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by skyhawk
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: remote focussing added to scope
Replies: 4
Views: 2288

Re: remote focussing added to scope

Many thanks
by skyhawk
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Solar Reference Library
Topic: Free Online Access to Astronomy Magazines
Replies: 5
Views: 4369

Re: Free Online Access to Astronomy Magazines

Let me know if these work they do for me https://psv4.userapi.com/c848216/u479697494/docs/d11/61256a5df892/Astronomy_-_02_2019.pdf?extra=zubOtPXdg7nm1RFnCF2__z7R0X6GPids7PbePjnh2PO-MiOZ3nkX5ZFuoDEeMgeYsOenrpXtBsYo0iS3rPmeKuOnPDkDnh21o7axagMfNa8f8cipPlzwVvYW33snurkFCpUXW67rjg https://psv4.userapi.com...
by skyhawk
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Solar Reference Library
Topic: Free Online Access to Astronomy Magazines
Replies: 5
Views: 4369

Re: Free Online Access to Astronomy Magazines

Ill post more every month, IF you go to the sites PDFs are available to download also

They are 100% Legal so why pay
by skyhawk
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: remote focussing added to scope
Replies: 4
Views: 2288

remote focussing added to scope

I am NOT good at describing things so I have attached images, the FINAL belt used to drive the focusser from the Skywatcher unit http://www.opticalvision.co.uk/astronomical_accessories-focusers/skywatcher_auto-focuser.html attached to the actuall scope focusser via home made (as I couldn't find one ...
by skyhawk
Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Solar Reference Library
Topic: A few free LEGALLY magazines
Replies: 4
Views: 1897

Re: A few free LEGALLY magazines

They work for me ???
by skyhawk
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Ha FD 30th March
Replies: 8
Views: 853

Re: Ha FD 30th March

Taken with what, how
by skyhawk
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Telescope with etched mirrors
Replies: 9
Views: 3094

Re: Telescope with etched mirrors

Such equipment transmits about 0.8 to 1.4 beams of sunlight

What does this mean ??????????
by skyhawk
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Telescope with etched mirrors
Replies: 9
Views: 3094

Re: Telescope with etched mirrors

tafig wrote:
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:11 pm
Hello! Exactly
The comment Hello ! exactly sounds rather a RUDE comment and not needed

I hope I am wrong but it sounds dangerous what you are doing, I certainly would not want to be the one to use it :shock: :shock: :shock:
by skyhawk
Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Need to add remote focus to your scope
Replies: 3
Views: 2063

Re: Need to add remote focus to your scope

Thanks, now all I need is to be able to get the blasted mount to work
by skyhawk
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Don't you just HATE obstructions
Replies: 2
Views: 457

Don't you just HATE obstructions

Don't you just HATE obstructions
by skyhawk
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Need to add remote focus to your scope
Replies: 3
Views: 2063

Need to add remote focus to your scope

Need to add remote focus to your scope

Here is my Skywatcher remote focusser added to my refractor

When you correctly align the two parts there is no belt movement it stays level and comes off in a second, the unit can stay on the scope

https://youtu.be/T3loXMvInGI
by skyhawk
Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Help me decide on solar setup
Replies: 8
Views: 3691

Re: Help me decide on solar setup

Well ??? PilotAstronomy ???
by skyhawk
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: VR or not VR that is the question
Replies: 5
Views: 620

VR or not VR that is the question

Ok.................. I have been into computers since building my first 486sx, and I am still updating and loving it, therefore I am still quite into IT, but........... I HATE and LOATH having to squint at a laptop, small screen in the bright light, and hate being buried in a box or under cover so n...
by skyhawk
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: NEW mount coming from skywatcher
Replies: 1
Views: 1986

NEW mount coming from skywatcher

Only a small thing but I bought this https://www.widescreen-centre.co.uk/sky-watcher-solarquest-… I wanted a second extension pillar but was told by OVL the importers no longer available, I managed to get one, but I have also been told that a newer version of the mount will be available this year If...
by skyhawk
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Solar Astronomy Equipment Reviews
Topic: SolarQuest review
Replies: 54
Views: 30576

Re: SolarQuest review

Thanks,GPS then, appreciated
by skyhawk
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: anyone tried one of these yet - Quark Mg
Replies: 8
Views: 3348

Re: anyone tried one of these yet - Quark Mg

I did have some time with one a while back, but to me it looked much like my Ha Quark coloured red so I won't be getting one
by skyhawk
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR12735 through a 6" refractor and QUARK Chromosphere. REPROCESSED image!
Replies: 19
Views: 1880

Re: AR12735 through a 6" refractor and QUARK Chromosphere.

marktownley wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:48 pm
Excellent image Valery, it came out well. Is your seeing not as good as you would like if you're only using the 6" scope?
ONLY using a 6" scope ???
by skyhawk
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: 150 mm Solar Newton
Replies: 50
Views: 9534

Re: 150 mm Solar Newton

Unsafe for visual ????
by skyhawk
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Finally re mounted the head Ha
Replies: 1
Views: 406

Finally re mounted the head Ha

On new legs, now if it only stops raining

THE MOUNT THAT COMES WITH the Skywatcher mount is absolute rubbish, and has to be replaced

https://youtu.be/dKvRG28dwnc


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by skyhawk
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Help me decide on solar setup
Replies: 8
Views: 3691

Re: Help me decide on solar setup

I can't say what is best for you but I have this https://www.widescreen-centre.co.uk/sky-watcher-solarquest-solar-go-totracking-mount-tripod.html Quark daystar Cromosphere on 72mm Ed now on Skywatchers Solar tracking mount for east on EQ5 legs because the supplied tripod is crap . IMG_20190312_15411...
by skyhawk
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Solar Astronomy Equipment Reviews
Topic: SolarQuest review
Replies: 54
Views: 30576

Re: SolarQuest review

Any idea whet it means when the RED and GREEN LED's flash alternately, is it looking for GPS ?