Meade Series 4000 Color Filter Set #2 (#11, #25A, #47, #82A)
Color filters are considered by many to be an essential "must have" for observing and imaging the moon and planets. The high quality Meade Series 4000 Color Filter Sets are manufactured from the finest optical glass, dyed (not "color coated") and anti-reflection coated on both sides of the glass for the highest performance. The Series 4000™ Color Filter Set #2 includes: (a) #11 Yellow-Green (78% Transmission) - this filter contrasts with red and blue features on Jupiter, and Saturn, darkens the maria on Mars, and clarifies the Cassini division in Saturn's rings, (b) #25A Red (14% Transmission) - this filter blocks blue and blue-green for sharp contrast in Jupiter's cloud belts, helps define polar caps and maria on Mars, and is for telescopes 8" plus, (c) #47 Violet (3% Transmission) - this filter strongly rejects red, yellow and green, for study of Martian polar caps, the atmosphere of Venus, Saturn's rings, and is for telescopes 8" plus, (d) #82A Light Blue (73% Transmission) - this filter is useful on the moon, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn, adds contrast without robbing image brightness, and is a valuable filter for stacking. Threaded for and compatible with all Meade Series 4000 and Series 5000 eyepieces.