The Meade 0.5PST Coronado H-Alpha Personal Solar Telescope is ideal for observing the sun and allows you to see prominences and surface details. This telescope can be double-stacked for even more detail and contrast on the surface. It features a 40-millimeter aperture with a focal length of 400-millimeters (f/10) and a 40-millimeter diameter.
The Personal Solar Telescope (PST) 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 PST 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 (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 Kellner 20mm eyepiece.
The Meade AudioStar features audio files and an internal speaker. This computerized celestial object locating system plugs into the telescope's handbox port allowing a quick telescope alignment.
Once aligned with the sky the AudioStar is ready to take you to any object in the over 30,000 object database. In addition to GOTO and tracking capability the AudioStar permits a wide array of fascinating and educational functions such as multiple Guided Tours, digital positional readouts, the ability to link with a PC using optionally available software and cord, and much more.
AudioStar Controller #07640 is compatable with the StarNavigator, ETX, LT, LX80, LX90, and LXD75 series telescopes.
Meade Green Laser Pointer- a great item for star parties and backyard astronomy.
This high quality pointer includes an elegant carrying case and runs on two AAA batteries (included). This bright pen style laser makes a great gift item or accessory for any astronomer. Soft rubber grip fits comfortably in your hand. The safe, brilliant green laser beam is visible up to 25,000 feet away.
Wavelength is 532nm at less than 5mW. This laser is made to U.S. FDA laser standards. Instructions included.
Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.