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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: 37971

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: 8047

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: 14232

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


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, .

STARBASE Field Tripod:<...
Set your own price!

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 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

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

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!

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

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 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

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 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
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
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