2,540 Brands 452 Categories All Departments

Meade Color Filters

Need our opinion on a telescope Optics Planet has on sale, go ahead and ask! Post some hints and tips on various telescope brands and configuration.

Meade Color Filters

Postby clydevdavis on Thu Feb 05, 2009 3:49 pm

Help! I'm a newbie and need help with a "starter" set of Meade Telescope Filters.

I've looked at the 07530, 07529, 07528, Series 4000 Photo Visual Color Telescope Filters, the #3200 Lunar Planetary Filter Set 07544 and the Meade Moon Filter.

What set should I order for my 90mm refractor?

Thanks for the help.
clydevdavis
 

Postby Jne_K on Thu Feb 05, 2009 3:52 pm

That's your call, but on a smaller scope, I'd go with the lighter tones - these have higher light transmission. The darker tones should only be used on larger scopes. You lose too much light with a 90mm scope.

Stay with the 4000 series if you want better and more consistent quality.
Thanks for posting with us
Joanie K - Your personal optics expert

Forum: http://www.opticsplanet.com/msgboard
Blog: http://blog.opticsplanet.com/
Store: http://www.opticsplanet.com/

Phone: (800) 504-5897
Fax: (847) 919-3003
Jne_K
Site Admin
 
Posts: 7665
Joined: Wed Sep 24, 2003 3:09 pm