Product news July 2023

Baader SunDancer II Telecentric System TZ-4S

  • Delivers a plane-parallel, achromatic beam of light with 36 mm diameter
  • Designed especially for H-alpha and CaK subangstroem etalon filters
  • Includes a ½" filter cell for the 2 nm block filter of the Baader SunDancer II H-alpha filter
  • Can also be used in place of a Barlow lens, expands the telescope focal length by 4x
  • BBAR (Broad-Band Anti-Reflection) coating
  • Anti-reflective thread and blackened lens edges against reflections and for maximum contrast
  • Image circle 36 mm, in a nominal in 97 mm from base of the T-2 thread
  • 1¼" and 2" nosepiece with 1¼" filter thread, T-2 thread on camera side
  • 12.5 mm (1/2") filter exchange tool included
  • 5-year warranty if handled properly

Test review:

Baader Blogpost:
Field report: „Baader SunDancer II Telecentric System TZ-4S“

C2 Swan-Band Filter (15nm ) – O-III parallel

  • Comet filter for the two brightest C2 emission lines at 511 and 514nm (called "Swan-Band") in the gas tail and gasplume of comets, respectively
  • Blocks the adjacent OIII line, which does not predominantly occur in the tail of comets
  • CMOS optimized for increased contrast
  • Front-Reflex-Blocker™ hard coated and planeoptically polished – with sealed coating edges (Life-Coat™)
  • Blackened edges all around

Test results with C2 Swan-Band Filter -->

Baader M54-System

–  Extension tubes and Adapter for heavy loads  –

We have completed a whole range of new adapters for our M54 system and are happy to present them to you herewith. A M54 filter and quick-change system, compatible with the entire Baader M54 system, is in preparation.

Baader 2" Filter Crown Tool (#2458135 , € 35,-)

Baader 2" Filter Crown Tool

  • Tool for tension-free mounting and dismounting of hard-to-reach 2" Baader filters with milled grip crown.
  • Suitable for all mounted Baader 2" filters with Low Profile Filter Cell (LPFC) - fit not guaranteed for older filters. Not suitable for filters of other manufacturers without grip crown or with unknown mount diameters.
  • Included with the  Baader 2" Cool-Ceramic Safety Herschel Prism Mark II – (Visual / Photo) This tool was originally developed for the Baader Herschel prism to make it easier to replace the installed filters.

Baader MaxBright® II Sets (various versions available)

Baader MaxBright® II Sets
– with two Classic Ortho / Plössl Eyepieces each

We now offer Maxbright® II Binoviewer-Sets with two Classic Ortho / Plössl Eyepieces each (for the price of one pc). These are ideal for planetary observation with the highest resolution.

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