Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm CCD Filter - T Threads

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Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm CCD Filter - T Threads
$259.95
Item # AK-HA12-T
  • The Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm Filter has T-threads on both sides, allowing you to attach it to a T-adapter, etc. and still present a T-thread on the other side.
  • The Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm Filter has a transmission of up to 99%.
  • The full width at half-maximum (FWHM) of 12nm is optimized for the use with common CCD cameras and allows the use of very fast optics.
  • The Astronomik H-Alpha Filter may NOT be used for solar observation.
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Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm CCD Filter - T Threads

The Astronomik H-alpha filter is a narrow band filter for CCD photography. The filter lets the H-alpha light of emission nebulae pass and blocks nearly the whole remainder of the spectrum where the CCD is sensitive.

The full width at half-maximum (FWHM) of 12nm is optimized for the use with common CCD cameras and allows the use of very fast optics. It should be noted that the filter has a transmission of up to 99%. Another advantage of the 12nm filters is the availability of guiding stars for cameras with a built-in-autoguider (SBIG). If you use a very strong filter like our 6nm filter you often won’t find a usable guidestar.

The range of application extends from 1:2.8 to 1:15. Transmission losses and chromatic distortions, which arise with other filters, only occur with Astronomik filters when extremely bright aperture ratios of 1:2 and more come into play.

The Astronomik H-alpha-CCD (12nm version) increases the contrast between objects, in this case between the H-alpha emission line and the skyglow background. Our Astronomik H-alpha-CCD (12nm version) completely suppresses the emission lines of artificial lighting (mercury (Hg) and sodium (Na)) and skyglow. When using the OIII CCD and the SII-CCD filters you can obtain three-color images of emission line objects (gas nebulae) from locations with very strong light pollution. To do so, you would take an image in three different wavelengths, select each one as a color-channel in Photoshop and paste them together as a color image. The Astronomik H-Alpha filter may NOT be used for solar observation. f you plan to create color images from emission line data, our CLS-CCD filter is a great choice for the Luminance channel.

Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm CCD Filter - T Threads Features

  • Transmission of over 97% with the H-alpha line (656nm)
  • Complete blocking from all disturbing wavelengths in the infrared
  • Parfocal with other Astronomik filters
  • Glass thickness: 1mm
  • Completely resistant against high humidity, scratches and aging effects
  • Diffraction limited, the filter will not reduce the optical performance of your telescope!
  • Astronomik filters are delivered in a high-quality, long lasting, filter box
Astronomik Product Number: HA12-T
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU AK-HA12-T
Manufacturer Astronomik
Type of Filter H-Alpha
Filter Usage Imaging
Single or Set? Single Filter
Filter Size T-Thread
Filter Shape Round
Filter Mounted? Mounted
Warranty 10 Year Warranty
Reviews

Customer Reviews 1 item(s)

Excellent filter
In short, wow.

I use the 13nm H-alpha filter in-between a DSLR and MPCC. Because it is T-threaded, I can add and remove filters without disturbing the orientation of the camera, and without adding a lot of extra backfocus to the imaging train (which would throw off the spacing for the MPCC.

This filter allows me to take subframes that are essentially as long as I like, and really does the job on nebulae.

For my purposes, the filter is sensibly perfect.
1= Houston, We Have a Problem & 5= It's Out of This World
Review by J. Harris / (Posted on 5/27/2009)
Included Items

Included Items

  • Astronomik 12nm H-Alpha CCD Filter with T Threads
  • Plastic Storage Case
Questions & Answers

Product Questions

hello

did this filter is compatible with nikon d7000 and sky watcher ed80 ?



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