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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: 6189
The classic long focal length Achromat we grew up with, with a modern twist.

iOptron SkyGuider DSLR Astrophotography mount
iOptron SkyGuider DSLR Astrophotography mount
Category: Blogs
Posted: 11-30-2013 13:22
Views: 19340
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: 41105
Comments: 9

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


Today's featured products:

Altair RC300-TT V2 Ritchey Chretien with SkyWatcher EQ8 & Starbase CNC Tripod COMBO
Altair RC300-TT V2 Ritchey Chretien with SkyWatcher EQ8 & Starbase CNC Tripod COMBO

This combo package includes the Altair RC300-TT V2 Truss Tube Astrograph, with a SkyWatcher EQ8 mount, and our British-made Starbase field tripod, .

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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

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
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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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 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

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 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

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
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

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