Astro camera filters...?

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JamminHyaku
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Astro camera filters...?

I have been researching a lot of different nebulae beginner friendly etc, and am quite enjoying this hobby recently. Many places recommend things to bring out the red gas in most nebulae, I suppose there is a camera mod you can do, or different filters that help. I am not too interested in modding my camera, as I use it for all other aspects of photography as well and only have the one.

With regards to filters, I have some questions. I cannot seem to find many for camera lenses (for instance, most my lenses are 67mm filter threads) and I am confused between different types, are multiple recommended or do they all accomplish relatively the same thing? What is each one specifically for that makes it unique?

Oxygen III filters

Ha (hydrogen alpha) filters

Narrowband filters

The ones I am seeing online are mostly for astro-cameras specifically, do they make them for regular lenses? Are there any well known brands I should know of? Are there affordable options? (Around the 100$~ mark or under, preferably) and is there much difference between budget or high end options? I don't often use filters, as generally most things can be achieved in post outside of astrophotography.

Any assistance is appreciated, thank you!

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