Lunt Solar Systems 60mm f/8.3 Hydrogen-Alpha Single Etalon Refractor Solar Telescope (2" Crayford Focuser, 12mm Blocking, Pressure Tuned)

Lunt Solar Systems 60mm f/8.3 Hydrogen-Alpha Single Etalon Refractor Solar Telescope (2" Crayford Focuser, 12mm Blocking, Pressure Tuned)

Lunt Solar Systems 60mm f/8.3 Hydrogen-Alpha Single Etalon Refractor Solar Telescope (2" Crayford Focuser, 12mm Blocking, Pressure Tuned)

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Product Highlights

  • 60mm Objective
  • 500mm Focal Length, f/8.3 Focal Ratio
  • Hydrogen-Alpha Solar Filter
  • Single Etalon
  • <0.75 Angstrom at 656 nm
  • Pressure Tuned
  • 12mm Star Diagonal Blocking Filter
  • 2" Crayford Focuser
  • Integrated Mounting Base
  • Foam-Lined Hard Carrying Case
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Filter System: Single Etalon / 12mm Blocking

Double Etalons / 12mm Blocking

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Single Etalon / 12mm Blocking Single Etalon / 6mm Blocking

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Single Etalon / No Blocking

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Tuning System: Pressure Tuned

Pressure Tuned Tilt-Tuned

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Focuser: 2" Crayford-Style

2" Crayford-Style 2" Rack-and-Pinion

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SAFETY FIRST: Observing the Sun without the proper protection may result in serious personal injury, including permanent eye damage and blindness, and/or damage to equipment. Never point an optic at the sun without an approved solar filter on the front of the optic. For direct solar viewing, viewing the sun through an optic, or when using cameras with an optical viewfinder, ensure your filter is ISO 12312-2 (also written as ISO 12312-2:2015) certified. Never use photographic neutral density filters for direct solar viewing, viewing the sun through an optic, or when using cameras with an optical viewfinder.

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Lunt Solar Systems LS60THa overview

  • 1Description

Enjoy rarely-seen views of the Sun's surface and rim with the Lunt Solar Systems' 60mm f/8.3 Hydrogen-Alpha Single Etalon Refractor Solar Telescope. This dedicated solar scope features a 60mm objective lens , a 500mm focal length, and an internal etalon with a <0.75 Angstrom bandpass. The scope is offered here with a 12mm blocking filter in a star diagonal configuration. It fits in the Crayford-style focuser and accepts 1.25" eyepieces and accessories for visual observation with a wide field of view, or imaging. Its dual-speed Crayford-style focuser uses a toothless friction system that allows for super-fine precision focusing without backlash. This solar scope comes without a mount or tripod, but is outfitted with a mounting base that has a 1/4"-20 threads for attaching it to most tripods or compatible mounts. For safe transportation and storage, a foam-lined hard carrying case is included.

Optical Performance
  • 60mm aperture
  • f/8.3 focal ratio
  • 500mm focal length
  • Refractor-style optical path
  • Internal etalon with tune adjustment allows for a <0.75 Angstrom bandpass at 656nm$
  • True Doppler pressure tuning allows for a shift into and away from the user for enhanced viewing
Blocking Filter
  • 12mm aperture
  • Use for visual observation with a larger field of view, or imaging
  • Fits into focuser and accepts 1.25" eyepieces
  • Star diagonal configuration
Focuser
  • 2" diameter
  • Crayford-style design
  • Dual-speed with 10:1 fine-tuning for precision focusing
  • Crayford focusers use a toothless friction system that allows for super-fine precision focusing without backlash
UPC: 814393021548
In the Box
Lunt Solar Systems 60mm f/8.3 Hydrogen-Alpha Single Etalon Refractor Solar Telescope (2" Crayford Focuser, 12mm Blocking, Pressure Tuned)
  • 12mm Blocking Eyepiece Filter (2" Star Diagonal)
  • 2 x Dust Cap
  • Foam-Lined Hard Carrying Case for OTA
  • Limited Five-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Lunt Solar Systems LS60THa specs

    Objective Diameter 60 mm
    Focal Length 500mm
    Focal Ratio f/8.3
    Bandpass <0.75 Angstrom at 656 nm
    Focuser 2" Crayford-style
    Finderscope None
    Mounting Integrated mounting base with 1/4"-20 thread
    Length Not specified by manufacturer
    Weight OTA: 8.8 lb / 4.0 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 17.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 23.2 x 15.6 x 9.1"

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