The Seymour Solar Telescope Filter is a great addition to your telescope accessory collection if you are curious about getting a closer look at the sun. You can use it for a wide range of sun viewing purposes and even capture some images if you have a high-quality camera. Just make sure that this filter fits your telescope and have fun using it!
8.376? (212mm) Helios Solar Glass ® Filter. Fits Optical Tube Diameter 8? (203mm) to 8 1/4? (210mm)This premium solar filter is safe to photograph or observe the sun when mounted on telescopes. It has a rating of Neutral Density 5, which blocks 99.999% of all light, including harmful IR and UV rays. The substrate is made of a highly reflective, Helios Solar Glass® and mounted into an aluminum outer cell. The filter slips over the sky end of the optical tube and is secured and centered with 3 nylon thumb screws. The solar filter will come packaged in a foam lined storage box and include instructions for proper use and care. When used properly, a natural yellow-orange image of the sun is viewed through the filter. Dependent on the size and strength of the optical device, you will be able to see solar granulation (suns photosphere). Sunspots, planet transits, and a solar eclipse may be observed when present.
WARNING: PERMANENT EYE DAMAGE CAN OCCUR, ALWAYS MAKE SURE THE FILTER IS SECURELY ATTACHED TO THE SKY END OF THE OPTICAL DEVICE (INCLUDING VIEWFINDERS) BEING USED. THE FILTER SHOULD BE FIRST IN LINE ALWAYS! NEVER OBSERVE THE SUN WITHOUT A PROPERLY ATTACHED FILTER OR WITHOUT PROPER EYE PROTECTION.
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