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EclipSmart Solar Filter - 8” SCT and EdgeHD

EclipSmart Solar Filter - 8” SCT and EdgeHD
EclipSmart Solar Filter - 8” SCT and EdgeHD
EclipSmart Solar Filter - 8” SCT and EdgeHD
EclipSmart Solar Filter - 8” SCT and EdgeHD
EclipSmart Solar Filter - 8” SCT and EdgeHD
EclipSmart Solar Filter - 8” SCT and EdgeHD
EclipSmart Solar Filter - 8” SCT and EdgeHD
EclipSmart Solar Filter - 8” SCT and EdgeHD
EclipSmart Solar Filter - 8” SCT and EdgeHD
EclipSmart Solar Filter - 8” SCT and EdgeHD
EclipSmart Solar Filter - 8” SCT and EdgeHD
EclipSmart Solar Filter - 8” SCT and EdgeHD
Item #: 94244
Your Price: $49.95
Warranty: 2 Years

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  • Instantly transform your normal Celestron 8” Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes (8" SCT) and Celestron 8" EdgeHD telescopes into a yellow-light solar telescope (for a complete list of 8" scopes, look in description section)
  • ISO compliant solar safe film protects your eyes when viewing the sun, unlike some other filters on the market 
  • Solar film produced in the USA by American Paper Optics, one of the suppliers recommended by NASA for safe solar viewing

Designed from the telescope’s lens cap for a snug fit, each filter includes two safety Velcro straps and four self-adhesive Velcro pads for safely securing your solar filter in place

For more about the 2017 North American Total Solar Eclipse, click our EclipseWatch page

Includes These Celestron Technologies

Description

Get ready for the 2017 total solar eclipse with EclipSmart Solar Safe Products.

Enhance your viewing experience with Celestron's EclipSmart Solar Filter for Celestron 8” telescopes. With two Velcro straps and four self-adhesive Velcro pads for added safety, you can be assured that the solar filter cannot be accidentally knocked off and will provide Solar Safe, ISO compliant viewing.

List of 8" SCT:

Solar Safe Technology

EclipSmart solar products feature Solar Safe filter technology providing the ultimate protection from harmful solar radiation, including both IR and UV light, and filters 99.999% of visible light.  Celestron Solar Safe filter technology is GUARANTEED SAFE for direct solar observation and has been independently tested by SAI Global Assurance Services.   

Solar Safe products conform to and meet the transmission requirements of ISO 12312-2, Filters for Direct Observation of the Sun, EN 1836:2005 + A1:2007 (E) for an E15 Filter for the Direct Observation of the Sun and, AS/NZS 1338.1:2012, Filters for Eye Protectors.

Specifications

Filter clear aperture 176 mm
Filter diameter (external) 235 mm
Filter diameter (internal) 225 mm
Filter material Celestron proprietary Mylar filter
Filter thickness 32.0 mm
Nylon safety straps Two 1” x 4” Velcro straps, Four 1” x 1” Velcro Tabs
Telescope Compatibility Celestron 8” Schmidt-Cassegrain and EdgeHD Telescopes
Weight of filter 121 grams / 4.2 ounces