PiKon Telescope

Description

The PiKon telescope was developed for Sheffield University's 'Festival of the Mind'. It combines 3D printing with a Raspberry Pi computer and camera to make a low cost astro cam. The idea was originally to demonstrate what the maker and citizen scientist could do with these new technologies. Since the festival, the project was crowd funded so that makers could easily get hold of the non 3D printed parts and kits are now on sale. PiKon web site: https://pikonic.com PiKon shop: https://elektric-tube.shop

Design Files

File Size

Pimoroni Mount-2.stl
53.8 KB
camera mount.STL
38.4 KB
Focus Knob.STL
99.7 KB
Mirror Base.STL
843 KB
mirror mount.STL
73.7 KB
spider.STL
881 KB
Tripod Mount.STL
51.4 KB

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