Herschel Wedge, CaK or Ha module Housings

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Herschel Wedge, CaK or Ha module Housings

Post by Brett » Fri Jan 02, 2015 7:19 pm

Does anyone know where one can get these housings? I am interested in them for a solar project. At this stage I am thinking of using an empty 2 inch diagonal housing, but it is still not perfect. Would like to have the "back part" of the diagonal as well.

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Post by marktownley » Sat Jan 03, 2015 12:12 am

what exactly are you trying to do?
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Re: Herschel Wedge, CaK or Ha module Housings

Post by Brett » Sat Jan 03, 2015 9:24 am

Mark, I would like to build a Herschel wedge and a CaK module. I've built a Herschel wedge from plumbing pipes, but would like a neater design this time.

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Post by Merlin66 » Sat Jan 03, 2015 10:13 am

Brett,
What prism do you want to use for the Herschel wedge?
The size would influence the support diagonal body size......
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Re: Herschel Wedge, CaK or Ha module Housings

Post by marktownley » Sat Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am

I think teleskope service in germany carries a range of parts for this sort of thing
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Post by swisswalter » Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:47 pm

Hi Brett

EO offers you all the housing and the prismen. But why not search for second hand ? Are you looking for 2" or 1 1/4" ?
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Re: Herschel Wedge, CaK or Ha module Housings

Post by Brett » Sat Jan 03, 2015 10:28 pm

Mark and Walter, thank you for your replies.

Merlin66, I will be using a 10 degree wedge prism, 30mm round.

Walter, I have placed a wanted ad on Cloudy Nights. No responses yet.

If it needs to, I can stay with my plumbing parts for now. But hey, we all want our scopes to look sexy, right?

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Re: Herschel Wedge, CaK or Ha module Housings

Post by Brett » Sat Jan 03, 2015 10:30 pm

Walter, what is the website for EO?

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Re: Herschel Wedge, CaK or Ha module Housings

Post by swisswalter » Sun Jan 04, 2015 7:31 am

Only stardust in the wind, some fine and some less fine scopes, filters and adapters as well. Switzerland 47 N, 9 E, in the heart of EUROPE :)

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