my chromosphere/prom viewer

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my chromosphere/prom viewer

Post by highfnum » Sat Sep 19, 2015 6:30 pm

60mm Unitron objective with 2X barlow, Lunt ERF
skybender filter tilter qnd omega filter

similar to HAU from thousand oaks
skybender gives good smooth tilt action
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Re: my chromosphere/prom viewer

Post by DSobserver » Sun Sep 20, 2015 8:34 am

wich filter from omega did you place?

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Re: my chromosphere/prom viewer

Post by marktownley » Sun Sep 20, 2015 9:19 am

Looks good! Any pictures taken with it or just visual?
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Re: my chromosphere/prom viewer

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Re: my chromosphere/prom viewer

Post by highfnum » Sun Sep 20, 2015 11:48 am

geared for visual
ill try pics

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Re: my chromosphere/prom viewer

Post by Brett » Mon Sep 21, 2015 4:44 pm

Which of the two filter links you mentioned did you use?

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Re: my chromosphere/prom viewer

Post by highfnum » Mon Sep 21, 2015 10:04 pm

i have both
but cheaper one works just as well

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Re: my chromosphere/prom viewer

Post by zorgdotnl » Tue Sep 22, 2015 5:56 am

Great setup!!! So you have the double stack with one filter in double pass too? not trisky with ghosts?

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Re: my chromosphere/prom viewer

Post by DSobserver » Thu Oct 15, 2015 4:00 pm

no more test or news?

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Re: my chromosphere/prom viewer

Post by highfnum » Sun Oct 18, 2015 5:41 pm

not yet -- yes and tilting can lead to a ghost

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Re: my chromosphere/prom viewer

Post by DSobserver » Sat Feb 27, 2016 12:34 pm

no new test?

By the way how did you adapt this 25mm filter in our 1.25" eyepiece?

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Re: my chromosphere/prom viewer

Post by highfnum » Sun Feb 28, 2016 1:53 am

filter is in screw in filter ring
ring screws into tilting unit

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Re: my chromosphere/prom viewer

Post by DSobserver » Sun Feb 28, 2016 7:49 am

You mean that 28mm filter holder can be screw in 31.75mm filter ring?

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Re: my chromosphere/prom viewer

Post by highfnum » Mon Feb 29, 2016 12:00 am

picture worth more than words
filter in and out of skybender tilter
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Post by highfnum » Mon Feb 29, 2016 12:00 am

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Re: my chromosphere/prom viewer

Post by DSobserver » Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:03 pm

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