Lunt Solar 60mm H-Alpha Telescope - B600 - 2" Crayford Focuser

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Lunt Solar 60mm H-Alpha Telescope - B600 - 2" Crayford Focuser
$1,309.00
Item # LS-60THA/B6C
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  • 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, and includes a 6mm blocking filter (B600) that provides a ~4.5mm solar image.
  • This model includes a 2" dual speed 10:1 Crayford-style focuser, a clam shell mounting ring, and a foam-lined case.
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Lunt Solar Systems LS60THa/B600C 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 <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: 60THA/B6C

The image shows optional equipment, such as the Tele Vue SolSearcher and eyepiece.

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU LS-60THA/B6C
Solar Instrument Type Telescope
Aperture 51mm - 70mm
Emission Line H-Alpha
Manufacturer Lunt Solar
Warranty 5 Year Warranty
Blocking or ERF Aperture 6mm
Bandwidth <0.70 A
Telescope Focal Length 500mm
Telescope Focal Ratio f/8.3
Tuner Included? Yes
Length of Optical Tube Not provided by manufacturer
Optical Tube Weight 8.8 lbs.
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Included Items

Included Items

  • LS60 Ha Telescope
  • 6mm Blocking Filter
  • Clam Shell with mounting holes
  • 2" Crayford Focuser
  • Reinforced case with foam
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Does this model use the tilt-tuning system or the pressure-tuning?
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