Lunt Solar 60mm H-Alpha Telescope

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Lunt Solar 60mm H-Alpha Telescope
Item # LS-60THA
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  • The Lunt Solar Systems LS60THa Hydrogen-Alpha Telescope comes with a precision aligned 60mm singlet lens and an internal etalon system with tune adjustment that allows a maximum of <0.75 Angstrom bandpass.
  • Reveals excellent details on both the solar surface, limb edge, flares and prominences.
  • This Lunt 60mm Hydrogen-Alpha Telescope has a focal length of 500mm.
  • This model includes a 2" dual speed 10:1 Crayford-style focuser, a clam shell mounting ring, and a foam-lined case.
  • This Lunt Solar Telescope does not come with a blocking filter. Consider the B600 for visual use, or the B1200 for photographic use. These can be found in the recommended accessories section on the right.


Lunt Solar Systems LS60THa Hydrogen-Alpha Telescope

Now introducing the Lunt Solar Systems LS60THa H-Alpha Telescope! Good new for beginners, this a refractor-based system starts off with a 60mm precision aligned singlet lens with a focal length of 500mm. Inside this custom-made refractor, you'll find an internal etalon with tune adjustment which allows for a maximum of  

But there's more than just a pretty view... You can achieve coarse focus adjustment with a slide tube, and then fine adjustments to focus are accomplished via the included dual-speed 2" Crayford style focuser with 10:1 reduction. Its clam shell mount is compatible with most tripods and mounting holes are all part of the Lunt Solar Telescope System.... Right down to the stylized white pearl paint with anodized black trim and included foam lined hard case!

Lunt Solar Systems creates their line of h-alpha solar telescopes in Tuscon, Arizona. They have have put together a group of experienced solar enthusiasts who are looking forward to energizing the hobby with a continued commitment to advancing technologies, pride in quality, and the highest level of customer care. These are names you'll recognize, including Andrew Lunt with 20 years of optical design, Markus Ludes with his extensive knowledge of telescope design, Manny Serrano as a design engineer and Brian Stevens assembling, repairing and troubleshooting etalon systems. And newly designed etalon systems are what it's all about.... Some of their new products will range from an entry level 50mm etalon filter through to a 160mm Lunt Solar Telescope System using different components... One that's less thermally sensitive and far less prone to de-contacting.

Lunt Solar Systems LS60 Hydrogen-Alpha Telescope Features

  • New, patented etalon technology and different components.
  • Prone to less thermal disturbances and decontacting.
  • Stylized pearl white paint with black anodized trim.
  • Clamshell mount, 2" 10:1 Crayford focuser and padded hard case included!
  • Full warranty from Lunt Solar Systems.

Lunt Solar Systems Product Number: 60THA

Additional Information

Additional Information

Solar Instrument Type Telescope
Aperture 51mm - 70mm
Emission Line H-Alpha
Manufacturer Lunt Solar
Warranty 5 Year Warranty
Blocking or ERF Aperture 6mm
Bandwidth <0.5 Angstroms @ 656 nm
Telescope Focal Length 500mm
Telescope Focal Ratio f/8.3
Tuner Included? Yes
Optical Tube Weight 6.6 lb
Included Items

Included Items

  • LS60 Ha Telescope
  • Clam Shell with mounting holes, accepts Tele Vue SolSearcher Finder (sold separately)
  • 2" Crayford Focuser
  • Reinforced case with foam
Questions & Answers

Product Questions

Good day, does this model use the tilt-tuning system or the pressure-tuning?
What is the bandpass for this item? The description says <0.75 Angstroms, but the additional information says <0.5 Angstroms.
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