EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 1.25" H-Alpha Nebula Filter 7nm

The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC H-Alpha filter allows photography of red glowing emission nebulae; narrow band version with 7 nm to increase contrast even in difficult urban conditions.

  • High-quality EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC H-Alpha filter
  • Only lets the emission lines of hydrogen pass
  • Absorbs all other emission lines and almost all artificial light
  • Ideal for use near the city, with heavy lightened skies
  • Band pass width: 7 nm
  • Better contrast and more details achievable for urban astrophotographers
  • Blocks almost all light from mercury and sodium vapor lamps
  • Many of the red glowing emission nebulae are only visible in full expansion on photos taken with these filters
  • In spite of the existing light pollution amazingly good image results are possible
  • Individual test certificate included to guarantee you receive a premium filter

€99.00*

% €159.00* (37.74% saved)

Available, delivery time: 1-3 days

Product number: 0310145
GTIN/EAN: 4007922072753
Product information "EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 1.25" H-Alpha Nebula Filter 7nm"
Apart from air turbulence, the brightening of the night sky is the greatest barrier to observing faint objects beyond the solar system. Due to streetlamps and other artificial lighting the sky in urban areas is no longer properly black. As a result, the contrast and thus the perception of deep-sky objects also suffer. However, depending on the type of celestial object, it is possible to filter out some of the interfering light making it easier to photograph the objects.

The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC H-Alpha filter uses the characteristic of the so-called emission nebulae. These objects glow in certain colors, the so-called emission lines. The emission lines are associated with certain chemical elements - in this case the red glowing hydrogen. This filter blocks all other colors (and therefore almost all artificial light) and lets only the emission lines of hydrogen through. Especially the disturbing light of mercury and sodium vapor lamps is effectively blocked. The effect is amazing: Suddenly, nebulae become visible on the photos in places which appear completely empty without the filter.

The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC H-Alpha Nebula Filter has been developed exclusively for astrophotography. Especially in heavy light-polluted skies many emission nebulae are only visible and shown in full expanse on astrophotos when using this filter. The H-Alpha nebula filters make astrophotography near the city possible and the use leads to amazingly good image results despite the existing light pollution. A must for every urban astrophotographer.

The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC nebula filters are delivered with an individual test report - so you can be sure to get high quality filters.

This filter's narrow passband of only 7 nm bandwidth works out the faint emission nebulae or makes them visible even under difficult urban conditions.


FEATURES
  • H-Alpha filters are used exclusively for astrophotography
  • Allows photography of emission nebulae that glow in the light of red hydrogen
  • Many of these emission nebulae are only visible in their full expansion on photos taken with this filter
  • Blocks almost all artificial light, especially from mercury and sodium vapor lamps
  • Only allows the emission line of red hydrogen to pass through
  • Narrow band version for difficult urban conditions
  • Transmission bandwidth: 7 nm
  • Allows more contrast and detail for all urban astrophotographers
  • Ideal for use near cities, in heavy brightened skies
  • Individual test certificate included to guarantee you receive a premium filter

SCOPE OF DELIVERY

  • 1x 1.25'' H-Alpha Nebula Filter
Colour: black
Field of application [Telescope-filter]: Light Pollution Filter for Astrophotography
Material: Glass, Plastic
Telescope filter type: Nebula filter

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Apart from air turbulence, the brightening of the night sky is the greatest barrier to observing faint objects beyond the solar system. Due to streetlamps and other artificial lighting, the sky in urban areas is no longer properly black. As a result, the contrast and thus the perception of deep-sky objects also suffer. However, depending on the type of celestial object, it is possible to filter out some of the interfering light making it easier to photograph the objects.The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC H-Alpha filter uses the characteristic of the so-called emission nebulae. These objects glow in certain colors, the so-called emission lines. The emission lines are associated with certain chemical elements - in this case the red glowing hydrogen. This filter blocks all other colors (and therefore almost all artificial light) and lets only the emission lines of hydrogen through. Especially the interfering light of mercury and sodium vapor lamps is effectively blocked. The effect is amazing: suddenly, nebulae become visible on photos in locations which appear completely empty without the filter.The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC H-Alpha Nebula filter has been developed exclusively for astrophotography. Especially in slightly light-polluted skies many emission nebulae only become visible and are shown in full expanse on astrophotos when using this filter. The H-Alpha nebula filters make astrophotography near the city possible and the use leads to amazingly good image results despite the existing light pollution. A must for every urban astrophotographer.The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC nebula filters are delivered with an individual test report - so you can be sure to get high quality filters.FEATURESH-Alpha filters are used for astrophotography exclusivelyAllows photography of emission nebulae that glow in the light of red hydrogenMany of these emission nebulae are only visible in their full expansion in the photos taken with this filterBlocks almost all artificial light, especially from mercury and sodium vapor lampsOnly allows the emission line of red hydrogen to pass throughTransmission bandwidth: 12 nmAllows more contrast and detail for all urban astrophotographersIdeal for use near cities, in slightly brightened skiesIndividual test certificate included to guarantee you receive a premium filterSCOPE OF DELIVERY1x 2'' H-Alpha Nebula Filter

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EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 1.25" H-Beta Nebula Filter
One of the most important obstacles for the exploration of the night sky is the brightening of the night sky by artificial lights, such as streetlights. The night sky is not really dark in the vicinity of towns or cities, which reduces the visibility of objects bejond the solar systems enourmously. Depending on the type of the celestial object it is possible to increase the contrast dramatically by blocking the annoying artifical light. The Explore Scientific H-beta filter uses a characteristic property of the so called emmission nebulae. Those objekcts glow in special colors, the so called emmission lines. Those emmission lines are linked to chemical elements - in this case hydrogen. The Explore Scientific H-beta nebula filter blocks all other colors (and thereby nearly all of the artificial light) and only the emmission line of the hydrogen can pass the filter. The result is astonoishing: suddenly nebulae are visible at locations that were completely empty without filters. In suburbian skies for example the horsehead nebula is almost not visible with a 300mm telescope. By using this filter you can see the nebula and its structures without problems. A must for every visual observer. The Explore Scientific nebula filters come with a individual test certificate - your guarantee to receive a premium filter.

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EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 1.25" S-II Nebula Filter 12nm
One of the most important obstacles for the exploration of the night sky is the brightening of the night sky by artificial lights, such as streetlights. The night sky is not really dark in the vicinity of towns or cities, which reduces the visibility of objects beyond the solar system enormously. Depending on the type of celestial object, it is possible to increase the contrast dramatically by blocking the interfering artificial light. The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC S-II filter uses the property of the so-called emission nebulae. These objects glow in certain colors, the so-called emission lines. The emission lines are associated with certain chemical elements - in this case ionized sulfur. The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC S-II nebula filter blocks all other colors (and thus almost all artificial light) and lets only the emission lines of ionized sulfur at 672 nm through. The effect is amazing: suddenly, nebulae become visible in places that appear completely empty without the filter. In slightly brightened skies many planetary nebulae, emission nebulae and supernova remnants can be seen without any difficulties when using this filter. A must for every visual observer and for astrophotography. EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC nebula filters come with an individual test report - so you can be sure to get high quality filters. FEATURES Simplifies the observation of planetary nebulae, emission nebulae and supernova remnants Blocks almost all artificial light Lets only the emission lines of ionized sulfur at 672 nm pass Transmission bandwidth: 12 nm Allows for more contrast in faint deep sky objects Ideal for use near cities, in slightly brightened skies Individual test certificate included to guarantee you receive a premium filter SCOPE OF DELIVERY 1x 1.25'' S-II nebula filter

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EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 1.25" O-III Nebula Filter 6.5nm
One of the most important obstacles for the exploration of the night sky is the brightening of the night sky by artificial lighting, such as streetlights. The night sky is not really dark in the vicinity of towns or cities, which reduces the visibility of objects beyond the solar system enormously. Depending on the type of celestial object, it is possible to increase the contrast dramatically by blocking the interfering artificial light. The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC O-III filter uses a characteristic property of the so-called emmission nebulae. Those objects glow in special colors, the so-called emmission lines. Those emmission lines are linked to chemical elements - in this case oxygen. The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC O-III nebula filter blocks all other colors (and thereby nearly all of the artificial light) and only the two emmission lines of the oxygen can pass the filter. The result is astonishing: suddenly, nebulae are visible in locations that were completely empty without using filters. In suburban skies, for example, the veil nebula NGC 6992 is almost invisible with a 200 mm telescope. By using this filter you can see the nebula and its structures without any difficulties. A must for every visual observer and for astrophotography. The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC nebula filters come with an individual test certificate - your guarantee for receiving a premium filter.This filter's narrow passband of only 6.5 nm bandwidth highlights the faint emission nebulae or makes them visible even under difficult urban conditions. FEATURESenables the observation of so-called emmission nebulaeblocks almost the entire artificial lightonly the two emmission lines of the oxygen passes the filterband pass width: 6.5 nmnarrow band version for difficult urban conditionsallows more contrast for faint deep sky objectsideal for use near cities, in heavy brightened skiesindividual test certificate included to guarantee you receive a premium filterSCOPE OF DELIVERY1x 1.25" O-III nebula filter

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EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 1.25" O-III Nebula Filter 6.5nm
One of the most important obstacles for the exploration of the night sky is the brightening of the night sky by artificial lighting, such as streetlights. The night sky is not really dark in the vicinity of towns or cities, which reduces the visibility of objects beyond the solar system enormously. Depending on the type of celestial object, it is possible to increase the contrast dramatically by blocking the interfering artificial light. The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC O-III filter uses a characteristic property of the so-called emmission nebulae. Those objects glow in special colors, the so-called emmission lines. Those emmission lines are linked to chemical elements - in this case oxygen. The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC O-III nebula filter blocks all other colors (and thereby nearly all of the artificial light) and only the two emmission lines of the oxygen can pass the filter. The result is astonishing: suddenly, nebulae are visible in locations that were completely empty without using filters. In suburban skies, for example, the veil nebula NGC 6992 is almost invisible with a 200 mm telescope. By using this filter you can see the nebula and its structures without any difficulties. A must for every visual observer and for astrophotography. The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC nebula filters come with an individual test certificate - your guarantee for receiving a premium filter.This filter's narrow passband of only 6.5 nm bandwidth highlights the faint emission nebulae or makes them visible even under difficult urban conditions. FEATURESenables the observation of so-called emmission nebulaeblocks almost the entire artificial lightonly the two emmission lines of the oxygen passes the filterband pass width: 6.5 nmnarrow band version for difficult urban conditionsallows more contrast for faint deep sky objectsideal for use near cities, in heavy brightened skiesindividual test certificate included to guarantee you receive a premium filterSCOPE OF DELIVERY1x 1.25" O-III nebula filter

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EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC OPTOLONG 1.25" L-Pro Deep-Sky Light Pollution Filter
LPS filter L-Pro for deep sky nebula constellation photography.The relentless spread or urbanization and its associated light pollution have become a growing problem for all amateur astro photographers. The current solutions to the problem can be expensive and might include the purchase of a monochrome camera, several types of narrowband filters and a filter wheel. Especially with inexpensive newtonian telescopes, double-lens ED refractors or even achromats, the L-Pro filters open up completely new possibilities for the capture of high-class astronomical images even out of the light polluted city. CMOS cameras can deliver images like monochrome cameras. This new generation of filters makes it possible to take amazing astrophotos directly from the light-polluted city with all its artificial light sources. L-Pro is a multi-bandpass filter which offers better color balance by maximizing the transmission band. The balanced transmission allows astrophotos to be taken with minimal color cast to broadband emission objects such as galaxies, reflection nebulae and globular star clusters. L-Pro is the best choice for light pollution suppression. L-Pro description L-Pro (L-Professional) filter is designed to improve the visibility of various deepsky objects. By selectively reducing the transmission of wavelengths of light pollutants, specifically those produced by artificial lightings including mercury vapor lamps, both high & low pressure sodium vapor lights and the unwanted natural light caused by neutral oxygen emission in our atmosphere (i.e. skyglow). Together with the highly transparent in main nebula emission lines at OIII (496nm and 500nm), H-beta (486nm), NII (654nm and 658nm), H-alpha (656nm) as well as SII (672nm), the filter is suitable for enhancing the contrast and details for both visual and photograghic purpose at sub-rural areas with heavy light pollution. L-Pro is a multi-bandpass filter which offers better color balance by maximizing the transmission band. The balanced transmission allows astrophotos to be taken with minimal color cast to broadband emission objects such as galaxies, reflection nebulae and globular star clusters. L-Pro is the best choice for light pollution suppression. Main use and performance Suitable for visual observation and astrophotography. L-Pro filter has a very low transmission reduction rate against continuous spectrum space objects, and thus is quite effective in suppressing light pollution sources when shooting galaxies, reflection nebulae and globular star clusters. The same holds true for visual star observations. L-Pro filter alone can suppress infrared wavelength, and thus can be used at ease for ''L'' image shootings with CCDs. Light pollution filters do not eliminate the effects of light pollution or increase the object’s brightness. In many cases, they increase the contrast between nebula and night sky, not brightening the nebula. WARNING: These nebula filters are not designed for sun observation. DO NOT LOOK AT THE SUN WITH THIS FILTER. You will go BLIND if you ignore this warning.Coating technology L-Pro has a multiple anti-reflective coating on the optical substrate. The L-Pro filter uses a precision coating based on ion deposition coating technology. This ensures durability and scratch resistance as well as stability on the CWL (central wavelength), which is not affected by temperature changes. Absolute precision and homogeneity of the coatings as well as maximum values for transmission in the passband and optical density in the off-band range are guaranteed for all filters.FEATURES Professional visual and photographic filter for astronomy Improves deep sky nebula constellation photography Best choice for broadband light pollution suppressionFilter diameter: 1.25 inch / 31.7mm Connecting thread: M28.5 x 0.6mm (Eyepiece thread 1.25 inch)Selected optical glass material Spectrum: 380-750nmSurface Quality: 60/40 (Refer to MIL-O-13830) Fine-optically polished glass to ensure accurate 1/4 wavefront and highest parallelism over the both surfaces High transmission at major nebula emission lines (i.e. H-alpha 656nm, OIII 496nm&500nm, SII 672nm and H-beta 486nm)Precision off-band blocking, specifically the major emission lines of artificial light pollution (i.e. Na 589nm, Hg 435nm and 578nm)SCOPE OF DELIVERY L-Pro filter (1pc) Dust protection box (1pc)

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EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 2" H-Alpha Nebula Filter 7nm
Apart from air turbulence, the brightening of the night sky is the greatest barrier to observing faint objects beyond the solar system. Due to streetlamps and other artificial lighting the sky in urban areas is no longer properly black. As a result, the contrast and thus the perception of deep-sky objects also suffer. However, depending on the type of celestial object, it is possible to filter out some of the interfering light, making it easier to photograph the objects.The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC H-Alpha filter uses the characteristic of the so-called emission nebulae. These objects glow in certain colors, the so-called emission lines. The emission lines are associated with certain chemical elements - in this case the red glowing hydrogen. This filter blocks all other colors (and therefore almost all artificial light) and lets only the emission lines of hydrogen through. Especially the interfering light of mercury and sodium vapor lamps is effectively blocked. The effect is amazing: Suddenly, nebulae become visible on photos in locations which appear completely empty without the filter.The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC H-Alpha Nebula Filter has been developed exclusively for astrophotography. Especially in heavy light-polluted skies many emission nebulae only become visible and are shown in full expanse on astrophotos when using this filter. The H-Alpha nebula filters make astrophotography near the city possible and the use leads to amazingly good image results despite the existing light pollution. A must for every urban astrophotographer.The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC nebula filters are delivered with an individual test report - so you can be sure to get high quality filters.This filter's narrow passband of only 7 nm bandwidth works out the faint emission nebulae or makes them visible even under difficult urban conditions. FEATURESH-Alpha filters are used for astrophotography exclusively Allows photography of emission nebulae that glow in the light of red hydrogenMany of these emission nebulae are only visible in their full expansion in photos taken with this filterBlocks almost all artificial light, especially from mercury and sodium vapor lampsOnly allows the emission line of red hydrogen to pass throughNarrow band version for difficult urban conditionsTransmission bandwidth: 7 nmAllows more contrast and detail for all urban astrophotographersIdeal for use near cities, in heavy brightened skiesIndividual test certificate included to guarantee you receive a premium filterSCOPE OF DELIVERY1x 2'' H-Alpha Nebula Filter

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