Colored filters can be used to bring out details on a planet’s surface or its cloud structure. All of the planetary filters included in the kit can be used on any 1.25” eyepiece with the proper filter threads, so they are very versatile.
The Antares Colour Filters are made from high quality optical glass and allow for maximum contrast on viewing planetary and lunar detail. Individually precision ground, highly polished with maximum light transmission coatings on both sides.
Standing for "City Light Suppression", the Explore Scientific 1.25" CLS Nebula Filter is not just for observing nebulous objects, as it lets a broader swathe of wavelengths through to the observer than either the OIII or UHC Explore Scientific filters do.
Fine planetary detail is almost always enhanced with the use of color filters. Since different planets exhibit different colors on their surfaces, it only makes sense that if a filter restricts a neutral color and transmits a feature color