Study of the solar disk is now within the reach of the amateur astronomer. The PST represents the same technology and quality that goes into a SolarMax series telescope available to the new solar astronomer at the cost of some single premium eyepieces.
The Personal Solar Telescope (PST) is a Coronado innovation. The world's most popular telescope to observe the Sun, the PST, will show you the dynamic, ever-changing prominences at the edge of the Sun as well as filaments and other surface details in amazing detail, all in the brilliant and distinctive red color of hydrogen-alpha light. This 40mm diameter, highly-portable, dedicated solar telescope, features completely internal, non-removable and student-safe solar filtering optics with a 1.0 angstrom hydrogen-alpha (Ha) bandpass for great surface detail.
Features a 40mm diameter dedicated Ha optical system with 30mm internal etalon primary blocking filter and incorporated focuser and bandpass fine adjustment controls and built in solar viewfinder. 400mm focal length, f/10 focal ratio, with Kellner eyepiece. Tripod not included.
Mounting options include use on a standard photo tripod (scope is threaded for a standard camera 1/4-20 mounting bolt), use of a Coronado Malta table top tripod (sold separately) or the Meade DSM mount with computerized Autostar and GoTo technology. A custom hard case is additionally available separately. Contact Opticsmart to source these optional items.
Open up a whole new world of astronomy with the Coronado PST.
Manufacturer's Warranty is five (5) years on this item.