AAVSO: American Association of Variable Star Observers

Building a Homemade CCD Camera (Abstract)

Volume 20 number 2 (1991)

Paul Boltwood
Stittsville, Ontario, Canada


(Abstract only) An amateur astronomer relates his experiences while building a semi-professional grade photometric CCD camera. He has produced a successful camera but does not recommend that most other amateurs try to build their own CCD camera because the time and monetary expenditures are too great.