Coronado SolarMax II 60 60mm f/6.6 H-alpha Solar Telescope (5mm Blocking, OTA Only)

Coronado 60mm SolarMax II Solar Telescope Kit (5mm Blocking Filter)

Coronado 60mm SolarMax II Solar Telescope Kit (5mm Blocking Filter)

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Coronado 60mm SolarMax II Solar Telescope Kit (5mm Blocking Filter)

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Coronado SolarMax II 60 60mm f/6.6 H-alpha Solar Telescope (5mm Blocking, OTA Only) Sky-Watcher Sky-Watcher AllView Mount Losmandy V-Series Dovetail Plate (4") Coronado 60mm SolarMax II Solar Telescope Kit (5mm Blocking Filter)

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  • 60mm Solar Viewing Refractor
  • 400mm Focal Length, f/6.6 Focal Ratio
  • Single Filter System
  • 5mm Blocking Filter
  • RichView Tuning Assembly
  • 0.7 Angstrom Bandpass
  • Sky-Watcher AllView Mount
  • Motorized Computer-Guided Go-To Mount
  • 42,900 Object Database Hand Controller
  • Adjustable-Height Steel Tripod
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Filter Configuration: Standard Single

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  • 1Description

B&H assembled the 60mm SolarMax II Solar Telescope Kit to give users a complete observation platform with which to safely view the Sun. The kit includes the Coronado SolarMax II 60mm Solar Solar Telescope and the Sky-Watcher AllView computer-controlled motorized mount.

  • Sky-Watcher Sky-Watcher AllView Mount

    The Sky-Watcher AllView Mount from Celestron is a multi-purpose mount designed to be used as an altazimuth go-to computerized astronomical mount (using an optional telescope optical tube), a motorized platform for taking panoramic photographs, a stable platform for panning while taking time lapse video or still images, and a motorized base for smooth panning video.

    It comes with a multi-purpose mounting bracket for attaching an optical tube, still camera, or video camera. Dual optical encoders make sure that the mount never loses position even when moved by hand. It is supported by a sturdy stainless steel tripod with an accessory tray. The hand controller accesses a database of 42,900 astronomical objects. An electronic shutter release cable for most Canon DSLR cameras is included while other optional cables are available for alternate cameras.

    Not only can the Sky-Watcher AllView Mount be used as a computer controlled telescope mount, it can also be used as a motorized tripod for photography or video recording as well. The AllView mount and the panoramic functionality of the SynScan AZ hand controller work together as a panoramic controlled mount and head. There are three methods for shooting panoramic images - Easy Pano Mode, Preset Pano Mode and Time Lapse Mode. The AZ GOTO MODE provides extensive computerized go-to functionality to assist in finding and enjoying the treasures of the night sky. The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,900 objects.

    The SynScan AZ hand control has three ports on its bottom edge. The hand control cable has a RJ-45 with 8 connecting pins on one end and a RJ-12 connector with 6 pins on the opposite end. The center port on the bottom of the hand control is used for RS-232 communications between the SynScan AZ and a computer or other device. The DC power port allows independent use of the SynScan AZ hand control for users who wish to browse the database or update the firmware without connecting to the optical device.

    Leveling bubble provided on the mount's base to check the mount's level
    Mounting bracket can be configured to hold a camera in landscape or portrait orientation
    ¼-20 mounting screw on the Landscape Mounting Plate to attach camera, camcorder or telescope optical tube
    Dual-Encoder design on both axes of the mount means that the mount will not lose its alignment or positional information on either axis, even if the scope is moved by hand
    Requires 12 Volts DC, or 8 - 16 Volts with an optional AC adapter or ten AA alkaline batteries in the built-in battery compartment
    Mounting bracket assembly includes Dovetail Bar, Guiding Rail, Landscape Mounting Plate and Portrait Mounting Plate
    Time Lapse Mode permits a series of still images over a long period of time while the mount slowly pans
    Video coursing feature allows video with a constant slewing speed from one point to another
    Hand control has a dual-line, 16-character display that is backlit for comfortable viewing
    Three methods to align the SynScan AZ - Brightest Star alignment, 2-Star alignment and Daytime alignment
    SynScan AZ provides a Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE) function to further improve accuracy
    SynScan AZ database with over 42,900 celestial objects includes complete Messier, NGC, IC SAO catalogues and 25 user defined objects and is flash upgradeable
    The Tour presents highlights of what is in the sky at that moment presenting the brightest and most beautiful objects
    Slew Speeds: 1000x, 800x, 600x, 400x, 200x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 2x, 1x
    Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
    Tracking Modes: Dual Axis Tracking
    Dovetail Compatible: accepts "Vixen-style" dovetail
    Go-To Pointing Accuracy: up to 5 arc min
    UPC: 050234201506
  • Sky-Watcher Sky-Watcher AllView Mount
    Mount Type Altazimuth
    Load Capacity 9 lb / 4.1 kg
    Motor DC Servo Motors
    GO-TO Capability Yes
    Altitude / Latitude Adjustment Yes
    Polar Axis Scope Alignment method: brightest star, 2-star and daytime
    Includes Tripod/Pier Adjustable height, steel tripod legs
    Power Source 8V to 15V DC 1Amp
    Weight 21 lb / 9.53 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 44.0 x 14.5 x 11.0"

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