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SkyWatcher 300mm Solar Filter for Newtonian Telescopes

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Features
- 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 reflectors
- 5 years Skywatcher limited warranty
SKU: SKY-SWA-SUNN300
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Description



The Skywatcher 300mm Solar Filter for Reflector Telescopes allows 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. Its designed to effectively reduce all harmful components of the sun’s rays.

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

The Skywatcher 300mm Solar Filter for Reflector 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. 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.

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 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.

Please read through our guide to solar viewing and safety precautions here. Always double check your filter to make sure that the film is intact before conducting your viewing!

Specification

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Specifications
Model SKY-SWSUN-300
Manufacturer SkyWatcher
Size 60 mm
Inner Diameter
Outer Diameter
Film Type Bader Solar Film
Manufacturer SkyWatcher

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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 year 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.

FAQ

Q:
G'day, Would this 300mm solar filter fit and be suitable for a celestron 11' Schmitt-Cassegrain type telescope?
A:
Unfortunately this won't be suitable for your telescope. The SkyWatcher 300mm Solar Filter for Reflector Telescopes will only fit 300mm Reflectors from SkyWatcher. Your best bet would be to purchase the Baader AstroSolar Safety Film where you would be able to make your own Solar Filter of any size following the instructions provided. Baader AstroSolar Safety Film- 200mm x 290mm (which might be a bit small for your telescope) http://www.ozscopes.com.au/baader-astrosolar-safety-film.html Baader Astrosolar Safety Film Large 100cm x 50cm http://www.ozscopes.com.au/baader-astrosolar-safety-film-large-100cm-x-50cm.html

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