Originally Posted by djdavid60
Thanks Tom! I figured it would be pretty small. A hacked version is probably the only way to get a wider angle lense close enough to the sensor to focus across the entire chip. But I think it would be worth the results. I will post pictures of it if I decide to start cutting it up. I think I might just go ahead and order another one to keep in stock condition
I've hacked up cams before to do interesting things to them, like attaching them to 1600mm f/6.3 10 inch diameter telescopes with great success. Here's one of my images with a hacked astro/webcam.
Uhoh, I bet you just got Tom's attention. I noticed a pretty nice telescope in the video he posted when he finally got his camera