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The Meade Series 4000 Color Filter Set permit observation and photography of planetary surface detail that is often virtually invisible without filtration. Choose the filter or filter set that best meet your needs and see what you have been missing! Use filters individually or stacked to achieve selective filtration of the visual color spectrum. Meade Series 4000 Color Filter Sets 1, 2, & 3 are manufactured from the finest optical glass, each filter has its color spectrum dyed into the glass instead of being done with inferior color coatings. All filters from the Meade Series 4000 Color Filter Set #1-#3 are anti-reflection coated on both sides of the glass for the highest performance and are threaded for and compatible with all Meade Series 4000 and Series 5000 eyepieces.
Meade 7530: Series 4000 Color Filter Set #1, #12, #23A, #58, #80A
Features of Meade Series 4000 Color Filter Sets 1-3:
#23A Light Red (25% transmission): Strong contrast and enhancement of marginally defined blue-green surface detail. Useful primarily on Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars. Increases contrast between Mercury and bright blue sky during daylight observations or during twilight.
#58 Green (24% transmission): Belts and structure on Jupiter and Saturn. Strongly increases contrast of Mars' polar ice caps, and increases contrast of difficult atmospheric phenomena on Venus.
#80A Blue (30% transmission): A popular filter for the study of Jupiter and Saturn. Enhances contrast of rills and festoons in Jupiter's cloud belts, as well as details of the Red Spot. Brings out detail in Saturn's belts and polar phenomena. Very useful as a contrast-enhancing lunar filter.
#11 Yellow-Green (78% Transmission) - this filter contrasts with red and blue features on Jupiter, and Saturn, darkens the maria on Mars, and clarifies the Cassini division in Saturn's rings.
#25A Red (14% Transmission) - this filter blocks blue and blue-green for sharp contrast in Jupiter's cloud belts, helps define polar caps and maria on Mars, and is for telescopes 8" plus.
#47 Violet (3% Transmission) - this filter strongly rejects red, yellow and green, for study of Martian polar caps, the atmosphere of Venus, Saturn's rings, and is for telescopes 8" plus.
#82A Light Blue (73% Transmission) - this filter is useful on the moon, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn, adds contrast without robbing image brightness, and is a valuable filter for stacking.
#8 Light Yellow (83% Transmission) - popular for enhancing lunar features and observing red and orange features of Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune. #21 Orange (46% Transmission) - to enhance detail in polar regions of Jupiter and Saturn, and sharpens edge detail of maria areas of Mars.
#38A Dark Blue (17% Transmission) - Popular for the study of Jupiter, strongly rejects orange and red spectra for greater cloud belt and Red Spot contrast. Also for general detail on Mars, Saturn and Venus.
#56 Light Green (53% Transmission) - excellent for Mars' polar ice caps and yellow-tinted dust storms, and is also for increasing red and blue features on Jupiter and lunar contrast.
Meade Series 4000 Color Filter Set
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