Starfield 1.25″ Solar Wedge

Starfield Optics has announced the introduction of its new Starfield 1.25″ Solar Wedge for solar observing and solar imaging. Adding to its solar wedge lineup, the new model is designed for refractor telescopes enhancing solar viewing by replacing traditional solar film.

Starfield 1.25" Solar WedgeThe Starfield 1.25″ Solar Wedge includes a built-in adjustable Circular Polarizing (CPL) filter and an anti-reflection coated prism, ensuring high-contrast images with detailed clarity. With its 26.5mm clear aperture and M42 threading for camera attachment, it’s suited for both visual observation and astrophotography, offering unprecedented clarity.

Highlights of the Starfield 1.25″ Solar Wedge include:

– Versatile Application: Perfect for both visual and photographic exploration of the Sun.

– Simple Setup: Easily attaches to refractor telescopes, replacing standard prisms or diagonals.

– Superior Optical Quality: Anti-reflection coated prism ensures high-contrast, detailed solar views.

– Integrated Filters: Adjustable CPL filter for safe, comfortable solar observation.

– Photography-Ready: M42 threads facilitate straightforward camera attachment.

– Optimized Aperture: 26.5mm clear aperture for enhanced light capture.

While offering exceptional views, this model of solar wedge is primarily suited for refractor telescopes up to 4″ and may not be compatible with all telescope models.  For telescopes larger than 102mm/4″ the company recommend its 2″ Solar wedge model.

You can learn more about the Starfield 1.25″ Solar Wedge here.

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