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Recent News

iOptron announces new SkyGuider astrophotography mount
iOptron announces new SkyGuider astrophotography mount
Category: Blogs
Posted: 11-30-2013 17:44
Views: 14819
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: 35406
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 PowerWeight Counterweight Battery Pack for iEQ45, iEQ30, Minitower range & Skyguider
iOptron PowerWeight Counterweight Battery Pack for iEQ45, iEQ30, Minitower range & Skyguider

The iOptron PowerWeight rechargeable battery pack is a very portable and convenient power source for your GOTO mount in the field.

Use this battery pack in place of a traditional c...
Price: £159.00

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
Starwave 200mm 44.5mm Dovetail Bar
Starwave 200mm 44.5mm Dovetail Bar

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
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

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 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

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
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

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
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 around 60lb carrying capacity for some time now. The iOptron CEM60 fits into an ideal position in the m...
Price: £2299.00

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

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