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by skyhawk
Fri May 03, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: ZWO ASI iPad Compatibility Coronado PST
Replies: 4
Views: 2419

Re: ZWO ASI iPad Compatibility Coronado PST

Android tablet............... Apple are not always better at everything :)
by skyhawk
Fri May 03, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Good focal reducers for Quark?
Replies: 13
Views: 4003

Re: Good focal reducers for Quark?

grimble_cornet wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2015 10:22 pm
This might be of interest: http://solarchat.natca.net/viewtopic.ph ... al+reducer


Link does not work please check it when posted thanks
by skyhawk
Thu May 02, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Carl Sagan Speech
Replies: 0
Views: 7141

Carl Sagan Speech

I know this is very old, and as such has all but been forgotten, but, just perhaps, occasionally, we all should re visit this speech by the great Carl Sagen

https://www.facebook.com/NewScienceConc ... 062194056/
by skyhawk
Thu May 02, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar visual dilemma.
Replies: 6
Views: 833

Re: Solar visual dilemma.

Daystar state that you DO NOT need a front of scope ERF UP TO 150mm therefore you would need one on the 152.

You have to get the specific daystar for the Mak NOT the Quark used on Refractors, https://optcorp.com/products/daystar-co ... here-model
by skyhawk
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Thank you 17 donors.
Replies: 1
Views: 619

Re: Thank you 17 donors.

I think the problem is people have personal finances to consider first. I as a single father of three disabled sons would like to help more, like many I have charities I support, in the UK, MIND, RNLI, the Big Issue (homeless), this year I expect to donate about £100, a lot on a pension, and whilst ...
by skyhawk
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Some FREE Astronomy magazines.
Replies: 2
Views: 432

Some FREE Astronomy magazines.

Some FREE magazines.

"https://mepdf.com/?s=astronomy"

Copy and paste into search bar
by skyhawk
Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Photographic Benefits of UV/IR Blocking Filter
Replies: 10
Views: 1195

Re: Photographic Benefits of UV/IR Blocking Filter

Montana wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:10 pm
Skyhawk, no, because the eye cannot register these wavelengths. Eye health? no idea?

Alexandra


thank you
by skyhawk
Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Hydrogen Alpha Upgrade
Replies: 19
Views: 2002

Re: Hydrogen Alpha Upgrade

I am not as experienced as these people but I am very happy with my Daystar having moved from the PST
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by skyhawk
Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Photographic Benefits of UV/IR Blocking Filter
Replies: 10
Views: 1195

Re: Photographic Benefits of UV/IR Blocking Filter

Do they make any difference for visual, thanks
by skyhawk
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Lunt 50mm question
Replies: 18
Views: 1476

Re: Lunt 50mm question

You are using a 2" diagonal that is why
by skyhawk
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Solar Software
Topic: Eyepiece Magnification / Telescope Focal Length Calculator Spreadsheet
Replies: 2
Views: 2177

Eyepiece Magnification / Telescope Focal Length Calculator Spreadsheet

I did this for my observing I find it rather useful, its on spreadsheet so if anyone wants a copy let me know
by skyhawk
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: can someone let me know if I am imagining it or are there two proms here Thanks
Replies: 3
Views: 497

can someone let me know if I am imagining it or are there two proms here Thanks

can someone let me know if I am imagining it or are there two proms here

Thanks
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by skyhawk
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: New sunspot ??
Replies: 2
Views: 433

New sunspot ??

First time really using my daystar

is it me or between 8 and 9oc on the Sun (where else!!)

Is that a sunspot just appearing
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by skyhawk
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Esprit 120 Focuser Mod
Replies: 2
Views: 2002

Esprit 120 Focuser Mod

To image Ha indoors Not being able to find a focuser I wanted for my Esprit 120, that came off instantly and went on instantly I decided to make one. I did not want one that was permanently engaged with the scope. Also I refuse to spend £200+ I bought another Skywatcher electronic focuser, a piece o...
by skyhawk
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Magazines for the bank holiday weekend
Replies: 2
Views: 490

Magazines for the bank holiday weekend

A few magazines for those not going away this weekend YES a few astro ones in there https://psv4.userapi.com/c848324/u510634745/docs/d15/1935cb18deb1/Woman_amp_Home_South_Africa_-_May_2019.pdf?extra=jJQsmIOUPiv6TaSi-3jUxVCYmF8Q09VEBewPv7gwdYFNHaDVNaSa2Z77YR9qwQeONwgLMmz9ZdFsUjFEV-dXO0IS1VLyMB89oItx7...
by skyhawk
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: I often see dangerous sun filters on sale on Ebay with 1960/70s scopes, you know the eyepiece type.
Replies: 2
Views: 416

I often see dangerous sun filters on sale on Ebay with 1960/70s scopes, you know the eyepiece type.

I often see dangerous sun filters on sale on Ebay with 1960/70s scopes, you know the eyepiece type. I always write to them asking if they can please destroy the filter before selling the scope and send them this link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjshhNbSlCs Here is a reply I received today, I ha...
by skyhawk
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Solar Astronomy Equipment Reviews
Topic: SolarQuest review
Replies: 54
Views: 30471

Re: SolarQuest review

I fitter remote focus to my ED72 on the GREAT Skywatcher Solar tracking mount

https://youtu.be/o7VXcG6hmFA

AND what about the 12v adapter that comes with it, perfect
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by skyhawk
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Double stacking !!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 518

Double stacking !!!!

REALLY dumb sorry question

Regarding Daystar Quark

Can additional filters ? see I am new, be added to this setup as they can Coronados,


Thanks
by skyhawk
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: When I win the lottery
Replies: 20
Views: 2695

Re: When I win the lottery

I don't see why it would be 6 figures, my guess £25k - £35k
by skyhawk
Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: For sale celestron remote focusser
Replies: 0
Views: 8682

For sale celestron remote focusser

For sale

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/264274397867
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by skyhawk
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: GET READY FOR THE SUN UK
Replies: 4
Views: 604

Re: GET READY FOR THE SUN UK

21st century, billions on weather forecasting and they can't even get that right......... clouds

Thinking of branching out into radio astronomy except it all looks so very.............er.............BORING

https://www.scienceinschool.org/2012/issue23/telescope
by skyhawk
Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: When I win the lottery
Replies: 20
Views: 2695

When I win the lottery

When I win the lottery
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by skyhawk
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: GET READY FOR THE SUN UK
Replies: 4
Views: 604

GET READY FOR THE SUN UK

GET READY FOR THE SUN UK

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by skyhawk
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: It is ********** SNOWING in Wales
Replies: 1
Views: 400

It is ********** SNOWING in Wales

Are you ********** kidding, just completer setting up my solar scope
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by skyhawk
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: remote focussing added to scope
Replies: 4
Views: 2285

Re: remote focussing added to scope

Now the scope looks a complete mess :) :)
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