Tag Archives: H-a

SGL7 Photography

Photographs taken at the Stargazers Lounge Party in 2012 at Lucksall, Herefordshire Link to full resolution Zoom.it image [youtube]http://youtu.be/az513hgmO7Q[/youtube] [youtube]http://youtu.be/rtRxuxxlKMY[/youtube]

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SGL7 Lucksall Star Party

The 2012 StarGazers Lounge Star Party is being held around the weekend of 24th and 25th March 2012 at Lucksall Camping site near Hereford. The Star Party location is N 51d 1m 25s & W 2d 37m 48s altitude 49m. … Continue reading

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Solar H-a Image Processing

Most H-a images of the sun are captured with either a DSLR, webcam or a more specialised CCD video camera connected to a telescope or camera lens with the appropriate solar protection. This post looks at the process of taking … Continue reading

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PST Solarscope Modifications

The Coronado PST Solarscope is an excellent instrument for viewing H-a solar activity and lends itself to some radical modifications to increase focal length and aperture resulting in significant improvement in resolution and visual/imaging quality. With the expert help of … Continue reading

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PST Solarscope motorised focus

A simple mod for the Coronado PST Solarscope to motorise the focus so I can keep my hands off the PST Solarscope during the critical setting of the focus. It’s important to say that the PST Solarscope is completely unmodified … Continue reading

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Solar Ha Imaging

The photographs below show the sun in the Hydrogen-alpha (H-a) bandwidth using a PST Stage 2 Lyra Optic 4″ f/11 refractor modified for H-a imaging captured with DMK41 and DMK21 mono CCD cameras and sometimes a 2.5x Powermate for the … Continue reading

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