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by highfnum
Sat Dec 26, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: simple narrow band continum ar2794
Replies: 10
Views: 184

Re: simple narrow band continum ar2794

same setup 12/26
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by highfnum
Fri Dec 25, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Aries SAFIX - to Dismantle - to Replicate- to redistribute.
Replies: 11
Views: 306

Re: Aries SAFIX - to Dismantle - to Replicate- to redistribute.

justapictureposter
what meaning does those numbers really have?
is it absolute or just relative to what ever scope its in
by highfnum
Fri Dec 25, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Aries SAFIX - to Dismantle - to Replicate- to redistribute.
Replies: 11
Views: 306

Re: Aries SAFIX - to Dismantle - to Replicate- to redistribute.

yes it does(did)

thx for info
mine was getting hard to rotate
thx to info presented here
i fixed it
like new
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by highfnum
Mon Dec 21, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: simple narrow band continum ar2794
Replies: 10
Views: 184

Re: simple narrow band continum ar2794

530 2A
by highfnum
Mon Dec 21, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: simple narrow band continum ar2794
Replies: 10
Views: 184

simple narrow band continum ar2794

edmund 3 inch F15
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by highfnum
Tue Dec 15, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Total Solar eclipse today!
Replies: 27
Views: 585

Re: Total Solar eclipse today!

i did not realize earth based chronograph have gotten that good!
by highfnum
Wed Dec 02, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Prominences in different wavelengths and the solar corona
Replies: 22
Views: 580

Re: Prominences in different wavelengths and the solar corona

THIS IS REAL INTERESTING
i built an SPV i wonder if it could be modified for this
this was my spv prom shot
i never thought it could be used or any version be used for corona
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by highfnum
Mon Nov 30, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Seeing prominences with 5 nm H-alpha filter
Replies: 9
Views: 220

Re: Seeing prominences with 5 nm H-alpha filter

link to thousand oaks model
i dont think they sell them anymore
http://www.thousandoaksoptical.com/wp-c ... ctions.pdf
by highfnum
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Seeing prominences with 5 nm H-alpha filter
Replies: 9
Views: 220

Re: Seeing prominences with 5 nm H-alpha filter

method 1 (Hau) h alpha unit using skybender tilt device
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by highfnum
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Seeing prominences with 5 nm H-alpha filter
Replies: 9
Views: 220

Re: Seeing prominences with 5 nm H-alpha filter

here is pic I took with spv and 1nm Ha filter
that black disk is not done by software but actual occulting disk
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by highfnum
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Seeing prominences with 5 nm H-alpha filter
Replies: 9
Views: 220

Re: Seeing prominences with 5 nm H-alpha filter

5nm to much you need 1nm filter for proms you can get them from Andover optical i have done that 2 ways method one is the "thousand oaks" method where filter is placed in a tilt-tune holder and in a scope running at min f25 plus front ERF method two is making an SPV(solar prom viewer) David Groski h...
by highfnum
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 20201129 lunt60 plus quark chromo
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: 20201129 lunt60 plus quark chromo

pretty prom
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by highfnum
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 20201129 lunt60 plus quark chromo
Replies: 7
Views: 181

20201129 lunt60 plus quark chromo

sunspot
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by highfnum
Tue Nov 17, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Red Shouldered Hawk
Replies: 5
Views: 223

Re: Red Shouldered Hawk

he looks serious
by highfnum
Mon Nov 09, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: c925 mars color
Replies: 7
Views: 321

Re: c925 mars color

last night 3X barlow
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by highfnum
Sun Nov 08, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Ed Jones projector
Replies: 15
Views: 459

Re: Ed Jones projector

one cool thing you can project on sphere
for 3d correction
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by highfnum
Sun Nov 08, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Ed Jones projector
Replies: 15
Views: 459

Re: Ed Jones projector

the view from focal point on my property
its far! (the tripod)
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by highfnum
Sun Nov 08, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Ed Jones projector
Replies: 15
Views: 459

Ed Jones projector

lets us not forget the simple things
it a long focal length simplex lens (80 feet fl!)
like days of old with one exception of adding a modern mirror
so to make it easy usable
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image on board 250mm wide
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by highfnum
Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: c925 mars color
Replies: 7
Views: 321

c925 mars color

i usually have trouble doing single shot color
these came out ok by my previous standards
asi120mc camera 1100 frames
celestron 925
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by highfnum
Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2781 apo66 various vendor filters
Replies: 7
Views: 223

Re: AR2781 apo66 various vendor filters

white light criterion S4 filter
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by highfnum
Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2781 apo66 various vendor filters
Replies: 7
Views: 223

Re: AR2781 apo66 various vendor filters

baader kline
omega caK
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by highfnum
Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2781 apo66 various vendor filters
Replies: 7
Views: 223

Re: AR2781 apo66 various vendor filters

qrk ha Mg
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