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Orion Telescopes
Meade Series 4000 1.25" Variable Polarizing Filter
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  • Reduces the overpowering brightness of the Moon for more comfortable viewing and greater resolution of surface detail
  • Permits continuously variable light transmission from 5% to 25%
  • Includes two polarizer filters mounted in a rotating cell that you control with a thumbscrew on the side of the housing
  • Compatible with 1.25" focusers or diagonals, and accepts 1.25" eyepiece barrels
  • Machined, anodized aluminum construction

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Item #  55808
Mfg Model #  07286

Sometimes the Moon is just too bright to comfortably view. That overpowering brightness that occurs when the Moon is at its larger phases washes out surface detail and limits how long you can look into the eyepiece without your eyes bugging out! Enter the Meade Series 4000 1.25" Variable Polarizing Filter. This purpose-built Moon filter allows you to easily decrease the image brightness for more comfortable, relaxing, and revealing Moon-gazing.

This filter system comprises two polarizing filters mounted in a special cell with finger adjustable slide control for varying the light transmission from 5% to 25%. Just how much you may want to dim the brightness will depend on the phase of the Moon, on your telescope's aperture, and on the magnification you're using.

This accessory is made of machined and anodized aluminum and fits in any 1.25" focuser or diagonal; it accepts 1.25" eyepiece barrels. Unlike most variable polarizing filters, which you must thread onto the barrel of each eyepiece you use, the Series 4000 polarizer lets you swap out eyepieces quickly and get the polarizing effect with each one, since the filter does not thread onto the eyepiece itself. That saves a lot of hassle!

Get the Meade Series 4000 1.25" Variable Polarizing Filter and get more enjoyment out of observing Earth's nearest satellite.


Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This warranty is provided by Meade for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact Meade at 800-626-3233.


Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

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    Two year
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Orders received by 1pm Eastern Standard Time for in-stock items ship the same business day. Order received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.


This product is available to ship Standard delivery US except for delivery to Alaska and Hawaii. Delivery is available to APO/DPO/FPO addresses. Delivery is not available to US territories/protectorates. Delivery is available to Canada.

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