Solar Wedges (old & new)

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Solar Wedges (old & new)

Post by pedro » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:43 pm

Solar Wedges (old & new)

Check out a few Solar Wedges I use regularly (new) and some rare "specimens" (old)

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Re: Solar Wedges (old & new)

Post by pedro » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:49 pm

more at:
http://solarchatforum.com/viewtopic.php ... es#p237387

Old school sun observation

Check out two extremely rare pieces of equipment for observing the Sun:

1- Clave' Helioscope (triple-prism erector)
2- Clave' Pentaprism (90º Helisoscopic pentaprism )

Available from Clave' (Paris) in the seventies (images from my private collection).

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Re: Solar Wedges (old & new)

Post by eroel » Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:40 pm

Pedro:
You have a wonderful and incredible collection of astronomical accesories.
I have gathered a lot of things too during my 70 years in the hobby, but never near as you, you really have a museum.
Fuerte abrazo,
Eric.

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Re: Solar Wedges (old & new)

Post by DeepSolar64 » Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:08 pm

I look to get a solar wedge soon. Looking at Altair and Lunt.

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Re: Solar Wedges (old & new)

Post by MAURITS » Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:24 pm

A great collection Pedro.
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Re: Solar Wedges (old & new)

Post by pedro » Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:30 pm

Thanks guys

Eric: I have 47 years in the hobby and I love collecting vintage telescopes. It is an addiction ...

best regards
Fuerte abrazo

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Re: Solar Wedges (old & new)

Post by DeepSolar64 » Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:38 am

Pedro,

I gotta ask. Do you have a Unitron in your collection? I always wanted one of those. I remember their ads in Astronomy magazine back in the 1970's.

James

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Re: Solar Wedges (old & new)

Post by marktownley » Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:16 am

You've got a very comprehensive collection Pedro!
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http://brierleyhillsolar.blogspot.co.uk/
Solar images, a collection of all the most up to date live solar data on the web, imaging & processing tutorials - please take a look!

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Re: Solar Wedges (old & new)

Post by pedro » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:37 am

Thanks Mark & James

James: I have several Unitron/Polarex/Weltblick telescopes in my collection


Unitron/Polarex/Weltblick
Telescopes & Acessories
Pedro Ré (2019)
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Unitron (Polarex) 102 F/15 refractor (OTA)
Unitron 75mm F/16 folded refractor (model 131-C)
Weltlick 75mm F/16 refractor
Polarex 75mm F/16 refractor OTA
Polarex 60mm F/15 refractor OTA
Polarex 60mm F/15 alt-azimuth mount
Unitron Spotting scope 50mm
Polarex Spotting scope 60mm
Polarex Spotting scope 80mm
2X Unitron/Polarex Solarwedge

Unitron 220B camera
Unitron Guiding Eyepiece (12.5 mm) Orthoscopic
Unitron/Polarex eyepieces 2x40mm, 4x25mm, 4X18mm, 4X 12.5mm, 4x9mm, 3x7mm, 3x6mm
3X Unitron/Polarex eyepiece turret

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