Solar Observing: 

Helios I

Drawing of Helios - Dedicated H-Alpha Telescope 

Currently (May 1999) Helios I rides on a Losmundy CG-8 german equitorial mount. The H-Alpha filter is a Daystar .5 research grade filter. The video camera is a Burle B&W security camera with variable shutter speeds. Most prominance video is shot at 1/60th of a second shutter speed and sent to a camcorder. It is later frame grabbed and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop 5.0 .
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