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Harb
28-12-2006, 04:18 PM
:help:
Is there a list anywhere of the full range of astro filters and their intended use ?

cheers
John

rogerg
28-12-2006, 04:52 PM
I once did visit a page that had all the colours layed out with descriptions of what they are best used for. There were so many and I quickly decided filters weren't for me, and I'd stick to the 'clear' filter. :)

Sorry, can't find it now.

Oh hangon... I just did..
http://sciastro.net/portia/advice/filters.htm

Yeap. Still way too many there... :lol:

Roger.

GeoffW1
28-12-2006, 05:25 PM
And this one........

http://www.myastroshop.com.au/guides/filters.asp

GeoffW

GeoffW1
28-12-2006, 06:50 PM
Oops, the list I quoted seems to be the same one, reworded a bit here and there, and leaving some hints out.....I should have looked first.

GeoffW

stephenmcnelley
28-12-2006, 07:17 PM
Hi Harb, filter usage and their visual effect is naturally very dependant on our own individual eyesight and biological perceptions, here is a link that tests some Lumicon filters against popular DSO's and it gives a feel for what might be suitable for each object, the author recognises that his perceptions may not be shared by others which is nice.

http://mysite.verizon.net/vzeed81b/filter_performance.html

Harb
29-12-2006, 12:16 AM
Thanks everyone, I will print these out and laminate them into a nice reference piece :thumbsup:

Cheers
John

astro_nutt
29-12-2006, 02:54 PM
Just a couple more sites to try..
www.lumicon.com
www.astronomik.com
Cheers!

Don Pensack
30-12-2006, 01:33 AM
Here's a few sites to explore:
http://www.andcorp.com/
http://www.scopereviews.com/page3h.html
http://www.astrosurf.org/buil/filters/curves.htm
http://www.astronomik.com/english/enghome.html
http://www.astro-physics.com/index.htm?products/accessories/baader/filters/baaderfilters
http://www.cloudynights.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=0&Board=beginners&Number=651806&fpart=1&PHPSESSID=
http://www.celestron.com/prod_pgs/accessories/filters_accessories.htm
http://www.customscientific.com/
http://www.omegafiltersebuyer.com/servlet/StoreFront
http://www.astrosurf.org/buil/filters/curves.htm
http://www.cloudynights.com/item.php?item_id=1520
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/astronomy_shootouts/message/140
http://www.astroamateur.de/filter/
http://sciastro.net/portia/advice/filters.htm
http://www.samirkharusi.net/filters.html
http://www.clearvueoptics.com/focal_reducers.htm
http://www.sciencecenter.net/hutech/idas/lps.htm
http://pages.sbcglobal.net/raycash/filters.htm
http://www.cloudynights.com/item.php?item_id=387
http://www.cloudynights.com/item.php?item_id=63&pr=2x9x42
http://www.astronexus.com/gatfaq/filters.php
http://www.sciencecenter.net/hutech/idas/lps2.htm
http://www.lumicon.com/
http://www.meade.com/catalog/meade_4000/meade_series_4000_nebular_filters.h tm
http://www.astrosurf.org/lombry/reports-filters-dso.htm
http://www.sas.org.au/filters.htm
http://www.schneideroptics.com/filters/filters_for_still_photography/
http://www.siriusoptics.com/
http://oit.williams.edu/nebulae/browse.cfm
http://www.vernonscope.com/frame_astronomical.html
http://home.freeuk.com/m.gavin/grism2.htm

Have fun.
Don

Harb
30-12-2006, 11:06 AM
:scared: :scared: :scared: :scared:

Crickey Don :scared: :scared: :scared:

That'll keep me busy for a while !!

Thanks for that :thumbsup: