the Starmeter

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As you’d probably guess, I collect all things “starry”.

And in my collection of “starry” things is this cute and cool little camera called a “Brownie Starmeter”.

It was made by Kodak back in the 60’s and uses 127 roll film, which is still made.  I haven’t run any film through this little guy yet, but hope to soon and am hoping I can make some type of astrophoto with it. The shutter speed is set, and the aperture range is not great so I’ll need to carefully plan my photo.  Oh, and the 127 film size is only available in B&W, so I need to be real creative.