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by Sol seeker uk
Fri Jan 31, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Pst stage 1 mod, focus
Replies: 1
Views: 3449

Pst stage 1 mod, focus

Hi all, I'm going to stage 1 mod my pst pretty soon with my 10mm tal donor frac.. As it is at the moment with just the pst I'm using a x2 Barlow to achieve focus , so when it comes to modding and cutting the tube do I factor this in or is it more the case of the etalon being 200mm from the point of ...
by Sol seeker uk
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Newton rings or reflections
Replies: 7
Views: 4506

Re: Newton rings or reflections

The dust I can deal with as I thought it was on the camera sensor..it not..
Low resloution maybe as it's 1 frame taken with my phone off a laptop screen.. thanks for the feedback but it's not what I'm talking about..
by Sol seeker uk
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Newton rings or reflections
Replies: 7
Views: 4506

Re: Newton rings or reflections

Sorry all for the late response, work and family issues.. I had a quick look at some of my surface data and can't seem to see it in them so thanks Mark, looking like over exposure..If I get a chance soon I try at a reduced exposure..I normally set the histogram at 80/90% for proms and the exposure h...
by Sol seeker uk
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Newton rings or reflections
Replies: 7
Views: 4506

Re: Newton rings or reflections

I get it when I'm doing surface features too, then they're more circular..I'll post a image up as a expample when I'm home ..
I set my exposures using the histogram..not just guessing it
by Sol seeker uk
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Newton rings or reflections
Replies: 7
Views: 4506

Newton rings or reflections

20200117_094854.jpg Hi all, not been on here for a while as funny enough not done any solar imaging since the mercury transit, and that was a flop! I've always thought that my images had Newton rings and I'd need to buy a tilt adjuster to eliminate them.. but I was just about to search to see if yo...
by Sol seeker uk
Thu May 30, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: PST,TALstage 1 mod
Replies: 3
Views: 2211

Re: PST,TALstage 1 mod

Sorry should of added, does double stacking give a result like the above picture?
When you say you got better results with a external erf, in which way? Was this on a stage 1 mod?
Sorry for all the questions mark
by Sol seeker uk
Thu May 30, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: PST,TALstage 1 mod
Replies: 3
Views: 2211

Re: PST,TALstage 1 mod

How is the tal or any scope double stacked( sorry abit new and abit green to all this)
by Sol seeker uk
Thu May 23, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: PST,TALstage 1 mod
Replies: 3
Views: 2211

PST,TALstage 1 mod

20190523_194104.png 20190523_194104.png Hi all, just collected a Tal refractor ready to mod with my pst.. it be stage 1 to start due to cost. Just a few questions.. Does a external or internal erf make any difference to the quality of views/ images? Does say a 75mm internal erf fitted part way down...
by Sol seeker uk
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR early doors 13/4/2019 Tal/PST mod
Replies: 3
Views: 625

Re: AR early doors 13/4/2019 Tal/PST mod

Very nice!, take it it's the Tal 100x1000mm.. is it a stage 1 or 2 mod?
Just looked at your images..impressed!
by Sol seeker uk
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR early doors 13/4/2019 Tal/PST mod
Replies: 3
Views: 625

Re: AR early doors 13/4/2019 Tal/PST mod

Very nice!, take it it's the Tal 100x1000mm.. is it a stage 1 or 2 mod?
by Sol seeker uk
Sat Mar 02, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: PST + DSLR Full disk problem ... AMENDED
Replies: 12
Views: 3269

Re: PST + DSLR Full disk problem ... AMENDED

Which Skyris Model do you have exactly? I am no expert, but I might be able to help and in any case you need to add that Barlow Nosepiece [the tip of the whole Barlow] and the C adaptor as mentioned by the very helpful marktownley or make one yourself. Thanks..I have the 236m Skyris and have bought ...
by Sol seeker uk
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: PST + DSLR Full disk problem ... AMENDED
Replies: 12
Views: 3269

Re: PST + DSLR Full disk problem ...

Whilst on the subject of camera's, I'm finding it difficult to find focus on my Skyris.. would one of these c adapters work? I've no idea if I'm looking for inward or outward travel..tried a 3x Barlow(Not on the nosecone as it won't fit) If I do need to go down the new camera route am I right in thi...
by Sol seeker uk
Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Pst mod
Replies: 0
Views: 8592

Pst mod

Hi All, my first post so please be gentle.. I have a pst which I shall be modding at some stage..been in contact with merlin(ken) which he kindly sent me the details..( thankyou) Don't think I'm going to have the funds to go full stage 2 mod at the moment so thinking of getting a f10 70mm donor scop...