The Skywatcher 150mm Solar Filter for Maksutov Telescopes, allows you to do solar observations safely. Attach it securely over the front of your telescope to filter and reflect harmful rays from the Sun. It then lowers the intensity of the light making it observable through your scope.
Baader’s Astro Solar™ Safety Film has the optical performance of high quality plane-parallel glass filters. Double-sided metal coatings are uniformly distributed along the film’s surface ensuring good color balance across the entire field from edge to edge.
The Skywatcher 150mm Solar Filter for Maksutov 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. It is one of the most dramatic and dynamic 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 (.001%) while reflecting (blocking) 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.