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by marktownley
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: cak present and past
Replies: 44
Views: 1015

Re: cak present and past

Excellent as always John like Alexandra says keep an eye open for those bright points in high latitudes.
by marktownley
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Pro 2019 07 15
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Pro 2019 07 15

That's a nice prom Pepe!
by marktownley
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Why my Quark always refused to work...
Replies: 19
Views: 941

Re: Why my Quark always refused to work...

You would need to take the little 12.5mm one out of the base of the telecentric in the quark, it just has a retaining ring. 2 blocking filters would make it awfully dark!

Welcome to the forum btw!
by marktownley
Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: My first CaK image
Replies: 8
Views: 84

Re: My first CaK image

This is excellent Raf!
by marktownley
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20190713) | FDs (3 lights)
Replies: 10
Views: 123

Re: Today's SUN (20190713) | FDs (3 lights)

A nice run of disks Pedro
by marktownley
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun 2019 7 13 (Granulation)
Replies: 11
Views: 119

Re: Sun 2019 7 13 (Granulation)

Came out well Pepe!
by marktownley
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: July 7th Images
Replies: 11
Views: 92

Re: July 7th Images

These are super images Brian! A very productive session.
by marktownley
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: cak present and past
Replies: 44
Views: 1015

Re: cak present and past

Good result!
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Planning my first PST mod and need some help
Replies: 38
Views: 973

Re: Planning my first PST mod and need some help

Merlin66 wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:27 pm
Keep it simple, and safe.
Sage advice from Ken
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Quark Users
Replies: 10
Views: 176

Re: Quark Users

My first response would be to take the Quark apart and reassemble it, my gut feeling is something (lens or filters) are pinched - I had it with my SM40 a decade ago. However, it is a new Quark so probably this is not the most feasible of advice ;) The bandpass across the image looks good Stu, so tha...
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Planning my first PST mod and need some help
Replies: 38
Views: 973

Re: Planning my first PST mod and need some help

solarchatted wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:14 pm
If possible, tomorrow I will also try the Etalon [in front of the focuser] ' without both lenses ' + a 2x kind of shorty Barlow I have - just to see if that could work too.
No it won't work. Don't waste your time. Many have been here with the same thought.
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Planning my first PST mod and need some help
Replies: 38
Views: 973

Re: Planning my first PST mod and need some help

... I thought the only difference between Baader RED + IR filter was simply like a Meade 4000 RED + IR/UV filter [which I have] ... No, totally different beasts. The way the 4000 filter works is by absorbing energy, regardless of what configuration is used it will absorb energy and at some point cr...
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Quark Users
Replies: 10
Views: 176

Re: Quark Users

How very strange! That 90 degree cross hatching is peculiar. Does it rotate with the Quark?
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20190712) | WL & Ca-K
Replies: 10
Views: 137

Re: Today's SUN (20190712) | WL & Ca-K

Nice full disks Pedro
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Reflected Sunlight- Moon and NLCs
Replies: 7
Views: 94

Re: Reflected Sunlight- Moon and NLCs

Super shots Stu! I've had a couple of views of the NLC myself this year too.
by marktownley
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Incoming Lunt LS60 BF1200
Replies: 4
Views: 111

Re: Incoming Lunt LS60 BF1200

Yup, that will be a good starting point for you to cut your teeth on solar imaging
by marktownley
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun 2019 07 11
Replies: 3
Views: 74

Re: Sun 2019 07 11

Nice shot Pepe!
by marktownley
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Incoming Lunt LS60 BF1200
Replies: 4
Views: 111

Re: Incoming Lunt LS60 BF1200

For full disks, chips with 3.45um pixels would be a good start.
by marktownley
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Prom image from July 10
Replies: 5
Views: 110

Re: Prom image from July 10

That came out well Lou!