Lumicon Filter Usage Guide

Object

Features

Recommended Filter

Mercury

Planet/Sky Contrast

#23A Light Red

Features

#25 Red
#29 Deep Red

Venus

Clouds

#38A Deep Blue
#47 Violet
#58 Green

Planet/Sky Contrast

#25 Red
#29 Deep Red

Terminator

#25 Red
#29 Deep Red

Moon

Detail

#56 Light Green

Feature Contrast

#8 Light Yellow
#12 Yellow
#15 Deep Yellow
#80A Blue

Low Contrast Features

#82A Light Blue

Glare Reduction

ND13 Neutral Density

Mars

Clouds

#15 Deep Yellow

Maria

#8 Light Yellow
#15 Deep Yellow
#11 Yellow-Green
#21 Orange
#23A Light Red
#25 Red
#29 Deep Red

Blue-Green Areas

#12 Yellow
#23A Light Red

Dust Storms

#38A Deep Blue
#56 Light Green

Polar Caps

#15 Deep Yellow
#25 Red
#29 Deep Red
#47 Violet
#56 Light Green
#58 Green
Deep Sky Filter

Low Contrast Features

#82A Light Blue

Jupiter

Clouds

#11 Yellow-Green

Belts

#8 Light Yellow
#15 Deep Yellow
#21 Orange
#23A Light Red
#25 Red
#29 Deep Red
#38A Deep Blue
#56 Light Green
#80A Blue

Rilles

#80A Blue

Festoons

#80A Blue

Atmosphere

#56 Light Green

Red-Orange Features

#12 Yellow

Orange-Red Zonal

#8 Light Yellow

Red/Blue Contrast

#11 Yellow-Green

Blue/Light Contrast

#25 Red

Great Red Spot

#38A Deep Blue
#80A Blue

Galilean Moon Transits

#25 Red
#29 Deep Red

Red/Blue/Light Contrast

#56 Light Green
#58 Green

Polar Regions

#21 Orange
#23A Light Red

Disc

#38A Deep Blue

Low Contrast Features

#82A Light Blue

Saturn

Clouds

#11 Yellow-Green
#12 Yellow
#25 Red
#29 Deep Red

Belts

#15 Deep Yellow
#21 Orange
#23A Light Red
#38A Deep Blue
#58 Green
#80A Blue

Polar regions

#21 Orange
#23A Light Red
#58 Green
#80A Blue

Rings

#47 Violet

Cassini Division

#11 Yellow-Green

Red/Blue Contrast

#11 Yellow-Green

Red/Orange Features

#12 Yellow

Low Contrast Features

#82A Light Blue

Uranus

Dusky detail

#8 Light Yellow
#15 Deep Yellow

Neptune

Dusky detail

#8 Light Yellow
#15 Deep Yellow

Double Stars

Bright Primary

ND13 Neutral Density

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