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Altair Hypercam 183C review

Altair Hypercam 183C Review

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Thanks to my friends at OTA, a brand new Altair Hypercam 183C arrived at my door last week.  The striking purple exterior color of this one shot color CMOS camera makes a bold statement, but it's the deep sky imaging capabilities of the cooled sensor that have captured my attention. There are many options available for deep sky astrophotography these days, and traditional DSLR images such as myself are left with some tough decisions.  One look at the data captured using a cooled CMOS sensor, and you will notice the astonishing difference this can make. In this post, I will share 2…