Full aperture Solarlite filter for Celestron/Meade 8" SCTs and Meade 7" Maks

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This full aperture solar filter fits all 8" Celestron and Meade Schmidt-Cassegrains and 7" Meade Maksutov-Cassegrains . . .
Our Product #: S9187
Thousand Oaks Product #: S9187

Product Description

This full aperture filter has a 203mm/8" clear aperture solar film. The filter element is mounted in an aluminum cell with a 236mm/9.312" internal diameter to fit scopes with a maximum diameter of 231.8mm (9-1/8").

After years of R&D Thousand Oaks has developed a new solar film that has the optical quality of glass with the advantages of impregnated polymer. Will never develop pinholes or scratches that can let in light and ruin a filter. Other advantages: lightweight and does not require re-balancing tube assembly, will not break, consistent yellow-orange solar image, even density with any aperture, flat surface compared to other thin film filters that have wrinkles and creases. Will not tear or puncture. Stronger than any other solar film on the market.

It fits all versions of the 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes from Celestron (C8, C8+, Celestar 8, NexStar 8, NexStar 8i, CPC800, CGE-800. etc.) and Meade (2080, LX5, LX6, Premier, LX10, LX50, LXD-55, LXD-75, LX200, LX200 GPS, etc.), plus all versions of the Meade 7" Maksutov-Cassegrain (LX-50, LX200, etc.)

You can custom fit it to scopes with an O.D. of 227mm (8-15/16") to 231.8mm (9-1/8") by using the extra supplied self-adhesive felt.

Always remember to install the solar filter before pointing your telescope at the Sun to avoid instant and irreversible damage to your eyesight.

Tech Details

Color 0 - Not a color filter
Weight 30 oz.
Warranty 15 years


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