Hydrogen Alpha Filters

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Daystar QUARK*
Hydrogen Alpha "Eyepiece"

This All-In-One design marries all high quality components of a telecentric barlow, adapters, snouts and Daystar hydrogen alpha filter all-in-one.

Prominence Model:

Chromosphere Model

*PATENT PENDING: The Quark design and associated optical adaptive configurations are patent pending by Daystar Instruments.

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Submit your photos in our simple and easy to use format.   Posting has never been so easy.

Users are encouraged to post comments about their equipment used, cameras and seeing conditions.  

Plus, see images posted regularly out of the DayStar Lab.

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Articles include information on configuration, mounting, ERF selection, bandpass selection, imaging, seeing conditions and optimizing your viewing experience.

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Just another way DayStar is working to help improve your Solar Observing Experience.

Solar Information by C. Alex Young, PhD.
News Bulletin:  

8/15/2013: DayStar upgrades facilities.  Receives new Okuma MacTurn-30 CNC Lathe

4/2013:  DayStar releases new 127mm dedicated Solar Telescope with Doppler Vision option

6/11/2013:  DayStar Filter flies in space aboard NASA/ Harvard Smithsonian SAO mission.

5/1/2012:  DayStar releases new 80mm dedicated Solar Telescope, the SolaREDi 80, with new fast eyepiece diagonal.
6/2011:   DayStar's Jen Winter co-author on poster by NSO's Jack Harvey presented at AAS Solar Physics Division 2011 meeting.

5/2011: DayStar Filter to fly in 2012 aboard Harvard Smithsonian SAO misison to space.

5/1/2010:   DayStar releases Solar System Filter Wheel for instantaneous observation in up to 4 wavelengths

4/20/2009: DayStar to produce research filters for National Solar Observatory

4/21/2008:  DayStar announces new SolaREDi alpha scope.

5/1/2007 DayStar announces new Quantum Series Filters

Positive SSL on a transparent background1/28/2007 - DayStar Filters and amateur solar astronomy suffer loss of Vic Winter.

2/2/2006 - DayStar Filters is under new ownership.
ICSTARS owners, Vic & Jen Winter buy DayStar Filters from Del Woods.
Complete press release available here:

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