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iOptron announces new SkyGuider astrophotography mount
iOptron announces new SkyGuider astrophotography mount
Category: Blogs
Posted: 11-30-2013 17:44
Views: 15382
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: 35605
Comments: 9

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


Today's featured products:

Celestron NexStar 6SE with StarBright XLT coatings
Celestron NexStar 6SE with StarBright XLT coatings

This Schmidt-Cassegrain with StarBright® XLT coatings is our favourite from the SE family.  A 6" aperture (about 44% more light gathering than a 5” telescope) f10 ratio ...
Price: £739.99
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
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
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
Ioptron Minitower v2.0 GOTO Mount
Ioptron Minitower v2.0 GOTO Mount

NEW The Minitower V2.0 replaces the v1.0 building on the huge success of that model - with enhanced components and encoders for higher acc...
Price: £799.00

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 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

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

The Sky Guider allows you to take long exposures with almost any digital ca...
Price: £539.00
QHY5L-II Planetary / Guide Camera MONO or COLOUR
QHY5L-II Planetary / Guide Camera MONO or COLOUR

The QHY5L-II is a new QHY CMOS cam...
Price: £189.00

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

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

An important upgrade for older guide scope systems with soft Nylon screws and/or rings with a single hole mounting / rounded base.

The metal thumb-screws plus a stronger connection...
Price: £69.99

Starwave 70ED F6 Travel Refractor
Starwave 70ED F6 Travel Refractor

Featuring ED optics, the travel-friendly Starwave 70mm F6 ED Doublet refractor can be taken anywhere.
 
The optical tube folds down to just u...
Price: £399.00