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Coronado SolarMax II - First Impressions & More! - Oct 15,2012

15 Oct 2012, 00:00 UTC
Coronado SolarMax II - First Impressions & More! - Oct 15,2012
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I took the plunge head-long into solar observing. I decided to pick up the Coronado SolarMax II, which is a 60mm Hydrogen-Alpha telescope. Ill explain some key points of this instrument, and my initial impressions. We will revisit this scope in the next few episodes as well as we really pick it apart (no not literally) and how it performs visually as well as photographically. At The Eyepeice is all about the visual observers, those backyard stargazers that enjoy taking their telescopes under the stars, and those individuals wishing to join our ranks. We discuss astronomical equipment, stargazing tips, hot topics in the astronomy forums, observing reports, and equipment reviews. After all, what really matters to stargazers is whats At The Eyepieceastronomy | telescopes | stars | stargazing | science I took the plunge head-long into solar observing. I decided to pick up the Coronado SolarMax II, which is a 60mm Hydrogen-Alpha telescope. Ill explain some key points of this instrument, and my initial impressions. We will revisit this scope in the next few episodes as well as we really pick it apart (no not literally) and how it performs visually as well as photographically. At The Eyepeice is all about the visual observers, those backyard stargazers that enjoy taking their telescopes under the stars, and those individuals wishing to join our ranks. We discuss astronomical equipment, stargazing tips, hot topics in the astronomy forums, observing reports, and equipment reviews. After all, what really matters to stargazers is whats At The Eyepiece

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