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Posts posted by andre2

  1. Dond be  Sure if I will do an Upgrade , Both lunt 40 and Meade pst  Has their own Character. So, I dond know  if it's Really worth . I think I will stick with my pst. If Meade would introduce a new Meade Solarmax 40 scope for a soft price, I would rather go for that one.

  2. Hi, two weeks ago my little sister Dropped my pst on the ground .  oops!  But, I examen the pst and thanks god nothing was broken, not even  a scratch! Then I looked  inside the pst. The prism looked pretty right, the BF and ITF Looks good and seems to be solid on their places. The glass on the inside looked good to. However , today I was looking at a smaller hedgerow Of promminces at the north side of the disk. And while I know that there were more proms, I couldn't reach full disk in the sweet spot.( the seeings was average)  Is it possible that the sweetspot has moved  to another position of the view? Is there a way to test it or to do someting to make sure that the sweetspot is in the right position? Or is it verry unlikely that the sweetspot has moved to another position? Or is this normal for the pst ? Thanks for the tip(s).

  3. You now what -maybe I just go for a Celestron clone again at AliExpress for just 52 dollar!! And be a little careful next time. And  dond try to clean the glasses or shake it.  things can get broken fast with zooms!  maybe also a" simple " Zoom glass with just a few coatings is better or at last as good for alpha-H= who knows? 


  4. Hi, i just see the hyperflex zoom (60=40 degree) for 69 pounds  At Bristolcameras store. Also the pentax xF zoom for 199 pound.   I was messing around with my seben zoom and it got broken At the bottom. ( some dust get in)  Becource of this , maybe to me the better build quality of the Pentax will make the difference.

  5. Update. My pst had probably a shorter focus range, thats why the 11 mm tv plossl not reach focus.  the focus range of the pst prism is in general short,but mine was probably  a bit shorter then usual. ( no problem, what really a problem is are the poor seeings and activities which every solar telescope sucks without, the only solution here is patience)

  6. Hi there!  I take my seben super zoom in use again ( 8=24 mm) and compere iT with the 11 mm TV plossl lifted up. I put the zoom at 11 mm setting = the seeing was pritty decent for a moment= And compere the fews of the prommences , and the zoom was better then the 11 mm TV plossl!  Now i forget that 15 mm TV plossl and what caused the focus problem . i will just use the zoom again in decent and good conditions. And will order a cheeper 15 mm and 20 mm plossl and use that for average  and decent seeings.




  7. Hi , i lifted the eyepiece a bit up, while i look through it and it came to focus! But the seeing was somewhat average and i compere iT with an 12 mm plossl and the view through the 11 mm TV  was slightly better but worst then 20 mm plossl ( due to the average seeing) the eyepiece is a little short for my scope. What is the conclusion of this? And, Can i order savely the 15 mm TV plossl? ( witch is i think even a better eyepiece for an normal pst, especially for general seeings)

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  8. I will try that and let you know if it come that way to focus. Pesonally i think there is nothing  wrong with the focuser , iT always focus well with other eyepieces ( up to 9mm is the highest have used) but, if the focuser has a limited range, why others can reach focus with that eyepiece.....and there most be probably also ( a lot) pst's with more or less the same focus range i have.  Hmmm  its almost getting  interesting to figure this out!  Experience will tell.







  9. Hi, i order the 11 mm TV plossl eyepiece for the coronado pst, but the image remains blurry. I try to focus in all directions but iT wouldn't reach focus. I also want to try/ order  another 15 mm TV plossl, but affrait that that one maby  will  fail too(??). Do someone have experiens with this or maby know whether someting is wrong with the eyepiece or the scope ?  all other eyepieces i have works...i am curious what's going on , especially with an TV eyepiece! thanks for the information! 

  10. Hi . Do you think that the ES 14 mm 82 degree, Or the ES 11 mm wold be a nice  eyepiece for the coronado pst solar telescope, if you want a eyepiece with a different experience and comfort ? And if so, witch of these 2  i should go for? If i go for the 11 mm model, then maby also will buy the ES 20mm 62 degree model. Thanks! ( my feeling says: the 11 and the 20 mm)













  11. You are all right if you compere the pst vs a mod, the pst looks like a dwarf. But,( i think)  that the portability of the pst ( fast set up, zoom in and out fast to prommences , easy to store, small, light weight) has also its charm. For proms allone maby zoom in up to 8 mm is more then enough. ( to look at spicules at 100x for example with mod will also get bored i think)  and as a casual/ visual user i think i dond need nothing more then a double stack to see finally more  detail in lower ( 16mm) power,while the set up is still  "portable".        I dond know. I have to consider everything.?


  12. Hi, i see that they are different models double stack too. Question : are ALL double stack models have more or less the same quality/resolution? In europe seems to have only one model. End second. I have Lets say a normal pst  and 8= 24 mm zoom =8 mm is the best higher mag i can go in decent seeings(verry good pst may have better resolution?)  and Lets say the double stack is 40 percent dimmer then single, then my pst will be with a 13-13.5mm as bright then 8 mm in singele. Then iT will be still worth and good enough to order one of the or all double stack models? Brrr..... thanks!     ( if people give a hint or review then they maby also most say how good theire pst and stack model is..then you most compere iT to your own model)

  13. No, i dond think its rusted . I  just want to know if the beloptic or maier ITF  will improve the few a bit compere to a not rusted good original.  To improve the fews ( a bit) when i zoom in at higher settings (better Surface detais at the higher settingsof the 8=24mm zoom ) if the images are clearer in the new ITF, maby its still worth the upgrade even my ITF is not rusted.....(?) or is iT better just keep on using the original and dond remove things?





  14. Hi, i want to try to put a new ITF filter for the coronado pst. Someone told me that he use the beloptic ITF filter and now  he can use an 2x Barlow and 13 mm Nagler . With the original filter this was not posseble. Is the beloptic a good choice to improve the view of the pst?  Is iT easy to put iT in the scope myself and remove the original? Thanks!!  ( i dond know for sure if its still available and how to order....) thanks for the tips!

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