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Imaging the Sun With a Smart Phone
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Imaging the Sun With a Smart Phone

Virtually everyone has a smartphone or other smart devices (iPads, etc.) that offer the ability to take images, video and even time-lapse video. Imaging the Sun with your smart device without any additional filtering could damage the device. You might find opinions that differ on this subject, but our attitude […]

Lunt Modular Solar Telescopes
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Lunt Modular Solar Telescopes

Lunt Solar Systems Modular Solar Telescope series provides the ability to enjoy a full range of astronomical observing with only one telescope. Each model is designed to be easily configured between Hydrogen Alpha, White Light, Calcium K, astronomy and daytime terrestrial uses in minutes. The lineup includes the Lunt Solar […]

Celestron EclipSmart Solar Lineup
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Celestron EclipSmart Solar Lineup

The Celestron EclipSmart Solar lineup of solar safe optics and observing tools can help you view and photograph the Sun. EclipSmart solar products feature Solar Safe filter technology providing protection from harmful solar radiation, including both IR and UV light, and filters 99.999% of intense visible light. Celestron Solar Safe […]

Meade EclipseView Solar Telescopes
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Meade EclipseView Solar Telescopes

Meade’s EclipseView Line of Solar Safe telescopes are dual-purpose instruments, ready for use during the day for solar viewing and at night for celestial observing. You can now view the Sun, Moon, planets, and more with the same telescope. All EclipseView telescopes come with a removable white-light filter for daytime […]

Coronado SolarMax III 70-mm Solar Telescope
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Coronado SolarMax III 70-mm Solar Telescope

Meade’s Coronado SolarMax III Solar Telescope is a 70-mm f/5.7 refractor equipped with 60-mm external hydrogen-alpha (H-α) filters. The solar scope is available in both single-stacked (<0.7Å) and double-stacked (<0.5Å) bandpasses and either 10-mm or 15-mm blocking filters. What makes the Coronado SolarMax III standout? The SMIII 70-mm has a […]

Daystar 60mm Solar Scout
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Daystar 60mm Solar Scout

The Daystar 60mm DS Solar Scout telescope has proven to be very popular. So popular that amateur astronomers are having to react quickly to get their hands on one. These hi-performing narrow, ‘doublestack’ bandpass H alpha solar telescopes are priced at $795US, making them an extreme value as a way […]