10 improvements to my solar telescope set up

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10 improvements to my solar telescope set up

Post by danpro1 » Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:41 pm

Hi guys,

This is a video on small improvements that I have made to my solar telescope setup. It includes simple motorized focussing, more cameras, better white light filter setup, etc. My apologies if the sound level is low; it tested fine before I started to record :-(

Daniel

https://youtu.be/illIrqzWu84

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Post by robert » Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:27 pm

Really nice setup, beautifully done. Thanks for sharing. Got some ideas from it I think.
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Re: 10 improvements to my solar telescope set up

Post by marktownley » Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:09 pm

cool setup and some top tips
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Re: 10 improvements to my solar telescope set up

Post by Montana » Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:11 pm

:movie Nice video Daniel

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Post by DanielBrousseau » Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:23 pm

Encore merci de ta générosité Daniel, tu me donnes de bonnes idées !!!!!
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Re: 10 improvements to my solar telescope set up

Post by Martin_S » Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:43 pm

Great set up Daniel thank's for sharing it with us.

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Re: 10 improvements to my solar telescope set up

Post by PDB » Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:02 am

That's a great video and setup Daniel.
Specially liked:
- the 90° gearboxes for the motor focus. Never would have come with that idea.
- that you can handle 3 cameras in parallel. Your laptop / USB is very good
Can you also record in parallel or does that slow framerates?

Maybe an 11 th improvement. Get or build an SSSM. (And with the plugin I made for FC you should be able to control all 3 telescopes at the same time from 1 device)

Regards,

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Re: 10 improvements to my solar telescope set up

Post by Carbon60 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:06 pm

Nicely done, Daniel.

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