EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 2" O-III Nebula Filter

The Explore Scientific O-III filter allows the accurate observation of nebulous deep sky objects

  • High-quality Explore Scientific O-III filter
  • Only passes the emission lines of oxygen
  • Absorbs all other emission lines and almost all artificial light
  • Individual test report of this premium filter is included

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Available, delivery time: 1-3 days

Product number: 0310200
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Product information "EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 2" O-III 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 beyond the solar systems enormously. Depending on the type of the celestial object it is possible to increase the contrast dramatically by blocking the annoying artificial light

The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC O-III filter uses a characteristic property of the so called emission nebulae. Those objects glow in special colours, the so called emission lines. Those emission lines are linked to chemical elements - in this case oxygen. The EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC O-III nebula filter blocks all other colours (and thereby nearly all of the artificial light) and only the two emission lines of the oxygen can pass the filter. The result is astonishing: suddenly nebulae are visible at locations that were completely empty without filters. In suburban skies for example the veil nebula NGC 6992 is almost not visible with a 200mm 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.

FEATURES
  • enables the observation of so called emission nebulae
  • blocks almost the entire artificial light
  • only the two emission lines of ionised oxygen passes the filter

WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 1x 2" O-III nebula filter
Colour: black
Field of application [Telescope-filter]: Filter for Deep-Sky Observing and Astrophotography
Material: Plastic
Telescope filter type: Nebula Filter

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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)

€169.00*
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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

€60.00* €119.00* (49.58% saved)
BRESSER StarTracker Astronomical Photo Mount PM-100
Do you already own a photo camera and would like to create impressive pictures of the night sky with the help of the long exposure or even make time-lapse pictures with little effort ? The BRESSER StarTracker Astronomical PhotoMount PM-100 is the ideal base. Not only for beginners in astrophotography, this mount is particularly well suited, but also the experts swear by a compact and easy-to-use mount to automatically compensate for the natural rotation of the earth. The built-in tracking motor rotates the saddle-mounted camera precisely against the earth's rotation and thus the stars remain in pinpoint shape even with long exposures. If you already own a sturdy photo tripod with a video tilt head you can use the photo mount's head directly with the 1/4 inch & 3/8 inch photo thread holes. The pole height (latitude) is then adjusted by the video tilt head. The photo-mount with tripod with carry-case and polar wedge are also available as a bundle - Product No.: 4964120 Which cameras are basically suitable for use with the BRESSER photo mount ? All cameras with ¼ inch (6.3mm) tripod connection thread and bulb length" B "for long exposure are suitable. The BRESSER StarTracker Astronomical Photo Mount PM-100 is designed for a camera with lens of max. 2.0 kg total weight to carry and track in polar mode. In Azimut mode also a camera weight up to 5.0kg is possible.  Large aperture, wide-angle lenses are ideal for the beginning, because the requirements for tracking accuracy accumulate with increasing focal length and exposure time. Thus, a shot with wide-angle lens can be exposed for up to several minutes and the stars remain punctiform without problems. For example, with a 200mm telephoto lens the polar alignment of the photo mount must be exactly right. But thanks to the integrated pole finder tunnel, this is done quickly. After setting up the light and compact StarTracker Photo Mount, simply set the approximate latitude (pole height) and aim Polaris through the integrated pole finder tunnel. Then mount the camera with the photo lens using the quick-release plate on the supplied ball head. With the ball head, the camera can be aligned and determined at any time on any section of the sky. As soon as the tracking motor is switched on, long-time exposure can be started immediately. This does not even take 5 minutes ... The tracking is carried out by a precise stepper motor, which can be controlled by an easy digital setup on LCD screen. Low power consumption allows up to 20 hours of operation with just one battery charge or simply use the micro USB port for an unlimited power supply. FEATURES Equatorial StarTracker Photo-Mount Automatic siderial tracking against the Earth rotation  Different tracking speed setting possible Suitable for northern and southern henisphere Time lapse: from 15 minutes to 48 hours Ballhead with quick release saddle plate and 1/4" Photo thread for Kamera mountingPhoto-Mount with 1/4" threaded bolt for ballhead mounting Additional quick release coupling for ball head removal High precision stepper motor with helical gear for accurate tracking Clear LCD screen and easy setup menu Battery operation 4 x AA batteries or mico USB (optional acc.)  Battery life: up to 20 hours Weight Photo-Mont: 0.63kg Load capacity of Photo-Mount: up to 2.0kg/5.0kg (EQ/AZ) Optional Acc: Polar-wedge, Tripod and carry-case, optical pole finder scope with illumination unit SCOPE OF DELIVERY StarTracker astronomical Photo-Mount head Ballhead with quick release saddle plate User manual

€349.00*
BRESSER Nebula EXOS-2 EQ Goto Mount
You will be able to buy this NEW BRESSER PRODUCT from the end of June 2024!Discover the possibilities and forge new paths with the Nebula EXOS-2 Goto Mount!Mount and TripodThe BRESSER EXOS-2 is a stable mount with a high load capacity and precise tracking for visual observations and astrophotography. Double radial groove ball bearings in both axes ensure precise, smooth motion, and the RA axis bearing has been optimized to reduce backlash. Additionally, the tripod is reinforced to further suppress vibrations. The BRESSER EXOS-2 can be loaded with up to 13 kg of optics for purely visual use depending on the length and purpose!Nebula: the powerful and flexible Goto systemWith the new Nebula Goto system, set off for new astronomical shores. This system offers several control options. You can operate the mount directly via its own Nebula control interface using your smartphone or tablet (iOS and Android supported). Alternatively, you can also use a planetarium software such as SkySafari. Manual control remains an option as well. For this, a hand box for minor corrections or simple control commands is included.Furthermore, with the BRESSER Nebula Goto Kit, you can connect your laptop or PC directly via WIFI or LAN cable (recommended for faster data transfer) to the Nebula control unit. This not only gives you full control over the mount but also allows you to connect various devices such as cameras, motor focus, filter wheels, etc. directly to the control unit via various USB ports. This eliminates the need to connect each device to your computer via cables. The pre-installed program KStars / EKOS lets you comfortably control all devices from your PC or laptop. Electronic polar alignment or guiding can also be easily achieved with the Goto Kit, provided you have a camera connected. You are also not limited to the software of the Nebula control unit. Thanks to the installed ASCOM Alpaca driver, you can use your own programs on your computer to control the mount - whether it's Stellarium or N.I.N.A. The two stepper motors with a belt drive ensure a smooth, direct drive of the two axes. It's only important to have a good balance. FEATURES EXOS-2 MOUNT Stable parallactic mount with fine drive in both axes Ball bearings in both axes for more precise movements Sturdy height-adjustable stainless steel tripod (Min. 69 cm / Max. 109.5 cm) Load capacity of up to 13 kg Spirit level for easy horizontal alignment Polar height scale for setting the latitude Polar scope with optional lighting (item no. 4964212) Tripod weight: 4.7 kg Mount weight: 5.6 kg (without counterweight) Total weight including counterweight: 14.8 kg Batteries: not included FEATURES GOTO SYSTEM Belt drive for a more precise, quieter tracking Stepper motors with high resolution (0.36´/microstep) Hand control box for direct control of the mount Virtual hand control box for smartphones and tablets PC control – ASCOM compatible USB ports for cameras, motors, filter wheels etc. SCOPE OF DELIVERY BRESSER EXOS-2 Mount Polar finder scope with optional illumination Stainless steel field tripod with accessory tray 1x 4.5-kg counterweight 2 stepper motors for the axes (RA and DEC) Raspberry Pi control unitBasic handbox 230V / 12V / 3 A power adapterConnection cableManual for download

€1,498.00*