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Lunt Solar Systems - 40mm Dedicated Hydrogen-Alpha Solar Telescope - LS40THa/B500

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The New Lunt 40mm Solar Telescope is a F/10 hydrogen-alpha dedicated telescope. External Full Aperture Lunt Etalon with tilt-tuning adjustment allows for a 0.65 Angstrom bandpass.   All Lunt 40mm H-Alpha Solar Telescope... Read more

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SKU: LS40THa/B500N/A
  • The New Lunt 40mm Solar Telescope is a F/10 hydrogen-alpha dedicated telescope.
  • External Full Aperture Lunt Etalon with tilt-tuning adjustment allows for a 0.65 Angstrom bandpass.

 

All Lunt 40mm H-Alpha Solar Telescope Systems require a Lunt Blocking Filter!

Includes Standard B500 (5mm Blocking Filter) for Visual purposes

Optional B600 or B1200 Blocking Filters Available (Feather Touch Focuser  Upgrade recommended for Photographic Configurations)

The excitement of viewing our Star through a dedicated solar telescope is sure to provide many many hours of visual enjoyment and educational insights. As the Sun becomes increasingly more active, your love for your instrument is sure to grow!

 

 

The All New Lunt 40mm Solar Telescope provides the basic essentials perfect for a first time introduction to solar observing. A true grab and go dedicated hydrogen alpha telescope, the Lunt 40mm F/10 system is sure to impress allowing both amateur and seasoned professions to experience  the awe inspiring phenomena of our closest Star!

Easily portable and a joy to use, the Lunt 40mm joins the Lunt Telescope line up as our smallest aperture offering, while providing the power,  amazing detail and quality you expect from a Lunt Telescope -all at an impressive ~4.0mm Solar Image Size! 

The Lunt 40mm Hydrogen Alpha Telescope includes a Non-Rotating Helical Focuser, integrated Vixen Style Dovetail, and B500 Blocking Filter for both visual and photography purposes.

  • Additional Features:
  • Integrated Vixen Style dovetail plate (included) with integrated 1/4-20 tapped holes in base for camera mounts
  • Non-rotating helical focuser (included) (upgrade to FT available)
  • Sol-Searcher (Included)
  • DS (Doublestack) available by pre-order soon (Optional accessory) (not included)(Price TBD (~US$499)
  • Fitted Foam
  • Color: Pearl White with Black and Red accents
  • Suggested Accessories: (not included above)
  • Hard Case (Lunt 40mm/ LS50THa Case)
  • Lunt Zoom Eyepiece
  • Lunt 19mm Eyepiece
  • 6mm or 12mm (imaging) Blocking Filter
  • Doublestack Filter (TBD)
  • Solar Tracking Mount
 
  • Compare:
  • Bandpass FWHM:
  • Lunt 40mm (Single Stack): <0.65 Angstrom External Etalon
  • Coronado PST (Single Stack): Sub-Angstrom <1.0 Angstrom Internal Etalon
  • Etalon Size: 
  • Lunt 40mm: External 40mm clear aperture (no obstruction)
  • Coronado PST: Internal 18mm clear aperture (no obstruction)
  • Coronado 40mm: External 40mm obstructed
  • Tuning:
  • Lunt 40mm: Conventional front mount tilt tune
  • Coronado PST: Internal Mechanical Compression
  • Blocking Filter:
  • Lunt 40mm: 5mm standard, Upgradeable to 6mm or 12mm
  • Coronado PST: Fixed 5mm, NOT upgradeable
  • Focuser:
  • Lunt 40mm: Non-rotating Helical, Upgradeable to Feather Touch
  • Coronado PST: Internal sliding pentaprism, NOT upgradeable
  • Sun Finder:
  • Lunt 40mm: Tele Vue Sol Searcher included (alignable)
  • Coronado PST: Inegrated Sun Finder (not alignable)
  • Mount Attachment:
  • Lunt 40mm: Vixen Style dovetail with integrated 1/4-20 tapped holes for camera mounts included
  • Coronado PST: 1/4-20 tapped holes in base. Dovetail an added option
  • Country of Manufacture:
  • Lunt 40mm: USA (Tucson, Arizona)
  • Coronado PST: Mexico
  • Etalon Specification:
  • There is no comparing Lunt Etalon specifications with any other brand. Other brands simply do NOT provide their specifications. Compare and SEE the difference a Lunt Etalon makes.

System Wavelength

 656.28nm. Hydrogen-alpha (tuneable, dedicated)

System Focal Length

 f10

Sun Image Size

 3.67mm

Objective

 Precision Doublet (Optimized at 656nm)

Blocking Filter

 5mm standard (upgradeable to 6mm or 12mm)

Etalon Size

 40mm full aperture precision Lunt Etalon

Etalon Peak Transmission

 >88%

Etalon Net Finesse

 19

Etalon FSR (Free Spectral Range)

 12 Angstroms

Etalon Tuning

 Conventional Tilt through +/- 1 Angstrom

Etalon FWHM (Bandpass)

 <0.65 Angstrom

Weight of Telescope

 2.8lbs

Lunt: Lunt provides a 5-year limited warranty. Please click HERE to register your purchase to activate the warranty. You will require an RGA number if you need to return an item which can be obtained by contacting Stargazing Telescopes.

Warranty

At Stargazing Telescopes we are dedicated to making sure our customers receive the highest quality products. If for any reason you would like your purchase repaired or replaced, all you have to do is call us at 540 253 3466 or email us at info@stargazingtelescopes.com and we will advise you on how to proceed.

Each of our vendors have different warranty protocols for their products. Please see the relevant section below to get more information on the specifics of their warranty policies.

Warranties will not be valid for products that have been misused or tampered with by the customer, and each manufacturer retains the right to inspect the product to determine whether it is covered by their warranty. If an item needs to be repaired or replaced, the customer is responsible for shipping costs unless otherwise stated.

Please note, you must have proof of purchase (copy of your receipt) in order for the warranty to be valid.

 

*Lunt: Please note, most Lunt products are on back order due to the impact of COVID. We can provide estimated shipping times and availability once we have spoken with the manufacturer. To help prevent fraud Lunt no longer provide a UPS tracking number to the purchaser directly. Please email us on orders@stargazingtelescopes.com or call us on 540 253 3466 for an update on the status of your order.

Free shipping on all orders over $99 within continental USA!

Order Confirmation:

As soon as you place your order, you will receive an order confirmation e-mail.  This means that we have received your order in our system and pre-authorized your credit card for the purchase.  As soon as we receive your order, we automatically reach out to our suppliers to confirm that it is in stock and available for immediate shipment.  If your item is on backorder or unavailable, we will void the pre-authorization and reach out to you via e-mail.  If your item(s) are available for immediate shipment (within five business days), we will process the charges and submit the order for shipment.

Order Shipment & Delivery:

If your order is in stock and we process the charges to your credit card, it will ship within five business days from the date of your order. We will send you tracking information within 24 hours of your order leaving the warehouse to the e-mail address you provided when checking out.  If you do not receive tracking information from us within six business days of your order, feel free to follow up with us at orders@stargazingtelescopes.com

Delivery times will vary based on your location and the shipping method that our vendors use. Economy shipping generally takes five to eight business days to arrive, and Standard shipping generally takes three to four business days. 

Damages:

Please inspect the packaging of your item(s) when they arrive, if you notice any damage you should make note of it when signing for delivery.  If your item(s) do arrive damaged, please send photos to returns@stargazingtelescopes.com and we will contact the manufacturer on your behalf.

Lunt: 30 Day Return Policy. You will require an RMA number which will be issued by Stargazing Telescopes.

Return Policy:

Here at Stargazing Telescopes we make returns as easy as possible. You may return your purchase within the allotted time frame that each manufacturer allows. You will be responsible for shipping charges as well as a 20% restocking fee (20% of the price of product).

To request a return please email returns@stargazingtelescopes.com and include your name, order number and date of purchase. We will also require proof of purchase, which is a copy of the receipt.

Returns must be authorized before being sent. We will contact the manufacturer on your behalf and issue you a RMA number which is mandatory for returns.

To be eligible for a return, your item must:

  • be unused and in the same condition that you received it.
  • be undamaged and in the original packaging.

Products not eligible for return:

  • Products that have been used or tampered with
  • Products not in resalable condition
  • Custom orders
  • Products not in original packaging
  • Products that do not have an RMA number

The buyer is responsible for all shipping costs and must use the shipping method as specified by Stargazing Telescopes to ensure the item is not damaged in transit and is tracked and sent safely. Refunds will be processed within 14 working days from the point we have received your return.

Approved refunds will be issued after the manufacturer inspects and processes your return which can take up to 7 Business days. Return shipping charges and re-stocking fees are not refundable. Shipping charges and factory re-stocking fees will be deducted from the total refund amount. You will receive a confirmation email when your return has been processed. Refunds will be credited to the original payment method and can take up to 72 hours to reflect on your statement.

Cancellations:

All orders cancelled after 24 hours are subject to a $20 administration fee, whether or not your order has shipped. If your order has shipped, you (the buyer) will also be responsible for return shipping charges. Refunds will only be issued to the original credit card that you used when placing your order.

Damages:

Please inspect the packaging of your item(s) when it arrives, if you notice any damage you should make note of it when signing for delivery. If your item(s) do arrive damaged, please send photos to returns@stargazingtelescopes.com and we will contact the manufacturer on your behalf.

 

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