For safely observing the sun through an Orion ShortTube 4.5 and SkyQuest XT4.5, you need the 5.81" ID Orion Solar Filter. This filter allows you to see details on the Sun's surface and provides more contrast and natural light than film filters.
This Orion Solar Filter fits Meade 10" Schmidt-Cassegrains allowing you to safely observe or image the sun. The glass filter is better than film because it improves contrast (more natural yellow-orange color) and is more durable.
For safe viewing of the sun through a telescope you need a solar filter. This Orion Solar Filter provides better contrast and more durability than a film filter. This filter fits all Orion 10 inch reflector telescopes.
This solar filter fits the Orion StarMax, Apex 90mm, and Meade ETX-90. The 4.10" Orion Full Aperture Solar Filter is a must for safely viewing or photographing the sun's surface. Provides more contrast and more natural color than film filters.
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