Baader 2" Herschel Safety Wedge Solar Prism - Version "VII" - HERSCH-VII

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Regular price $807.00 CAD

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Note: This product is for use with REFRACTOR Telescopes Only.

Introducing the Baader Cool-Ceramic Safety Herschel Solar Photographic Prism Mark II, courtesy of Baader Planetarium —a marvel in solar observation technology that ensures safe, full-aperture views of our sun without compromising the quality of the image. This prism is more than just a tool; it's your gateway to experiencing the sun's brilliance in complete safety and with exceptional clarity.

At its core, this prism boasts an innovative integrated rotation mechanism designed for polarizing filters. This feature is crucial for fine-tuning brightness, making it ideal for both visual observation and white light solar photography. The ability to adjust filter positioning seamlessly within the optical path allows for precise control over the light entering your eye or camera, especially when used in tandem with the optional Baader Single Polarizing Filter 2" and the included Neutral Density Filter. This thoughtful design ensures that all necessary filters remain in place, even as you switch between eyepieces, offering an uninterrupted and exquisite solar viewing experience.

Each Herschel wedge, including ours, is equipped with additional neutral density filters to manage the intense reflected energy from the sun—ensuring your safety and comfort during observation. Furthermore, our prism comes with the Baader 7.5nm Solar Continuum Filter 2", enhancing solar image sharpness significantly.

Key Features:

  • An exceptional one-sided Phantom Group antireflective coating paired with a ceramic solar finder and a convenient 2" ClickLock eyepiece holder.
  • A factory preset 3-point adjustment system for stability and precision.
  • A robust IP67-rated transport case, ensuring your prism’s protection wherever your astronomical pursuits may take you.


  • The prism incorporates space-grade technology with a specialized ceramic that absorbs heat efficiently, ensuring it remains temperature-stable over extended observations.
  • Its enclosed housing design eliminates the risks of glare and potential fire hazards, allowing for safe observation sessions.
  • The ClickLock clamp secures eyepieces firmly in place, even when you're bundled up in winter gear, simplifying the setup process.
  • A shorter overall length accommodates various accessories, including DSLRs or Binoviewers, with optional adapters for versatility.
  • The rotatable filter holder securely houses all necessary filters, ensuring safety and convenience during eyepiece changes.

Embrace the sun's majesty with the Baader Cool-Ceramic Safety Herschel Solar Photographic Prism Mark II—an investment in your astronomical journey that combines safety, precision, and ease of use. Whether you're an avid sun watcher or a photography enthusiast, this prism is designed to elevate your solar observation experience to new heights.

In the Box

  • Alpine Astronomical Baader Cool-Ceramic Safety Herschel Solar Visual Prism Mark II
  • Baader 7.5nm Solar Continuum Filter
  • 3.0 Neutral Density Filter
  • IP67-Rated Carry Case
  • Limited 2-Year Manufacturer Warranty