The Buckeyestargazer Shop is now offering a new design of its QHY 36mm Filter Centering Masks which are an essential accessory for easily mounting filters in a filter wheel and preventing light leaks. These newly redesigned Filter Centering Masks for QHY filter wheels and 36mm filters are thinner and even easier to install than the previous versions.
Joel Short, an astroimaging enthusiast located in Northern Indiana, opened the Buckeyestargazer Shop to make available items he has developed to offer affordable and uncomplicated accessories. As Short comments, “These are simple and practical items that I have found to be essential for amateur astronomers.”
The QHY 36mm Filter Centering Masks will make it easy to center filters in a filter wheel and will block any potential light leak due to the filters being off-center in the filter disk seat. Simply place the filter in the filter wheel disk, place the Filter Centering Mask over the filter and fasten with screws.
The Filter Centering Masks are also available for ZWO, Atik, QSI, Moravian (GXCCD) and Pegasus Indigo filter wheels. They are sold in sets of 7, 8 or 9 depending on the filter mask size.
The Buckeyestargazer Shop has also recently introduced new ZWO EAF brackets for Baader Diamond Steeltrack, Stellarvue Access Telescopes and Lunt Telescopes focusers. The brackets provide the ability to mount a ZWO Electronic Automatic Focuser (EAF) onto your telescope or lens focuser. The ZWO supplied M4 screws are used to attach the EAF to the bracket. Where necessary, a coupler is provided to connect the EAF pinion shaft to the focuser pinion shaft and is held securely with M3 set screws.
You can learn more about the QHY 36mm Filter Centering Masks and other accessories here.
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