An optical tracking telescope using OpenCV, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and 3D printed parts
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pi-tracking-telescope

An optical tracking telescope using OpenCV, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and 3D printed parts being built at House4Hack.

Goals

  • Basic astrophotography with a cheap and simple telescope and mount
  • Experiment with OpenCV on a telescope
  • Optical tracking with OpenCV
  • Real-time image stacking and display on an LCD screen
  • Use software to make up for the simple hardware

Pictures

PiScope Version 1

Making PiScope

Early moon shot

Early saturn shot

Documentation

This project is a work-in-progress, documentation will be added in time.

Read more about PiScope at the House4Hack page and Toby's website.