anyone tried one of these yet - Quark Mg

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anyone tried one of these yet - Quark Mg

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Re: anyone tried one of these yet - Quark Mg

Post by marktownley » Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:08 am

Thanks apollo. I have tried the Mg quark, I like it a lot and it's on my shopping list for next year. Best way I can describe it is like green calcium. It's very bright both visually and imaging wise. As well as higher Strehl the longer wavelength (compared to Ca) means is less susceptible to poor seeing at the expense of resolution.
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Post by highfnum » Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:46 pm

how did u get chance to use one?

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Post by marktownley » Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:50 pm

There's a few over here in the UK...
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Post by mdwmark » Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:28 am

I was not happy with the one they brought to the Big Bear convention. It had a strong secondary reflection. (double solar image). But they seem to be happy with it.
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Post by marktownley » Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:46 am

One i've seen was free of secondary reflections...
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Re: anyone tried one of these yet - Quark Mg

Post by RustySel » Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:18 pm

mdwmark wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:28 am
I was not happy with the one they brought to the Big Bear convention. It had a strong secondary reflection. (double solar image). But they seem to be happy with it.
Mark
Did you get to see it from up close, Mark?

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