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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: 21056

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: 6960

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: 12296

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


Today's featured products:

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 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 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:<...
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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

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 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

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
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
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 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
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

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