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SkyWatcher 80mm Solar Filter for Refractor Telescopes

  • Reduces the intensity of the Sun's light and
  • Reflects away harmful rays
  • Suitable for use with all 80mm telescopes
  • 5 years Skywatcher limited warranty

  • *This Item is only compatible with SkyWatcher and Saxon Telescopes
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    Retail Price $44.95


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    Looking to prepare for a solar eclipse? Fear not, with the SkyWatcher Solar Filter for 80mm Telescopes, your solar observations can be done safely and harm-free. Attach it securely over the front of your telescope and the intensity of the sun light will be lowered! This make it observable through your telescope.

    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. It is completely safe and durable. The film transmits 1/100,000 of visible light (.001%) while filtering 99.999%of unwanted light. The film significantly decreases harmful levels of ultraviolet rays and infrared light. Baader Astro Solar film has been declared safe for direct solar viewing by the German National Bureau of Standards.

    The SkyWatcher Solar Filter, allows you to see many details such as sunspots, bright faculae and many more. The Sun is one of the most dramatic and dynamic objects in our sky and viewing it can be a great source of fun and knowledge.

    Prior to your viewing, ensure that your solar filter is not damaged nor does it have any holes in it. Do not use if the film is not intact! For more solar viewing tips and safety precautions, please click here.


    Additional Info

    Model SKY-SWSUN-80
    Manufacturer SkyWatcher
    Size 80 mm
    Film Type Baader Solar Film


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    Filter is bonded to a flat circle for easy handling and supplied with a cap to fit over the end of the telescope. It's a bit large for my 80mm spotting scope, but easily held in place with duct tape. Sunspots are easily resolved but other solar features need very clear skies. Makes for very comfortable solar viewing
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    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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