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Celestron EclipSmart Solar Filter for 8\" SCT

Enhance your viewing experience with Celestron's EclipSmart Solar Filter for Celestron 8” telescopes. With two Velcro straps and four self-adhesive Velcro pads for added safety, you can be assured that the solar filter cannot be accidentally knocked off and will provide Solar Safe, ISO compliant viewing.

EclipSmart solar products feature Solar Safe filter technology providing the ultimate protection from harmful solar radiation, including both IR and UV light, and filters 99.999% of visible light. Celestron Solar Safe filter technology is GUARANTEED SAFE for direct solar observation and has been independently tested by SAI Global Assurance Services.

Solar Safe products conform to and meet the transmission requirements of ISO 12312-2, Filters for Direct Observation of the Sun, EN 1836:2005 + A1:2007 (E) for an E15 Filter for the Direct Observation of the Sun and, AS/NZS 1338.1:2012, Filters for Eye Protectors.

List of compatible 8" SCT telescopes:

  • Advanced VX 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
  • Advanced VX 8” EdgeHD Telescope
  • CPC 800 GPS (XLT) Computerized Telescope
  • CPC Deluxe 800 HD Computerized Telescope
  • NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope
  • NexStar Evolution 8
  • Nexstar Evolution 8 HD with StarSense
  • CGEM - 800 Computerized Telescope
  • CGEM 800 HD Computerized Telescope
  • CGEM II 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes
  • CGEM II 800 EdgeHD Telescopes
  • CGX Equatorial 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes
  • CGX Equatorial 800 HD Telescopes

Specifications

  • Filter clear aperture: 176mm
  • Filter diameter (external): 235mm
  • Filter diameter (internal): 225mm
  • Filter material: Scratch resistant polymer produced by American Paper Optics
  • Filter thickness: 32mm
  • Nylon safety straps: Two 25mm (1”) x 100mm (4”) Velcro straps, Four 25mm square (1” square) Velcro Tabs
  • Telescope Compatibility: Celestron 8” Schmidt-Cassegrain and EdgeHD Telescopes
  • Weight: 121g (4.2 oz)
  • Warranty: 2 years