Lunt Solar 60mm H-Alpha Telescope - B600 - Pressure Tuner - Crayford Focuser

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Lunt Solar 60mm H-Alpha Telescope - B600 - Pressure Tuner - Crayford Focuser
Item # LS-60THA/B6CP
  • The Lunt Solar Systems LS60THa Hydrogen-Alpha Telescope comes with a precision aligned 60mm singlet lens.
  • Internal etalon system with tune adjustment that allows a maximum of <0.75 Angstrom bandpass.
  • This Lunt 60mm Hydrogen-Alpha Telescope has a focal length of 500mm.
  • This model includes a 2" dual speed 10:1 Crayford-style focuser, B600 blocking filter, pressure tuner, a clam shell mounting ring, and a foam-lined case.


Lunt Solar Systems LS60THa Hydrogen-Alpha Telescope

The Lunt Solar Systems LS60THa H-Alpha Telescope is a refractor-based system that 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 pressure tuner adjustment which allows for a maximum of <0.75 Angstrom bandpass. You'll get a sharp, crisp ~4.5mm image through its 6mm blocking filter, revealing excellent details on both the solar surface, limb edge, flares and prominences. We're talking about a professional level quality solar telescope at an affordable price!

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: LS-60THA/B6CP
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 **** SEE CODE 37 **** SEE CODE 37***
Telescope Focal Length SEE CODE 1*** - SEE CODE 1***
Telescope Focal Ratio SEE CODE 3*** - SEE CODE 3***
Length of Optical Tube SEE CODE 10*** SEE CODE 10***
Optical Tube Weight SEE CODE 11*** SEE CODE 11***

Customer Reviews 1 item(s)

Quality built scope with solar views to match.
I am sorry I wasted so much time looking at the sun with a common white light solar filter. Now I can view the other 90% of the sun's beauty. How often do you have the WOW moment? Now it is every time with this Lunt 60. Not a plastic part on it. The lens cap is made from a solid chunk of heavy metal. We all know where that came from. How fitting. Lock onto the sun with the three focus adjustments then tickle out the surface details, with the pressure adjustment. Quick and easy. Purchased the lunt zoom also. Nice to zoom in and out without refocusing. The sun is ever changing and the most interesting star out there. Scope is worth every penny paid. Also need to send a thank you to the helpful people at OPT.
Right scope and extra parts- mount adapter and zoom. Thanks
1= Houston, We Have a Problem & 5= It's Out of This World
Review by Scott (Florida) / (Posted on 7/20/2015)
Included Items

Included Items

  • LS60 Ha Telescope with Pressure Tuner
  • B600 Blocking Filter
  • Clam Shell with mounting holes, accepts Tele Vue SolSearcher Finder (sold separately)
  • 2" Crayford Focuser
  • Reinforced case with foam
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