I awoke to find very clear view of south-eastern horizen this morning.It is quite rare that I can see Chugoku Mountains tens of miles away in such cloudy sky.
So I took a picture of it by my iPhone (7:04AM).
The center is the bell tower of the Lutheran Church whose kindergarten I used to go.
Horizontal rotating unit for the TTS160-MOUNT is in the making.
The photo above is the extension tube disassembled. The right joining parts are only used on the new rotating unit.
Far behind the real image by both eyes, a large prominense can be seen near the north pole when the clouds are less. It is impossible for the cheap WIFI-CAMERA to express the real image of the both eye viewing.
The first thrilling experience of H-alpha-Solar observation!
12cm aperture stop—- 20cm-f=1400mm objective ——R2 filter —- UV/IR cut filter —-EMS-UXL —–POWERMATE-4X— COMBO-QUARK-chromo——–LAVENDURA40mm (140X)
After a while of twist and turns, the above arrangement is proved to be right for the best image.
EMS-UL for the single use is ready to be shipped to the US. I regret my EMS became famous as a component of the binocular telescope, before totally taking place of the traditional diagonal mirror/prism.
Of course, that’s far better than nothing, but I do regret so many senior manias still stick to the traditional diagonal mirrors with the stubborn belief of its superiority.