About the Coronado PST Personal Solar Telescope...
The Personal Solar Telescope (PST) is a Coronado innovation. The Coronado Solar Telescope is the world'''s most popular telescope to observe the Sun. This 40mm diameter highly portable dedicated solar telescope features completly internal non-removable and student safe solar filtering optics with a 1.0 angstrom hydrogen-alpha (Ha) bandpass for great surface detail. The Coronado PST Personal Solar Telescope 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.
Study of the solar disk is now within the reach of the amateur astronomer. The Coronado PST Personal Solar Telescope represents the same technology and quality that goes into a SolarMax Coronado Solar Telescope available to the new solar astronomer at the cost of some single premium eyepieces.
The Coronado PST Personal Solar Telescope 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. This Coronado Solar Telescope has a 400mm focal length, f/10 focal ratio, with Kellner eyepiece. Tripod not included.
Mounting options for the Coronado PST Personal Solar Telescope include use on a standard photo tripod (scope is threaded for a standard camera 1/4-20 mounting bolt), use of a Coronado Malta Mount (sold separately) or the Meade DSM mount with computerized Autostar and GoTo technology.
Open up a whole new world of astronomy with the Coronado PST Personal Solar Telescope! Optional accessories include a Coronado Sol Ranger Solar Finderscope, Coronado PST Hard Carrying Case and Coronado Cemax Solar Telescope Eyepieces.
Coronado PST Personal Solar Telescope Features...
- 400mm focal length 40mm aperture f/10 refractor with an integrated hydrogen alpha solar filter
- Includes an internal modified Coronado Sol Ranger Sun Finder for easy centering
- Included 20mm (20x) 1.25" Kellner eyepiece
- Integrated focuser and telescope combination to prevent inhibit dust
- Narrow passband width provides maximum contrast and visibility of active solar regions
- Achromatic doublet objective lens is fully multi coated
- Thread-in metal lens cover to protect the object lens
- Five Year Warranty
Coronado PST Personal Solar Telescope Specifications...
Aperture: 40mm (1.57")
Focal Length: 400mm (15.75")
Focal Ratio: f/10
Wavelength: 656.3 nm (H-alpha)
Length: 381mm (15")
Weight: 1.36 kg. (3 lbs.)Meade/Coronado Product Number: PST