DayStar Solar Scout 80mm H-Alpha Dedicated Solar Telescope - Chromosphere
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DayStar Solar Scout 80mm Hydrogen Alpha Solar Telescope - Chromosphere Model - SS80C
Presenting the DayStar Solar Scout 80mm H-Alpha Dedicated Solar Telescope - Chromosphere, a specialized instrument meticulously crafted for in-depth observations of the Sun's chromosphere in the Hydrogen Alpha wavelength.
Boasting a 80mm aperture, this telescope delivers high-resolution imagery of solar surface features, including prominences, filaments, and flares, providing an unparalleled view of our dynamic star.
Designed with portability in mind, its compact form factor makes it an ideal choice for solar enthusiasts on the move and serves as an invaluable tool for educational endeavors.
Equipped with cutting-edge filters and optics, this telescope guarantees both safety and precision during solar observations, ensuring a rewarding and secure experience for users.
Experience a seamless and user-friendly journey into the captivating realm of our nearest celestial neighbor with this remarkable instrument.
Features & Highlights:
- 80mm Dedicated Solar Telescope: Engineered with an 80mm aperture, this telescope strikes a harmonious balance between light-gathering capacity and portability, catering to both backyard astronomers and solar enthusiasts on the move. Its specialized design eliminates the need for additional solar filters, ensuring optimized solar observation.
- 1400mm Effective Focal Length: With an extended focal length of 1400mm, this telescope offers high-powered magnification, granting detailed views of solar phenomena like prominences, filaments, and sunspots. It stands as an invaluable tool for researchers and dedicated solar observers seeking to delve into the intricacies of the sun's chromosphere.
- Chromosphere Model: Tailored for observing the chromosphere, this telescope provides a unique opportunity to scrutinize the dynamic events within this sunlit layer. Its specialization guarantees users the ability to capture comprehensive imagery and data for thorough analysis.
- Lightweight Optical Tube: The optical tube's lightweight construction facilitates easy transportation to various observation sites. This portability proves advantageous for those seeking to take advantage of clear skies in different locations, presenting a versatile option for solar enthusiasts on the move.
- Robust and Precision Accuracy: The helical front-focus mechanism not only prevents eyepiece slippage and rotation but also ensures stable focus once set. This feature allows for uninterrupted and accurate observations of solar phenomena, ensuring precision in every study.
- Solar Bullet Finder: A safe and effective alignment tool, the Solar Bullet Finder projects solar images onto a white screen, simplifying the process of positioning the telescope accurately for optimal solar viewing.
- 22mm Clear Eyepiece Aperture: Offering both comfort and clarity in solar observations, the 22mm clear eyepiece aperture stands as an excellent choice for extended periods of study while maintaining exceptional detail.
- Quark Compatibility: The telescope's compatibility with the Quark and other instruments provides users with the flexibility to adapt their setup for different magnifications or observation techniques, creating a versatile platform for a wide range of solar studies.
- Swap Filters: The ability to easily interchange filters expands the range of possible observations. Users can fine-tune the bandpass to focus on specific solar features or phenomena, enhancing the telescope's adaptability to various solar events.
- Adaptability for 2" or Camera Mount: The telescope's versatility with both 2" eyepieces and camera mounts empowers users to not only observe but also capture high-quality images and footage of solar activity for further analysis and documentation.
- Always On-Band with USB Power: The USB power capability ensures a consistent and reliable power source, allowing for uninterrupted on-band observations of the sun without disruptions caused by fluctuating power supplies.
- 110-240VAC Wall Adapter: The included wall adapter's wide voltage range makes the telescope compatible with different power supplies worldwide, providing added convenience for astronomers in various regions.
- Optional 24mAh Battery: The optional 24mAh battery offers users the flexibility to conduct solar observations in remote locations or areas without readily available power sources, further expanding the telescope's usability.
- Tuning Knob: The tuning knob's precise adjustments, with a wing shifting accuracy of +/- 0.5Å, enable users to fine-tune their observations, capturing even finer details and nuances in the sun's chromosphere.
- LED Indicator: The LED indicator system offers real-time feedback on the telescope's status, providing clear visual cues for power status, warming up, readiness, and any potential faults. This ensures a seamless and user-friendly observational experience, adding an extra layer of convenience to the solar exploration process.
✓ DayStar Solar Scout 80mm H-Alpha Telescope - Chromosphere
✓ Helical Front-end Focus with fine precision
✓ Environmental Hard Case
✓ Interchangeable Daystar Quark*
✓ 'Solar Bullet' finder
✓ Vixen / Photo style mounting foot
✓ 5 Year Warranty
|Optical Tube||Carbon Fiber|
|Mount||Vixen/Photo Style Mounting Foot|
DayStar Solar Scout 80mm H-Alpha Dedicated Solar Telescope - Chromosphere Product Manual