Lunt - Calcium Module with B600 Blocking Filter in Star Diagonal with T2 Connection

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Calcium K (Ca-K) Telescopes and Filters are used to study the wavelength of 393.4nm.
SKU: LS6CAKMDD
Manufactured by:
Lunt Solar Systems
 

Product Description

Lunt - B600 (6mm) Blocking Filter 2 " - Calcium K (Ca-K) in Star diagonal with T2 connection

Calcium K (Ca-K) Telescopes and Filters are used to study the wavelength of 393.4nm. This emission line is one of 2 that are produced by Calcium just at the edge of the visible spectrum in a layer that is slightly lower and cooler than the layer viewed in Hydrogen-alpha. The emission line displays areas of Super Granulation Cells that are brightest and strongest in areas of high magnetic fields such as sunspot activity and active regions. Having the ability to study the Calcium K and the Hydrogen-alpha line provides important insights into the structure, strength, and depth of these active regions

The Calcium K line is centered at 393.4nm. This wavelength is considered to be slightly outside the visible spectrum on the UV side. While most people can visually see the violet color of the wavelength, many cannot resolve the contrast due to yellowing of the cornea. People who have had cataract surgery are often able to see considerable detail. But, it is for these reasons that the Ca-K line is typically studied via the use of cameras which are able to provide stunning details.

Includes:

  • Ca-K module in 90° star diagonal for 2" focuser
  • With integrated blocking filter B600 for telescopes up to 540mm focal length

 

 

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Specifications

Name Lunt - Calcium Module with B600 Blocking Filter in Star Diagonal with T2 Connection
Manufacturer Lunt Solar Systems
Model LS6CAKMDD
Custom Stock Status In Stock

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