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SkyWatcher 130mm Solar Filter for Newtonian Telescopes

  • Economical full aperture baader solar film filter
  • Observe the sun safely
  • Placed over the front of your telescope
  • Reduces the intensity of the Sun's light significantly
  • Reflects away harmful rays
  • View subtle faculae and sun spots
  • For Newtonian Reflector
  • 5 years Skywatcher limited warranty


  • *This Item is only compatible with SkyWatcher and Saxon Telescopes
    SKU: SKY-SWA-SUNN130
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    Regular Price: $49.95

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    Description

    The Skywatcher 130mm Solar Filter for Reflector Telescopesallows you to view the sun and solar phenomena safely. It attaches to the front part of your Telescope tube securely and covers the tube opening completely.

    Baader’s Astro Solar Safety Film performs as well as high quality plane-parallel glass filters. Metal coatings are uniformly distributed along both sides of the film’s surface. This ensures good color balance from edge to edge.

    The 130mm Solar Filter, 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. The sun is one of the most interesting objects in the sky and its details can only unlocked when viewed safely through a solar film.

    The film transmits 1/100,000 of visible light (.001%) while reflecting (blocking) 99.999%of unwanted light. The film significantly decreases harmful 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.

    Before you start your viewing, please read through our guide to solar viewing and safety precautions here.

    Specification

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    Specifications
    Model SKY-SWSUN-130
    Manufacturer SkyWatcher
    Size 130 mm
    Film Type Baader Solar Film
    Manufacturer SkyWatcher

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    Does what it should, and more. - Review by
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    This filter fits perfectly onto my 5" Celestron scope. No adjustments, no fitting problems.
    Clear, stable views of sunspots through the 'scope and also works perfectly well in front of the lens of my DSLR for shots of the eclipse earlier this month, and it's big enough to hold in front of your face to view the sun directly !
    Has almost doubled my use of my telescope ! Good product.

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    Pros: price, portability


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    a great way to view the sun with my telescope - Review by
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    As a first time user to astronemy i am very happy to have received the solar filter that easily fits over the front of my celestron 130 slt. no hastle just put it on and view the sun
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    Pros: light, easy to carry, price, portability, Accurate, Good price, quality +++


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    Warranty

    Your Skywatcher Products is under Warranty

    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.

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