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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: 1546
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: 17347
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: 37427
Comments: 9

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


Today's featured products:

Starwave 200mm Vixen Style Dovetail Bar (44.5mm width)
Starwave 200mm Vixen Style Dovetail Bar (44.5mm width)

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
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
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

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

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

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 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

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

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!

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
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
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