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by 39N84W
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar action 3rd June Ha
Replies: 7
Views: 335

Re: Solar action 3rd June Ha

Gorgeous images.
by 39N84W
Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Lunt or Quark?
Replies: 6
Views: 752

Re: Lunt or Quark?

I'm happy to wait the ten or so minutes for warm up time.
by 39N84W
Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Lunt or Quark?
Replies: 6
Views: 752

Lunt or Quark?

Well I'm hooked. My PST is fun but I want more! Especially a better focuser. My main interest is live imaging/outreach. I use an ASI 178mm. I was thinking of a pressure tuned Lunt 60, but now I'm considering a Quark. I already have a 71mm f6 zenithstar doublet for this setup. Having not used either ...
by 39N84W
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Outreach with firecapture/pst?
Replies: 6
Views: 414

Re: Outreach with firecapture/pst?

If I increase exposure time or gain the histogram quickly gets to 100% and it's blown out. I read that I should keep the histogram around 60-80%.
by 39N84W
Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Outreach with firecapture/pst?
Replies: 6
Views: 414

Outreach with firecapture/pst?

I'm using an asi178 along with a pst and firecapture. I really like the software... but I'm having a tough time getting the proms to "pop". Any advice with firecapture settings would be greatly appreciated. :)
by 39N84W
Tue May 01, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Maier or Beloptik PST
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Re: Maier or Beloptik PST

OK thanks
by 39N84W
Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Maier or Beloptik PST
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Maier or Beloptik PST

I want to replace the eyepiece filter and I have my PST disassembled. Beloptik website says I need to replace both barrel and eyepiece filters. Maier is getting mixed results from users. I don't know all the technical jargon... trying to learn... does the beloptik give a better image vs the Maier? N...