Re: (IAAC) Markarian 205 - 8inch F/10
At 02:33 PM 6/8/98 -0400, you wrote:
>>In fact, generally the only NEGATIVE effect of using narrow-band
>>filters (aside from false color distractions) is image darkening!
>The only caveat to this would be a case where any object had a
significantly bright emission feature which was excluded by a particular
filter's bandpass. Are there any common examples of this folks know of -
maybe certain types of emission features being darkened relative to the
background by an H-beta, or by some of the "custom bandpass" filters? Just
Numbers of planetaries seem to suffer from narrow band filters particularily
OIII filters. The Catseye is one and I think the Eskimo nebula is another
but there are others I have seen but I can't remember offhand which ones.
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