Brand: DayStar


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  • DayStar Solar Scout 60 mm (2.36-inch) Aperture H-alpha f/15.5 Doublet Refracting Dedicated Solar Telescope

    The engineers at Daystar have made great strides in cost reduction so that we can now offer a quality 60 mm H-alpha telescope at unheard-of pricing!


    • Quality Achromat Doublet 60 mm refractor
    • Helical Front-end Focus with fine precision can focus for visual and imaging.
    • 'Doublestack' performance at no extra cost
    • Top quality Quark* performance
    • Micro-USB power cable and US wall charger
    • 'Solar Bullet' finder
    • Vixen/Photo style mounting foot


    • 930 mm Effective Focal Length
    • Best Priced 40-60 mm H-alpha Telescope
    • "Doublestack" performance at no extra cost
    • Robust and precision accuracy: Helical Front-Focus can't slip and does not turn the eyepiece. (Image note: The focus ring is red in the above picture only, see the black center ring in the main item image.)
    • Solar Bullet finder projects safely onto white screen.
    • 16 mm eyepiece aperture.
    • Adaptable for 2-inch or Camera mount / views
    • Always on-band with USB power, 5V 1.5Amp
      110-240V AC wall adapter (Optional 24mAh battery available)
    • Tuning knob allows wing shifting +/- 0.5Å
    • LED indicator for power, warming, ready, fault
    • Manufacturer's 3 year warranty

    * Quark component is not interchangeable on SS60-DS. Original SS60 telescopes can interchange Quark optical components, but for cost reduction needs, the SS60-DS has an all-in-one conjoined construction.

    ** Application of 2-inch eyepieces or components, and Camera T-adapters require additional, optional accessories.  

    Image Note: Diagonal shown in photo is optional.

  • specifications

    Aperture60 mm (2.25")
    Camera/Eyepiece Connection2" Nosepiece
    Dawes Limit1.93 arcseconds
    Focal Length930 mm
    Focal Ratiof/15.5
    Highest Magnification120x
    Light Gathering Power73x
    Limiting Magnitude12.6
    Optical DesignDoublet Refractor
    Optical DesignSolar
    Tube Weight9.5 lbs

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