Celestron 5 Position Filter Wheel for Skyris - 1.25"

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Celestron 5 Position Filter Wheel for Skyris - 1.25"
Item # CE-95520
  • The Celestron 5 position filter wheel includes both C and T threaded adapters so it easily pairs with not only the Celestron Skyris line but many other brands and models as well!
  • Manually controlled, includes quick release door for easy access to your filters.
  • Holds up to 5 1.25" filters.


The perfect match to your monochrome camera, the 5 position filter wheel will thread directly onto your Celestron Skyris camera body and many other models and brands with the included C and T-Thread adapters. Weighing less than a pound (11 ounces) and with a thin profile, the Celestron 5 position filter wheel won't weigh your set up down making it an excellent companion for smaller cameras. This manually controlled filter wheel has an easy to use turn dial to switch from filter to filter and a handy quick release door so that you can swap out filters without disturbing your set up.

Get the most out of your monochrome CCD camera by pairing it with a filter wheel. Able to carry 5 filters, you'll be able to stack individual color and narrowband exposures for expertly processed images with maximum resolution. Quality construction, the Celestron 5 position filter wheel is machined out of aluminum and uses only high quality components, like spring loaded ball bearings. Accepts most 1.25" filters. Filters are not included.

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU CE-95520
UPC Code 050234955201
Manufacturer Celestron
Number of Positions 5
Wheel Filter Size 31.75mm Round (1.25")
Warranty 2 Year Warranty

Customer Reviews 1 item(s)

Best Manual 5 Position Filter Wheel I've Used ...
The Celestron Skyris manual five-position filter wheel is
constructed very well and is all aluminum, including the
rotating wheel which is threaded for the filters. The
front and back surfaces of the filter wheel case appear
to have been routed to remove excess material to
keep the weight down while retaining the strength
to support the optical train without flexure. There is
an oversized access hatch to easily change filters without having to disassemble the filter wheel. The inside depth
of the wheel accommodates the SA100 grating for low
resolution spectroscopy of point sources. The optical
train in my setup is a 9.25” sct, a focal reducer, an
off-axis guider, the filter wheel, and imaging camera.
The focal reducer to CCD distance is ~140 mm and
the grating to CCD distance is 55 mm, yielding
11.7 Angstroms per each 6.45 micron pixel. Thus,
the filter wheel makes it a snap to go from spectroscopy
to imaging with narrow band filters at a plate scale of
1.12 arc seconds per pixel.
1= Houston, We Have a Problem & 5= It's Out of This World
Review by SgrB2 / (Posted on 6/10/2015)
Included Items

Included Items

  • Celestron 5 Position Filter Wheel
  • 1.25" nosepiece
  • Camera C-thread adapter (for Skyris & Imaging Source models)
  • Camera T-thread adapter
  • C-thread rotation lock ring
  • T-thread rotation lock ring
Questions & Answers

Product Questions

Will the filter accept the Imaging Source DMK 21AU04?
Does the nose piece have internal threads?
Will this fit my existing Orion LRGB filter?
1. Are there basic T threads on both sides of the unit?
2. What is the effective increase in optical pathlength caused by the unit?
3. Is the rotating element that holds the filters plastic or aluminum?
I want also to ask if my existing Baader LRGB filters will fit with it..Thank you
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