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DayStar QUARK H-Alpha Eyepiece Solar Filter for Questar Telescopes - Prominence

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DayStar QUARK H-Alpha "Eyepiece" Solar Filter For Questar Telescopes - Prominence Model - DSZQP

Presenting the Daystar Instruments QUARK, a pioneering advancement as the inaugural Hydrogen Alpha "Eyepiece" exclusively tailored for Questar Telescopes in the Prominence model.

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

The result of meticulous design efficiency and optimization, this breakthrough allows users to relish in the renowned high-quality optics associated with DayStar, all at an exceptionally affordable price point.

This ingeniously unified system redefines solar observation, providing an unparalleled viewing experience without compromising on quality or accessibility.

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

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

  • Purpose: The DayStar QUARK H-Alpha Eyepiece Solar Prominence Filter For Questar Telescopes is specifically engineered for observing solar prominences. This model is perfect for capturing and studying these fascinating solar phenomena.
  • Prominence: A solar prominence is a large, looping structure of relatively cool and dense plasma that extends outward from the Sun's surface into its outer atmosphere. These majestic formations are governed by intricate interactions between magnetic fields and the Sun's gravitational forces.

  • Use: Solar observers interested in the spectacular and often eruptive solar prominences will find this model invaluable. It enables the safe and detailed observation of these towering structures against the solar disk or in the Sun's limb.

      Crafted exclusively for Questar telescopes, the DayStar QUARK H-Alpha Eyepiece Solar Prominence Filter guarantees a straightforward and effortless user experience. Just slide it into the diagonal, attach an eyepiece, and you're set to embark on a captivating journey of solar exploration, devoid of any complex setup or fine-tuning.


      Features & Highlights:

      Optical Versatility:

      • Combines a 1.25” snout with Questar eyepiece thread (1.270-32 UNS) and Questar rear port thread (M30x0.8) for diverse optical configurations.
      • Supports standard 1.25-inch eyepiece drawtube output, with optional compatibility for 2" and SCT accessories, allowing for versatile customization.

      Durability and Convenience:

      • Features a robust brass compression ring to protect the eyepiece, ensuring long-lasting durability.
      • Operates on a USB power supply (5v, 1.5amp) and includes a complete package with a 90-240VAC wall adapter, along with international plug adapters for global use.

      Precision Tuning and Monitoring:

      • Facilitates precise wavelength adjustments with a tuning knob, offering a range of +/- 0.5Å, with detents at every 0.1Å.
      • Equipped with an LED indicator panel that provides crucial information on 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 prolonged observational sessions without the need for frequent recharging.

      Advanced Optics and Filtration:

      • Integrates a 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, ensuring superior filtration performance.

      Optimal Telescope Compatibility:

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

      Secure and Dust-Free Storage:

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

      On-Axis Application Only:

      • It's 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 Prominence 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 Prominence For Questar Telescopes Product Manual:

      Download the DayStar QUARK H-Alpha Solar Filter Prominence For Questar Telescopes - DSZQP Product Manual


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