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Hi, I'm a beginner and I want to buy something for my telescope. I have a Bresser 6 inch Newtonian(750mm focal length) I have 2 lenses, 9mm, 25mm, a moon filter and a 2x barlow. What would be the next thing to get? I was thinking maybe a solar filter, a light pollution filter since i am stuck at home, idk. What are your thoughts on this?

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2 minutes ago, mih said:

I dont want something to expensive, maybe $115?

Well the solar filter will definitely expand your observing opportunities massively and I think you’ll gain a lot with one of these  https://www.firstlightoptics.com/solar-filters/astrozap-baader-solar-filter.html.

Personally I think the light pollution filter and a moon filter isn’t going to expand your observing opportunities that much.

 So solar filter for sure. I have a light pollution filter and a moon filter and they don’t add that much to my observing.  

Another idea is an upgraded 8mm eyepiece like this   https://www.firstlightoptics.com/bst-starguider-eyepieces/bst-starguider-60-8mm-ed-eyepiece.html

My vote though would be the solar filter and the upgraded eyepiece - You may be able to get both for your budget.

Steve 

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22 minutes ago, Trikeflyer said:

Well the solar filter will definitely expand your observing opportunities massively and I think you’ll gain a lot with one of these  https://www.firstlightoptics.com/solar-filters/astrozap-baader-solar-filter.html.

Personally I think the light pollution filter and a moon filter isn’t going to expand your observing opportunities that much.

 So solar filter for sure. I have a light pollution filter and a moon filter and they don’t add that much to my observing.  

Another idea is an upgraded 8mm eyepiece like this   https://www.firstlightoptics.com/bst-starguider-eyepieces/bst-starguider-60-8mm-ed-eyepiece.html

My vote though would be the solar filter and the upgraded eyepiece - You may be able to get both for your budget.

Steve 

Thanks a lot mate!

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54 minutes ago, Trikeflyer said:

Well the solar filter will definitely expand your observing opportunities massively and I think you’ll gain a lot with one of these  https://www.firstlightoptics.com/solar-filters/astrozap-baader-solar-filter.html.

Personally I think the light pollution filter and a moon filter isn’t going to expand your observing opportunities that much.

 So solar filter for sure. I have a light pollution filter and a moon filter and they don’t add that much to my observing.  

Another idea is an upgraded 8mm eyepiece like this   https://www.firstlightoptics.com/bst-starguider-eyepieces/bst-starguider-60-8mm-ed-eyepiece.html

My vote though would be the solar filter and the upgraded eyepiece - You may be able to get both for your budget.

Steve 

Also, instead of that one that you sent me, would i be good with this one? (just asking) https://www.astroshop.ro/filtre-folie-cu-cadru/omegon-filtre-solare-filtru-solar-138mm-153mm/p,45790

Its in Romanian, but i can translate some things

Its an Omegon Solar Filter, 138-153mm

Factor of filtration: 100000 (0.001% of light from the sun is coming to your eye)

 

I am just asking because it is way easier for me to get this one, its a bit more expensive, i don't think the eyepiece will fit in the budget, but there is always another day :)

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Besides a solar filter, the only other filter I use regularly is a 90s vintage Lumicon OIII filter.  It can make all but invisible nebula obvious by blocking all light except a narrow notch around the OIII emission lines.  Even though this image compares two OIII filters, one with a four times wider passband than the other, it demonstrates the difference I see between unfiltered and filtered views visually:

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11 hours ago, Louis D said:

Besides a solar filter, the only other filter I use regularly is a 90s vintage Lumicon OIII filter.  It can make all but invisible nebula obvious by blocking all light except a narrow notch around the OIII emission lines.  Even though this image compares two OIII filters, one with a four times wider passband than the other, it demonstrates the difference I see between unfiltered and filtered views visually:

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Thanks, i'll check that out as well!

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