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Orion Telescopes
Intermediate
Meade Coronado 0.5 Angstrom Personal Solar Telescope (PST)
$1,199.00
 
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Pre-Order Now! Expected Ship Date: 03/07/2020
  • 40mm f/10 H-alpha telescope - 400mm focal length
  • Internal non-removable filtering optics for same solar viewing
  • 1.0 angstrom hydrogen-alpha (Ha) bandpass


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Item #  55712
Mfg Model #  0.5PST

The Personal Solar Telescope (PST) is a Coronado innovation. The world's most popular telescope to observe the Sun. This 40mm diameter highly portable dedicated solar telescope features a superior 0.5 Angstrom bandpass for increased surface detail. Study of the solar disk is now within the reach of the amateur astronomer.

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 (Ha) light.

Features an easy to use built in solar viewfinder, a 40mm diameter dedicated Ha optical system with 40mm external tunable etalon, 30mm internal Etalon primary blocking filter and incorporated focuser and bandpass fine adjustment controls, 400mm focal length, f/10 focal ratio, with Cemax 12mm eyepiece.

Warranty

This product is serviced and supported by its manufacturer according to the terms and conditions included in the packaged product. Orion's limited warranty does not apply. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support.

Warning

Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

Product Support
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  • Best for viewing
    Solar
  • User level
    Intermediate
  • Optical design
    Refractor
  • Optical diameter
    40mm
  • Focal length
    400mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/10.0
  • Glass material
    Crown/Flint
  • Eyepieces
    Kellner 20.0mm (1.25")
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    20x
  • Resolving power
    2.90arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    6x
  • Highest useful magnification
    80x
  • Highest theoretical magnification
    80x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    10.7
  • Optical quality
    Diffraction limited
  • Finder scope
    None
  • Focuser
    Internal
  • Mount type
    Optical Tube without Mount
  • Latitude range
    9-72
  • Tube material
    Aluminum
  • Length of optical tube
    20.0 in.
  • Weight, optical tube
    3.2 lbs.
  • Weight, mount/tripod
    3.0 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    3.0 lbs.
  • Additional included accessories
    Bandwidth less than 1.0 Angstrom
  • Other features
  • Warranty
    Five year

When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available.

SHIPPING RESTRICTIONS APPLY FOR THIS PRODUCT

This product is available to ship Standard delivery within the 50 US states, APO/DPO/FPO addresses and US territories/protectorates. Delivery is not available to Canada.

Returns

The Return Policy & Procedure for this product is different than Orion's standard return policy. Click here to learn more.

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