LUNT LS80MTBP&F Conversion Kit for LS80MT

Transforms the LS80MT into a 2-lens ED Apo for observation & photography of moon, planets & deep-sky

  • Turns the LS80MT into a real all-round telescope
  • Provides night sky observation & photography
  • Provides Sun observation in the Ca-K line
  • Provides Sun observation in White-Light
  • Only usable with LS80MT telescope

€425.00*

Available, delivery time: 1-3 days

Product number: 0551330
GTIN/EAN: 4007922067865
Product information "LUNT LS80MTBP&F Conversion Kit for LS80MT"
​The LS80MT solar telescopes can be upgraded with this optional conversion kit. This allows the telescopes to be used as 2-lens ED apochromatic refractor for observation and photography of the starry night sky.

The H-Alpha system of the LS80MT telescopes can be easily replaced by this conversion kit. The conversion kit offers a high quality and solid R&P focuser. Even the heaviest cameras or other accessories will be hold without any problems and can be focused sensitively by the integrated 10:1 reduction.

Simply loosen three knurled screws holding the H-Alpha unit including the focuser at the LS80MT. Attach here the new focuser, and your LS80MT is transformed into a 2-lens apochromatic telescope. The new focuser offers 85mm focusing way with backlash- and tilt-free mechanics also when using heavy accessories. A 2 inch clamp is directly at the focuser, and an adapter to 1.25 inch is included in delivery.

But this is not all: With this conversion kit Herschel-wedges or Ca-K modules can be used at the LS80MT telescopes for solar observation. This makes it possible to observe the sun in H-alpha, in Calcium-K wavelength light, or in White-Light - with one and the same telescope!

This conversion kit turns the LS80MT into a real all-round telescope!

FEATURES
  • Backlash- and tilt-free mechanics
  • 85mm focusing way
  • 10:1 reduction
  • 2 inch and 1.25 inch connection
SCOPE OF DELIVERY
  • High quality 2 inch focuser with adapter to LS80MT telescopes
  • Adapter from 2 inch to 1.25 inch
  • Instruction manual
LS80MT telescope not included! Can only be used together with a LS80MT solar telescope. This conversion kit is absolutely necessary if a LS80MT telescope should be used for night sky observation.



Colour: black
Field of application [Telescopes]: Deep Sky Observation, Deep Sky Photography, Lunar observation, Lunar photography, Planetary observation, Planetary photography, Solar observation
Focusing system: 2" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser with 10:1 reduction

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LUNT LS18CaKMDd2 Ca-K filter in 90° star diagonal
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LUNT LS18CaKMDs2 Ca-K filter in extension tube
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LUNT CAA-RF 0.8x reducer/field-flattener for nighttime photography with LS80MT, LS100MT & LS130MT telescopes
​Field-flattener and focal length reducer for deep-sky astrophotography. Designed for the multipurpose APO telescopes of the Lunt-Solar-Systems LS80MT, LS100MT and LS130MT series.At the telescopes of the MT series from Lunt Solar Systems, the H-Alpha filter unit for solar observation can be removed, then these telescopes can be used as high quality ED APO's for observing and photographing the night sky.This accessory for the LS80MT, LS100MT and LS130MT telescopes shortens the focal length by a factor of 0.8x, providing a larger field of view for deep-sky astrophotography. This also allows shorter exposure times. At the same time, the field of view is flattened for photography.On the camera side, the reducer/field-flattener has a T2 male thread (M42x0.75). DSLR cameras can be connected here directly with a normal T2 ring.For other cameras, an M39x0.75 female thread is available in addition to the T2 male thread. The distance between reducer/field-flattener and camera sensor should be around 50 to 55mm. Normal T2 extension sleeves can be used to achieve this distance.On the telescope side, the following connections are provided: 2 inch socket, M54x0.75 male thread, M63x1 male thread and M68x1 male thread.FEATURESShortens focal length of F/7 ED telescopes by a factor of 0.8xFlattened field of view for photographyT2 thread for camera connectionWorking distance 50 to 55mm2 inch socket and M54x0.75 thread for connection to telescopesAdapter to M63x1 and M68x1Weight only reducer/field-flattener: 0.25kgWeight together with adapter to M63 & M68: 0.36kgSCOPE OF DELIVERY0.8x reducer/field-flattenerAdapter to M63x1 and M68x1

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​Small 6x30 binoculars for solar observing in White-Light.This truly pocket sized binoculars with 6x magnification are only for solar observing. You can view and safely study large Sun-spots, transits and solar eclipses. The Sun's image shows in a pleasing  orange colour, rather in a harsh blue-white, as it does in some other white light filters.Lunt Mini SUNoculars have White-Light filter film installed inside the binoculars. This makes solar observation 100% safe. The light of the sun is reduced to a comfortable 0.00001% transmission and all ultra-violet and infrared components are completely and safely blocked.Lunt SUNoculars are manufactured to the same standards of safety typical to the entire family of Lunt Solar products - the premier manufacturer of Solar telescopes and filters.FEATURESMagnification: 6xObjective lens diameter: 30mmEye relief: 9mmTransmission: 0.00001% (OD5)Filter type: Solar film, CE certifiedLength: 105mmWidth: 110mmWeight: 160gSCOPE OF DELIVERYMini SUNoculars in blister packStrap

€34.90*
EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC Sun Catcher Solar Filter for 80-102mm Telescopes
Explore Scientific's Sun Catcher Variable Large Aperture Solar Filters are available in many sizes to work on most telescopes from 60mm up to 10-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain and of course all Bresser and Explore Scientific Telescopes. The Solar Filter material being used is the new advanced 'Solarlite' Film manufactured by world famous Thousand Oaks Optical through years of research and development. 'Solarlite' a new solar film that has the optical quality of glass with the advantages of impregnated polymer. Perfect also for the solar astrophotographer.NOTE: All Explore Scientific Solar Equipment is rated ISO12312-2 supplied by Thousand Oaks Optical and approved for direct observation of the Sun. These solar filters are available in different sizes, the picture above shows three different sizes as an example. This is the solar filter with 90mm filter diameter.SPEZIFICATIONSSpecial objective filter for safe solar observationsISO12312-2 ratedField-stop diameter 90mmFits to outer telescope tube diameter from 90 to 160mmQuick individual match with your telescope diameterFast Setup - Easy UseSCOPE OF DELIVERY1x Sun Catcher solar filter

€29.90*
LUNT LS60FHa/B600d2 H-alpha solar filter
60mm H-alpha solar filter system with B600 blocking filter, for front mounting at telescopes with 2" focuser, and up to 540mm focal length.The LS60FHa H-alpha Etalon filter system with 60mm aperture (no central obstruction) for use on any refractor and many other telescopes. Because the LS60FHa has an estimated bandwidth of <0.75 Angstrom it is capable to providing high contrast views of both solar surface and edge detail (prominences).The system includes the B600 blocking filter, which is usable for telescopes up to 540mm focal length. Larger blocking filters suitable for longer focal length are also optional available. The blocking filter is installed in a 90° star diagonal for 2" focuser. This diagonal is equipped with a reception for 1.25" eyepieces and a T2 camera connection.Adding an additional available double-stack Etalon system will reduce the bandwidth to ~<0.55 Angstrom.FEATURESAperture: 60 mmNo central obstructionBandwidth: <0.75 AngstromTuning: tiltable EtalonHousing diameter: 95 mmLength: 85 mmWeight: 0.85 kgFront thread: M90x1 female threadRear thread: M90x1 male threadBlocking filter: B600 in diagonal for 2" focuserMaximum focal length of telescope: 540 mmSCOPE OF DELIVERYLS60FHa solar filterB600 Blocking Filter (for 2" focuser) in star-diagonalTransport caseInstruction manual

€3,799.00*
LUNT LS150PS Dovetail Bar 150mm (GP level)
This dovetail plate with 150mm length is suitable for Lunt Solar Systems LS50THa, LS60THa, LS60MT, and LS80THa telescopes.The width of the dovetail is conform to the GP-level standard. Therefore it could be used at the BRESSER EXOS 1+2 mounts for example, but also at many other mounts. The telescope connecting screws are 1/4-20 inch size and they do not look out of the rail, which makes this rail a perfect match for many astronomical mounts. The distance between the screws is matched for the Lunt Solar Systems telescopes LS50THa, LS60THa, LS60MT, and LS80THa.FEATURESLength: 150mmWidth: 44mmDistance between screws: 35mmScrews thread: 1/4"-20SCOPE OF DELIVERY1 x 150mm dovetail plate2 x 1/4"-20 screws

€85.00*
LUNT O-ring for Pressure-Tuner at LS50THa solar telescopes
​Spare part for Pressure-Tuner of LS50THa H-alpha solar telescopes from LUNT SOLAR SYSTEMSA rubber O-ring is installed into the Pressure-Tuner of Lunt Solar Systems LS50THa solar telescopes to seal the air-pressure tuning system. Over time, the rubber of this O-ring can age and become porous, whereby the air-pressure can then no longer be maintained. When this happens, the old O-ring can be replaced by this spare part. The replacement is simple and can be done by the user. Installation instructions can be found here under the tab "Manuals" as a PDF for download.After replacing the O-ring, the piston and cylinder of the Pressure-Tuner can be re-greased with grease available under part number 0558350.Please note that this spare part can only be used on the Lunt Solar Systems LS50THa H-alpha solar telescopes. If the problem occurs on the larger THa or MT series telescopes, the larger O-rings with part numbers 0558330 or 0558340 must be used there.FEATURESInner-diameter: 31mmOuter-diameter: 39mmCannot be used separately, only as a replacement part on the Pressure-Tuner of the LS50THa telescopes from Lunt Solar Systems.It does not matter what blocking filter is at the LS50THaSCOPE OF DELIVERYSpare part one O-ring for pressure tuner of LS50THa

€11.90*
LUNT Ca-K filter-module for LS130MT
This Ca-K module can be used at the LS130MT/B1200 and LS130MT/B1800 telescopes to observe the Sun also in the Calcium-K line. At the LS130MT/B3400 additionally the conversion kit for the LS130MT is required (item number 0551696).You can use this Ca-K module with your LS130MT telescope to observe and photograph the Sun not only in H-alpha, but also in the blue calcium-K wavelength. Here again completely different phenomena become visible on the Sun than in H-alpha.This Ca-K module was specially designed for the LS130MT H-Alpha telescope. If the H-alpha Etalon unit is removed from the LS130MT, the Ca-K module is simply inserted into the focuser instead of the blocking-filter.The additional conversion kit 0551696 is necessary at the LS130MT/B3400, because at this telescope the blocking filter is fix installed inside the focuser.For human eyes, the calcium-K light is just at the limit of the visible range. Many people have problems with visual observation. However, this does not apply to photography, where the Ca-K module shows everything the Sun has to offer in this wavelength.SCOPE OF DELIVERY2'' Ca-K Module for LS130MT telescopeInstruction manualLS130MT telescope and conversion kit not included! Can only be used together with an LS130MT solar telescope, at LS130MT/B3400 additional conversion kit 0551696 necessary.This Ca-K module is also available for the LS130MT/B3400 as a set together with the required conversion kit (item number 0551695).

€2,699.00*
LUNT HRG/SFPT anti-reflection filter for DSII/SFPT double-stack at LS80MT & LS100MT telescopes
The anti-reflection filter is an accessory for the DSII/SFPT double-stack module for the Lunt Solar Systems LS80MT and LS100MT telescopes. Reflections that may occur there can be effectively reduced with this anti-reflection filter if necessary.At the LS80MT and LS100MT multipurpose telescopes from Lunt Solar Systems, double-stacking is possible in H-alpha mode for solar observation with the internal DSII/SFPT double-stack modules (item number 0551395). The DSII modules reduce the bandwidth to <0.5 Angstroms. The DSII modules are designed to show better the surface details of the Sun, the contrast is significantly increased, and therefore filaments and active areas are better visible.But the DSII modules can also induce reflections, which can show up as a strong brightening around the sun. This so-called ''glow'' is not a problem when observing the solar surface. But it can complicate the observation of prominences, and many observers find it disturbing. The HRG/SFPT anti-reflection filter is designed to solve this problem. The filter effectively reduces the reflections. But please also note that the image will become darker by using this anti-reflective filter.The HRG/SFPT anti-reflection filter is easy to install. It is not necessary to return the telescope to the manufacturer, the filter can be easily installed by the user.This filter cannot be used separately! It can only be used on a Lunt Solar Systems LS80MT or LS100MT telescope together with a DSII/SFPT Double-Stack module.SCOPE OF DELIVERYHRG/SFPT anti-reflection filterInstruction manual

€349.00*
LUNT DSII/SFPT double-stack module for LS80MT & LS100MT
Double-stack module for more contrast and details on the solar surface with the LS80MT and LS100MT telescopes.At the LS80MT and LS100MT telescopes double-stacking is possible with this internal DSII double-stack module when observing the sun in H-Alpha. The DSII modules reduce the bandwidth to <0.5 Angstrom. They are designed to show the surface details of the sun better, the contrast is significantly increased and therefore filaments and active regions are better visible.The DSII/SFPT module is designed exclusively for use in LS80MT and LS100MT telescopes, it cannot be used at other telescopes. It is used between the existing H-Alpha unit and the focuser on the telescope. Installation is simple, no additional adapters or tools are required.FEATURESBandwidth: <0.5 AngstromTuning: Air Pressure Tuning System SCOPE OF DELIVERYDSII module with internal Etalon for LS80MT and LS100MT telescopesPressure Tuner System(LS80MT or LS100MT telescope not included!)

€3,199.00*

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LUNT Adapter-Plate LS50/60FHa to 101 - 120mm Ø
Adapter plate for mounting a LUNT LS50FHa or LS60FHa front-filter at a telescope with 101mm to 120mm front outer diameter.With this adapter you can mount a LS50FHa or LS60FHa at your existing astronomical telescope with 101mm to 120mm outer diameter, in order to use this telescope for solar observing in H-alpha. The adapter is plugged onto the front of your telescope, and the filter can be screwed onto the adapter.PLEASE NOTE:This article no. 0557412 gives only the price for a complete range of different adapter-plates of 101mm to 120mm diameter. The real adapter-plate will be manufactured exactly for your telescope. Therefore we need the exact outside diameter of your telescope or the dew shield!When ordering, you will find a field for comments, please note there the appropriate diameter!Then we will manufacture a adapter-plate for the diameter that you have noted. Manufacturing time will be 2 to 3 weeks.If you have any questions, you can contact us by e-mail or telephone.SCOPE OF DELIVERY1x adapter plate manufactured by your specifications(Filter not included)Delivery time 2-3 weeks

€136.00*