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Here is a brief description of the data path from the RED 8k back. Data leaves the DSMCII RED camera through a RED Jetpack SDI that routes the compressed data through a Gigabit Ethernet cable that goes through a 24 port router. Directly from the router into 100tb remote servers at general [...]
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The Lunt Sunlab was built by Lunt Solar in 2017 for NASA for the "great American Eclipse" project. A highly successful project that broadcast the eclipse in many digital formats in 2017 from Carbondale, Illinois.  The SunLab will be re-built at Lunt Solar in Tucson and [...]
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Lunt Etalons are precision crafted at our manufacturing facility in Tucson, Arizona. We start with precision cut UV grade Fused Silica blanks that we purchase from a glass supplier in Massachusetts. We use UV grade due to the higher specifications that UV grade material has for reduced bubbles [...]
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Instrument: SPEX 1.26M Monochrometer   Here is an image of one of our Etalons taken by an independent lab. Specifications: Lunt Solar 50mm Etalon Center Wavelength: 656.28nm Peak Transmission: 79.89% Bandwidth: 0.7 Angstroms (FWHM) FSR: 12.5 Angstroms Our etalons were [...]
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Lunt Solar products are a lot more than the specification that you see when comparing manufacturers. Lunt was started in 2007. Lunt had the advantage of being able to completely re-invent the Solar Telescope from the ground up. We were able to improve on issues that we had seen in previous [...]
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Step 1: Getting Started This guide will take you through the steps of building a Solar Telescope that fits your viewing expectations (whether they be Visual or Imaging or both) to your budget while answering the most common questions (along the way) about the various choices and the reasons [...]