Celestron Skyris 236 CMOS Solar System Color Camera - 95506

No Ratings Yet

Write a Review

Item #CELE-95506

  • List Price:
  • $399.95
  • Your Price:
  • $379.95
  • You Save:
  • $20.00 USD6% + FREE Shipping

Leave us your email, and we’ll let you know when this item is back in stock.

  • Celestron has partnered with "The Imaging Source" to develop the Skyris line of astrophotography cameras
  • The Skyris CMOS camera incorporates the stunning Sony Exmor IMX236 imaging sensor
  • The Skyris 236C has a frame rate of 120 frames per second
  • Easily adapts to your telescope or lens with a 1.25" nosepiece or C-thread
Questions? Let our experts help!
  • Description

    Produce your own breathtaking images of the Sun, Moon, and planets with Skyris 236 CMOS, a new solar system color imager from Celestron and The Imaging Source. 

    Lightning fast and ultra-sensitive

    Even as little as one or two years ago, a high performance solar system cameras on par with Skyris 236 would have cost hundreds more. But with the rise of CMOS imaging sensors, this rewarding hobby has become surprisingly affordable. Skyris 236 features the acclaimed Sony EXMOR IMX236 imaging sensor, which is especially sensitive in the near-infrared range, making it a perfect choice to bring out details in planetary imaging. Tiny pixels measuring just 2.8 microns increase resolution to further enhance your images.

    The Skyris 236 features a unique heat sink camera body, designed by Celestron to minimize thermal noise for razor sharp images. But, most exciting of all, Skyris connects to your computer by SuperSpeed USB 3.0. Now, your connection won't hold you back from capturing more data faster. With Skyris 236, you can capture up to 200 frames per second during planetary imaging when subframed or image the full sensor at 60 frames per second.

    Backed by The Imaging Source, the experts in astrophotography cameras

    The Skyris family of planetary cameras is the brainchild of Celestron engineers in California and The Imaging Source, the world's premier astrophotography camera company based in Germany. This collaboration represents the best in quality components and smart industrial design. Plus, you can buy confidently knowing that you're covered by Celestron's two-year warranty. 

    Software included--now compatible with Mac OS X

    Celestron recently announced that Skyris 236 cameras are now compatible with Mac OS X! Whether you're using a Mac or a Windows-based PC, your Skyris camera includes a free software suite that takes you through every step of producing your image, from capturing your data to stacking and processing the final still image or video.

    Supplier SKU


    What's Included

    • Celestron Skyris 236C CMOS Color Camera
    • 1.25" Nosepiece
    • iCap Software CD
    • 10' USB 3.0 Cable

  • Dimensions & Specifications

    • A/D Conversion: 12 bit

    • Back Focus Distance: 19 mm with Nosepiece; 17.5 mm with a C-mount

    • Exposure Range: 0.0001 sec to 10 sec

    • Imaging Sensor: Sony ICX236 Color CMOS

    • Sensor size: 5.44 mm x 3.42 mm

    • Pixel size: 2.8 μ square

    • Camera Resolution: 1920 x 1200 pixels

    • Framing Rate: up to 120 frames per second

    • Mounting: 1.25" barrel and C-thread

    • Operating temperature: +40° C to -40° C

    • Shutter: Rolling

    • Sub-framing: Yes selectable

    • Software compatible: iCap/IC Capture/DirectShow/oaCapture

    • Power: Powered by connection via USB cable

    • USB Computer connection: High-speed 3.0/10 foot cable length

    • Weight: 3.6 oz (102 g)

  • Product Guarantee

    We stand behind all the products we sell, and your satisfaction is our top priority. If you're not satisfied with the quality of your purchase, simply send the item back to us in its original packaging within 30 days of its delivery.

    Manufacturer Warranty

    Celestron has a limited lifetime binocular and spotting scope warranty and all other products have a 2 year manufacturer's warranty covers against defects is provided. If you have specific questions about this product's warranty please contact Celestron's Customer Service department at 310-328-9560.

    Return & Exchange Policy

    At our site, returns are easy! You may return new, unused, and resalable items for a refund or exchange. Simply ensure that the item is returned in its original product packaging within 30 days of delivery.

  • Stars


    5 Stars
    4 Stars
    3 Stars
    2 Stars
    1 Stars

    Most Helpful Reviews

    Most Critical Reviews

    All Reviews

    Displaying Reviews 1-10 of