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Baader Planetarium Contrast Booster Telescope Filter

Item # HN-AAS008

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Brand
Baader Planetarium
Size
2 Inches, 1.25 Inches
Telescope Accessories Series
Filters
Type
UHC Filters
Warranty
2 Year Manufacturers Warranty

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  • Delivers a significant enhancement of lunar contrast
  • Eliminates the blue defocused haze in Achromatic refractors
  • Display the full resolution your scope is capable of
  • Exceptional for viewing Jupiter
  • The ideal filter for viewing Mars
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Baader Planetarium Contrast Booster Telescope Filter
 
3.7

(based on 3 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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      • Astronomy (3)

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Contrast booster that works...

      By LukeBB

      from Vermont

      About Me Avid Adventurer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Astronomy

        Comments about Baader Planetarium Contrast Booster Telescope Filter:

        The contrast booster fromm Baader works perfect , it removes the violet fringes at high power from achromatic refractor and darken the background sky . It gives a subtle yellowish color when looking at planets or the moon but it is really not a problem . It stays on my diagonal at all time.

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Not Impressed

        By Dave Riem

        from M.V. Ca.

        About Me Avid Adventurer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Astronomy

            Comments about Baader Planetarium Contrast Booster Telescope Filter:

            Baader claims that this filter completely eliminates fringing from achromatic refractors which it does , but it produces an excessive amount of a red/blue opposing limb on Jupiter which in my opinion distracts from the quality of the view . The[...]filter also eliminates the fringing every bit as well , has better light throughput , retains the natural color of the view much better and produces a very slight , almost unnoticed red/blue opposing limb compared to the Baader Contrast Booster . So the [...]wins hands down .

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Nice filter for non-ED refractors.

            By Stevo

            from GA

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Quality Lens
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Astronomy

              Comments about Baader Planetarium Contrast Booster Telescope Filter:

              Noticed a difference when used and gave improved details on the Moon's craters and Saturn's rings. Baader products are great for the price.

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