Polarizer Filter for Herschel Wedge

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Polarizer Filter for Herschel Wedge

Post by sloth713 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:24 pm

I recently have gotten a Lunt Herschel wedge and I am absolutely loving it. As a secondary polarizer filter to dim the view I have been using half of an inexpensive orion variable polarizer filter. Anyways I was wondering if it would be worth while to invest in a Lunt or Baader Polarizer filter to do this job? Will I get any noticeable improvements in performance?

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Re: Polarizer Filter for Herschel Wedge

Post by marktownley » Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:28 pm

Unless you're viewing at really high magnification with a really large aperture, I suspect no...
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Re: Polarizer Filter for Herschel Wedge

Post by swisswalter » Thu Mar 19, 2015 7:52 pm

Hi Chris

I guess no
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Re: Polarizer Filter for Herschel Wedge

Post by sloth713 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 11:38 pm

Thanks for the valuable input Mark and Walter.
I am currently only using my Herschel wedge with a 80mm f/6 telescope with a max magnification around 150X-200X.

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