Orion Glass Solar Filter - 360.9mm ID, Off-Axis

Orion Glass Solar Filter - 360.9mm ID, Off-Axis
Item # OR-7725
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  • This Orion glass solar filter will allow you to safely observe the sun through an Orion SkyQuest XT12 Classic or any telescope with an inside diameter of 14.21" (360.9mm).
  • White light solar filters are designed to fit snugly over the front cell of your telescope, and will block 99.9% of incoming sunlight, allowing you to watch eclipses in progress, watch planetary transits across the Sun, or see sunspots.
  • Glass elements are machine-polished and triple-coated with nickel-chromium stainless steel.
  • This Orion filter is mounted in an aluminum cell that slide-fits over the front of your telescope. This filter will fit diameters up to 1/4" smaller than stated size, when used with the foam tape liner supplied.


Orion Glass Solar Filter Highlights

Who said you have to be in the dark to do astronomy! Turning your telescope to the Sun is fun and educational. Watch the march of giant sunspots, the clouds of glowing vapor in the photosphere, and solar "granulation" detail. But be sure to protect your precious vision with a safe Orion solar filter! Looking at the Sun without one, even for an instant, can permanently damage your eyes.

Orion full-aperture optical glass filters deliver superb views of the Sun, without risk to your eyes. While more expensive than Mylar filters, many people prefer glass solar filters for their contrast, their natural yellow-orangecolor rather than blueand are considered more durable. Theyre ideal for photographing the Sun, too.

The glass elements of these Orion solar filters are machine-polished and triple-coated with an advanced nickel-chromium stainless steel alloy for a scratch-resistant surface. The filter passes only a fraction of the incoming light, rejecting harmful ultraviolet and infrared radiation.

Each Orion telescope solar filter is mounted in a foam-lined aluminum cell featuring three equidistant securing thumbscrews, 4x 1/16" thick adhesive foam tabs, and 4x 1/8" thick adhesive foam tabs for customized friction fit to your telescope.

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU OR-7725
Manufacturer Orion
White Light Filter Material Specialized Metal Coated Glass
Glass, Film, or Herschel? Glass Filter
Filter OD Size in Inches 14.1" - 16"
Full Aperture or Off-Axis? Off-Axis
Warranty Limited Warranty
Filter Diameter 360.9mm
Filter Fits Telescope OD Range of... 360.9mm - 365mm
Included Items

Included Items

  • Orion 14.21" Glass Solar Filter, Off-Axis
  • Foam Tape Liner
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