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Make a Wide Range camera with a hubcap and a webcam
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Step 1: Buy a hubcap

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You must find a Combi Volkwagen Hubcap ( or any other hemispherical mirror ). look to prototype

Step 2: Safety Webcam

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put your Webcam in a waterproof box .

Step 3: Make a hole inthe cover

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Make a hole in the cover, and close the box.

Step 4: Use it !

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Put the hubcap under the webcam. Fix it on a piece of your home or in your garden ...
You'll get a cheap all sky camera .
dorejc (author) 3 years ago
3 years later , th ehow-to video http://youtu.be/x4ddMdi9C0c
LinuxH4x0r7 years ago
great idea! I might use this for star photography
dorejc (author)  LinuxH4x0r7 years ago
I use it for Meteor Capture, and all other things who fly with flash light. Try with a motion capture software . JC
I'll try it as soon as I get all the stuff. Thanks for the tip
rimar20007 years ago
Very good idea.