Solar Scout - 80mm Dedicated Carbon Fiber Hydrogen Alpha Telescope

Brand: DayStar


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  • 80 mm Solar Refractor
  • Interchangeable DayStar Quark*
  • Solar Bullet finder
  • Helical Front-Focus
  • Select Filter Type: Chromosphere or Prominence


Product Details

  • The DayStar Solar Scout - 80 mm Dedicated Carbon Fiber Hydrogen Alpha Telescope is a Quality Achromat Doublet 80 mm refractor Carbon Fiber Solar Telescope. It incorporates a helical front-end focus with fine precision. Select from Prominence or Chromosphere models at no extra cost.


    Features and Specifications:
    - Environmental Hard Case
    - Interchangeable Daystar Quark* which can be moved to other instrument for different magnifications.
    - 'Solar Bullet' finder project safely onto a white screen.
    - Vixen /Photo style mounting foot
    - 1400 mm Effective Focal Length
    - Best Price for 80 mm Dedicated Solar Telescope 
    - Carbon Fiber Optical Tube
    - Robust and precision accuracy: Helical Front-Focus can't slip and does not turn the eyepiece.  
    - Full 22 mm Clear Aperture. 
    - * Swap filter(s) for different bandpass views
    - Adaptable for 2-inch or Camera mount/ views
    - Always on-band with USB power, 5V 1.5 amp 110-240VAC wall adapter (Optional 24 mAh battery available)
    - Tuning knob allows wing shifting +/- 0.5 angstrom 
    - LED indicator for power, warming, ready, fault


  • 10-year warranty - GUARANTEE: Used as directed, your DayStar filter is guaranteed for ten years as stated on warranty document included in the product shipment. Should the filter become inoperative due to optical or mechanical failure, we will repair the filter or replace it with an equivalent filter at no repair cost to the customer. Please note DayStar's Advance Replacement Policy on their warranty document.    
  • - - Application of Quark-T adapter allows users to mount directly and robustly to Nikon or Canon Cameras, with familiar camera style focus.

     * Application of 2-inch eyepieces, components, and Camera T-adapters require additional, optional accessories. Diagonal shown in photo is optional, not included.


    OPT Product Number Selection:

       - Chromosphere #DF-SS80C

       - Prominence      #DF-SS80P

  • specifications

    Aperture80 mm (3.25")
    Camera/Eyepiece Connection1.25" Nosepiece
    Dawes Limit1.45 arcseconds
    Focal Length1400 mm
    Focal Ratiof/17.5
    Highest Magnification160x
    Light Gathering Power131x
    Limiting Magnitude13.3
    Optical DesignDoublet Refractor
    Optical DesignSolar
    Tube Weight14.5 lbs
    Warranty10 Year Warranty
  • included items

    • Daystar's Solar Count - 80 mm Dedicated Carbon Fiber Hydrogen Alpha OTA
    • DayStar Quark* - Select filter type: Chromosphere or Prominence 
    • 10 Year Warranty



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