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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: 38654

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: 8081

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: 14274

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


Today's featured products:

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
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
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

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
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 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: £55.00

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

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: £799.00
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
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
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