With Instructables you can share what you make with the world, and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts.
in this instructable, i will show you how to modify a cheap webcam to act as an electronic eyepiece for a telescope.
webcam(i got mine for less than 6 dollars on amazon.com) 35mm film canister small project box optional: male to female usb cord tools: drill hack saw screwdriver
remove webcam case and remove lens from webcam.
drill hole in project box lid for webcam chip. place webcam board level on the inside of the project box lid with the chip centered. cut out the bottom of the film canister. ...
put film canister in your telescopes eyepiece holder. plug usb cable into computer(optional: use male to female usb cable to extend the webcam cable) open your webcam software. ...
webcam(i got mine for less than 6 dollars on amazon.com)
35mm film canister
small project box
optional: male to female usb cord
Add a Reticule to a Telescope Eyepieceby ClockworkLemon
SIMPLE BUT PROFESSIONAL TELESCOPE FOR BEGINNER ASTRONOMERSby BigCthulhu
Homemade Erecting Prism Diagonal for DIY Refractor Telescope by trukmeeilee
How to make a eyepiece for telescopeby hvegar
iPhone mount for telescopesby russm313
Join 2 million + to receive instant DIY inspiration in your inbox.
Download our apps!
© 2016 Autodesk, Inc.