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What will be the visual difference between my 72mm Ed and my 120mm triplet with Quark Chromo please

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What will be the visual difference between my 72mm Ed and my 120mm triplet with Quark Chromo please

Post by skyhawk » Fri May 03, 2019 2:19 pm

Can I please ask a really stupid question

What will be the visual difference between my 72mm Ed and my 120mm triplet with Quark Chromo please.

At the moment I use the setup in the image, but will be getting the AZEQ6 for my 120.

Thank you
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72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

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Re: What will be the visual difference between my 72mm Ed and my 120mm triplet with Quark Chromo please

Post by skyhawk » Fri May 03, 2019 5:44 pm

I have just left UK Solar Imaging because they kept insisting and arguing about the need for ERFs, I did not ask about ERFs, so P L E A S E don't comment on these.

I am Autistic, I have aspergers, I am not stupid but it really annoys me when people go so far off topic and insist I am a fool, sorry, and thank you




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Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

Esprit 120mm triplet refractor
Celestron Evolution Edge HD 8"
72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

SkyTee 2
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest
Gitzo Systematic Series 5

ASI 178MM
Daystar Quark Ha
WO Binoviewers
Many eyepieces 2"

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Re: What will be the visual difference between my 72mm Ed and my 120mm triplet with Quark Chromo please

Post by MalVeauX » Sat May 04, 2019 1:58 am

Heya,

The visual difference will be the resolution and field of view achieved with the larger aperture and larger scale. If the seeing is good, you will benefit these things and you will see more detail on structures like filaments, prominences, the limb, active regions and their structures, etc. You will not view the full disc in the FOV with the larger scope, the shorter focal-length scope will be for smaller scale like that. The 120mm aperture with a Quark is a fantastic visual experience, especially at the limb and binoviewers are a real treat with this setup.

A full aperture D-ERF is not needed at all at these apertures with your Quark. A simple 2" UV/IR block filter will handle everything needed placed on the nose of your diagonal in front of your Quark. Good to go.

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Re: What will be the visual difference between my 72mm Ed and my 120mm triplet with Quark Chromo please

Post by skyhawk » Sat May 04, 2019 2:12 pm

MANY thanks, appreciated
Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

Esprit 120mm triplet refractor
Celestron Evolution Edge HD 8"
72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

SkyTee 2
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest
Gitzo Systematic Series 5

ASI 178MM
Daystar Quark Ha
WO Binoviewers
Many eyepieces 2"

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Re: What will be the visual difference between my 72mm Ed and my 120mm triplet with Quark Chromo please

Post by krakatoa1883 » Sat May 04, 2019 4:06 pm

I have your same 72ED and I am very happy, it is a wonderful solar scope. It allows fine views of the solar disc and prominences with my Quark Chromosphere, with a focal reducer and a 40 mm eyepiece is it possible to see all the solar disc.

About the difference with a 120mm scope I totally agree with Marty. I would say that both scopes well complement each other.
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Re: What will be the visual difference between my 72mm Ed and my 120mm triplet with Quark Chromo please

Post by skyhawk » Sat May 04, 2019 4:30 pm

Why do you use a focal reducer, I see the whole disk with a 8-24mm eyepiece ???

In fact I use this

https://www.baader-planetarium.com/en/a ... 2%22).html
Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

Esprit 120mm triplet refractor
Celestron Evolution Edge HD 8"
72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

SkyTee 2
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest
Gitzo Systematic Series 5

ASI 178MM
Daystar Quark Ha
WO Binoviewers
Many eyepieces 2"

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Re: What will be the visual difference between my 72mm Ed and my 120mm triplet with Quark Chromo please

Post by skyhawk » Sat May 04, 2019 4:32 pm

krakatoa1883 wrote:
Sat May 04, 2019 4:06 pm
I have your same 72ED and I am very happy, it is a wonderful solar scope. It allows fine views of the solar disc and prominences with my Quark Chromosphere, with a focal reducer and a 40 mm eyepiece is it possible to see all the solar disc.

About the difference with a 120mm scope I totally agree with Marty. I would say that both scopes well complement each other.


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Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

Esprit 120mm triplet refractor
Celestron Evolution Edge HD 8"
72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

SkyTee 2
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest
Gitzo Systematic Series 5

ASI 178MM
Daystar Quark Ha
WO Binoviewers
Many eyepieces 2"

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Re: What will be the visual difference between my 72mm Ed and my 120mm triplet with Quark Chromo please

Post by krakatoa1883 » Sat May 04, 2019 5:37 pm

skyhawk wrote:
Sat May 04, 2019 4:30 pm
Why do you use a focal reducer, I see the whole disk with a 8-24mm eyepiece ???
you're right, it is just a personal preference of mine for a "small" sun disc :D
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