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Introducing the new Starwave 102 F11 Achromat
Introducing the new Starwave 102 F11 Achromat
Category: Blogs
Posted: 08-23-2014 17:25
Views: 2648
The classic long focal length Achromat we grew up with, with a modern twist.

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: 18037
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: 38478
Comments: 9

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


Today's featured products:

Starwave 110mm Guide Scope Rings with 200mm Dovetail Bar
Starwave 110mm Guide Scope Rings with 200mm Dovetail Bar

Strong CNC machined guide scope rings, 10mm thick CNC machined aluminium.

Maximum compatible guidescope or finder tube diameter is 98mm.

Two stainless steel M6 screws pe...
Price: £69.99

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
Howie Glatter Circular Diffraction Attachment for collimating RC with laser
Howie Glatter Circular Diffraction Attachment for collimating RC with laser

This Glatter 1.25-2” stepped bright green laser collimator is the best tool for imagers using Altair Ritchey Chretien’s (RC’s) or Cassegrain telescopes. 
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Price: £29.00
Celestron SkyQ Link WiFi Adapter
Celestron SkyQ Link WiFi Adapter

WiFi Access to the Universe with Celestron SkyQ Link
 
Celestron's innovative new SkyQ Link WiFi Module takes the technology behind t...
Price: £105.00
20mm Lightwave HYPERWIDE 100 degree AFOV eyepiece
20mm Lightwave HYPERWIDE 100 degree AFOV eyepiece

The Lightwave Hyperwide TM 2" 20mm Eyepiece features an amazing 100 degree apparent field of view, for a truly immersive viewing experience. The apparent field of view ...
Price: £339.00
Starwave 70ED & iOptron CUBE PRO "Grab n Go" Combo
Starwave 70ED & iOptron CUBE PRO "Grab n Go" Combo

This combo consists of the iOptron CubePro and the Starwave 70ED refractor, plus some high quality accessories to get you observing straight away.
 
This ...
Price: £699.00
Howie Glatter Laser Collimator for RC or Cassegrain (1.25-2" 532nm Bright Green)
Howie Glatter Laser Collimator for RC or Cassegrain (1.25-2" 532nm Bright Green)

This Glatter 1.25-2” stepped bright green laser collimator is the best tool for imagers using Altair Ritchey Chretien’s (RC’s) or Cassegrain telescopes. 
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Price: £249.00
Paramount MX+ PLUS Mount with StarBase CNC Tripod COMBO
Paramount MX+ PLUS Mount with StarBase CNC Tripod COMBO

This combo package includes a British-made StarBase field tripod with Paramount MX mount.

The StarBase CNC field tripod:

The UK made StarBase CNC machin...
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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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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 Starbase Ultra Stable Field Tripod / Pier system
Altair Starbase Ultra Stable Field Tripod / Pier system

For the ultimate in stability, look no further. The ultra-stable Altair Starbase Field Pier / Tripod, sets a new standard for freedom from flex, strength and stability.

The legs ca...
Price: £699.00

Altair 130mm ED Triplet, iOptron CEM60 & Altair 8" Observatory Pier COMBO
Altair 130mm ED Triplet, iOptron CEM60 & Altair 8" Observatory Pier COMBO

This combo package includes an Altair Wave Series 130mm ED Triplet APO, an Altair-SkyShed 8" Steel Pier, an iOptron CEM60 mount. Probably the best value package for an observatory build....
Price: £4795.00