Astronomik CLS CCD Light Pollution Filter - 36mm Round Mounted

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Astronomik CLS CCD Light Pollution Filter - 36mm Round Mounted
$129.95
Item # AK-CLSCCD-36
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  • The Astronomik CLS CCD Light Pollution Filter is 36 mm in diameter and is mounted in a low profile non-threaded cell for protection and easy insertion into appropriately sized filter wheels and carousels.
  • Blocks the light of the spectral lines of mercury and sodium-vapor lamps and lets the largest part of the visible light and H-alpha emissions pass.
  • The Astronomik CLS CCD Light Pollution Filter is a good filter for DSLR-, CCD- and film b/w-photography as well as observation of deep-sky-objects with telescopes or photo lenses of all aperture f/3 and above.
  • This filter has been optimized to block as much spurious light as possible and simultaneously provide the best performance for 'useful' light.
  • The Astronomik CLS CCD Light Pollution Filter is suitable for use with telescopes of all aperture sizes.
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Astronomik 36 mm CLS CCD Light Pollution Filter
Mounted in Low Profile Non-Threaded Cell

The Astronomik CLS CCD is suitable under light-polluted skies for DSLR Cameras, which have been remodeled for astronomical use. The filter enhances the contrast between all deep-sky objects and the background.

The CLS-CCD Filter enhances the contrast between astronomical objects and the background. Due to the wider transmission curve compared to UHC filters, a greater amount of light will pass the filter. Stars will be less dimmed. This filter has been optimized to block as much spurious light as possible and simultaneously provide the best performance for 'useful' light. A good filter for DSLR-, CCD- and film b/w-photography as well as observation of deep-sky-objects with telescopes or photo lenses of all aperture f/3 and above

The filter blocks completely emission lines of artificial light sources like streetlights (e.g. sodium- and mercury-vapor) as well as the airglow. All 'important' emission lines as well as the spectral range of the night-adapted eye are beeing passed. The supplementary IR-blocking layer allows the use for DSLR- and Webcams without an integrated IR-block filter.

Other uses for the Astronomik CLS CCD Light Pollution Filter include easier resolution of Double Stars and with the EOS-Clip model, photography with DSLR cameras is feasible even under extreme light-polluting conditions without shifting the white balance. The 1.25" and 2" socket models can be used for observations from light-polluted areas. If you plan to create color images from emission line data, our CLS-CCD filter is a great choice for the Luminance channel.

Now Mounted in Low Profile Non-Threaded Cell

Sometimes unmounted filters can be hard to handle. The smaller diameters, such as this 36 mm CLS CCD filter, can be especially difficult to pick up and insert or remove from the filter wheel, and that can lead to possible damage as well as unwanted reflections from incorrectly installed filters. Astronomik has solved this problem by mounting their 31 mm and 36 mm filters in a low profile (3 mm) non-threaded cell. O-rings, washers, or spacers are no longer required to hold the filter in place, and because the cell is only 3 mm thick, it works well in all appropriately sized filter wheels. Mounted 31 mm and 36 mm Astronomik filters will also play nice with unmounted versions in the same carousel.

Astronomik CLS CCD Light Pollution Filter - 36mm Round Mounted Features.

  • 92% transmission at 486nm (H-beta)
  • 92% transmission at 496nm (OIII)
  • 92% transmission at 501nm (OIII)
  • 97% transmission at 656nm (H alpha)
  • Pass from 450 to 540nm and from 640 to 690nm
  • Parfocal with other Astronomik filters
  • Glass thickness: 1mm
  • Cell thickness: 3 mm
  • 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: CLSCCD-36
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SKU AK-CLSCCD-36
Manufacturer Astronomik
Type of Filter Light Pollution Reduction
Filter Usage Imaging
Single or Set? Single Filter
Filter Size 36mm
Filter Shape Round
Filter Mounted? Mounted
Warranty 10 Year Warranty
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  • Astronomik CLS CCD Light Pollution Filter - 36mm Round Mounted
  • Plastic Storage Case
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