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Altair Astro closed 18th to 26th August for Bank Holidays
Altair Astro closed 18th to 26th August for Bank Holidays
Category: Info
Posted: 08-11-2014 11:53
Views: 629

Altair Astro will be closed from Monday 18th to Tuesday 26th August for Bank Holidays.

Shipping cutoff is Friday 12:00 AM.

Our retail partners are available for product enquiries - unless they're on holiday themselves of course!

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iOptron SkyGuider DSLR Astrophotography mount - now includes free Ball-Head
iOptron SkyGuider DSLR Astrophotography mount - now includes free Ball-Head
Category: Blogs
Posted: 11-30-2013 19:27
Views: 16490
iOptron SkyGuider reviewed in Sky at Night Magazine

ED glass types used in Altair Wave Series Refractors, and how this affects optical performance.
ED glass types used in Altair Wave Series Refractors, and how this affects optical performance.
Category: Blogs
Posted: 12-29-2012 13:44
Views: 36191
Comments: 9

Explains what types of ED glass we use in our Wave Series refractors, and why we use it.


Today's featured products:

Paramount MX Mount with Starbase CNC Tripod COMBO
Paramount MX Mount with Starbase CNC Tripod COMBO

This combo package includs a British-made Starbase field tripod with Paramount MX mount.

The Starbase CNC field tripod:

The UK made Starbase CNC machine...
Set your own price!

SkyWatcher EQ8 & Altair 8" Observatory Pier COMBO
SkyWatcher EQ8 & Altair 8" Observatory Pier COMBO

This combo package includs a British-made SkyShed Pier with a SkyWatcher EQ8 mount.

Call us for the most competitive quotes in the industry.

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iOptron CEM60 "Standard" GOTO Centre Balanced Equatorial Mount
iOptron CEM60 "Standard" GOTO Centre Balanced Equatorial Mount

"We've been waiting for a sub 30lb mount with around 60lb carrying capacity for some time now. The iOptron CEM60 fits into an ideal position in the m...
Price: £2299.00

Celestron NexImage 5 Solar System Imager (5MP) with USB 2.0
Celestron NexImage 5 Solar System Imager (5MP) with USB 2.0

The Celestron NexImage 5MP Solar System Imager allows you to capture high resolution 5 Megapixel planetary, lunar and solar images with your telescope. 
 
Price: £169.00
Altair Lightwave 5mm LER 1.25" Planetary Eyepiece
Altair Lightwave 5mm LER 1.25" Planetary Eyepiece

The Altair Lightwave TM 5mm Planetary Long Eye Relief Eyepiece delivers high power with a short focal length telescope, such as a small refractor, so it's ideal for high p...
Price: £45.00

Altair Sabre Alt-Azimuth Telescope Mount v2.0
Altair Sabre Alt-Azimuth Telescope Mount v2.0

The Altair Sabre Alt-Azimuth telescope mount allows you to mount one or two telescopes side by side.

NEW the V2.0 Sabre mount now includes a 30mm precision Japanes...
Price: £230.00

Starwave 200mm Vixen Style Dovetail Bar (44.5mm width)
Starwave 200mm Vixen Style Dovetail Bar (44.5mm width)

The Starwave Vixen-format dovetail bar allows easy attachment of your telescope tube rings at various positions along it's length.

Features:

  • 3x 35mm length ...
    Price: £32.50
Altair Lightwave 3mm LER 1.25" Planetary Eyepiece
Altair Lightwave 3mm LER 1.25" Planetary Eyepiece

The Altair Lightwave TM 3mm Planetary Long Eye Relief Eyepiece delivers high power with a short focal length telescope, such as a small refractor, so it's ideal for high p...
Price: £45.00

Starwave Bahtinov Masks
Starwave Bahtinov Masks

Starwave TM Bahtinov Mask

Whether you’re doing planetary visual observing, planetary imaging, or deep sky imaging, the Bahtinov Mask is a great ac...
Price: £10.50

Altair RC300-TT V2 Ritchey Chretien with SkyWatcher EQ8 & Starbase CNC Tripod COMBO
Altair RC300-TT V2 Ritchey Chretien with SkyWatcher EQ8 & Starbase CNC Tripod COMBO

This combo package includes the Altair RC300-TT V2 Truss Tube Astrograph, with a SkyWatcher EQ8 mount, and our British-made Starbase field tripod, .

STARBASE Field Tripod:<...
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Altair Lightwave 6mm LER 1.25" Planetary Eyepiece
Altair Lightwave 6mm LER 1.25" Planetary Eyepiece

The Altair Lightwave TM 6mm Planetary Long Eye Relief Eyepiece delivers high power with a short focal length telescope, such as a small refractor, so it's ideal for high p...
Price: £45.00

iOptron SkyGuider Portable DSLR Imaging Mount, Tripod & Cases
iOptron SkyGuider Portable DSLR Imaging Mount, Tripod & Cases

PRICE NOW INCLUDES FREE BALL-HEAD! Price: £539.00