my test using home made 90mm scope and adding pst etalon

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my test using home made 90mm scope and adding pst etalon

Post by highfnum » Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:55 pm

internal 50mm lunt etalon
added pst etalon
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Post by highfnum » Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:59 pm

first test shot
after work sun low in sky and in rush but here it is
also I would like to thank Mark in teaching me how to get that little beast off the pst main body
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Post by Derek Klepp » Sat Oct 24, 2015 6:53 am

This looks a promising mod

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Post by MapleRidge » Sat Oct 24, 2015 3:35 pm

1st light looking good with that mod!!!

How did you set up the internal 50mm etalon?

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Post by highfnum » Sat Oct 24, 2015 5:59 pm

i did a write up in our local astronomy club newsletter p 6
http://www.westchesterastronomers.org/n ... er2014.pdf

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Post by marktownley » Sun Nov 01, 2015 8:51 am

A great write up there John!
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