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Flame Nebula & Filter Comparison

7/1/2016

Roger Samworth

 

The recent pictures I have posted of the Horsehead, Flame and Rosette have all been done using a UHC filter. Another one is attached through the window with the 80mm without the focal reducer.

I tried without the filter and could hardly see anything.

I found this, which is a very interesting comparison of various filters with an assortment of nebulae:

http://www.prairieastronomyclub.org/resources/by-dave-knisely/filter-performance-comparisons-for-some-common-nebulae/

As you can see in this trial, the UHC is the winner!

Roger

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