SkyWatcher 130mm Solar Filter for Newtonian Telescopes
Skywatcher 130mm Solar Filter 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. Skywatcher 130mm Solar Filter 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.