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Coronado Personal Solar Telescope

Coronado pst 2


Note  This item is being serviced and it is not available for check out.

This instrument is difficult to use and the image contrast is low. Please contact the Equipment Manager if you are interested in borrowing this H-Alpha Telescope.

The Coronado Personal Solar Telescope will show interesting details of the Sun, including sun spots and solar prominences,  Sunspots are not difficult to see,. However, both the focus and the H-alpha filter adjustments are critical.


  • Clear aperture 40 mm acromatic objective lens, focal length 400 mm.
  • Bandpass <1.0 angstrom at 656.3 nm (H-alpha).
  • Built in Sun finder.
  • Approximate dimensions of main body 15" L x 2.1" W x 3" H   Weight~3lbs.

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