Skip to content

UPS Shipping Delays / COVID-19 Response Statement

Lunt Solar Systems 60 mm H-Alpha Solar Telescope with Tilt-Tuning - Choose Your Blocking Filter & Focuser

shipping truck Free shipping

Lunt 60mm H-Alpha Tilt-Tuned Solar Telescope

The Lunt LS60THa Telescope is a Hydrogen-Alpha, or Ha, Solar Telescope. The refractor based system has a precision aligned singlet chromatic lens with a 60 mm aperture. The front singlet lens reduces by half the stray light of an achromat. It fully eliminates the possibility for on-axis coma, astigmatism, as well as de-centering aberrations, and with the matched collimation lens set, provides a full spherically-corrected flat-field solar telescope. An internal etalon allows for a <0.7 Angstrom bandpass with the supplied tilt tuning mechanism.

LS60THA Specifications

  • Optical Aperture: 60 mm
  • Etalon: Internal <0.7 Angstrom
  • Tuning: Tilt
  • Focal Length: 500 mm
  • F Ratio: 8.3
  • Focuser: 2″ Crayford with 10:1 fine adjustment or 2″ Feather Touch with 10:1 (Choose from Options drop-down)
  • Blocking Filter: B600 or B1200 (Choose from Options drop-down)
  • Mounting: Integrated clamshell style with 1/4-20 tapped base
  • Storage: Aluminum finished hard case with fitted foam
  • Weight: 6 lb

About Your Drop-Down Choices:

The base model of the LS60THa comes with a 6mm Blocking Filter (B600) and a Lunt 2" Crayford Style 10:1 Dual Speed Focuser. The B600 blocking filter provides a ~4.5mm image when used with this solar scope and is a good choice if you are going to be using the scope visually. The Lunt focuser is solid and stable for most any application, has 10:1 dual focus knobs and an etched focusing scale on the draw tube to visually guide you to the best focus quickly. If that sounds good to you, just choose the first option (6mm Blocking Filter with 2" Crayford Focuser) and your price will remain as shown.

If you would like to upgrade to the Starlight Instruments 2" Feather Touch Focuser and/or the B1200 (12mm) Blocking Filter, just pick from the remaining choices in the drop-down. The B1200 is a worthy upgrade if you will be doing photography through the scope or you want a wider field of view visually. A Starlight Feather Touch focuser is always a nice upgrade! Either focuser should perform well but if you plan to ride heavy loads off the focuser then perhaps you should consider the Feather Touch, which can handle up to 5.5 pounds. The price of the telescope package will adjust depending on the blocking filter and focuser you choose.

Feel free to contact HPS via chat, phone or email to have us check stock status on the telescope configuration you wish to order. We would be happy to help.