Vaonis announces $45,000 telescope camera with 61MP full-frame sensor, 1050mm optic

Vaonis, makers of the Vespera and Stellina smart telescopes has announced its latest creation, the Hyperia telescope camera. The Hyperia is a nearly 75kg (165 lbs) personal observatory. The telescope uses a 61MP image sensor paired with a 1050mm lens.

The Hyperia’s 61MP sensor is a full-frame Sony IMX455 monochromatic sensor. It’s backside-illuminated, too, which Vaonis says results in ‘91% quantum efficiency.’

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