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
WEEE-Reg.-Nr.: DE 34716369
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
Focusing system: 2" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser with 10:1 reduction
Material: Aluminium

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LUNT LS18CaKMDs2 Ca-K filter in extension tube
Calcium-K module in straight extension tube, for using normal astronomical telescopes up to 100mm aperture and up to 1620mm focal length as Ca-K solar telescopes.This Calcium-K module transforms your normal astronomical refractor telescope into a Ca-K solar telescope. It will be very easy: Put the Ca-K module into the 2" focuser of your telescope, and you are ready for solar observing in the light of the Calcium-K wavelength.Internal narrowband filters allow for a <2.4 Angstrom bandwidth. For refractor telescopes up to 100mm aperture and up to 1620mm focal length. For imaging it will be better to use a bigger Ca-K module.The Ca-K module is in a straight extension tube, for 2" focuser on the telescope side, and with T2 thread and 1.25" eyepiece connection on the eyepiece side.All needed filter parts are integrated inside the compact module. There are no additional filters needed.The Ca-K wavelength is at the edge of the visible light spectrum for human eyes, so for many people visual observing is difficult. However, all details could be captured photographically. Therefore the Ca-K Module is optimized primarily for imaging.FEATURESBandwidth <2.4 AngstromUsable at telescopes up to 100mm aperture and 1620mm focalStraight extension tube housing2" slide tube for 2" focuserConnection for 1.25" eyepiecesT2 thread for camera connectionSCOPE OF DELIVERYCa-K module in straight extension tube for 2" focuserIntegrated blocking filter B1800 for telescopes up to 1620mm focal lengthInstruction manual

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​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

€599.00*

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EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC Sun Catcher Solar Filter for 110-130mm 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 114mm filter diameter.SPEZIFICATIONSSpecial objective filter for safe solar observationsISO12312-2 ratedField-stop diameter 114mmFits to outer telescope tube diameter from 110 to 160mmQuick individual match with your telescope diameterFast Setup - Easy UseSCOPE OF DELIVERY1x Sun Catcher solar filter

€31.90*
EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC Sun Catcher Solar Filter for 150-160mm Newtonians
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 127mm filter diameter.SPEZIFICATIONSSpecial objective filter for safe solar observationsISO12312-2 ratedField-stop diameter 127mmFits to outer telescope tube diameter from 150 to 280mmQuick individual match with your telescope diameterFast Setup - Easy UseSCOPE OF DELIVERY1x Sun Catcher solar filter

€41.90*
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 LS7-21ZE Zoom Eyepiece 7.2mm - 21.5mm
Lunt Solar Systems zoom-eyepiece with variable focal length from 7.2mm to 21.5mm, with 1.25 inch (31.7mm) connection.The special of this zoom eyepiece is that the optical layout offers highest quality views of the sun, but also on nightsky objects. LUNT minimized the reflections by using superb multicoatings and with care designed internal baffle system and blackened lens edges. The LUNT zoom-eyepiece is not the widest field zoom-eyepiece on the market, LUNT prefered best performance over widest field. The sun and stars are perfect pin point across the entire field of view without any visible distortion. The LUNT zoom-eyepiece is almost parfocal, from one end to the other end of the zooming way you need only 0.5mm to refocuse. The LUNT zoom-eyepiece has a very nice height adjustable eyeguard to protect your eye against day light reflections and to help you to find the perfect eye position.Please note that these eyepieces are only accessories for existing solar telescopes or filters when observing the sun. Solar observation alone with these eyepieces without additional solar filters is not possible!FEATURESFocal length: 7.2mm - 21.5mm continuously adjustableBarrel size: 1.25 inch (31,7mm)Diameter: 47mmHeight: 82mmWeight: 170gEye relief: 15mmLenses / Groups: 7 lenses / 4 GroupsField of view: 53° at 7.2mm - 40° at 21.5mmSCOPE OF DELIVERYLUNT Zoom Eyepiece 7.2mm - 21.5mm

€299.00*
LUNT O-ring 32mm for Pressure-Tuner at MT & THa solar telescopes
Spare part for Pressure-Tuner of MT and THa series H-alpha solar telescopes from LUNT SOLAR SYSTEMSTwo rubber O-rings are installed into the Pressure-Tuner of Lunt Solar Systems solar telescopes to seal the air-pressure tuning system. Over time, the rubber of this O-rings can age and become porous, whereby the air-pressure can then no longer be maintained. When this happens, a 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 file for download.Please be sure to note:Depending on the production series, the diameters of the Pressure-Tuner pistons can vary slightly. There are pistons for O-rings with 32mm inner diameter and 40mm outer diameter, and pistons for O-rings with 34mm inner diameter and 42mm outer diameter. Please check the diameter of your old O-rings, this spare part is an O-ring with 32mm inner diameter and 40mm outer diameter.If you need the larger O-ring with 34mm inner diameter and 42mm outer diameter, this is the spare part with item number 0558340.The LS50THa telescopes have Pressure-Tuners with smaller diameters, for these you will need replacement O-rings with item number 0558320.After replacing a O-ring, the piston and cylinder of the Pressure-Tuner can be re-greased with grease available under item number 0558350.FEATURESInner diameter: 32mmOuter diameter: 40mmCannot be used separately, only as a replacement part on the Pressure-Tuner of MT and THa telescopes from Lunt Solar Systems.It does not matter what blocking-filter is at the MT or THa telescope.SCOPE OF DELIVERYSpare part one O-ring with 32mm inner diameter and 40mm outer diameter for Pressure-Tuner of MT and THa H-alpha solar telescopes from Lunt Solar Systems

€5.00*

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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*
LUNT LS1.25HW 31.7mm (1.25'') Herschel Wedge
This Herschel wedge is designed for superior White-Light solar observing and imaging. It can be used with refracting telescopes up to 102mm aperture, with 1.25'' focuser. This complete system comes with installed ND3.0 filter.Herschel Wedges are used to observe the sun in White Light. Around 95% of the Sun's light is suppressed by the wedge's ceramic prism. The remaining sun light is dimmed further by a factory-installed ND3.0 grey filter. Lunt Solar Systems Herschel wedges are installed in a fully closed housing with integrated heat trap. No stray light can escape from this, therefore it is very safe method of observing our nearest star.The difference between Herschel-wedges and normal front mounted filters is that the filtering takes place just before the eyepiece or camera. This provides better contrast and sharpness of the solar image - with more surface detail visible as a result.  Furthermore, a Herschel wedge is inherently safer than at a front mounted filter. A Herschel wedge can not rip or become punctured like a foil filter can be and it cannot become detached from the telescope objective accidentally.Only for use with refractor telescopes up to 102mm aperture:Because the full energy and heat of the sun inside the telescope, we advise solely using refractors for Herschel-wedge use. The refractor must not have corrector lenses at the back. Optical elements like corrector lenses, or secondary mirrors of reflecting telescopes, could suffer from thermal build-up by concentrated solar energy and could be permanently damaged.Tuning the brightness:Because the Herschel-wedge produces polarised light, you can use a normal polarising filter at the eyepiece, or camera-adapter. By turning the polarising filter the image brightness can be varied to the user's liking.This additional Polarising filter is not included. We recommend the BRESSER 1.25'' polarising filter, no: 4946464.FEATURESFor refractor telescopes up to 150mm apertureConnection to telescope: 1.25''Connection to eyepiece: 1.25''90° housing like star-diagonalEspecially high-quality optical surfaces for very good contrastFully closed housing with integrated heat trapNo stray light escaping - therefore it is very safeThe needed ND3.0 filter is fix installedWHAT'S INCLUDEDHerschel-wedge for 1.25'' focuserIntegrated ND3.0 filterTransport caseInstruction manual

€229.00*
LUNT LS50THa/B600PT H-alpha solar telescope
A very compact, complete telescope for observing the sun in H-alpha light.The LS50THa solar telescope offers 50 mm free aperture, 350 mm focal length, and provides a bandwidth of <0.75 Angstrom. The telescope is fitted as standard with the air-pressure tuning system "Pressure-Tuner", the Etalon is safely installed inside the telescope. Prominences and surface detail can quickly be viewed spontaneously. This very portable system is an ideal travel companion for wherever you go.A B600 blocking filter is installed inside the star diagonal. The B600 offers a larger field of view than the smaller B400 and is very good for visual solar observing. Focusing is achieved by a non-roting Helical focuser.Please note that there is only a small back-focus at this telescope, therefore solar-imaging is very difficult. The LS50THa is designed for visual solar observing. We recommend for imaging the 60mm telescopes of the LS60MT series.Also double-stacking with a bandwidth of only <0.5 Angstrom is possible by using the additional available LS50C filter (0550210). This filter threads directly onto the LS50THa telescope. Double-stacking will provide much more contrast, and more details on the sun will become visible.FEATURESAperture: 50  mmFocal Length: 350 mmBandwidth: <0.75 AngstromTuning: air-pressure tuning system "Pressure-Tuner"Blocking Filter: B600non-rotating Helical focuserTube-ring with 1/4-20 tapped base (standard thread for photo-tripods)Length: 37cmWeight: 2.1kgSCOPE OF DELIVERYLS50THa H-alpha Solar TelescopeB600 Blocking Filter in star-diagonalPressure-TunerTube ring with 1/4-20 connection for mounting on photo-tripodsnon-rotating Helical focuserInstruction manual

€1,599.00*
LUNT LS80MT/B1200R&P Multipurpose APO Telescope for Sun + Night-Sky
​Modular designed multipurpose telescope, both for observing the sun in the H-alpha wavelength, as well as for night sky observations. Easy conversion between the different applications with a few simple steps. 2-lens ED Apo telescope with FPL-53 glass, 80mm aperture and 560mm focal length - very good image quality for H-Alpha solar observation and also for observing the starry sky at night.With innovative air pressure tuning system, good 2 inch (50.8mm) R&P focuser, and B1200 blocking filter.Solar observing in H-alpha:The LS80MT/B1200 is a complete telescope for observing the sun in H-alpha light, with 80mm free aperture (no central obstruction) and 560mm focal length. The H-alpha wavelength is the most impressive way to observe the sun, showing protuberances at the sun's edge, filaments and flares on the surface, and much more. An internal Etalon filter achieves a bandwidth of <0.7 Angstrom with the innovative air pressure tuning system Pressure-Tuner. Tuning is done by slightly changing the air pressure in a pressure chamber inside the telescope. This changes the refractive index of the air, making it easy to tune to the H-alpha line. The pressure tuner guarantees a homogeneous image, without central obstruction, and a permanently protected Etalon without erosion. A set of collimating lenses installed in the telescope ensures best performance.Fine adjustment is achieved with a solid 2 inch R&P focuser with 10:1 reduction.Blocking-filter is the B1200. The B1200 is good for visual solar observing. Also solar imaging is possible by cameras with small sensor chip. We recommend a LS80MT with B1800 blocking-filter by using cameras with large sized sensor chips.The star diagonal in which the blocking filter is installed, is equipped as standard for 1.25 inch eyepieces and with a T2 camera connection.Observing the starry night sky:The H-Alpha Etalon system can be removed from the telescope in a few easy steps thanks to its modular design. With the additionally available conversion kit (item number 0551330) the 2-lens ED Apo refractor can then be used as a normal telescope with 80mm aperture and 560mm focal length for observation and photography of the night sky. The FPL-53 doublet lens offers an low colour aberration image. Common 2 inch star diagonals can be used at the high quality R&P focuser of the conversion kit 0551330.Please note that the optionally available conversion kit 0551330 is absolutely necessary if the telescope should be used at night.More applications:With additionally available accessories the LS80MT offers even more possibilities!- Double-StackThe LS80MT telescope can optionally be upgraded with the additionally available double-stack module DSII/SFPT (item number 0551395). The DSII system is a internal double-stack module. Thereby a bandwidth of <0.5 Angstrom is achieved for H-alpha solar observation. Therefore much more details on the solar surface will become visible.- Solar observing in White-LightIf the H-alpha unit has been removed, of course either a sun filter to be installed in front of the objective, or a Herschel-wedge at the focuser can be used to observe the sunspots in White-Light.- Solar observing in Ca-K wavelengthCertainly, the Ca-K filter modules from Lunt Solar Systems can also be used at the LS80MT to observe and photograph super-granulation and other effects visible in this wavelength on the sun.This makes the LS80MT a completely universal usable ED Apo telescope of very good quality!FEATURES2-lens ED APO refractor, FPL-53Aperture: 80mm (no central obstruction)Focal length: 560mmBandwidth: internal Etalon with <0.7 AngstromTuning: air pressure tuning system Pressure-TunerBlocking filter: B1200 with 1.25" and T2 connectionFocuser: R&P with 10:1 reductionTwo tube-ring with handleSol-Searcher installed inside handleDovetail bar at GP-level for astronomical mountsWeight: 4.95kgLength with blocking filter and dew-shield: 62cmLength without blocking filter and removed dew-shield: 50cmSCOPE OF DELIVERYLS80MT Multipurpose TelescopePressure-TunerB1200 blocking filter in star-diagonal housing2 inch R&P focuser with 10:1 reductionTube rings with dovetail bar and sol-searcherTransport case (78x33x23cm)Instruction manualConversion kit for observation of the starry night sky (0551330) not included!

€7,629.00*