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New Altair Flat-Field Premium Barlows shipping now
New Altair Flat-Field Premium Barlows shipping now
Category: Blogs
Posted: 07-29-2016 10:34
Views: 978

These new Barlows from Altair Astro have 4-element optics. Not only do they give a flatter field and more even field illumination than conventional Barlows, but colour accuracy is also improved. A step-up over conventional 2-element Barlows. (Click picture for more).


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: 45426

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: 8607

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)

 

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

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

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 Vixen to Losmandy Adapter for Skywatcher EQ5 & EQ3-2 iOptron iEQ30 Mount
Starwave Vixen to Losmandy Adapter for Skywatcher EQ5 & EQ3-2 iOptron iEQ30 Mount

Convert your Vixen-format mount to the wider 3" Losmandy-format dovetail with this conversion clamp. It fits the following mounts and more:

  • Skywatcher EQ5, EQ3-2
  • ...
    Price: £69.99
Skywatcher Star Adventurer Astro Photography Bundle COMBO with Ball-Head
Skywatcher Star Adventurer Astro Photography Bundle COMBO with Ball-Head

This Star Adventurer COMBO package includes a ball-head with 36mm ball Dia. and Max 7kg capacity.

The user-friendly Sky-Wa...
Price: £295.00

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

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. 
...
Price: £249.00
Lightwave HYPERWIDE 100° eyepiece 20mm 2"
Lightwave HYPERWIDE 100° eyepiece 20mm 2"

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: £299.99
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
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
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...
Set your own price!

Altair Sabre Alt-Azimuth Telescope Mount v2.0
Altair Sabre Alt-Azimuth Telescope Mount v2.0

The Altair Sabre Alt-Azimuth telescope mount allows you to mount one or two telescopes side by side.

NEW the V2.0 Sabre mount now includes a 30mm precision Japanes...
Price: £230.00