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

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QHY600PH Series
QHY600 Astronomy Camera: Sony IMX455 CMOS, Full Format, BSI, 3.76um Pixels, Native 16bit A/D, 60MP, 2GB DDR3, Mutiple Readout Modes

QHY600PH Series

With the advantage of low readout noise and high-speed readout, CMOS technology has revolutionized astronomical imaging. A monochrome, back-illuminated, high-sensitivity, astronomical imaging camera is the ideal choice for astro-imagers. The…

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Terry Hancock’s gallery
Terry Hancock Astrophotography QHYCCD

Terry Hancock’s gallery

For many years, Terry Hancock imaged from his backyard, but upon retirement, he managed the Grand Mesa Observatory in Colorado, where he currently serves as Director. 【"The Golden State" Nebula…

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SDK DEMO and Sample Project

SDK Manual and Demo Program   SDK API Manual SDK API introduction, including the use of common functions and some simple sample code. Download: https://www.qhyccd.com/file/repository/latestSoftAndDirver/Demo/QHYCCD%20SDK%20API%20MENU_V2.5_EN_Beta.pdf SDK Demo C# Demo It…

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QHYCFW3
QHYCFW3 Filter Wheel Series are available in four sizes to accommodate filters from 1.25-inch to 50 millimeters square.

QHYCFW3

QHYCFW3 Filter Wheel Series are available in four sizes to accommodate filters from 1.25-inch to 50 millimeters square.

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Christopher Go’s gallery

Christopher is an amateur astronomer who lives on the island of Cebu, Philippines now. In 2015, the International Astronomical Union officially designated Asteroid 2000 EL157 to 30100 Christophergo.  This asteroid…

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Yannick Akar’s gallery

  M16 - The Eagle Nebula ( NASA APOD 2022 Oct 04) Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Celestron RASA 11" V2 Imaging Cameras: QHYCCD QHY268PH M Mounts: iOptron CEM60 Frames: Baader…

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Jarrett Trezzo’s gallery
Jarrett Trezzo Astrophotography

Jarrett Trezzo’s gallery

Jarrett Trezzo is an amateur astrophotographer based in Florida, USA. He captures the majority of his images from his Bortle 5 backyard with his primary setup, a Celestron RASA 11"…

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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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Matt Harbison’s gallery

A life long photographer- Matt Harbison has been photographing space and using QHY cameras for ten years. Having created a full color 200 panel mosaic with a QHY16200, he is…

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Terry Cheung’s gallery

"My name is Terry, an amateur astrophotographer, from Hong Kong. In 2015, I started my journey of astrophotography.  I can still remember how happy I am when the first time…

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Graeme Coates’ gallery

Graeme Coates has been interested in astronomy for almost 30 years and doing astrophotography on and off for about 25 years, having started and having to deal with the light…

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QHY600 Linearity Test

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

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Chuck Manges’ gallery

Chuck: "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…

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Space Exploration of Northolt Branch Obs

Northolt Branch Observatories are located in London, England, and have achieved many outstanding results in astronomical observations. At the same time, they are an important user of QHY astronomical cameras.…

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Ron Brecher’s gallery

Ron: "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…

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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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Bogdan Jazyna’s gallery

Bogdan Jarzyna is a Polish astrophotographer, who lives in the city of Cracow in Poland. Over the last 15 years, Bogdan has gained a lot of experience in astrophotography by…

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QHY367C Pro

QHY367C PRO is the improved version of QHY367C. We redesigned the CMOS sensor structure and use the Flexible Printed Circuit (FPC) to replace the previous PCB. This FPC is very…

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QHY5III485C
QHY5III485C Planetary Camera has a larger sensor which is suitable for Planetary & Lunar imaging. IMX485 CMOS, Back-illuminQHY5III485C Planetary Camera has a larger sensor which is suitable for Planetary & Lunar imaging. IMX485 CMOS, Back-illuminated.ated.

QHY5III485C

QHY5III485C Planetary Camera has a larger sensor which is suitable for Planetary & Lunar imaging. IMX485, back-illuminated, 8.4 megapixel color CMOS sensor with pixels at 2.9um.

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Lukasz Scocha’s gallery

Lukasz Socha is an astronomy amateur, who lives in a small city in the southern part of Poland. He has been interested in astronomy ever since he could remember. Lukasz…

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Wu Zhen’s gallery

Wu Zhen has captured many nice images.  The images of Horsehead Nebula, IC 2177/Sh2-292, M31, IC4685, Trifid Nebula, NGC2264 Christmas Tree Cluster below are photographed by him. He used QHY128C,…

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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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QHY5L-II-M
QHY5L-II Planetary Guiding Camera

QHY5L-II-M

QHY5L-II Planetary Guiding Camera fits in a standard 1.25-inch eyepiece holder. Ideal for use as low-weight autoguiders or planetary cameras.

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QHY5III290M
Planetary Camera QHY5III290M

QHY5III290M

QHY5III290M has the IMX290 STARVIS Exmor R back-illuminated CMOS sensor. Available in monochrome version. 1920x1080 full-HD resolution.

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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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Sky Lee’s gallery

M1 Telescope: SkyWatcher200F5 Camera: QHY695A Mount: EQ6-R Pro Filters: Astrodon LRGB Frames: 47x600' M64 Telescope: SkyWatcher200F5 Camera: QHY695A Mount: EQ6-R Pro Filters: Astrodon LRGB Frames: 82x300' M85 Telescope: SkyWatcher200F5 Camera:…

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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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CCD Camera of “A” Series

QHY695A QHY90A QHY16200A QHY09000A, "A" Series CCD camera. "A" stands for "ALL-IN-ONE". The camera includes a built-in motor driven filter wheel and natively supports the QHYOAG while consuming a minimum…

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User Manual of Temperature Control API in QHYCCD SDK

See the cloud document of this article on https://note.youdao.com/share/?token=AD62E2033F534E7CB3607CEC405CB3B3&gid=7195236 There is two basic control mode for temperature control. One is the Auto Mode. Another is Manual Mode. Manual Mode Camera…

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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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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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QHY6060Pro

QHY6060Pro is a scientific CMOS camera with 37.7 Megapixels, 61mm square (89mm diagonal) sensor, 10um pixel size, 14bit ADC and 6K*6K resolution. It has both back-illuminated version and front-illuminated versions.…

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QHY4040Pro Series
QHY4040/QHY4040PRO I is a scientific CMOS camera with GSENSE4040 4K*4K sCMOS sensor. 36.9mm x 36.9mm square sensor in a 4k x 4k array.

QHY4040Pro Series

QHY4040PRO Series ultilize Gpixel GSENSE4040 CMOS sensor, with 9.0μm pixels in a 4K*4K array. Available in both t FSI and BSI version. The BSI version has a peak QE of…

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QHY600PRO Series

QHY600PRO Series use SONY IMX455 back-illuminated sensor, a full-frame (35mm format) sensor with 3.76μm pixels and native 16bit A/D. This sensor is available in monochrome and color versions. Specially designed…

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QHY268M Pro I

QHY268M Pro I Scientific Camera is a new generation of back-illuminated CMOS camera SONY IMX571, true 16-bit A/D and 3.76um pixels. BSI, 3.76um Pixels, 26MP, Mutiple Readout Modes, 2*10G Fiber.

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QHY990/991/992 SWIR Series
SWIR Camera QHY990 QHY991 IMX990 IMX991

QHY990/991/992 SWIR Series

QHY990 Series are scientific short wavelength infrared cameras with Sony InGaAs sensors, QE up to 77% at 1200nm. The chips have wide waveband (0.4μm-1.7μm) with high sensitivity. QHY990 Series support…

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QHY174GPS
QHY174GPS IMX174 Scientific Cooling Camera

QHY174GPS

QHY174GPS Scientific Cooled Camera , 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-. The QHY174GPS has a unique built-in…

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QHY2020
QHY2020 Scientific Cooled Camera, GSENSE2020 back illuminated sCMOS sensor: 13.3mm x 13.3mm, 2K*2K resolution, 4mega pixels. Gsense2020/Dual 12bit/4Megapixels/6.5um

QHY2020

QHY2020 Scientific Cooled Camera, GSENSE2020 back illuminated CMOS sensor: 13.3mm x 13.3mm, 2K*2K resolution, 4mega pixels. Gsense2020/Dual 12bit/4Megapixels/6.5um

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QHY42 Pro

The QHY42 uses the Gsense400 Scientific CMOS sensor. With extraordinary 95% peak QE, 79% UV QE and very good NIR response. Dual/12bit/4Megapixels/11um

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PCIE Grabber Card Kit
QHY Fiber Graber Card is a PCIE2.0 x 8 image data graber card. It supports 2*10Gbps high-speed optical communication between the camera and the computer.

PCIE Grabber Card Kit

QHY Fiber Graber Card is a PCIE2.0 x 8 image data graber card. It supports 2*10Gbps high-speed optical communication between the camera and the computer.

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GPSBOX
The QHY-GPSBOX is a compact camera accessory that provides high-precision GPS hardware time scales allowing some QHYCCD cameras to obtain accurate time information of the camera's exposure time. 

GPSBOX

The QHY-GPSBOX is a compact camera accessory that provides high-precision GPS hardware time scales allowing some QHYCCD cameras to obtain accurate time information of the camera's exposure time.  In addition,…

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Large Desiccant Tube
The Large Desiccant Tube includes desiccant container and hoses connected to the camera. If your camera will be left unmaintained for a long time, we recommend the solution of this large desiccant tube which can hold more silica gel and can maintain a dry state for a very long period without maintenance.

Large Desiccant Tube

The Large Desiccant Tube includes a desiccant container and hoses connected to the camera. If your camera will be left unmaintained for a long time, we recommend the solution of…

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Use QHYCCD.DLL in C#

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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