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#1 RAC

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Posted 25 June 2014 - 02:01 AM

I'm interested in getting into solar imaging and viewing. I have a few friends, one with a SolarMax 90 and the other with a SolarMax II 60. Both have spare unused double stack etalons.

What i want to know is if it's possible use one of these with a suitable refractor and blocking filter like a bf10 or 15. I cant find any info if the double stack is different from a normal front mounted etalon.

Thanks.

#2 bill1234

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Posted 25 June 2014 - 06:52 AM

Yes you can use a double stacking filter with a blocking filter on any scope to give you a single stacked view.

#3 LarryAlvarez

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Posted 25 June 2014 - 12:30 PM

I used one for years as a single and it was great. You just need to get the right blocking filter for your scope. :)

#4 RAC

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Posted 26 June 2014 - 12:35 AM

Awesome thanks, that's the answer i was after.






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