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Astronomik - LRGB Filter Set - 2" Round Mounted

Model#: LRGB-2

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Astronomik 2" LRGB Type 2c Filter Set

These filters provide a natural color reproduction of planets, stars, emission- and reflection nebulas. The transmission properties of the L-RGB Typ 2c filters are optimized for CCD astrophotography. The set allows to take images in correct color for all types of objects. Where other brands make strange compromises, we do the best color reproduction possible. Both stars as well as objects that emit only in spectral lines, are reproduced in their true colors. You get CCD images with perfect colors, as if the objects where bright enough to be seen with photopic vision. This feature is the main difference between Astronomik filters an those of other manufacturers.

The following aspects have been most important for the design of Astronomik LRGB filter set:

- simple image processing for the user
- highest transmission (nearly 100%) for short exposure times
- adjusted transmissions of the individual filters for optimal colour reproduction
- the use of industry standards

Astronomik doesn;t stop thinking at the step of taking the picture. More important a tool should be given to the astrophotographers that offers a simple and elegant editing process. To maintain the color, they have calculated their filter set for the sRGB color space, that is used as an industry standard from most manufacturers of monitors, printers and imaging software. As a user you do not need to spend time to learn about colorimetry and color spaces. Astronomik has solved the special problems of astrophotography for you.

Due to the high-precision machining of the carrier substrate, our filters are parfocal with wedge errors below all usual margins. In order not to be the bottleneck in a high-quality optical system Astronomik filters are of course diffraction limited. Issues concerning focal distances as well as the exact location of the images of each color image are not a problem at all!

The L-RGB filter set divides the spectrum into its components red, green, blue and luminance. Thus color separation can be achieved with pure b/w CCD sensors. The separation corresponds to the color sensitivity of the human eye according to DIN 5032. By using the sRGB color space it is possible to maintain the color of the image throughout the entire image processing and output. With an Astronomik L-RGB filter set and your camera you create ideal raw material for image processing in the sRGB color space.

In combination with the Astronomik line filters your images will show interesting details of astronomical objects. For example, the red image can be enhanced by H-alpha or the green image by OIII. For planetary observation and photography the color filters are gladly "misused". ;)

Astronomik 2" LRGB Type 2c Filter Set Features...

  • 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

 

 

Product Series

The transmission curves of the Astronomik RGB filters are optimized for the CCD-astronomy: With these filter-set, we finally can offer filters that make color proof pictures of all objects possible. Continuum radiators like stars and galaxies as well as objects that shine only in single lines (e.g. planetary nebulae), are reproduced in their true colors. Because of the design of the band pass of the filters, the color sensitivity of the human eye is optimal reproduced. You get CCD- pictures, that show the object optimal in his colors, just as if you would see it, if your eye would be sensitive enough.

The Astronomik Type II filter will permit color pictures without an extra IR- cutoff filter, because each of the three filter will be blocked near to the infrared (~1150nm). All three filter have the same thickness, so that color images without focusing between the singular pictures will be possible. They are designed to work with nearly all CCD sensors available on the market. With these sensors you get pictures with a very good color balance. * Astro- optimized transmission curves for images without color-shifts * each filter blocks the IR, no additional filter necessary * Correct images as well for very red as for deep blue objects because of reproduction of the eye´s sensitivity * Transmission of nearly 100% * Same optical thickness of all filters * Insensitivity to high humidity, scratches and aging * Glass substrate of very high quality: You get the sharpest images your scope can deliver

Additional Information

Name Astronomik - LRGB Filter Set - 2" Round Mounted
Manufacturer Astronomik
Model LRGB-2