Coronado Personal Solar Telescope (PST) 0.5 Angstrom

The double stacked etalon model of the world's most popular solar telescope.

  • Safe solar viewing
  • 0.5 Angstrom hydrogen-alpha bandpass
  • Aperture: 40mm
  • Focal length: 400mm
  • Focal ratio: f/10
  • 18mm Plossl eyepiece
  • UK warranty
Coronado Personal Solar Telescope (PST) 0.5 Angstrom
  • Product code: 05PST
  • Availability: In stock
  • Despatch: 2 business days
  • Retail Price: £ 1570.00
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England & Wales
£ 10.00
Scotland Central & South
£ 10.00
Scotland North
£ 20.00
Northern Ireland
£ 20.00
UK islands (from)
£ 25.00
European Union (from)
£ 25.00

Description

The Personal Solar Telescope (P.S.T.) 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 P.S.T. 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 colour 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 18mm plossl eyepiece.


U.K. WARRANTY

BEGINNER

PORTABLE

SOLAR
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Mounting options include use on a standard photo tripod (scope is threaded for a standard camera 1/4-20 mounting bolt), Infinity AZS, or the Meade DSM mount with computerised AutoStar and GOTO technology. A custom hard case is available separately - see stock number PSTC.

Open up a whole new world of astronomy with the Coronado P.S.T. 0.5 Angstrom.

Carries full five year UK warranty by Opticstar Ltd on behalf of Meade Instruments Corp.

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Coronado Personal Solar Telescope (PST) 0.5 Angstrom
Attribute Specification
Coronado Product Code (SKU) 05PST
Universal Product Code (UPC) 709942995121
Warranty 5 year UK warranty by Opticstar Ltd on behalf of Meade Instruments USA
Series Personal Solar Telescopes
Experience Level Beginner
Clear Aperture 40mm
Solar Filters Double stacked etalon system with 0.5 Angstrom hydrogen-alpha (Ha) bandpass
Etalon Sizes Primary internal 30mm etalon filter; secondary 40mm etalon filter
Focal Length 400mm
Focal Ratio f/10
Optical Elements 2
Viewfinder Built-In Sol Ranger™
Eyepiece Plossl 18mm Eyepiece (1.25”)
Mounting Options • Standard photo tripod (threaded for camera 1/4-20 mounting bolt)
• Meade DSM mount with computerised AutoStar and GOTO technology
• Meade Infinity AZS
Tripod Not included
Carry Case Not included. Hard case is available separately, stock number PSTC
Assembled Product Weight 1.8 kg (4 lbs)
Transit Weight & Dimensions 5kg, 50cm x 37cm x 33cm
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17 January 2019

The latest SolarMax III models are fitted with full aperture external etalon filters, surpassing the performance of other designs.

5 July 2018

The latest SolarMax III models are fitted with full aperture external etalon filters, surpassing the performance of other designs.

29 June 2017

Find out why the revolutionary Coronado SolarMax II with RichView™ tuning technology brings solar viewing to a whole new level.

29 June 2017

The PST is portable and powerful at the same time. It can show prominences, active regions, filaments, as well as other surface details.

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