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Astronomik Planet IR Pro 742 Filter - Canon APS EOS Clip

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  • Astronomik Planet IR Pro 742 Filter - Canon EOS APS-C Clip

    The Astronomik ProPlanet 742 is the ideal filters for the reception of the moon and planets, notably Mars, with telescopes from 6-inch (150mm) aperture.

    This is an EOS APS-C Clip filter.  

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    Compatible Canon EOS Bodies:  7D, 7D MkII,

    20D, 20Da, 30D, 40D, 50D, 60D, 60Da, 70D, 77D, 80D,

    300D/ Digital Rebel/ Kiss Digital,

    350D/ Digital Rebel XT/ Kiss Digital N,

    400D/ Digital Rebel XTi/ Kiss Digital X,

    450D/ Rebel XSi/ Kiss X2,

    500D/ Rebel T1i/ Kiss X3,

    550D/ Rebel T2i/ Kiss X4,

    600D/ Rebel T3i/ Kiss X5,

    650D/ Rebel T4i/ Kiss X6,

    700D/ Rebel T5i/ Kiss X7,

    750D/ Rebel T6i/ Kiss X8,

    760D/ Rebel T7i/ Kiss X9,

    800D, 

    1000D/ Rebel XS/ Kiss F,

    1100D/ Rebel T3/ Kiss X50,

    1200D, 1300D, 2000D, 4000D, 100D, and 200D.

     

    The planet IR Pro 742 only allows infrared light with wavelengths of more than 742nm to pass. In this wavelength range the effects of seeing are significantly lower than in the visible spectrum of the human eye. This allows much sharper images than are usually obtained from your device and location. Another advantage is that the sky background of advanced dawn is dark and so the filter even allows photography of the planets and the moon at daylight.

    The Astronomik ProPlanet 742 cuts off the visible part of the spectrum and allows the light of wavelengths longer then 742nm to pass. Due to this behavior the part of the spectrum that is most sensitive to bad seeing is rejected. This approach does a big improvement to the imaging of planets and the moon. The image is more steady than the image in the visible light with nearly identical exposure times.

    Besides astrophotography the filter allows you to get stunning results in nature photography. If an EOS-Clip Filter is used in an MC modified DSLR you get tremendous results imaging the flora. The filter cuts off the part of the spectrum where Chlorophyll looks green and shows its high reflectivity in the near infrared. If trees are photographed in spring and summer under blue skies you get stunning images with white trees and clouds in front of a near black background. The Astronomik ProPlanet 742 darkens the background during twilight and allows imaging of bright planets, stars and comets by day. It also promotes imaging of young stars in dust clouds and stellar nurseries. (When the seeing is very bad and the instrument is 10" (250mm) or larger, the Astronomik ProPlanet 807 may be the better choice.)

     

    Astronomik Planet IR Pro 742 Filter - Canon EOS Clip Features

    • More then 96-percent transmission for wavelengths of 742nm to 1100nm
    • Blocking of wavelengths between 350nm and 730nm
    • Parfocal with other Astronomik filters
    • Glass thickness: 1mm
    • Completely resistant against high humidity, scratches and aging effects
    • Diffraction limited, the filter will not reduce the optical performance of your telescope!
    • Astronomik filters are delivered in a high-quality, long lasting, filter box


    About the Astronomik Clip-Filter System 

    The patented Astronomik Clip-Filter System for Canon standard EOS (Rebel, etc.) cameras is black anodized aluminum and laser-cut on state-of-the-art modern machines. It can be inserted within seconds directly into any EOS camera body with a standard APS-C sized sensor. There are no changes necessary and all lens functions (focus, screen, image stabilization) remain functional! If you have a EOS full-frame camera body, such as the 5D or 6D, you should purchase the XL-sized Astronomik 807 Planet EOS Clip filter instead.

    Almost all Canon system lenses (with the exception of the EF-S series) and all M42 and T2 lens adapters, can be used with the Astronomik Clip-Filter System. The Clip-Filter System also acts as an outstanding dust shield, which prevents the possibility of dust settling on the sensor during long time exposure (The MC-Clear filter does not have a filter effect and only acts as a dust shield.)

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    DP
    03/16/2020
    Don P.
    United States United States

    A good addition to a Full spectrum converted camera

    Looking to expand the use of a Full spectrum Dslr camera used with my telescope, the Asreonomilk ProPlanet 742 IR Clip in filter is a good choice.. It works well for B/W IR and has some restriction that don't brake the bank... The big one is that unlike a converted Camera the view finder is black and you can not see thru it!..BUT the live view work perfect and you can use all camera controls etc,, A helpful tool is a Hoodman on the LV screen to see better in the light...I don't see that a problem and are happy to be able to use the Astro camera for other imaging. One other negative.. if you hoping to do the channel flip (to make blue skies in your IR images ) a Full spectrum cameras does not work ..stick to B/W images.! Last note: I'm only talking about my Full Spectrum camera, other conversion may be different..of course a IR converted camera will work like your normal RGB camera... Don

    RC
    07/23/2018
    Ralph C.
    Canada

    My first shopping experience with OPT.

    Great service, and quick checkout experience. Shipping was prompt and the item got to me within the expected time frame using USPS to Canada.