Celestron 8" SCT eclipsmart Solar filter #94244

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Product information

  • Instantly transform your normal Celestron (8" SCT) and Celestron 8" HD SCT telescope into a yellow-light solar telescope (for a complete list of 8" scopes, look in description section)
  • ISO compliant solar safe film protects your eyes when viewing the sun, unlike some other filters on the market
  • Scratch resistant polymer produced by American Paper Optics
  • Designed from the telescope’s lens cap for a snug fit, each filter includes two safety Velcro straps and four self-adhesive Velcro pads for safely securing your solar filter in place


Enhance your viewing experience with Celestron's EclipSmart Solar Filter for Celestron 8” telescopes. With two Velcro straps and four self-adhesive Velcro pads for added safety, you can be assured that the solar filter cannot be accidentally knocked off and will provide Solar Safe, ISO compliant viewing.

Solar Safe Technology

EclipSmart solar products feature Solar Safe filter technology providing the ultimate protection from harmful solar radiation, including both IR and UV light, and filters 99.999% of visible light.  Celestron Solar Safe filter technology is GUARANTEED SAFE for direct solar observation and has been independently tested by SAI Global Assurance Services.   

Solar Safe products conform to and meet the transmission requirements of ISO 12312-2, Filters for Direct Observation of the Sun, EN 1836:2005 + A1:2007 (E) for an E15 Filter for the Direct Observation of the Sun and, AS/NZS 1338.1:2012, Filters for Eye Protectors.

List of 8" SCT:

Advanced VX 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
Advanced VX 8” EdgeHD Telescope
CPC 800 GPS (XLT) Computerized Telescope
CPC Deluxe 800 HD Computerized Telescope
NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope
NexStar Evolution 8
Nexstar Evolution 8 HD with StarSense
CGEM - 800 Computerized Telescope
CGEM 800 HD Computerized Telescope
CGEM II 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes
CGEM II 800 EdgeHD Telescopes
CGX Equatorial 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes
CGX Equatorial 800 HD Telescopes


Filter clear aperture: 176 mm
Filter diameter (external): 235 mm
Filter diameter (internal): 225 mm
Filter material: Celestron proprietary Mylar filter
Filter thickness: 32.0 mm
Nylon safety straps: Two 1” x 4” Velcro straps, Four 1” x 1” Velcro Tabs
Telescope Compatibility: Celestron 8” Schmidt-Cassegrain and EdgeHD Telescopes
Weight: 121 grams / 4.2 ounces

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