NOTE: All Explore Scientific Solar Equipment is rated ISO12312–2 supplied by Thousand Oaks Optical and Approved for Direct Observation of the Sun
Observe Granulation Features and Sun Spots. Perfect for Eclipse Chasers!
Explore Scientific’s Sun Catcher Variable Large Aperture Solar Filters are available in many sizes to work on most telescopes from 70mm up to 12-inch SCTs, and of course all Explore FirstLight, and Explore Scientific Telescopes. If you need a custom size, call (866) 252–3811 and connect to Customer Service. A representative will take the measurement that you need and Explore Scientific will quote the price to you.
The Solar Filter material being used is the new advanced ‘Solarlite’ Film manufactured by world famous Thousand Oaks Optical through years of research and development. ‘Solarlite’ a new solar film that has the optical quality of glass with the advantages of impregnated polymer… perfect for the solar astrophotographer!
Conforms to and meets the Transmission Requirements of ISO 12312–2, Filters for Direct Observation of the Sun. Meets the Transmission Requirements of EN 1836:2005 + A1:2007 (E) for an E15 Filter for the Direct Observation of the Sun. Meets the Transmission Requirements of AS/NZS 1338.1:2012, Filters for Eye Protectors. EC Type Examination by: SAI Global Assurance Services Ltd. (Notified Body No. NB2056), MK5 8HJ U.K.