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iOptron announces new SkyGuider astrophotography mount
iOptron announces new SkyGuider astrophotography mount
Category: Blogs
Posted: 11-30-2013 13:14
Views: 7942
iOptron announces the new SkyGuider. A new member of the camera mount family for astrophotography.

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: 32115
Comments: 9

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


Today's featured products:

iOptron SkyTracker V2 COMBO package with Ball head & Polar scope (white)
iOptron SkyTracker V2 COMBO package with Ball head & Polar scope (white)

This is a combo package, including the camera ball-head to fit the Skytracker, at a cheaper combined price than if bought separ...
Price: £409.99
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

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 F6 refractor
Starwave 70ED F6 refractor

The new travel-friendly Starwave 70mm F6 ED Doublet refractor folds down to just under 30cm length with the dewshield retracted and weighs about 2kg, so you can take...
Price: £299.00

Altair Lightwave 80ED f6.25 Doublet refractor telescope
Altair Lightwave 80ED f6.25 Doublet refractor telescope

The Altair Lightwave 80mm F6.25 is a portable ED refractor for imaging and visual use. The doublet F6.25 ED optics feature a Synthetic Fluorite Ohara FPL53 ED element for very...
Price: £549.00
iOptron SmartEQ PRO with GPS Auto-guider Port & Polar Scope
iOptron SmartEQ PRO with GPS Auto-guider Port & Polar Scope

The iOptron® SmartEQ PRO  is a new super-portab...
Price: £449.99
iOptron IEQ30 GOTO Equatorial Mount with Tripod
iOptron IEQ30 GOTO Equatorial Mount with Tripod

Advanced: The iEQ30 offers the next generation GoTo technology from iOptron®. It comes standard with a calibrated dark field illumination polar scope, built-in GPS, and...
Price: £999.00
iOptron IEQ45 2013 GOTO Equatorial Mount
iOptron IEQ45 2013 GOTO Equatorial Mount

The new iEQ45 2013 version with Field Tripod.
 
Initially, the iEQ45 v1 & 2 mount...
Price: £1199.00
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

Starlight Feathertouch 3" Focuser for Altair 115 APO
Starlight Feathertouch 3" Focuser for Altair 115 APO

A Starlight Feathertouch deluxe focuser upgrade for the Altair 115-805 EDT APO. This is simply the best focuser we have been able to source for our high quality triplet APOs, and a wor...
Price: £550.00
Starwave 70ED CCD Astro Photography Package
Starwave 70ED CCD Astro Photography Package

Start your astro-photography journey with a quality 70mm ED refractor system. Just choose a mount!

  • Starwave 70mm ED F6 refractor with case and dual speed focuser
  • Price: £499.00