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DayStar QUARK H-Alpha Eyepiece Solar Filter For Questar Telescopes - Chromosphere

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DayStar QUARK H-Alpha "Eyepiece" Solar Filter For Questar Telescopes - Chromosphere Model - DSZQC

Introducing the Daystar Instruments QUARK, a revolutionary advancement as the premier Hydrogen Alpha "Eyepiece" exclusively tailored for Questar Telescopes in the Chromosphere model.

This cutting-edge, all-inclusive design seamlessly integrates top-tier components encompassing adapters, snouts, and the Daystar hydrogen alpha filter into a singular, user-friendly assembly.

Meticulously crafted for optimal efficiency and performance, this innovation heralds a new era where enthusiasts can revel in the unparalleled optics synonymous with DayStar, all at a remarkably accessible price point.

This ingenious amalgamation of high-quality elements ensures an immersive and cost-effective solar observation experience.

This specific model is the Chromosphere version of the DayStar Quark H-Alpha "Eyepiece" Solar Filter for Questar Telescopes. To view the Prominence version of this Filter, click here

DayStar Quark H-Alpha Chromosphere Filter for Questar Telescopes Explained:

  • Purpose: The DayStar QUARK H-Alpha Eyepiece Solar Chromosphere Filter For Questar Telescopes - is designed for observing and capturing detailed surface features of the Sun's chromosphere. It's particularly suitable for those interested in viewing intricate structures and activities on the Sun's surface, such as solar filaments, spicules, and other chromospheric details.
  • Chromosphere: The Chromosphere is the layer of the Sun's atmosphere just above the photosphere, and it contains various dynamic and intricate features like spicules, filaments, and plage regions. It plays a crucial role in transmitting and shaping the Sun's visible and ultraviolet radiation, making it a vital layer for solar observations and our understanding of the Sun's energy output.
  • Use: The DayStar QUARK H-Alpha Eyepiece Solar Chromosphere Filter For Questar Telescopes is ideal for solar observers who want to delve into the dynamic and visually engaging features of the Sun's chromosphere, providing a closer look at the Sun's surface activity.

    Designed exclusively for Questar telescopes, the DayStar QUARK H-Alpha Eyepiece Solar Chromosphere Filter ensures a seamless and hassle-free user experience. Simply insert it into the diagonal, affix an eyepiece, and you're ready to embark on an immersive journey through solar observation, without the need for intricate configurations or adjustments.


    Features & Highlights:

    Optical Versatility:

    • Triple combination with 1.25” snout featuring Questar eyepiece thread (1.270-32 UNS) and Questar rear port thread (M30x0.8).
    • Standard 1.25-inch eyepiece drawtube output with optional compatibility for 2" and SCT accessories, allowing for versatile customization.

    Durability and Convenience:

    • Equipped with a robust brass compression ring to safeguard the eyepiece, ensuring long-lasting protection.
    • Utilizes USB power supply (5v, 1.5amp) and includes a comprehensive package with a 90-240VAC wall adapter, complemented by international plug adapters for global usage.

    Precision Tuning and Monitoring:

    • Tuning knob facilitates wavelength adjustment with a range of +/- 0.5Å, featuring detents at every 0.1Å for precise control.
    • LED indicator panel displays vital information regarding power status, warming progress, readiness, and potential faults, enhancing user feedback and operational transparency.

    Extended Usage Options:

    • Offers the flexibility of an optional 8-hour battery pack, allowing for extended observational sessions without the need for frequent recharging.

    Advanced Optics and Filtration:

    • Integrated, fully baffled 2-element telecentric 4.2X Barlow, meticulously optimized for the 656nm wavelength, ensuring exceptional image quality.
    • Includes an integrated 25mm blocking filter with a 19mm clear filter aperture, guaranteeing superior filtration performance.

    Optimal Telescope Compatibility:

    • Demonstrates best performance with F/13 and slower Questar telescopes, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of setups.
    • No aperture limitations, providing versatile usability across various Questar telescope models.

    Secure and Dust-Free Storage:

    • Conveniently ships in a Twist-Case for secure and dust-free storage, ensuring the longevity of the equipment.

    On-Axis Application Only:

    • Important to note that the QUARK is exclusively designed for on-axis applications and is not suited for off-axis configurations, guaranteeing optimal performance and image quality.


    What's Included:

    ✓ DayStar QUARK Chromosphere H-Alpha Solar Filter for Questar Telescopes

    ✓ 90-240VAC Wall Power Adapter

    ✓ Protective Twist-Case

    ✓ Instructional Manual

    ✓ 5 Year Warranty



    Housing No
    Wavelength Hydrogen Alpha (6562.8Å)
    Bandwidth N/A
    Uniformity SE (Standard Edition)



    DayStar QUARK H-Alpha Solar Filter Chromosphere For Questar Telescopes Product Manual:

    Download the DayStar QUARK H-Alpha Solar Filter Chromosphere For Questar Telescopes - DSZQC Product Manual


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