Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filters

MSRP: $139.99 - $269.99 Please see your local authorized reseller for pricing and availability.

  • Safe for viewing the Sun visually
  • Blocks 99.999% of the incoming light
  • Easy attachement with thumbscrews for added security
  • A "white-light" filter for viewing the photosphere of the sun -- sun spots and surface 'granulation'
  • Manufactured in the USA

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  1. Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filters
    3.98" ID Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter
    MSRP: $139.99
    Transform your telescope into a SAFE way to view the Sun! Available in 10 different sizes for viewing and imaging the sun in white-light. Our aluminum housing, reflective helios solar glass filters block 99.999% of incoming light.
  2. Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filters
    4.49" ID Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter
    MSRP: $139.99
    The perfect accessory to transform your telescope into a SAFE way to view the Sun! Available in 10 different sizes. Our aluminum housing, reflective helios solar glass filters block 99.999% of incoming light for protection and are ISO certified.
  3. Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filters
    5.00" ID Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter
    MSRP: $139.99
    The perfect accessory to transform your telescope into a SAFE way to view the Sun! Available in 10 different sizes. Our aluminum housing, reflective helios solar glass filters block 99.999% of incoming light for protection and are ISO certified.
  4. Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filters
    5.24" ID Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter
    MSRP: $139.99
    The perfect accessory to transform your telescope into a SAFE way to view the Sun! Available in 10 different sizes. Our aluminum housing, reflective helios solar glass filters block 99.999% of incoming light for protection and are ISO certified.
  5. Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filters
    5.75" ID Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter
    MSRP: $149.99
    The perfect accessory to transform your telescope into a SAFE way to view the Sun! Available in 10 different sizes. Our aluminum housing, reflective helios solar glass filters block 99.999% of incoming light for protection and are ISO certified.
  6. Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filters
    7.48" ID Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter
    MSRP: $169.99
    The perfect accessory to transform your telescope into a SAFE way to view the Sun! Available in 10 different sizes. Our aluminum housing, reflective helios solar glass filters block 99.999% of incoming light for protection and are ISO certified.
  7. Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filters
    9.49" ID Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter
    MSRP: $219.99
    The perfect accessory to transform your telescope into a SAFE way to view the Sun! Available in 10 different sizes. Our aluminum housing, reflective helios solar glass filters block 99.999% of incoming light for protection and are ISO certified.
  8. Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filters
    12.00" ID Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter
    MSRP: $269.99
    The perfect accessory to transform your telescope into a SAFE way to view the Sun! Available in 10 different sizes. Our aluminum housing, reflective helios solar glass filters block 99.999% of incoming light for protection and are ISO certified.
  9. Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filters
    13.74" ID Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter
    MSRP: $259.99
    The perfect accessory to transform your telescope into a SAFE way to view the Sun! Available in 10 different sizes. Our aluminum housing, reflective helios solar glass filters block 99.999% of incoming light for protection and are ISO certified.
  10. Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filters
    5.98" ID Meade Full Aperture Glass Solar Filter
    MSRP: $179.99
    A SAFE way to view the Sun! Ten(10) sizes available for viewing and imaging the sun in white-light. Aluminum housing, reflective helios solar glass filters block 99.999% of incoming light and ISO certified.

Meade's Glass White-Light Solar Filters are the perfect accessory to use your telescope to view the Sun in a safe way! Available in different sizes for each telescope aperture. Designed for viewing and imaging the sun in the visible 'white-light' spectrum which shows the photosphere in detail. Sunspots are easily visible, as is surface granulation, especially surrounding the sunspots themselves. Watch over several weeks as the sun rotates and the sunspots slowly morph in size and shape each day as they rotate across surface.

The glass is installed in an aluminum housing, and the reflective helios solar glass filter blocks 99.999% of incoming light for protection. ISO certified, guaranteeing safety with correct use. Easy attachment with three screws (included).

Manufactured in the USA.

Warning: Meade White-Light Solar Filters are only intended for closed tube telescopes and should not be used with open truss designs such as the Meade 10, 12 and 16" LightBridge Dobsonians. Incident sunlight allowed in by the open tube design could cause damage to the telescope optics and on these designs will cause instant and irreversible eye damage potentially including permanent blindness. A light shroud is not sufficient protection from harmful solar rays.

Warranty:
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.