Attach the Skywatcher 102mm Solar Filter for Refractors Telescopes securely over the front of your telescope to conduct safe solar viewing. If you are looking at Sun spots or just wanting to get a closer look at our closest Star, this filter will reflect the harmful rays and reduce the intensity of the Sun light making it safe to view through your telescope.
Baader’s Astro Solar Safety Film delivers the optical performance of plane-parallel glass filters. Double-sided metal coatings on the film’s surface ensures good color balance and allows the user to view the Sun in its natural white light.
The Skywatcher 102mm Solar Filter for Refractors Telescopes, allows you to see the details in sunspots, bright faculae near the limb and the mottled areas known as granules. These filters enable the safe viewing of our Sun which is one of the most amazing objects in our sky and viewing it can be a great source of fun and knowledge.
It is completely safe and durable. The film transmits 1/100,000 of visible light while reflecting 99.999%of unwanted light. The film significantly decreases harmful levels of ultraviolet rays and infrared light. Baader Astro Solar™ film has also been declared safe for direct solar viewing by the German National Bureau of Standards for eye safety.
For use with the following Telescope Models: ED8, ED100 and ED102mm Sky-Watcher refractors including SW076, SW102 and SW1000 models. Can also be fitted over Saxon telescopes.
When you receive the solar filter that you ordered, double check to ensure that the integrity of the film is not damaged. For more solar viewing safety precautions, check out our guide here.
Your Skywatcher® product is warranted to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for five years after the date of purchase. In the event of a defect under this warranty, we will, at our option, repair or replace the product, provided that you return the product with proof of the receipt.
This warranty does not cover damages caused by misuse, improper handling, installation, collimation or maintenance provided by someone other than a Skywatcher Authorized Service Department.
For Skywatcher Products purchased elsewhere, will NOT qualify for manufacturers warranty from us, it must be returned to the place of purchase to resolve any issues.