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Lunt Solar Systems

Welcome to Lunt Solar Systems.  We are the worlds leading provider of solar telescopes.  Our proprietary Doppler Tuning is unmatched by any other manufacture for quality and viewing performance.  When you buy Lunt, you are buying the best available solar telescope in its class.

Lunt products were used to by NASA to image the 2017 USA Eclipse from Carbondale. Lunt standard products have also been used in the past by NASA for the transit of Venus and Mercury, and by National Geographic for the Easter Island Eclipse. All of which were very successful live streaming events. Our products are ideally suited to imaging due to the ability get full disk images, rapid Doppler tuning, and ease of CCD adaptation to our systems.

We dedicate ourselves to providing high quality products for the hobbyist and armature astronomer. All of our solar telescopes use a redundant system of filters for maximum safety.  Whether you’re a newcomer to the world of astronomy or a keen observer of the skies, you can’t find a high quality solar telescope or telescope accessories.  Lunt Solar Telescopes are built in the USA for those that desire to  take in the full beauty of the sun.

What we offer

  • Finder/Guide

    6×30 Rt-Angle, CI Finder Scope

    • You don’t have to be a contortionist to use this 6×30 finder scope which features a 90-deg viewing angle and correct daytime image orientation
    • Right-angle design lets you aim your telescope in comfort – no more crouching or craning your neck!
    • This crosshair finder scope makes aiming easy by showing an upright, non-reversed image
    • Finder scope features substantial 6x magnifying power, 30mm diamter objective lens and 7-deg field of view
    • Fully coated, achromatic glass optics yield crisp, bright images
    (1 review)
    $59.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    AZ-EQ5 Counterweights

    Sky-Watcher 7.5 pound counterweight made to adapt to the standard counterweight shaft of the AZ-EQ5.

    Image depicts 11 lb. counterweight.

    (0 reviews)
    $37.50 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Star Adventurer Mini (SAM)

    All metal gearing
    6.6 payload capacity
    Built in WiFi control
    Free SAM Console control app (for iOS and Android)
    Complete customizable control for photographing the night sky
    Compatible with all Star Adventurer accessories
    24 hours of continuous use with 2 AA batteries
    Can also be power via 5V mini USB
    Built in SNAP port for camera control
    Ultra-light 1.5lbs body
    LED lit polar alignment sight for fast general alignments
    ¼-20 adapter
    3/8 thread panoramic plate

    (0 reviews)
    $281.42 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Latitude (EQ) Base

    The Star Adventurer Latitude (EQ) Base provides a smooth and reliable way to polar align your mount. With internal gearing the Latitude Base makes aligning to the north celestial pole easy and repeatable.

    The Latitude Base features a V-style dovetail system and mounting block. The mounting block threads on the Star Adventurer and allows you to quickly mount or dismount your Star Adventurer to the Latitude Base. The Base also features latitude degree markers to easily adjust the Star Adventurer to the correct placement. Underneath the Base is a 3/8 thread which can mount to many of todays popular photo tripods.

    (0 reviews)
    $65.00 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Counterweight Kit

    For those looking to mount heavier cameras, lenses or telescopes the Star Adventurer counter weight kit is a must. In order to provide smooth tracking and less stress on the mount’s motor the counter weight kit allows you to counter balance your payload. With the counter weight kit you can take the Star Adventurer to its maximum payload of 11lbs.

    For those using heavy full frame camera with popular 200, 300 or 400mm lenses the counter weight kit is a must.

    NOTE: You must have the Dec. Bracket in order to use the counter weight kit.

    (0 reviews)
    $30.00 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Ball Head Adapter

    The Star Adventurer Ball Head adapter provides a 3/8 threaded post to mount any ball of of choice to the Star Adventurer. The Ball Head adapter utilizes a stand V-style dovetail on the back for easy mounting to the Star Adventurer.

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    $15.00 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Dec Bracket

    The Star Adventurer Ball Head adapter provides a 3/8 threaded post to mount any ball of of choice to the Star Adventurer. The Ball Head adapter utilizes a stand V-style dovetail on the back for easy mounting to the Star Adventurer.

    (0 reviews)
    $40.00 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Dovetail Base for Finder Scope

    • Dovetail base fits any Orion finder scope or reflex sight bracket so you can securely attach an aiming device to any telescope
    • Ideal for custom installation of any Orion finder scope, EZ Finder reflex sight, and Green Laser Pointer bracket on any non-Orion telescope
    • Also useful for adding a second or third aiming device to your telescope
    • Aluminum base fits any diameter telescope tube, includes attachment hardware
    • Not intended for use on Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope optical tubes
    (0 reviews)
    $19.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Expanse 15mm Eyepiece 1.25″

    This 15mm telescope eyepiece offers a wide field of view and superior optical performance at a bargain price
    Wide 66deg apparent field of view lets you see more of the night sky thropugh your telescope
    Nice 13mm eye relief provides a comfortable view – no squinting required!
    Delivers sharp images with good color correction and contrast
    Aluminum eyepiece barrel is internally blackened to eliminate light scattering, and is threaded to accept 1.25″ Orion filters

    (0 reviews)
    $49.99 Add to cart
  • Finder/Guide

    6×30 Rt-Angle, CI Finder Scope

    • You don’t have to be a contortionist to use this 6×30 finder scope which features a 90-deg viewing angle and correct daytime image orientation
    • Right-angle design lets you aim your telescope in comfort – no more crouching or craning your neck!
    • This crosshair finder scope makes aiming easy by showing an upright, non-reversed image
    • Finder scope features substantial 6x magnifying power, 30mm diamter objective lens and 7-deg field of view
    • Fully coated, achromatic glass optics yield crisp, bright images
    (1 review)
    $59.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Sirius Plössl 32mm 1.25″

    This 32mm Plossl 1.25″ eyepiece is ideal for all types of telescopes: reflector, refractor, and Cassegrain
    Offers a 52-deg apparent field of view for clear, sharp images of the Moon, planets and many deep space objects with impressively high contrast
    Eyepiece optics are multi-coated for bright, clear views
    Offers a very wide true field and a wide apparent field for dramatic visual effects
    Threaded for use with 1.25″ telescope eyepiece filters

    (0 reviews)
    $44.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    2x 4-Element Barlow Lens 1.25″

    • This 4-Element 2x Barlow will give your 1.25″ telescope eyepieces a power-doubling magnification boost
    • Sophisticated fully multi-coated, 4-element lens design renders exquisite images without introducing additional chromatic aberration for crisp, color-correct views
    • Enjoy twice the power while maintaining comfortable eye relief and edge sharpness of longer focal length eyepieces
    • Great for high-magnification lunar and planetary observations and astrophotography
    • Brass compression ring keeps eyepieces securely installed without scratching, and the barrel is threaded for use with 1.25″ Orion filters
    (0 reviews)
    $129.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Expanse 9mm Eyepiece 1.25″

    9mm 1.25″ telescope eyepiece offers a wide field of view and superior optical performance at a bargain price
    Nice 15mm eye relief lets eyeglass wearers view the entire field without removing their glasses
    Wide 66deg apparent field of view lets you see more of the sky
    Delivers sharp images with good color correction and contrast
    Aluminum 1.25″ eyepiece barrel is internally blackened to eliminate light scattering, and is threaded to accept 1.25″ Orion filters

    (0 reviews)
    $49.99 Add to cart
  • Orion

    5.81″ Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter

    EXPECTED SHIP DATE: 11/14/19

    • A must-have to safely observe the sun without damaging your eyes – optical glass filter fits snugly over your telescope’s aperture to block 99.9% of incoming sunlight
    • Fits Orion StarBlast 4.5 and SkyQuest XT4.5 reflectors, AstroView 120 and 120ST refractors, StarMax and Apex 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain telescopes, and other models
    • Filter inside diameter is 5.81″ – fits telescope optical tubes with an outer diameter of 5.56″ to 5.81″ with included shim materials and securing thumbscrews
    • Each Orion telescope solar filter is mounted in a foam-lined aluminum cell featuring three equidistant securing thumbscrews, 4x 1/16″ thick adhesive foam tabs, and 4x 1/8″ thick adhesive foam tabs for customized friction fit to your telescope
    • Note: All Orion solar filters are designed for use with an adequate friction fit attachment. Thumbscrews should ONLY be used to keep filter securely in place once a friction fit has been achieved
    (0 reviews)
    $99.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Expanse 6mm Eyepiece 1.25″

    This 6mm telescope eyepiece offers a wide field of view and superior optical performance at a bargain price
    Nice 14.8mm eye relief lets eyeglass wearers view the entire field without removing their glasses
    Wide 66deg apparent field of view lets you see more of the sky
    Delivers sharp images with good color correction and contrast
    Aluminum barrel is internally blackened to eliminate internal light scattering, and is threaded to accept 1.25″ Orion eyepiece filters

    (0 reviews)
    $49.99 Add to cart
  • Orion

    4.10″ Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter

    expected ship date: 11/14/19

    • A must-have filter for safe observation of the sun through a telescope without damaging your eyes – optical glass filter fits snugly over your telescope’s aperture to block 99.9% of incoming sunlight
    • Fits Orion Observer 70mm, ShortTube 80mm, StarSeeker 80mm, and AstroView 90mm refractors; Apex and StarMax 90mm Mak-Cass telescopes; and other models
    • Each Orion telescope solar filter is mounted in a foam-lined aluminum cell featuring three equidistant securing thumbscrews, 4x 1/16″ thick adhesive foam tabs, and 4x 1/8″ thick adhesive foam tabs for customized friction fit to your telescope
    • Filter inside diameter is 4.10″ – fits optical tubes with an outer diameter of 3.85″ to 4.10″ with included shim materials and securing thumbscrews
    • Note: All Orion solar filters are designed for use with an adequate friction fit attachment. Thumbscrews should ONLY be used to keep filter securely in place once a friction fit has been achieved
    (0 reviews)
    $99.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Polar Axis Finder, SkyView Pro

    Handy scope makes polar-aligning the SkyView Pro equatorial telescope mount a cinch
    Built-in reticle pattern includes Big Dipper and a target-spot for Polaris – just place Polaris in the circle and you’re mount is all set for manual or motorized tracking!
    Easy installation – Polar-Axis Finder Scope threads directly into SkyView Pro mount housing along R.A. (right-ascension) axis
    Quick polar-alignment gives you more time to enjoy the view at the telescope eyepiece
    Ensures accurate tracking and slow-motion control for your SkyView Pro telescope mount

    (0 reviews)
    $69.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    7.5-lb. Counterweight for SkyView Pro Mount

    Extra 7.5-lb. counterweight for balancing heavy loads on Orion SkyView Pro EQ or AstroView EQ equatorial mounts
    For heavier telescopes and astrophotography setups, an extra counterweight or two may be needed
    Features an attractive finish and a large lock knob for easy grip, even with gloves on
    Lock knob has a nylon tip to avoid scratching your mount counterweight shaft
    Perfect for using a larger telescope optical tube on a SkyView Pro or AstroView mount

    (0 reviews)
    $59.99 Add to cart
  • Orion

    4.30″ Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter

    • A must-have telescope filter for safely observing the Sun and sunspots without damaging your eyes or your optics
    • Optical glass filter fits snugly over your telescope’s aperture to block 99.9% of incoming sunlight
    • Glass elements are machine-polished and triple-coated with nickel-chromium stainless steel
    • Each Orion telescope solar filter includes three equidistant thumbscrews, 4x 1/16″ thick adhesive foam tabs, and 4x 1/8″ thick adhesive foam tabs for customized friction fit to your telescope
    • Note: All Orion solar filters are designed for use with an adequate friction fit attachment. Thumbscrews should ONLY be used to keep filter securely in place once a friction fit has been achieved
    (0 reviews)
    $99.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Extension, SkyView Pro Tripod

    Sturdy extension raises the Orion SkyView Pro equatorial mount head 16 inches
    Ideal for refractor use, especially when viewing near-zenith objects
    Includes connecting plates and hardware
    Also compatible with Sirius EQ mount head and tripod
    Increase the comfort factor of your refractor telescope use exponentially with this handy extension

    (0 reviews)
    $99.99 Add to cart
  • Orion

    12.31″ Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter

    EXPECTED SHIP DATE: 11/14/19

    • A must-have, white light filter for safely observing the sun and sunspots without damaging your eyes
    • Optical glass filter fits snugly over your telescope’s aperture to block 99.999% of incoming sunlight
    • Glass elements are machine-polished and triple-coated with nickel-chromium stainless steel
    • Filter is mounted in an aluminum cell and supplied with foam tape liner – fits Orion SkyQuest XT10, XT10i IntelliScope, XT10g GoTo Dobsonians and Atlas 10 reflector telescopes
    • Note: All Orion solar filters are designed for use with an adequate friction fit attachment. Thumbscrews should ONLY be used to keep filter securely in place once a friction fit has been achieved
    (0 reviews)
    $189.99 Add to cart
  • Orion

    10.56″ Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter

    • A must-have for safe observation of the Sun through a 9.25″ Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope without damaging your eyes
    • Full-aperture 10.56″ inside-diameter filter fits snugly over the front of your telescope to block 99.999% of incoming sunlight
    • Glass elements are machine-polished and triple-coated with nickel-chromium stainless steel
    • Each Orion telescope solar filter is mounted in a foam-lined aluminum cell featuring three equidistant securing thumbscrews, 4x 1/16″ thick adhesive foam tabs, and 4x 1/8″ thick adhesive foam tabs for customized friction fit to your telescope
    • Note: All Orion solar filters are designed for use with an adequate friction fit attachment. Thumbscrews should ONLY be used to keep filter securely in place once a friction fit has been achieved
    (0 reviews)
    $179.99 Add to cart
  • Orion

    11.63″ Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter

    • A must-have telescope filter for safely observing the sun through a 10″ Schmidt-Cassegrain without damaging your eyes
    • Optical glass filter with 11.63″ inside diamter fits snugly over your telescope’s front aperture to block 99.9% of incoming sunlight so you can observer sunspots safely
    • Glass elements are machine-polished and triple-coated with nickel-chromium stainless steel
    • Each Orion telescope solar filter is mounted in a foam-lined aluminum cell featuring three equidistant securing thumbscrews, 4x 1/16″ thick adhesive foam tabs, and 4x 1/8″ thick adhesive foam tabs for customized friction fit to your telescope
    • Note: All Orion solar filters are designed for use with an adequate friction fit attachment. Thumbscrews should ONLY be used to keep filter securely in place once a friction fit has been achieved
    (0 reviews)
    $189.99 Add to cart
  • Finder/Guide

    9×50 Illum. Finder w/Bracket

    • Big 50mm aperture, 9x finder scope with illuminated double crosshairs makes it easy to aim your telescope with precision at night, without compromising your dark-adapted vision
    • Contains an adjustable-intensity red LED in the illuminator arm that lights an etched-glass double crosshair reticle
    • Features multi-coated achromatic optics, adjustable focus, 13mm eye relief and a fold-down rubber eyeguard for comfortable use
    • 4.5-deg field of view finder scope includes aluminum dovetail mounting bracket with spring-loaded X-Y adjustment screws for quick and easy alignment
    • Requires three SR-54 batteries for illuminator operation, included
    (0 reviews)
    $79.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Bino Mount Adapter

    • Aluminum plate securely couples the built-in 1/4″-20 post found on many larger astronomy binoculars to the Orion Paragon-Plus Binocular Mount
    • Required to pair the Orion Paragon-Plus Parallelogram Mount to the following binoculars: Orion Resolux 10.5×70 and 15×70, Orion 20×80 Astronomical Binoculars, or any other binocular with a built in tripod support post
    • Avoid the shakes that accompany handheld viewing with big astronomy binoculars
    • Using a specialized binocular mount and this adapter lets you enjoy your big binoculars for hours on end without arm fatigue
    • Provides 1/4″-20 attachment of binoculars to mount
    (0 reviews)
    $34.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Tri-Mag 3x Barlow Lens 1.25″

    • Delivers a 3x magnification boost to any 1.25″ telescope eyepiece, greatly increasing your available viewing magnifications
    • For example: The Orion Tri-Mag 3x Barlow makes a 15mm eyepiece yield the same magnification as a 5mm eyepiece (15/3 = 5)
    • Great for high-power lunar and planetary observations
    • Perfect for extracting higher powers from short-focal-length telescopes
    • Threaded to accept standard 1.25″ Orion eyepiece filters
    (0 reviews)
    $49.99 Add to cart
  • Orion

    7.52″ Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter

    • A must-have for safely observing the Sun and sunspots through an Orion 150mm Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope without damaging your eyes
    • “White-light” telescope solar filter fits snugly over your telescope’s aperture to block 99.999% of incoming sunlight
    • Glass elements are machine-polished and triple-coated with nickel-chromium stainless steel
    • Each Orion telescope solar filter includes three equidistant thumbscrews, 4x 1/16″ thick adhesive foam tabs, and 4x 1/8″ thick adhesive foam tabs for customized friction fit to your telescope
    • Note: All Orion solar filters are designed for use with an adequate friction fit attachment. Thumbscrews should ONLY be used to keep filter securely in place once a friction fit has been achieved
    (0 reviews)
    $149.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    2x 4-Element Barlow Lens 2″

    • This big, 4-Element 2x Barlow will give your 2″ telescope eyepieces a power-doubling magnification boost
    • Sophisticated fully multi-coated, 4-element lens design renders exquisite images without introducing additional chromatic aberration for crisp, color-correct views
    • Enjoy twice the power while maintaining comfortable eye relief and edge sharpness of longer focal length 2″ eyepieces
    • Brass compression rings keep inserted eyepieces secure without scratching, and the barrel is threaded for use with 2″ Orion filters
    • Included step-down adapter allows use with both 2″ and 1.25″ size eyepieces
    (0 reviews)
    $219.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Precision Slow-Motion Adapter

    Adapter adds micro-motion altitude and azimuth control to any camera tripod
    Provides timesaving fine position adjustment for attached instruments
    Adapter attaches via a 1/4″-20 threaded post to any camera tripod
    Anyone who has swung their tripod-mounted telescope or binocular right past their target object will appreciate this adapter
    Great for birding use with spotting scopes and tripod-mounted binoculars

    (0 reviews)
    $39.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Tube Rings, 100mm ID

    • Set of two 100mm inside diameter cast-aluminum telescope tube rings with quick-release, hinged clamp knobs and felt lining
    • One ring has 1/4″-20 piggyback camera adapter; the other tube ring has a threaded 1/4″-20 hole
    • Sold in sets of two telescope tube rings with mounting bolts included
    • Use with any Orion equatorial or altazimuth telescope mount – use with some mounts may require a tube ring mounting plate (sold separately)
    • Inside diameter of each tube ring is 100mm – works with telescope optical tubes up to 100mm in diameter
    (0 reviews)
    $36.99 Add to cart
  • Orion

    Safety Solar Filter for 6″ Dobsonians

    • Safe and affordable solar filter lets you use your 6″ aperture Orion reflector telescope to observe the Sun
    • See sunspots, eclipses, and planetary transits of the Sun safely with your telescope and this filter
    • Made with high-quality, streak-free and blister-free Safety Solar Film
    • Designed for use with Orion 6″ aperture reflector telescopes
    (0 reviews)
    $99.99 Add to cart
  • Orion

    Safety Solar Filter for 10″ Dobsonians

     

    • Safe and affordable solar filter lets you use your 10″ aperture Orion reflector telescope to observe the Sun
    • See sunspots, eclipses, and planetary transits of the Sun safely with your telescope and this filter
    • Made with high-quality, streak-free and blister-free Safety Solar Film
    • Designed for use with Orion 10″ aperture reflector telescopes
    (0 reviews)
    $139.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Dovetail L-Bracket, Long

    Versatile L-shaped dovetail bracket provides a horizontal mounting platform when used with vertical-arm altazimuth mounts
    Equipped with a 1/4″-20 threaded post which can be moved along the slotted aluminum bottom plate for optimal positioning of the securely attached telescope or instrument
    Ideal for horizontal mounting of spotting scopes and small telescopes up to 6″ in aperture and binoculars up to 100mm
    Bolt stop at top of dovetail base prevents bracket from accidentally slipping out of saddle
    Dovetail base locks securely in the VersaGo, VersaGo II and VersaGo III mount’s dovetail saddle

    (0 reviews)
    $34.99 Add to cart
  • Orion

    14.21″ Glass Solar Filter (off-axis)

     

    • White-light solar filter fits Orion SkyQuest XT12 Dobsonian telescope and XX12 Truss Tube Dobsonian telescopes for great views of sunspots and the solar surface
    • Safely covers entire telescope aperture, with a 4″ off-axis glass filter which allows safe solar viewing
    • Filter inside diameter is 14.21″ and each Orion telescope solar filter fits tube diameters up to 0.25″ smaller than specified size
    • Each Orion telescope solar filter includes three equidistant thumbscrews, 4x 1/16″ thick adhesive foam tabs, and 4x 1/8″ thick adhesive foam tabs for customized friction fit to your telescope
    • Note: All Orion solar filters are designed for use with an adequate friction fit attachment. Thumbscrews should ONLY be used to keep filter securely in place once a friction fit has been achieved
    (0 reviews)
    $199.99 Add to cart
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    Stratus 3.5mm Eyepiece, 1.25″ / 2″

    • This 3.5mm Stratus eyepiece from Orion sports a monster 1-1/4″-diameter eye lens and a generous 20mm eye relief
    • Boasts a 68-deg apparent field of view for a wide-field window into the heavens
    • Eyepiece optics are fully multi-coated to maximize light transmission
    • Lens edges are blackened to ensure excellent contrast
    • Can be used in either a 2″ or 1.25″ telescope focuser or diagonal
    (0 reviews)
    $149.99 Add to cart
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    Guide Scope Rings, 105mm ID

    • Two cast-metal rings designed to hold dedicated guide scopes up to 80mm in aperture for guided astrophotography pursuits
    • Each ring features three alignment screws for precise alignment of guide scope with telescope used for astrophotography
    • Interior diameter of each guide scope ring is 105mm – using with guide scopes up to 80mm provides ample alignment adjustment range
    • Non-marring nylon alignment screws will not scratch guide scope finish during alignment adjustments
    • Rings attach to guide scope ring mounting plate (sold separately) with two 1/4″-20 hex-head cap screws (included)
    (0 reviews)
    $24.99 Add to cart
  • Orion

    3.68″ Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter

    • Optical glass white light solar filters fit snugly over your telescope’s aperture to block 99.999% of incoming sunlight so you can safely observe the sun and sunspots without damaging your eyes or telescope
    • Glass telescope filter elements are machine-polished and triple-coated with nickel-chromium stainless steel, and mounted in a robust aluminum cell with foam tape liner
    • Each solar filter features three equidistant thumbscrews and includes 4x 1/16″ thick adhesive foam tabs, and 4x 1/8″ thick adhesive foam tabs so you can customize a friction fit to your telescope
    • Each solar filter fits telescope tube outer diameters up to 0.25″ smaller than specified Inside Diameter (ID) size
    • Note: All Orion solar filters are designed for use with an adequate friction fit attachment. Thumbscrews should ONLY be used to keep filter securely in place once a friction fit has been achieved – NEVER view the sun without a properly friction-fitted solar filter
    (0 reviews)
    $79.99 Add to cart
  • Orion

    4.57″ Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter

    EXPECTED SHIP DATE: 11/14/19

    • A must-have for safely observing the sun and sunspots without damaging your eyes
    • 4.57″ Inside diameter optical glass filter fits snugly over your telescope’s front aperture to block 99.999% of incoming sunlight for safe observation and astrophotography
    • Glass filter elements are machine-polished and triple-coated with nickel-chromium stainless steel and fits telescope tube diameters up to 0.25″ smaller than specified size of 4.57″
    • Each Orion telescope solar filter includes three equidistant thumbscrews, 4x 1/16″ thick adhesive foam tabs, and 4x 1/8″ thick adhesive foam tabs for customized friction fit to your telescope
    • Note: All Orion solar filters are designed for use with an adequate friction fit attachment. Thumbscrews should ONLY be used to keep filter securely in place once a friction fit has been achieved
    (0 reviews)
    $79.99 Add to cart
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    Sirius Plössl 7.5mm 1.25″

    This 1.25″ 7.5mm focal length eyepiece is ideal for all types of telescopes: reflector, refractor, and catadioptrics such as Maksutov-Cassegrains
    7.5mm focal length eyepiece is ideal for high-power planetary and lunar observation
    Offers a 52-deg apparent field of view for clear, sharp images of impressively high contrast
    Multi-coated for optimal light transmission and bright views
    Well suited to double-star viewing when stable seeing conditions permit

    (0 reviews)
    $34.99 Add to cart
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    Guide Scope Ring Mounting Bar

    • Rigid, 16″ long anodized aluminum bar used for coupling guide scope rings to an astrophotography telescope
    • Attach guide scope rings to this mounting bar, then attach bar in piggyback orientation to imaging telescope
    • Multiple holes along length of mounting bar allow rings to be positioned for long-tube or short-tube guide scopes
    • Pre-drilled holes allow easy attachment to Orion SkyView Pro, Sirius, and Atlas mounted telescopes with tube rings
    • Astrophotography telescope must be equipped with tube rings in order to attach guide scope ring mounting bar
    (0 reviews)
    $29.99 Add to cart
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    Stratus 17mm Eyepiece, 1.25″ / 2″

    • This 17mm Orion Stratus eyepiece sports a monster 1-1/4″-diameter eye lens and a generous 20mm eye relief for exceptional viewing comfort
    • An ideal telescope eyepiece for wide-field, moderate magnification views of the Moon, planets and bright deep sky objects
    • Offers a 68-deg apparent field of view for a nice and wide window into the heavens
    • Eyepiece is usable in both 1.25″ and larger 2″ focusers thanks to its dual-purpose body
    • Optics are fully multi-coated and feature blackened lens edges for maximized light transmission and excellent contrast
    (0 reviews)
    $149.99 Add to cart
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    Extension, Atlas Tripod

    Steel extension pier raises the Atlas EQ-G or Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G equatorial mount head 8.4″ for easier viewing
    Ideal for viewing through refractor telescopes, especially long focal length refractors, since the eyepiece can be low to the ground when viewing objects near zenith
    With the Atlas Mount Extension, you no longer have to sit on the gound for a refractor view of the Hercules star cluster!
    Outside diameter of cylindrical mount extension is 102mm (4″)
    Includes connection plate and all needed hardware for attachment to Atlas equatorial mount and tripod

    (0 reviews)
    $99.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    USB-to-Serial Adapter

    Use this Adapter to control your GoTo telescope mount with a USB-port equipped laptop running popular astronomy software programs such as Starry Night, NexRemote, EQMOD, and more
    Adapter kit includes software disc and cable to create a virtual serial (COM) port for laptops that do not already feature a built-in serial port
    Also allows use of firmware update software for hand-controllers and motor drives on laptops without built-in serial ports
    For computerized GoTo telescope mounts that do not feature a built-in ST-4 port , you can use this Adapter in conjunction with software such as PHD Guiding to provide pulse guiding
    Compatible with Windows XP, Vista (32/64), 7, 8, 10 and Mac OS X

    (0 reviews)
    $37.99 Add to cart
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    Optic Cleaning Fluid

    • Fluid safely breaks down and removes harmful oil and dirt from all coated lens surfaces
    • Clean telescope and eyepiece optics yield higher light transmission levels and provide clear, high resolution views
    • Specially formulated cleaning fluid will not damage optical coatings
    • Orion Optics Cleaning Fluid also helps to reduce dew formation on optical surfaces
    • Recommended for use with Orion Lens Cleaning Tissue, sold separately
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  • Orion

    12.13″ Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter

    EXPECTED SHIP DATE: 11/14/19

    • A must-have, white light filter for safely observing the sun and sunspots without damaging your eyes
    • Optical glass filter fits snugly over your telescope’s aperture to block 99.999% of incoming sunlight
    • Glass elements are machine-polished and triple-coated with nickel-chromium stainless steel
    • Filter is mounted in an aluminum cell and supplied with foam tape liner – fits Orion SkyQuest XT10, XT10i IntelliScope, XT10g GoTo Dobsonians and Atlas 10 reflector telescopes
    • Note: All Orion solar filters are designed for use with an adequate friction fit attachment. Thumbscrews should ONLY be used to keep filter securely in place once a friction fit has been achieved
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  • Accessories

    Sirius Plössl, 6.3mm 1.25″

    This 6.3mm Orion Sirius Plossl eyepiece is ideal for all types of telescopes: reflector, refractor, and catadioptric
    Superb 6.3mm focal length 1.25″ eyepiece for high-power planetary and lunar observation in any telescope
    Offers a 52-deg apparent field of view for clear, sharp views of impressively high contrast
    Fully coated optics with magnesium fluoride on every air-to-glass surface to reduce reflection and increase light transmission
    Eyepiece barrel threaded for use with 1.25″ Orion filters

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  • Accessories

    Microfiber OptiCloth

    • Handy and useful OptiCloth for wiping off fingerprints, smudges, or dust from optical surfaces
    • Advanced microfiber fabric lifts dirt, oil, and even water from lens surfaces without lens-cleaning fluid
    • This great addition to any astronomer’s accessory case will not scratch, streak, or smear delicate optical surfaces
    • 80/20 polyester-nylon fiber blend cloth material absorbs moisture
    • Machine washable for repeated use
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  • Accessories

    DC Cable w/ Auto Lighter Plug

    • Use this handy cable to connect a portable field battery to your Orion StarSeeker IV, SkyView Pro GoTo, Sirius EQ-G, or Atlas EQ-G GoTo mount
    • 24-foot cable with auto-lighter style plug on one end provides power lifeline to a portable12V DC power supply to keep your gear powered on-the-go
    • Versatile cable works with all Orion GoTo Mounts except the Sirius Pro AZ/EQ-G, Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G and HDX110
    • Power your gear in the field with a field battery and this handy cable (battery sold separately)
    • Works with Orion Dynamo Pro 12V power supplies (sold separately)
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  • Accessories

    Stratus 5mm Eyepiece, 1.25″ / 2″

    • The ultimate in viewing comfort – our 5mm Stratus telescope eyepiece sports a monster 1-1/4″-diameter eye lens and a generous 20mm eye relief
    • An ideal eyepiece for high-power yet wide-field views through a telescope of the Moon, planets and bright deep sky objects
    • Large 68-deg apparent field of view for a nice and wide window into the heavens
    • Fully multi-coated optical elements feature blackened lens edges for maximized light transmission and excellent contrast
    • Usable in both 1.25″ and larger 2″ telescope focusers thanks to its dual-purpose body
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  • Orion

    4.30″ Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter, Set of 2

    • A must-have set of two solar filters filter for safely observing the sun and sunspots without damaging your eyes or your Orion 20×80 Astronomy Binocular optics
    • Optical glass filters fit snugly over each binocular objective lens to block 99.9% of incoming sunlight
    • Glass elements are machine-polished and triple-coated with nickel-chromium stainless steel
    • Each Orion binocular solar filter includes three equidistant thumbscrews, 4x 1/16″ thick adhesive foam tabs, and 4x 1/8″ thick adhesive foam tabs for customized friction fit to your binoculars
    • Note: All Orion solar filters are designed for use with an adequate friction fit attachment. Thumbscrews should ONLY be used to keep filter securely in place once a friction fit has been achieved
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  • Orion

    9.45″ Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter

    expected ship date: 11/14/19

    • A must-have for safely observing the Sun and sunspots through an Orion 150mm Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope without damaging your eyes
    • “White-light” telescope solar filter fits snugly over your telescope’s aperture to block 99.999% of incoming sunlight
    • Glass elements are machine-polished and triple-coated with nickel-chromium stainless steel
    • Each Orion telescope solar filter includes three equidistant thumbscrews, 4x 1/16″ thick adhesive foam tabs, and 4x 1/8″ thick adhesive foam tabs for customized friction fit to your telescope
    • Note: All Orion solar filters are designed for use with an adequate friction fit attachment. Thumbscrews should ONLY be used to keep filter securely in place once a friction fit has been achieved
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    $169.99 Add to cart
  • Accessories

    Sirius Plössl 17mm 1.25″

    This 1.25″ 17mm focal length Plossl eyepiece is ideal for all types of telescopes: reflector, refractor, and catadioptric designs including Mak-Cass telescopes and SCTs
    Perfect for broad-field lunar observations, medium-sized star clusters, and a wide range of cloudy nebulas and deep-sky targets
    Multi-coated to provide bright views of impressively high contrast
    Offers a 52-deg apparent field of view for clear, crisp images of celestial and terrestrial objects
    Threaded for use with 1.25″ Orion filters

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