Game Boy Camera Moon

Photo credit: Alexander Pietrow via Peta Pixel

Alexander Pietrow is an astrophotographer who wanted to try something new. So, he took an old Game Boy Camera, strapped it to a 6″ Fraunhofer telescope with a Gosky Universal Cell Phone Adapter, and then proceeded to take pictures of the moon, as well as Jupiter. “I wondered if it would be possible to do astrophotography with this camera. Searching the internet I was surprised that nobody had tried this before and decided to give it a go,” said Pietrow. Continue reading to see the full rig and the images he took.

Rig

Game Boy Camera
Game Boy Camera

Moon

Moon Game Boy
Moon Game Boy

Jupiter

Jupiter Game Boy
Jupiter Game Boy