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Lunt Herschel Wedge 2 Inch

Lunt Herschel Wedge 2 Inch

Advantages of the LUNT Herschel Wedge:
especially high-quality optical surfaces for very good contrast
fully closed body with integrated heat trap
no stray light escaping - so it is very safe
the required ND3.0 filter is fix installed

Only for use with refractor telescopes up to 150mm aperture:
Because the full energy and heat of the sun will be inside the telescope, we advise to use only refractors with a Herschel Wedge. The refractors must not have corrector lenses at the back. Optical elements like corrector lenses or secondary mirrors of reflector telescopes become very hot by the concentrated solar energy and could be damaged.

Tuning the brightness:
Because the Herschel Wedge produce polarized light, you can use a normal polarizing filter at the eyepiece or camera-adapter. By turning the polarizing filter the brightness will be reduced.

Polarizing filter not included.

Our standard delivery charge for most of the UK is £2.95. All orders are shipped promptly, lower value items are sent Royal Mail 1st class and higher value or larger goods are shipped via reputable courier. All goods are shipped fully insured with FEDEX, UPS, DPD and Royal Mail, we do not use budget courier services, please note we can only ship to UK mainland addresses. We are not able to ship to forwarding agents or PO boxes.

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Lunt Herschel Wedge 2 Inch

MPN: 0558201





Price: 356.00


Herschel Wedges or Solar Wedges are used to observe the sun with refractor telescopes in white light.95% of the sun light will be suppressed by the Herschel Wedge. The remaining 5% can be dimmed by a fix installed ND3.0 strong gray filter. A polarizing filter can reduce the light to the desired level. The difference between Herschel Wedges and normal front mounted filters is, that the filtering takes place just before the eyepiece or camera. This will provide a better contrast and sharpness of the solar image.




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