The All-sky camera for SPIDER radio telescopes comes with a heated (12v DC input socket on the back of the All-Sky camera) weatherproof case composed by a strong polycarbonate hemispherical dome (that can be easily removed for cleaning) and a lower aluminum case. The heating system prevent dewing of the lens and dome in high humidity conditions. The All-Sky Camera comes with a standard tripod bracket for outside installation.
The All-sky camera for SPIDER radio telescopes is designed to work with RadioUniversePRO software that comes with SPIDER radio telescopes. By connecting the All-sky camera to the USB port of the computer that controls the SPIDER radio telescope, you can see the real time image of your instrument and check for sky conditions.