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#1 HPaleske

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Posted 01 December 2013 - 12:44 PM

Currently, I am in the sun watching break. The filters are removed and stored dry. The solar telescope is used to March as a night telescope. On 13.11.2013 the moon was observed under very poor atmospheric conditions. The aim was to detect the smallest possible contrasting structures under these poor conditions. Sure can demonstrate high-contrast structures around 1 km. Telescope diameter of 200 mm was used ( lyot stop installed). Please find attached the result with LRO comparison image.


http://www.unigraph....20-50-28ana.jpg


These observations are exercises for the new 12 inch FH Unigraph. With this telescope, to be held regularly lunar observations.


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#2 revans

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Posted 01 December 2013 - 03:51 PM

Not sure what to say.... except that you have a greater resolution than all but maybe the top 1% of lunar imagers. What more is there to say?

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#3 HPaleske

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Posted 03 December 2013 - 10:11 AM

Hi Rick,

thanks for your answers.

I want to express that I find it amazing , with a solar telescope with many individual lens (18 pieces), under very poor atmospheric conditions ,to obtain a resolution of 1 km.


Please excuse my poor English. It is a machine translation.

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Posted 03 December 2013 - 01:48 PM

wow herald! good equipment

#5 HPaleske

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Posted 04 December 2013 - 05:07 PM

thanks, mhilscher

the many optical components did not appear to harm the resolution. Therefore, the new 12 inch instrument is the same optical arrangement obtained as the current 8.5 inch Unigraph.

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Posted 10 December 2013 - 11:03 PM

Very nice !

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Posted 11 December 2013 - 10:09 AM

Wow, looks like a flyover. Great!

#8 HPaleske

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 07:33 AM

thanks all,

tonight could be an observation of the moon with the solar telescope and the new SR 445M possible again. Perhaps, the resolution can be increased even more significantly.

cs Harald
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