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Ostara 1.25″ H-beta filter

The Ostara 1.25″ H-beta filter is a specialist filter for CCD imaging and visual work of H-beta targets such as the horse head nebula and California nebula. Note that it is best used from dark sky locations, and ideally telescopes … Continue reading

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Ostara 1.25″ O-III filter

The Ostara O-III filter is a more specialised nebula filter compared to some other types. It is specifically for Planetary nebula such as M57, Dumbell and the Eskimo nebula , plus diffuse nebula such as the Swan and Veil.¬† From … Continue reading

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Lyra constellation wide field using Ostara Moon & Skyglow filter

I took this image of Lyra wide field using a Canon EOS 1100D + a vintage Vivitar 50mm f1.8 lens. By chance the Ostara 2″ Moon / Skyglow filter rests on the 49mm thread lens, but does not screw in. … Continue reading

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Ostara Moon / Skyglow filter video review

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Baader fringe killer #2458370

The Baader Planetarium fringe killer is a low cost solution for reducing colour fringing while retaining colour balance. Can be used for both Planetary and Solar use (with Baader solar filter or film) Offering the brightest image of all colour … Continue reading

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Olivon 1.25″ #12 light yellow filter

As always with coloured telescope filters, ask 10 people if they make a difference and you,ll get 10 different answers. From my point of view the #12 yellow is my favourite filter for Jupiter. It darkens the clouds against the … Continue reading

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Ostara compact 1.25″ telescope eyepiece and filter set OS333763

The Ostara 6 piece compact telescope eyepiece and filter set nicely bridges the gap between the budget sets and the ¬£100+ options. In the kit you get three Ostara HR fully coated 1.25″ eyepieces with a sensible range of 5mm, … Continue reading

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Baader 2″ UV / IR rejection filter #2459210

The Baader 2″ UV / IR rejection filter is an absolute must have for webcam and CCD imagers. ¬†Reflects destruction heat radiation. Scratch resistant 7 layer multicoating. Reduces ghosting for pin sharp star images. The only infrared blocking filter in … Continue reading

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Olivon 1.25″ telescope filters

The Olivon 1.25″ filters come in various versions including Moon, Polarising and coloured filters. Each one comes in a hard foam lined case. The filters themselves have the Olivon logo showing. These are high grade glass filters with a metal … Continue reading

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Ostara filter wallet

Useful and well priced filter wallet from Ostara Holds up to six 1.25″ telescope filters (4 in cases or 6 not in cases) Ideal for keeping your filters in an inside pocket for easy and fast access when needed. Filters … Continue reading

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