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by BertUK
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Omni xlt 120mm and quark
Replies: 10
Views: 5469

Re: Omni xlt 120mm and quark

Ok thanks for the help,how would the quark perform with a 10" schmidt at 2500mm and a mak 180 at 2700mm,would i need erf,s with these also?
by BertUK
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Omni xlt 120mm and quark
Replies: 10
Views: 5469

Re: Omni xlt 120mm and quark

Thanks for the replies but my questions still arent answered,what views will i get,full disc partial??
Do i need an external erf?
Would i be better off with a dedicated solar scope?.
by BertUK
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Omni xlt 120mm and quark
Replies: 10
Views: 5469

Omni xlt 120mm and quark

Just testing the water to see if anyone has any advice on using the omni xlt 120 refractor with a quark.
What can i expect to see with the views,do i need an external erf.
Am i better off buying a dedicated solarscope.
Thanks in advance :D
Mick
by BertUK
Thu May 02, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar visual dilemma.
Replies: 6
Views: 835

Re: Solar visual dilemma.

Are the close up views as sharp as the lunt or coronado views?
by BertUK
Thu May 02, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar visual dilemma.
Replies: 6
Views: 835

Re: Solar visual dilemma.

Thanks for the reply,i was aware of this but it still doesnt answer my question.im wanting to know what i would need paired with a quark to get similar quality views as the lunt 60mm,preferably full disc viewing?
by BertUK
Thu May 02, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar visual dilemma.
Replies: 6
Views: 835

Solar visual dilemma.

Ive owned a couple of solar scopes in the past,a lunt 60mm pt bf1200 and a solarmax 2 60 ds. I enjoyed the views through both scopes although the lunt gave a more even field of detail and was slightly bigger. Im now thinking of buying a quark to put on a refractor of whatever size is needed to get b...
by BertUK
Mon Nov 23, 2015 3:54 pm
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: sm60 2 with double stack
Replies: 0
Views: 9370

sm60 2 with double stack

For sale is my Coronado solarmax 2 60mm with double stack filter and bf10.
I've had it around 2 months and have used it maybe 5 times,
Its in excellent condition and comes as was bought with all original packaging.
Price is with postage to mainland uk.


£1950.

Pictures available on request.
by BertUK
Sat Oct 17, 2015 10:26 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: imaging camera
Replies: 12
Views: 3955

Re: imaging camera

Mark ive sent you a pm
by BertUK
Fri Oct 09, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: imaging camera
Replies: 12
Views: 3955

Re: imaging camera

what would this camera be like for solar
Imaging Source DMK 21AU618.AS MONO
by BertUK
Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:39 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: imaging camera
Replies: 12
Views: 3955

Re: imaging camera

ive got a surface pro 3 tablet running windows 10
by BertUK
Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: imaging camera
Replies: 12
Views: 3955

Re: imaging camera

what would you recommend mark?
by BertUK
Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: imaging camera
Replies: 12
Views: 3955

Re: imaging camera

around the £250 area...I was told the qhy5s where really good
by BertUK
Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:27 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: imaging camera
Replies: 12
Views: 3955

imaging camera

I'm looking for a mono imaging camera to go with my solarmax 2 60 double stack
Which of these 2 is the best.....qhy5L 2.mono Or qhy5P 2. Mono.
by BertUK
Fri Oct 02, 2015 7:14 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: st80 with solarmax 60 double stack front ealon
Replies: 3
Views: 1874

Re: st80 with solarmax 60 double stack front ealon

thanks for the info merlin,does the diameter stay at 60mm because of the filter diameter or 80mm for the st80?
by BertUK
Thu Oct 01, 2015 8:28 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: st80 with solarmax 60 double stack front ealon
Replies: 3
Views: 1874

st80 with solarmax 60 double stack front ealon

I have just purchased a front etalon sm 2 60 filter ,i also own a sm 2 60 with bf10. can I buy an adaptor and use both the front etalon and bf10 directly on an st80,does the front etalon have a built in erf. curiosity has got me wanting to see if the view would be any better using an 80mm refractor ...
by BertUK
Tue Sep 22, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: sm60 double stack
Replies: 9
Views: 4079

Re: sm60 double stack

ok thanks,is it worth going bigger for the price difference as I'm more of a visual than imaging person.
by BertUK
Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:11 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: sm60 double stack
Replies: 9
Views: 4079

Re: sm60 double stack

marktownley wrote:None at all i'm afraid.
is that really true mark,no noticeable size difference visually?
by BertUK
Tue Sep 22, 2015 6:24 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: sm60 double stack
Replies: 9
Views: 4079

sm60 double stack

Just wondering if there would be any benefit in moving from a sm2 60 double stack to an sm2 90 for visual and imaging purposes.
by BertUK
Tue Sep 08, 2015 6:16 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: sm60 double stack
Replies: 9
Views: 2555

Re: sm60 double stack

That's designed to be used on the end of an SM60 scope I do have a solarmax 60 scope mark and that's the reason I bought the extra double stack etalon but iwas wondering if I could take the bf10 off the solarmax and use it with the double stack on a skywatcher st80 with the correct adaptor for the ...
by BertUK
Tue Sep 08, 2015 7:17 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: sm60 double stack
Replies: 9
Views: 2555

Re: sm60 double stack

Yes thats the one.
by BertUK
Mon Sep 07, 2015 8:39 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: sm60 double stack
Replies: 9
Views: 2555

solarmax 60 etalon

is it possible to buy a solarmax 60 etalon and blocking filter and use them with an adaptor on an st80,also would the aperture be 80mm or 60mm because of the size of the etalon.

thanks in advance.

mick
by BertUK
Mon Sep 07, 2015 8:25 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: sm60 double stack
Replies: 9
Views: 2555

sm60 double stack

hi,is it possible to buy a sm60 double stack etalon and a bf 10 and use them on an st80 with the correct adaptor to fit the etalon over the end.