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Celestron EclipSMART Solar Filter for Celestron 8" SCT and EdgeHD Telescopes # 94244

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Celestron EclipSMART Solar Filter for Celestron 8" SCT and EdgeHD Telescopes # 94244

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Quick Overview

  • Instantly transform your normal Celestron 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes and 8" EdgeHD telescopes into a white-light solar telescope
  • ISO Certified - proprietary Solar Safe material allows you to safely view the August 21, 2017 North American total solar eclipse
  • Designed from the telescope's lens cap for a snug, safe fit via 3 safety screws. Safety cap protects outer surface of filter when not in use

Product Details

Get ready for the 2017 total solar eclipse with Celestron EclipSMART Solar Filter for Celestron 8" SCT and EdgeHD Telescopes # 94244.

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.

List of Compatible Scopes:

  • 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

SOLAR SAFE TECHNOLOGY

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 intense 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.

Specifications:

  • Telescope Compatibility: Celestron 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain and EdgeHD Telescopes
  • Filter cell diameter (external): 235 mm
  • Filter cell diameter (internal): 225 mm
  • Filter thickness: 32 mm
  • Filter clear aperture: 176 mm
  • Weight of filter: 4.2 ounces
  • Filter material: Celestron proprietary Mylar filter
  • Nylon safety straps:Two 1" x 4" Velcro straps, Four 1" x 1" Velcro Tabs
Product carries full 2 year Celestron factory limited warranty (within US/Canada only).