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Celestron EclipSmart Solar Filter

SKU 94243

Availability: Immediate Dispatch

  • Instantly transform your normal Celestron 6” Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, or 8" SCT/EdgeHD into a SAFE yellow-light solar telescope 
  • ISO compliant solar safe film protects your eyes when viewing the sun, unlike some other filters on the market
  • Scratch resistant polymer produced by American Paper Optics
  • Designed from the telescope’s lens cap for a snug fit, each filter includes two safety Velcro straps and four self-adhesive Velcro pads for safely securing your solar filter in place

Enhance your Solar viewing experience with the Celestron EclipSmart solar filters. 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.

Check out our first look at the Sun with this filter here.

Filter clear aperture 128.5mm (6" SCT version) | 176mm (8" SCT/EdgeHD version)
Filter diameter (external) 184mm (6" SCT version) | 235mm (8" SCT/EdgeHD version)
Filter diameter (internal) 174mm (6" SCT) | 225mm (8" SCT/EdgeHD version)
Filter material Scratch resistant polymer produced by American Paper Optics
Filter thickness 32mm
Nylon safety straps Two 1” x 4” Velcro straps, Four 1” x 1” Velcro Tabs
Telescope Compatibility Celestron 8” Schmidt-Cassegrain and EdgeHD Telescopes
Weight 74g/2.6oz (6" SCT) | 121g/4.2oz (8" SCT/Edge HD)