Baader - Visual AstroSolar Safety Film ND 5.0 Sheet - 14 x 15.5cm

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The Baader Planetarium AstroSolar Visual Solar Filter Film ND 5.0 is specifically suited to visual use. This eco-sized sheet is - 14x15.5cm.

Baader Planetarium's AstroSolar™ Visual Solar Filter Film delivers white light views of the Sun that are unmatched by any other objective solar filter or material. This Baader solar filter sheet is perfect for building your own solar filters for binoculars and spotting scopes to watch the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse, this economically sized solar film is great for smaller projects like binoculars, finder scopes, and small refractors.

Solar granulation and faculae are particularly visible with this Baader solar filter sheet. 

When used correctly, the Baader AstroSolar ND 5.0 film is safe for visual use. 

Baader Planetarium AstroSolar Safety Solar Filter Film- 14x15.5cm Sheet, Visual Quality, ND = 5.0

Baader Planetarium's AstroSolar™ Safety Visual Solar Filter Film provides unparalleled views of the Sun for solar observation, surpassing other solar filters or materials available. It allows for clear observation of fine solar details such as penumbral details, granulation, and faculae against a dark background, free from haze or scatter typically found in other solar films or glass filters. Despite its exceptional performance, AstroSolar remains cost-effective and available in sizes suitable for large telescopes, making it accessible to all enthusiasts. By following Baader's instructions for a simple DIY filter mount, anyone can create a high-quality, low-cost white light solar filter for their telescope.

For enhanced stability and sharpness of the solar image, the Baader Solar Continuum Filter can be used in conjunction with AstroSolar. This additional filter enhances views of granulation and faculae, particularly benefiting users of achromatic refractors.

AstroSolar presents the Sun in its true color - neutral white with a slight bluish tinge, unlike other filters that may produce blurry or tinted solar images. This neutrality allows for the observation of the Sun's various layers by using different color filters, enabling investigations into different spectral passbands and enhancing the overall solar observing experience.

Safe Solar Observing

This specialized foil is designed specifically for safe solar observing when used with optical instruments such as telescopes, binoculars, or cameras. Baader Planetarium's AstroSolar® Safety Visual Solar Filter Film ensures protection for your eyes and equipment while providing remarkable views of the Sun's surface features.

It is important to note that this Baader solar filter sheet is not intended for direct naked-eye solar observation or for creating solar viewers. When observing the Sun, it's crucial to prioritize safety to prevent eye damage. Always use certified solar viewing equipment and follow recommended guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable solar observing experience.

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