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Altair Hypercam IMX224 and IMX174 USB3.0 astronomy and microscopy cameras.
Altair Hypercam IMX224 and IMX174 USB3.0 astronomy and microscopy cameras.
Category: Info
Posted: 09-17-2016 15:23
Views: 536
Altair Astro launches the new Hypercam range of high speed USB3.0 astronomy and microscopy imaging cameras.

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: 2280

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: 54259

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


Today's featured products:

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
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
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 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: £55.00

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
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

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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Skywatcher Star Adventurer Astro Photography Bundle
Skywatcher Star Adventurer Astro Photography Bundle

The user-friendly Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer provides various combinations to satisfy all you needs for astrophotography and time-lapse photography. It is a high precision, portable and stab...
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. 
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Price: £249.00
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 ha...
Price: £799.00

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

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