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OVL Light Pollution Filter 1.25 Inch

OVL Light Pollution Filter 1.25 Inch

These filters allow maximum transmission of the important wavelengths of H-alpha, H-beta and doubly ionized oxygen - the ones most commonly emitted by nebulae.

Views of galaxies and star clusters are also enhanced, but to a lesser degree. Also improves contrast on reddish planetary detail. Works well in telescopes of all apertures but is highly recommended for use on smaller telescopes where narrower band filters are less suitable and swallow up too much light. Supplied with storage case and simply screws into any 1.25" eyepiece or accessory with a standard filter thread.

Customer Reviews

   Blue filter   Jeff k . Im fairly new to astronomy . And bought this filter to aid better observations.just waiting fo a clear sky to tri it out . Looks good quality and arrived promptly !!  (30/11/2019) Jeff knowles - Kent

  Great service again.   I haven't had a chance to use it yet. The filter looks good quality. The service from Harrisons is spot on,hence the 5 stars.   (28/10/2018) H - Cambridge

  Good Quality  Useful and of good quality.   (17/08/2018) Erica - Worcestershire

  Well made product  Extremely high quality for the price.   (09/02/2018) Kevin Haworth - Liverpool

  looks good quality lens  not had chance to use this but it looks good quality lens and have been told by a friend that it works well.   (10/11/2017) paul - stoke-on-trent

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OVL Light Pollution Filter 1.25 Inch

MPN: 20198

Price: 19.00

Including VAT and Warranty ✔

This 1.25" contrast-enhancing anodized aluminium, optical glass filter is designed to block out the wavelengths of light emitted by mercury-vapour light and other common causes of light pollution, whilst providing higher transmission at critical hydrogen-alpha and hydrogen-beta lines than competing filters. Bright, light-polluted skies appear much darker, and the contrast between object and sky is improved significantly. This contrast-enhancement effect is particularly apparent on nebulae. Unlike stars, emission nebulae give off light in a very narrow range of wavelengths.

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