New Lunt 50mm Solar Scope Announced

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Lunt have announced a new 50mm pressure tuned HA solar scope - the LS50THa. For pricing and availability, please see our LS50THa product page. The press release from Lunt can be seen below:



Lunt Solar Systems is excited to announce our new 50mm Pressure Tuned dedicated Hydrogen-alpha telescope, the LS50THa!

The LS50T is a refractor-based system with a 50mm aperture and an internal-mounted etalon with Pressure Tuner adjustment.  This system allows for a  <0.75 Angstrom band pass.

Specifications: (single stacked)

  • Type: Single Interference Etalon
  • Tuning: Internal Pressure Tune (Doppler True Tuning)
  • Aperture: 50mm
  • Focal Length: 350mm
  • F Ratio: F7
  • Bandpass: <0.75 Angstroms @ 656nm
  • Focuser: Helical Focuser
  • Mounting: Integrated clamshell style with 1/4-20 tapped base
  • Color: Pearl White with Black and Red accents
  • Diagonal: B400 Blocking Filter (standard) or B600 Blocking Filter (upgrade)
  • Skill level: Beginner on up
  • Shipments to begin in June, 2014