Astrophotography with the Raspberry Pi Zero

I have made two other Raspberry Pi based camera projects before. This, my third camera idea, is my first Raspberry Pi Zero project. This is also my first go at Astrophotography! Spurred on by the recent ‘Supermoon’ I wanted to get my brother’s old Celestron Firstscope 70 EQ back into service. Over the past 10 or so years the eyepieces have all gone missing but the telescope covers have remained in place keeping the dust out. In my useful electronics tub is a Pi Zero and a matching camera cable. Along with a LiPo, Powerboost 1000 and a camera module. A perfect coagulation of components, just ripe for the making…..”


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