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Quote:Hi, I've read somewhere some months ago, that someone was using Wratten 82A (light blue) color filter for observing galaxies. He wrote that it enhanced his view for some low contrast details, like galactic arms.
So the question is simple, did any of you ever tried color filters for deep-sky objects and if yes, what were the results?
Many thanks, Ferenc.
Quote:I'm not sure why a W82 would work on galaxies...
Quote:Quote:I'm not sure why a W82 would work on galaxies...Blue stars in the spiral arms.A quote from the URL Jim posted. "Quite pronounced?""Grins and Giggles: Try this one on bright galaxies, particularly face-on spirals. I accidentally left it in an eyepiece when I swung over to take a look at M51. The detail in the spiral arms was quite pronounced over what I was used to seeing. It took me some time to figure out why. I've tried it on a number of bright galaxies since then and it really does a great job in increasing the detail in galactic structure."
Quote:Yes, but she never says what aperture she is using...
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