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Orion 4.00" ID E-Series Safety Film Solar Filter

Please Note: The size of the correct solar filter will NOT match the optical diameter of your telescope. The filter needs to be larger than the rated aperture in order to fit the front OPENING of your telescope tube. Click here for information on choosing the correct filter.

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  • Solar filter fits the Orion ShortTube 80mm refractor and GoScope III 70mm Refractor Travel Telescopes
  • Black-polymer filter material offers clear, high-contrast views of the Sun and sunspots
  • Displays the Sun in a pleasing, yellow-orange color
  • Stronger and more durable than thinner film solar filters
  • A low-cost, high-quality alternative to pricier glass filters, designed and manufactured in the USA


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Item #  07785

Sun Spot ComplexThis solar filter is compatible with these products:

Orion ShortTube 80-T Refractor Telescope
Orion ShortTube 80-A Refractor Telescope
Orion ShortTube 80 Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
FunScope 76mm TableTop Reflector Telescope
Orion GoScope III 70mm Refractor Travel Telescope
Orion GoScope III 70mm Refractor Telescope Kit
Orion GoScope III 70mm Refractor Travel Telescope Kit

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This affordable E-Series solar filter fits our fan-favorite Orion ShortTube 80mm Refractor Telescope optical tube assembly (OTA) and GoScope III 70mm Refractor Travel Telescope, so you can enjoy safe views of the Sun without breaking the bank. The filter's black-polymer film material lets you observe sunspots, eclipses, and more in delightful detail.

The Orion 4.00" ID E-Series Safety Film Solar Filter is more durable than other, thinner film solar filters thanks to its stronger black-polymer film filter material and lightweight, yet rigid cardboard solar filter housing. What's more, this low-cost filter will display the Sun in a pleasing yellow-orange color unlike the white or especially unnatural blue shade cast by some other film filters. The yellow-orange image of the Sun will reveal clear, high-contrast views of our nearest star in your telescope.

A strip of adhesive-backed felt is included to help ensure a secure friction-fit of the filter.

Before using any telescope for solar observing, make sure to install all dustcaps or other protective covers on all optical components such as finder scopes to keep sunlight from passing through them. Glancing through an uncovered optical system, even for an instant, can cause permanent eye damage. Always install protective caps on all optical instruments if left out during daylight hours.

This solar filter is designed and manufactured in the USA.

Orion assures that all solar filters are tested at specialized labs that are accredited to verify compliance with the ISO 12312-2 safety specifications for solar viewing.

CAUTION: Never look at the Sun, even for an instant, without a protective solar filter. Doing so can permanently damage your eyes.

Warranty

Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for one year from date of purchase. This warranty is for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact us at 800-447-1001.

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Orion 4.00" ID E-Series Safety Film Solar Filter
Adhesive-backed felt strip

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.

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