Coronado PST


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The Coronado Personal Solar Telescope provides the ability to experience interesting details of the Sun, including sun spots and solar prominences. The PST has a bandpass of <1.0 angstrom and is quite thermally stable, requiring very little setup time. The PST will show you prominences, active regions, filaments, as well as other surface details.

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 Features and Specifications

  • Objective focal length 400 mm
  • Clear Aperture 40 mm
  • Wavelength of Operation 656.3 nm (H-alpha)
  • Nominal Spectral Bandwidth of Operation <1.0A
  • Blocking Efficiency >105
  • Internal optical re-focusing mechanism provides compatibility with most conventional eyepiece lenses.
  • Built in Sun finder fully multi-coated doublet
  • Bottom thread 1/4-20 for standard fit to any photographic tripod
  • Approximate Dimensions of Main Body 15" L x 2.1" W x 3" H Weight~3lbs
  • 20mm Kellner Eyepiece
  • Orion tripod
  • Owner's Manual

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