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DayStar Quantum H-Alpha 0.5Å PE Solar Filter

by DayStar
Original price $21,990.00 - Original price $21,990.00
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$21,990.00 - $21,990.00
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DayStar Quantum Hydrogen Alpha 0.5Å PE Solar Filter - .5QPE

Presenting the DayStar Quantum Hydrogen Alpha 0.5Å PE Solar Filter, meticulously designed to excel in capturing the Hydrogen Alpha line.

This versatile kit is tailored for use with refractors, SCTs, and Maksutovs. It comes complete with essential components, including front and rear plates, a reliable power supply, comprehensive instructions, and a robust protective case for secure storage and transportation.

To unlock the filter's full potential, consider adding an ERF or UV/IR cut filter. Additionally, for optimal performance, acquire a Powermate Barlow or a stop-down mask, both available as separate accessories.

These additions enable achieving an ideal focal ratio range of F/27-F/35, ensuring unparalleled precision in your observations.

Features & Highlights:

  • Precision Quantum Housing: Our meticulously crafted Quantum housing is purpose-built to cater to the specific demands of modern solar astronomers. It seamlessly combines essential features with innovative enhancements, elevating the overall user experience.
  • Effortless Operation: Using the filter couldn't be simpler. A straightforward plug-and-play setup, accompanied by a prominent green indicator light, instantly confirms the filter's onband status, ensuring smooth operation.
  • Live LCD Readout: Incorporated into the housing is a live LCD display that delivers real-time, astonishingly precise (0.1Å) wavelength output data. This exceptional accuracy guarantees meticulous observations and studies.
  • Wavelength Tuning for Doppler Studies: The Quantum housing comes equipped with red and blue wing shift buttons, enabling precise wavelength adjustments essential for rigorous Doppler studies.
  • Versatile Power Source: The filter functions seamlessly on 12VDC, accommodating fieldwork or battery-powered operation, granting adaptability across diverse settings and environments.
  • Comprehensive Power Supply Package: The Quantum housing includes a comprehensive power supply package, featuring compatibility with a broad voltage range (100-240V) and a variety of adapter wall plates (US, European, UK, and Australian), ensuring global usability.
  • Computer Control Capability: A built-in serial port provides seamless computer control, allowing on-screen display of filter readouts for efficient data collection and analysis.
  • Streamlined Body Design for Easy Operation: The Quantum Series introduces a contemporary body design prioritizing user-friendliness, making navigation and usage a breeze.
  • SE Grade Series for Amateur and Academic Use: Tailored to meet the needs of most amateur astronomers and some academic applications, the Quantum SE grade adheres to rigorous DayStar quality standards, suitable for visual and select photographic applications.
  • PE Grade Series for Professional Research: Designed for professional research demanding the highest precision in homogeneity and onband transmittance, the Quantum PE grade series undergoes additional quality control measures, prolonged fabrication, and rigorous testing, ensuring peak accuracy and reliability

Screen-shot of DayStar Quantum Control for the H-Alpha 0.5Å PE Solar Filter:

    DayStar Quantum Hydrogen Alpha 0.5A PE Solar Filter .5QPE Quantum Control

      Filters with 0.5 Ångstrom bandwidths will reveal better surface contrast as well as great prominences:

      DayStar Quantum Hydrogen Alpha 0.5A PE Solar Filter .5QPE .5 Angstrom Bandwidth

      What's Included:

      ✓ DayStar Quantum H-Alpha 0.5Å PE Solar Filter

      ✓ Front and Rear Plates

      ✓ Power Supply

      ✓ Protective Hard-Case

      ✓ Instructional Manual

      ✓ 5 Year Warranty


      SKU .5QPE
      Housing Quantum (Microprocessor controlled, works at all outside temps, requires power)
      Wavelength Hydrogen Alpha (6562.8Å)
      Bandwidth 0.5Å
      Uniformity PE (Professional Edition)

      DayStar Quantum Hydrogen Alpha 0.5Å PE Solar Filter Product Manual:

      Download the DayStar Quantum Hydrogen Alpha 0.5Å PE Solar Filter - .5QPE Product Manual

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