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The Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association will be hosting an annual Astronomy Festival on Astronomy Day this Saturday April 29, 2017 from Noon – 9 PM at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park (River & Alvernon).  There will be 3 Lunt Solar Telescopes available to look through in the afternoon and about [...]
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"In all things of nature there is something marvelous." -  Aristotle For those of you who might not have heard, the US will take a front seat for the celestial event of the century!  On August 21st, beginning in the northern Pacific, a Total Solar Eclipse will be visible within a narrow [...]
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The Countdown Is On... Are You Ready? On August 21st, beginning in the northern Pacific, a Total Solar Eclipse will be visible within a narrow corridor crossing the USA from west to east through parts of Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, [...]
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Our friends over at B&H put together everything you need to know about the North American Total Solar Eclipse in August 2017. At Lunt Solar Systems, we have already started preparing for this event, and are eager to share it with all of you. Check out their article, Mark Your Calendars: [...]
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Lunt Solar do not use central obstruction sun filters for telescopes.. Here are a few reasons why. The challenge to early etalon sun filter making was to figure out how to re-produce a ultra high precision flat on a mass production scale. Typically etalon sun filters required a clear aperture [...]