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Altair Planet Killer 685nm IR Pass Filter Test Comparison
Altair Planet Killer 685nm IR Pass Filter Test Comparison
Category: Blogs
Posted: 12-15-2015 18:03
Views: 14122

Check out this lunar imaging comparison with and without the Altair 685nm Planet Killer IR Pass Filter...


Altair GPCAM Colour with Meteor Lens
Altair GPCAM Colour with Meteor Lens
Category: Blogs
Posted: 09-26-2015 18:03
Views: 6363

Altair GPCAM COLOUR with Meteor lens back in stock and shipping now. New kit includes 150 degree FOV lens + all accessories.

UK shipping DPD £6 EU DHL tracked £17

USA DHL Air Express £20 (20% discount)

 

new Altair Astro GPCAM Cameras shipping now - try astro imaging with ONE camera
new Altair Astro GPCAM Cameras shipping now - try astro imaging with ONE camera
Category: Blogs
Posted: 08-07-2015 10:02
Views: 11325

The new Altair GPCAM cameras use the latest Aptina CMOS sensors - available in colour and mono versions!


Today's featured products:

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

Daystar QUARK CALCIUM H-Line Filter
Daystar QUARK CALCIUM H-Line Filter

Daystar Quark CALCIUM H-Line Eyepiece 
 
Calcium H-Line - the narrowband Calcium filter which is visible to the human eye!<...
Price: £899.00
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
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 about 60lb maximum carrying capacity for some time now. The iOptron CEM60 fits into an ideal position i...
Price: £2299.00

iOptron SkyGuider Portable DSLR Imaging Mount w Standard Tripod
iOptron SkyGuider Portable DSLR Imaging Mount w Standard Tripod

The Sky Guider allows you to take long expos...
Price: £539.99
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

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:<...
Set your own price!

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 ha...
Price: £799.00

Starwave 70ED F6 Travel Refractor Telescope with 2" Crayford Focuser, Finder, Diagonal, Eyepiece
Starwave 70ED F6 Travel Refractor Telescope with 2" Crayford Focuser, Finder, Diagonal, Eyepiece

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
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: £55.00

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
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: £320.00