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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: 2847
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: 18132
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: 38613
Comments: 9

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


Today's featured products:

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

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.

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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

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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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 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
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, .

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

The Sky Guider allows you to take long expos...
Price: £469.00
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
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

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
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