sh command(sudo  sh ./uninstall.sh). 3、Enter the…

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Anis Abdul’s gallery

Anis Abdul is a excellent astrophotographer from the US, he is an user of QHY cameras, he has captured many wonderful works, some of which won IOTD on Astrobin with…

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QHY6060 is a big format scientific sCMOS camera with 37.7 Megapixel, 61mm square Gsense6060 sensor, 10um pixel size, 6K*6K resolution. 14bit/10um/BSI/FSI

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QHY4040/QHY4040PRO is a scientific CMOS camera with GSENSE4040 4K*4K sCMOS sensor. 36.9mm x 36.9mm square sensor in a 4k x 4k array. Dual 12bit-16bit Combination/16.8 Megapixels/9um

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QHY174GPS camera uses the 1/1.2-inch SONY IMX174 CMOS sensor, with global shutter. 5.86um pixels,high QE of 78%, and low read noise of 3-5e-. Global Shutter/2mpixel/5.86um/GPS

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C# wrapper Under C#, you need to call the QHYCCD API from qhyccd.dll by dynamic api calling, by using the DllImport. The following wrapper code is taken from our C#…

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QHYCCD SDK User Manual

BASIC Working Flow Single Image Capture Mode: *** First function you have to call after load SDK *** InitQHYCCDResource();***Find  device before open*** ScanQHYCCD(); GetQHYCCDId(0,id); camhandle = OpenQHYCCD(id); **** do these…

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