Search found 322 matches

by p1taylor
Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW SETUP
Replies: 12
Views: 233

Re: NEW SETUP

Your garden photo shows you have a Roll On-Roll Off (RO-RO) roof, so for Solar-purposes, which direction is SOUTH as looking at that photo ? Are you able to easily open and close the roof (to save precious time) possibly because it is not-motorised ?? Is mains-electricity permanently installed down ...
by p1taylor
Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW SETUP
Replies: 12
Views: 233

Re: NEW SETUP

Hello Peter, Your questions are not too-clear. Perhaps if you can explain a little more about why (if you have an observatory), then why would you want to observe/image from your house ?? For SOLAR use, the blocking filter is there for a reason, so unless you intend to use the bare-scope for any ot...
by p1taylor
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW SETUP
Replies: 12
Views: 233

Re: NEW SETUP

Thanks for your comments, I need some help can I leave scope in observatory and just take the blocking filter out or do I need to take the scope into the house,
seeing as the weather is very rough can I setup in house and do it through a window or do I have to open it.

peter
by p1taylor
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW SETUP
Replies: 12
Views: 233

Re: NEW SETUP

Thanks all for your help, if I get some clear skies will try it on a tripod with a 25mm and 12mm eyepeas as suggested.

peter
by p1taylor
Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW SETUP
Replies: 12
Views: 233

NEW SETUP

Hi All, Have got my Lunt LS60THa/B1200 AND ZWO ASI 178MM, got scope set up with dovetail and motor focuser, do I set blocking filter out 25mmas Lunt sagest, will I need to set camera out from eyepiece, all help will be appreciated.

peter
by p1taylor
Sat Oct 10, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW H-ALFER SCOPE
Replies: 13
Views: 223

Re: NEW H-ALFER SCOPE

Hi Mark and all, As you all say I did get a Lunt 60mm and ZWO ASI 178, I will probably use Fire Capture or Sharp Cap, thanks very much for all your help.

peter
by p1taylor
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW H-ALFER SCOPE
Replies: 13
Views: 223

Re: NEW H-ALFER SCOPE

all I can afford I have a 0.5 reducer to get full disc.

peter
by p1taylor
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW H-ALFER SCOPE
Replies: 13
Views: 223

Re: NEW H-ALFER SCOPE

Yes Mark I will do as you sagest, I will get a Lunt LS 60THa/B1200CPT 60mm Crayford Focuser Pressure tuner, ZWO ASI 120MM Monochrome and a TS-Optico focus motor with control for UNC focuser as it is belt drive so I can adjust Pressure Tuner I have lakeside bits for scope.

peter
by p1taylor
Sun Oct 04, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW H-ALFER SCOPE
Replies: 13
Views: 223

NEW H-ALFER SCOPE

Hi all, thanks very much for all your info, I cannot go to a presser tuned but can get this Lunt L60 THa/B1200 60mm H-Alpha Crayford focuser and a ZWO ASI 178mm Monochrome or ZWO ASI 120mm monochrome CCD will this setup be similar.

peter
by p1taylor
Thu Oct 01, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: For Sale: LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE
Replies: 12
Views: 1870

Re: For Sale: LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE

Hi Stuart, Sorry this site still had my old email address new one is( p1taylor@outlook.com )

peter
by p1taylor
Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW H-ALFER SCOPE
Replies: 7
Views: 217

Re: NEW H-ALFER SCOPE

Thanks all for your comments I will try my best to afford a Lunt 60/b1200, is it just you get a bigger image than a b600.
Alexandra I have asked Stuart if he still as the Lunt for sale.
by p1taylor
Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: For Sale: LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE
Replies: 12
Views: 1870

Re: For Sale: LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE

Is your Lunt LS60 still for sale, if it is can you email price.

peter
by p1taylor
Mon Sep 28, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW H-ALFER SCOPE
Replies: 7
Views: 217

NEW H-ALFER SCOPE

Hi All, I am selling all my dep sky bits it is to heavy for me now, I need it to be remote controlled, first thought is a Lunt 50mm/B600 pressure tuned, Lunt pcusb pressure controller, ZWO ASI 120 MONO CCD, Moonlite focuser as I have Lakeside motor bits, or do I go Lunt 60mm/B600 pressure tuned, ZWO...
by p1taylor
Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN 20/8/2020
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: SUN 20/8/2020

Thanks Alexandra.

peter
by p1taylor
Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN 20/8/2020
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: SUN 20/8/2020

Yes I did get them it tuck a lot of doing had about 700 images to get them, normally only need 100.

peter
by p1taylor
Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN 20/8/2020
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: SUN 20/8/2020

Yes I did get them it tuck a lot of doing had about 700 images to get them.

peter
by p1taylor
Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN 20/8/2020
Replies: 5
Views: 179

SUN 20/8/2020

Hi All, just got this between clouds, it is just short of spots.

peter
SUN-20-8-14-15-001-4-4.jpg
SUN-20-8-14-15-001-4-4.jpg (205.5 KiB) Viewed 179 times
by p1taylor
Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN 8/8/2020
Replies: 6
Views: 176

Re: SUN 8/8/2020

It is good to have a descent spot for a change.



peter
by p1taylor
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN 8/8/2020
Replies: 6
Views: 176

SUN 8/8/2020

Hi All, Got this but it was a bit hazy.

peter
SUN-4-4.jpg
SUN-4-4.jpg (157.41 KiB) Viewed 176 times
by p1taylor
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun glorious Sun 31st July 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 527

Re: Sun glorious Sun 31st July 2020

Hi Alexandra, That is really good.

peter
by p1taylor
Fri Jul 31, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN 30/7/2020
Replies: 4
Views: 211

SUN 30/7/2020

Hi All, At last more than a very little spot hope it carries on, turbel was Sun to barite my camera speed only goes down to 1/1000 second in Maxim 5 will have to start using SharpCap.



peter

SUN-30-7-14-15-001-5-5.jpg
SUN-30-7-14-15-001-5-5.jpg (191.57 KiB) Viewed 211 times
by p1taylor
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN 9/6/2020
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: SUN 9/6/2020

Hi All, Thanks for your comments, hope this is start of new session and les cloud.


peter
by p1taylor
Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN 9/6/2020
Replies: 4
Views: 164

SUN 9/6/2020

Hi All, Just managed to get a bit of sun thru clouds.

peter

SUN-11-30-9-6-001-4.jpg
SUN-11-30-9-6-001-4.jpg (199.95 KiB) Viewed 164 times
by p1taylor
Wed Apr 29, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN 26/4/2020
Replies: 7
Views: 812

Re: SUN 26/4/2020

Hi All thanks for all your comments.

peter
by p1taylor
Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN 26/4/2020
Replies: 7
Views: 812

SUN 26/4/2020

Hi For a change a really nice day for a change got this with new set up.

peter
SUN-14-37-26-4-001-222-4.jpg
SUN-14-37-26-4-001-222-4.jpg (208.01 KiB) Viewed 812 times