The Skywatcher 150mm Solar Filterallows you to view the sun and solar phenomena safely.
Equipped with Baader’s Astro Solar Safety Film, this solar filter performs just 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 Skywatcher Solar Filter for Refractor Telesopes, allows you to see the details in sunspots, bright faculae near the limb and the mottled areas known as granules.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.
To ensure that the safety of your well being, please read through our guide on solar viewing here before conducting your own viewing session.
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.