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Post by yobbo89 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:21 am

I've been searching far and wide for 3nm filters, some products are fairly difficult to come across in aus. Anyhow I come across this local online retailer, they sell this brand called "Antlia". Has anyone heard of them?

I'm in the need for a complete replacement of filters due to the frustration of different brands in my fwheel and using an oag.most of my current filters are badder, I have two astronomiks filters that are pricey, I might sell them

Astroungu gave me a qoute for lrgb, ha, oiii, sii $5100 :eek:
Woundering if it's worth salvaging the current astronomiks in my setup, does anyone know the thickness of chroma filters? I like to image in hbeta aswell, many astrophotgraphers really have no use for h beta but I find it usefull for the horsehead nebula. Does chroma make h beta filters?

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Post by JayTee » Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:27 pm

Just curious, have you looked at Astrodon NB filters yet? Here's the link: https://astrodon.com/products/astrodon- ... d-filters/

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Post by yobbo89 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:42 pm

I had a look, i don't think the price is any better then chroma since i would have to import astrodons and pay tax import.
scopes :gso/bintel f4 12"trust tube, bresser messier ar127s /skywatcher 10'' dob,meade 12'' f10 lx200 sct
cameras : asi 1600mm-c/asi1600mm-c,asi120mc,prostar lp guidecam, nikkon d60, sony a7,asi 290 mm
mounts : eq6 pro/eq8/ (upcoming : mesu 200 v2)
filters : 2'' astronomik lp/badder lrgb h-a,sII,oIII,h-b,Baader Solar Continuum, Thousand Oaks Solar Filter.
extras : skywatcher f4 aplanatic cc, Baader MPCC MKIII Coma Corrector,Orion Field Flattener,zwo 1.25''adc.starlight maxi 2" 9x filter wheel
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Post by yobbo89 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:52 pm

:think: Hmm 3nm ha or 5nm, nii cut off
scopes :gso/bintel f4 12"trust tube, bresser messier ar127s /skywatcher 10'' dob,meade 12'' f10 lx200 sct
cameras : asi 1600mm-c/asi1600mm-c,asi120mc,prostar lp guidecam, nikkon d60, sony a7,asi 290 mm
mounts : eq6 pro/eq8/ (upcoming : mesu 200 v2)
filters : 2'' astronomik lp/badder lrgb h-a,sII,oIII,h-b,Baader Solar Continuum, Thousand Oaks Solar Filter.
extras : skywatcher f4 aplanatic cc, Baader MPCC MKIII Coma Corrector,Orion Field Flattener,zwo 1.25''adc.starlight maxi 2" 9x filter wheel
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Post by Micke187 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:48 pm

Maybe check out the new baader ultra narrowband filter serie? A little broader then Astrodon but alot cheaper.
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Post by yobbo89 » Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:55 am

I can't find any aus retailers that sell the new badder ultra narrow filters, I did enquire about those antlia filters, I'll see what the retailer has to say about them, it looks like they are pretty new on the market
scopes :gso/bintel f4 12"trust tube, bresser messier ar127s /skywatcher 10'' dob,meade 12'' f10 lx200 sct
cameras : asi 1600mm-c/asi1600mm-c,asi120mc,prostar lp guidecam, nikkon d60, sony a7,asi 290 mm
mounts : eq6 pro/eq8/ (upcoming : mesu 200 v2)
filters : 2'' astronomik lp/badder lrgb h-a,sII,oIII,h-b,Baader Solar Continuum, Thousand Oaks Solar Filter.
extras : skywatcher f4 aplanatic cc, Baader MPCC MKIII Coma Corrector,Orion Field Flattener,zwo 1.25''adc.starlight maxi 2" 9x filter wheel
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