BACC All-Sky Color camera

Owner

University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)


Scientific objectives
Instrument is designed to do real time low light monitoring of the sky to study cloud cover, light pollution and aurora during dark sky conditions.

The instrument is based on a commercial available CMOS camera and a fish-eye lens (medium cost). It is the camera used in the Boreal Aurora Camera Constellation (BACC)

Contacts
PI: Fred Sigernes
Address: UNIS, P.O. Box 156,
N-9171 Longyearbyen, Norway
E-mail: fred@unis.no
Phone/Fax: +47 79023335/01


Photo of the BACC all-sky camera components
Instrument specifications
Camera: ZWO Sony Exmor IMX174
Lens: Fujinon C-mount F/1.4 (185 degree circular)
Spatial coverage: All sky
Resolution binned 2x2: 608 x 608 pixels
Software: ZWOASI1074MC (Winx64)
Time resolution: 1 frame / second
Spectral resolution: RGB color