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Baader Contrast Booster Filter with Reflecting Telescope


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There has been a number of useful threads on the Baader filters but they normally are reviews using a Refracting Telescope.

@BillP produced an excellent review on filters using his 4" Tak - 

@Alkaidalso produced a great review using his Achro fracs which showed that the Contrast Booster filter gave the best contrast and improvement. 

More recently there has a thread discussing Wratten filters - 

I am thinking of buying a Contrast Booster filter for my SvBony 90mm f5/5 Achro but I am wondering whether the improvements would also work with a Reflecting Telescope. My question has anyone used these Baader filters on a scope other than a refractor?

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Hi Mark. I have a 1.25" version of this filter and have used it with my 10" dob, mainly on Mars. It does add a yellowish tint which led me to prefer this Baader Neodymium for Jupiter. On Mars it gives a redder colour which is quite pleasing. Contrast wise, I didn't feel there was a great detail between that and the Neodymium. Like you, I've done a fair bit of reading around of reviews and it seems to be a case of personal preference.  

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