Accessories worthwhile

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nebulabru
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Accessories worthwhile

Post by nebulabru » Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:55 pm

Hello,
Soon I am going to buy a tiny Lunt telescope, to start with the H-alpha, and I would like to ask you which Accessories are worth it, such as the SOL, Lunt or Televue solar finder? eyepiece zoom Lunt? others?



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Re: Accessories worthwhile

Post by robert » Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:11 pm

Some kind of finder is a good addition. Home made or bought. It can be very simple but really helps to aim the scope. At 0.5 degrees the sun is surprisingly small and hard to find.
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Re: Accessories worthwhile

Post by DeepSolar64 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:09 pm

I have a Televue Sol-Searcher finder on my white light Orion solar refractor. It works well. I have both Lunt and Coronado solar eyepieces. They both do well. I haven't gotten the Lunt zoom eyepiece yet. I may eventually.
Lunt 8x32 SUNoculars
Orion 70mm Solar Telescope
Celestron AstroMaster Alt/Az Mount
Meade Coronado SolarMax II 60 DS
Meade Coronado AZS Alt/Az Mount
Astro-Tech AT72EDII with Altair solar wedge
Celestron NexStar 102GT with Altair solar wedge
Losmandy AZ8 Alt/Az Mount
Traq 60mm with Baader AstroSolar film
Lunt, Coronado, TeleVue, Orion, Celestron and Sears eyepieces

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