The versatile Lunt 50

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The versatile Lunt 50

Post by krakatoa1883 » Mon Apr 27, 2020 12:35 pm

Having used the red PT module of my Lunt 50 for modifying my 115 mm refractor - the module returns to the original configuration only for full disc imaging - I discovered that the remaining white tube can be used for WL and CaK too. I simply have to add a M68/2" adapter to the tube and a helical focuser (rotating or not) to my Baader wedge and Lunt CaK module. Based on configuration - visual or imaging - one or two additional extenders may be needed to bring focus inside the focuser range. This allows to obtain a very portable - although very small - multi-purpose solar scope, ideal for travelling (just wait until the pandemic is gone...). Thanks for looking.
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Re: The versatile Lunt 50

Post by marktownley » Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:40 pm

Very cunning! I like it!

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Re: The versatile Lunt 50

Post by Solar B » Mon Apr 27, 2020 6:35 pm

It's certainly portable 😎

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