Orion 5561 2-Inch SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter


Huge Savings Item! Save 16% on the Orion 5561 2-Inch SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter by Orion at Toni Lynn Photography. MPN: 5561. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Introducing a must-have filter for any astrophotographer that doesn't happen to live on Mauna Kea. With the SkyGlow Imaging filter you can take incredible deep-sky images under light-polluted skies with your CCD or DSLR camera. That's because we custom designed the filter to selectively block the specific wavelengths of light associated with urban sky glow, letting the light emitted from deep-sky objects shine through. You'll see a marked increase in image contrast for all types of deep sky obje


Orion 5561 2-Inch SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter by Orion
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Introducing a must-have filter for any astrophotographer that doesn't happen to live on Mauna Kea. With the SkyGlow Imaging filter you can take incredible deep-sky images under light-polluted skies with your CCD or DSLR camera. That's because we custom designed the filter to selectively block the specific wavelengths of light associated with urban sky glow, letting the light emitted from deep-sky objects shine through. You'll see a marked increase in image contrast for all types of deep sky objects, even faint galaxies, which typically are suppressed through visual light pollution filters. By blocking up to 99 percent transmission of the offending wavelengths, the SkyGlow Imaging filter enables longer exposure times without background saturation. Because the white light spectrum remains largely intact, the color balance of the image is not affected, eliminating the need for corrective processing later. The improvement in contrast achieved with the SkyGlow Imaging filter is remarkable. Just look at the adjacent filtered and unfiltered actual image examples. With this filter you can take long-exposure photographs faint galaxies, nebulas, and star clusters from a light-polluted city, or from a suburban back yard brightened by a nearby street lamp. Your images will turn out better than you ever thought possible. Don't let light pollution spoil your deep-sky images! Get a SkyGlow Imaging filter today and enjoy vivid, high-contrast shots - from anywhere!

Features & Highlights

  • Use this specially designed 2" astrophotography filter for deep-sky imaging from areas suffering from light pollution
  • Lets you capture astrophotographs in light polluted skies with CCD or DSLR cameras by blocking up to 99% transmission of specific wavelengths responsible for light pollution while passing through vital light wavelengths for pleasing images
  • Enhances contrast of all types of deep-sky objects: galaxies, nebulas, and star clusters
  • Filter with metal filter cell preserves neutral color balance, eliminating need for corrective color processing later
  • Enables longer astrophotography exposure times without background saturation due to sky glow pollution

Additional Information

Brand:
Orion
Manufacturer:
Orion
Category:
Filters
Model:
5561
MPN:
5561
UPC:
759270055615
Part Number:
5561
Publisher:
Orion
Binding:
Electronics
Item Weight:
0.15 pounds
Package Weight:
0.15 pounds
Package Size:
3.2 x 0.9 x 3.2 inches

 


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