LUNT 40MM DEDICATED HYDROGEN-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE

LUNT 40MM DEDICATED HYDROGEN-ALPHA SOLAR TELESCOPE

Lunt Solar Systems

Regular price $599.99 Sale

The All New Lunt 40mm Solar Telescope provides the basic essentials perfect for a first time introduction to solar observing. A true grab and go dedicated hydrogen alpha telescope, the Lunt 40mm F/10 system is sure to impress allowing both amateur and seasoned professions to experience  the awe inspiring phenomena of our closest Star!

Easily portable and a joy to use, the Lunt 40mm joins the Lunt Telescope line up as our smallest aperture offering, while providing the power,  amazing detail and quality you expect from a Lunt Telescope -all at an impressive ~4.0mm Solar Image Size! 

The Lunt 40mm Hydrogen Alpha Telescope includes a Non-Rotating Helical Focuser, integrated Vixen Style Dovetail, and B500 Blocking Filter for both visual and photography purposes.

 EYEPIECE NOT INCLUDED.

Lunt NEW 40mm Dedicated Solar Hydrogen-alpha Solar Telescope Specifications: (single stacked)

Starting at Only $599.00!

  • Specifications: 
  • System Wavelength: 656.28nm. Hydrogen-alpha (tuneable, dedicated)
  • System Focal Length: f10
  • Sun Image Size: 3.67mm
  • Objective: Precision Doublet (Optimized at 656nm)
  • Blocking Filter: 5mm standard (upgradeable to 6mm or 12mm)
  • Etalon Size: 40mm full aperture precision Lunt Etalon
  • Etalon Peak Transmission: >88%
  • Etalon Net Finesse: 19
  • Etalon FSR (Free Spectral Range): 12 Angstroms
  • Etalon Tuning: Conventional Tilt through +/- 1 Angstrom
  • Etalon FWHM (Bandpass): <0.65 Angstrom
  • Weight of Telescope: 2.8lbs
  • Additional Features:
  • Integrated Vixen Style dovetail plate (included) with integrated 1/4-20 tapped holes in base for camera mounts
  • Non-rotating helical focuser (included) (upgrade to FT available)
  • Sol-Searcher (Included)
  • DS (Doublestack) available by pre-order soon (Optional accessory) (not included)(Price TBD (~US$499)
  • Fitted Foam
  • Color: Pearl White with Black and Red accents
  • Suggested Accessories: (not included above)
  • Hard Case (Lunt 40mm/ LS50THa Case)
  • Lunt Zoom Eyepiece
  • Lunt 19mm Eyepiece
  • 6mm or 12mm (imaging) Blocking Filter
  • Doublestack Filter (TBD)
  • Solar Tracking Mount
 
  • Compare:
  • Bandpass FWHM:
  • Lunt 40mm (Single Stack): <0.65 Angstrom External Etalon
  • Coronado PST (Single Stack): Sub-Angstrom <1.0 Angstrom Internal Etalon
  • Etalon Size: 
  • Lunt 40mm: External 40mm clear aperture (no obstruction)
  • Coronado PST: Internal 18mm clear aperture (no obstruction)
  • Coronado 40mm: External 40mm obstructed
  • Tuning:
  • Lunt 40mm: Conventional front mount tilt tune
  • Coronado PST: Internal Mechanical Compression
  • Blocking Filter:
  • Lunt 40mm: 5mm standard, Upgradeable to 6mm or 12mm
  • Coronado PST: Fixed 5mm, NOT upgradeable
  • Focuser:
  • Lunt 40mm: Non-rotating Helical, Upgradeable to Feather Touch
  • Coronado PST: Internal sliding pentaprism, NOT upgradeable
  • Sun Finder:
  • Lunt 40mm: Tele Vue Sol Searcher included (alignable)
  • Coronado PST: Inegrated Sun Finder (not alignable)
  • Mount Attachment:
  • Lunt 40mm: Vixen Style dovetail with integrated 1/4-20 tapped holes for camera mounts included
  • Coronado PST: 1/4-20 tapped holes in base. Dovetail an added option
  • Country of Manufacture:
  • Lunt 40mm: USA (Tucson, Arizona)
  • Coronado PST: Mexico
  • Etalon Specification:
  • There is no comparing Lunt Etalon specifications with any other brand. Other brands simply do NOT provide their specifications. Compare and SEE the difference a Lunt Etalon makes.
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