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by p1taylor
Wed Apr 07, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: IS MY PRESSER TUNER OK
Replies: 23
Views: 199

Re: IS MY PRESSER TUNER OK

I sorted the pressure tuner/o-rings before making my first post, I was just confirming that this was not the issue.

peter
by p1taylor
Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: IS MY PRESSER TUNER OK
Replies: 23
Views: 199

Re: IS MY PRESSER TUNER OK

No it is in the house, just put a new set of O-rings in now it holds pressure OK for days old rings it was minutes, screw on end of piston is not loose I filled hole with grease.

peter
by p1taylor
Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: IS MY PRESSER TUNER OK
Replies: 23
Views: 199

Re: IS MY PRESSER TUNER OK

no I carnet see any thing at all Mark.
by p1taylor
Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: IS MY PRESSER TUNER OK
Replies: 23
Views: 199

Re: IS MY PRESSER TUNER OK

Yes JochenM i have tried that a few times but got no were, sorry don't have a capture.

peter
by p1taylor
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: IS MY PRESSER TUNER OK
Replies: 23
Views: 199

Re: IS MY PRESSER TUNER OK

Hi Terry, I have don all you have suggested, have don both eye and adjust image in sharp capture, reason I was suggesting a dew heater, sum suggest blocking filter kneads to be over 10C.

peter
by p1taylor
Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:01 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: IS MY PRESSER TUNER OK
Replies: 23
Views: 199

IS MY PRESSER TUNER OK

Hi All, I have a Lunt 60mm when I try to tune the presser tuner going in or out very slowly all I get is a round clear disc, can the scope be to cold at 6C do I need to heat the presser tuner and the blocking filter with dew heater strips.

peter
by p1taylor
Sun Feb 07, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE
Replies: 13
Views: 428

Re: LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE

Thanks all for all your help, when I get some clear skies and sun a bit higher up.

peter
by p1taylor
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE
Replies: 13
Views: 428

Re: LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE

Yes I can focus it with EP not tried with camera, just got setup so I can when sun gets out of clouds will try it.

peter
by p1taylor
Wed Jan 06, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE
Replies: 13
Views: 428

Re: LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE

Hi Mark, This is my setup.

peter
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by p1taylor
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE
Replies: 13
Views: 428

Re: LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE

Hi Mark and Brian, I was just after a starting spot to start with having 3 bits to set.

peter
by p1taylor
Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE
Replies: 13
Views: 428

LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE

Hi All, I have a Lunt ls60tha/b1200cpt60mmh-alpha craford focuser pressure tuner single stack, camera zwo asi 178mm, using sharp cap 3.2 software. do I put blocking filter slide in centre of movement or is there a spot to put it, or do I just put focuser, pressure tuner and blocking filter in centre...
by p1taylor
Thu Dec 17, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Forum Support Issues
Topic: Members please respond to this email question
Replies: 22
Views: 1685

Re: Members please respond to this email question

Hi,
never get any for anything, just get notifications.

peter
by p1taylor
Tue Nov 24, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Solar Reference Library
Topic: Solar Talk - Monday 23rd November 19.30UT
Replies: 38
Views: 1429

Re: Solar Talk - Monday 23rd November 19.30UT

I enjoyed it Mark, well done.

peter
by p1taylor
Sun Nov 22, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Solar Reference Library
Topic: Solar Talk - Monday 23rd November 19.30UT
Replies: 38
Views: 1429

Re: Solar Talk - Monday 23rd November 19.30UT

Hi Mark, Thanks Mark and I will be there.
peter
by p1taylor
Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW SETUP
Replies: 12
Views: 466

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: 466

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: 466

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: 466

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: 466

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: 492

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: 492

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: 492

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: 492

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: No Longer For Sale LUNT LS60THADS60/B1200FTPT H-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE
Replies: 13
Views: 2742

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