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Altair Astro supply quality astronomy equipment and accessories, including CNC machined telescope mounting systems, equatorial mounts, telescopes and piers for observatories. Altair Astro are the sole European agents for the Kendrick Dew Control System and SkyShed POD Personal Observatory Dome, and are ideally placed to supply complete observatory packages, including telescopes and CCD imaging equipment. Our customers include amateur astronomers, societies, and professional organisations such as schools and universities. Altair astro are also UK distributors for iOptron Minitower and equatorial mounts.
Altair-Ex Low Profile T-Thread Camera Adapter (2" barrel)
£18.50
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £3.08 )
The Altair EX Low Profile T-Thread Photo Adapter lets you connect your DSLR to any telescope with a 2" push-fit focuser barrel.   Choose this low ...
Centre-Arm Tripod Mount for Altair & APM 100mm Binoculars
£135.00
Ideal for nature and sky viewing. A stable binocular mount for all 100 binoculars.   Rotary movement is free and precise in the horizontal an...
DSLR to 2" Pushfit Telescope Adapter Set (M48 Canon EOS)
£25.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £4.17 )
The M48 to DSLR Camera adapter lets you attach a Canon DSLR camera directly to an Altair Astro or any other telescope with a 2" Pushfit ID focuser ba...
FREE AltairCapture Software for Altair Cameras
P.O.A.
Download AltairCapture 3.7 here  to control your Altair Camera - completely free. V3.7 features include: - Full colour or mono...
Puck to attach Losmandy Clamp to EQ6 or HEQ5 mounts
£29.50
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £4.92 )
These pucks allow you to attach the Altair Astro TMS Losmandy Clamp or the Universal Heavy Duty Clamp to your Skywatcher EQ6 or HEQ5 mount. 4x stainless stee...
Saturday Delivery UK Mainland only excluding Highlands
£15.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £2.50 )
Add this product to your shipping cart if you require Saturday delivery by Express Courier.  Saturday delivery can only be ordered by customers w...
Starwave Bahtinov Masks
£10.50
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £1.75 )
Starwave TM Bahtinov Mask Whether you’re doing planetary visual observing, planetary imaging, or deep sky imaging, the Bahtinov Mask is a great ...
Vixen-type Side-By-Side Mounting System BLACK
£143.50
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £23.92 )
This small light strong dual mounting bar is compatible with most telescopes having the Vixen/Synta format dovetail system, allowing you to mount two tele...
Vixen-type Side-By-Side Mounting System SILVER
£143.50
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £23.92 )
This small light strong dual mounting bar is compatible with most telescopes having the Vixen/Synta format dovetail system, allowing you to mount two tele...
Altair 2"-1.25" Self Centering Eyepiece Adapter
£19.50
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £3.25 )
The Altair 2" to 1.25" adapter has been replaced with a new Self-Centering version with less flex and de-centering than the standard models you ...
Sabre Mount 20 x 170mm Counterweight Shaft
£35.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £5.83 )
Optional stainless steel counterweight shaft, with end-stop for Sabre Mount. 20mm OD, projects 170mm from the flat face of the short arm.
Starwave Mini-AZ Mount
£179.99
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £30.00 )
The Starwave Mini-AZ Mount - take your telescope anywhere! Quick to set up and intiutive to use with easy tension controls on both axes. Per...
L-Bracket for camera or spotting scope - Starwave Mini-AZ Mount
£18.50
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £3.08 )
Optional L-Bracket with 1/4" thread fitting. Lets you attach Cameras or Telephoto lenses or spotting scopes to Starwave Mini-AZ mount for smooth pann...
Altair Astro Planet-Killer 685nm Premium IR Pass Filter with AR Coa...
£45.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £7.50 )
The Altair Astro Planet-Killer 685nm Premium IR Pass Filter is designed to deliver sharper lunar and planetary images with Monochrome CCD or CMOS cam...
Altair Astro Premium 1.25" CLS-CCD Filter with UV/IR Block & AR...
£49.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £8.17 )
The Altair Astro Premium 1.25" CLS-CCD Filter is designed for imaging with DSLR, CCD or CMOS cameras however it can be used for visual observation wi...
Altair Astro Premium 2" CLS-CCD Filter with UV/IR Block & AR Co...
£79.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £13.17 )
The Altair Astro Premium 2" CLS-CCD Filter is designed for imaging with DSLR, CCD or CMOS cameras however it can be used for visual observation with ...
Altair Sabre Alt-Azimuth Telescope Mount v2.0
£260.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £43.33 )
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 prec...
AZ Azimuth Centre-Post for iOptron CEM60 Mount and Starbase Field T...
£9.99
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £1.67 )
This CNC machined AZ Azimuth Centre-Post for iOptron CEM60 Mount can be used with your Starbase CNC field tripod to locate the CEM60 mount for quicker set...
AZ Azimuth Stop Post for Skywatcher EQ8 Mount
£12.50
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £2.08 )
This CNC machined AZ Azimuth Stop Post for Skywatcher EQ8 Mount can be used with your Starbase CNC field tripod, Altair TMS EQ8 Pier Adapter and...
Celestron AXV Pier Adapter CNC
£79.95
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £13.33 )
CNC machined aluminium pier adapter to secure the Celestron AVX mount to your Altair SkyShed Pier or any other pier.   The pier adapter ...
Paramount MX Pier Adapter CNC
£125.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £20.83 )
This Altair Astro CNC machined aluminium pier adapter is used to secure your Paramount MX to your Starbase CNC field tripod, pre-2014 Altair SkyShed ...
Skywatcher Celestron & iOptron Pier Adapter CNC
£79.95
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £13.33 )
The new Altair Astro CNC machined aluminium pier adapter is used to secure the following Equatorial mounts to your Altair SkyShed Pier or home m...
Skywatcher EQ8 Pier Adapter CNC
£79.95
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £13.33 )
This Altair Astro CNC machined aluminium pier adapter is used to secure your Skywatcher EQ8 Equatorial mounts to your Starbase CNC field tripod,...
Tripod Vibration Suppression Pads
£29.99
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £5.00 )
Tripod vibration can be a continual source of frustration for both visual observers, astro-imagers, or terrestrial photographers, and no matter how solid ...
Altair Astro Premium 1.25" Narrowband SOH CCD Filter Set SII-CCD 6....
£249.99
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £41.67 )
The Altair Astro Premium SHO-CCD filter set is designed for astro imaging with Mono CCD or CMOS cameras.    Buying the set allows s...
Altair Astro Premium 1.25" LRGB CCD Filter Set UV/IR Block & AR...
£139.99
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £23.33 )
The Altair Astro Premium LRGB-CCD Filter is designed for imaging with Mono CCD or CMOS cameras.    Aside from the high qualty Schot...
Focuser extension tube M117x1 25mm for Richey Crétien Telescope
£35.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £5.83 )
Place the 25mm RC focuser extension ring between focuser and telescope rear mounting plate to increase the distance of your focuser from the optical tube ...
Altair Astro Premium 1.25" Luminance UV IR CCD Filter with AR Coating
£35.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £5.83 )
The Altair Astro Premium Luminance UV/IR Cut Filter is designed for imaging with mono or colour CCD and CMOS cameras.    Ideal for ...
Altair Astro Premium Narrowband 7nm H-Alpha CCD Filter 1.25"
£85.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £14.17 )
The Altair Astro Premium  7nm H-Alpha CCD 1.25" filter is designed for astro imaging with Mono CCD or CMOS cameras.    (This f...
Focuser extension tube M117x1 50mm for Richey Crétien Telescope
£35.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £5.83 )
Place the 50mm RC focuser extension ring between focuser and telescope rear mounting plate to increase the distance of your focuser from the optical tube ...
Altair Astro Premium Narrowband 6.5nm OIII CCD Filter 1.25"
£85.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £14.17 )
The Altair Astro Premium OIII 6.5 CCD filter set is designed for astro imaging with Mono CCD or CMOS cameras.   This OIII filter can also be ...
Altair Astro Premium Narrowband 6.5nm SII CCD Filter 1.25"
£85.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £14.17 )
The Altair Astro Premium SII 6.5 CCD 1.25" filter is designed for astro imaging with Mono CCD or CMOS cameras.    (This filter is a...
Altair Parfocalising Rings for 1.25" eyepiece or GPCAM
£8.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £1.33 )
A set of two 1.25" parfocalising rings, for Altair GPCAM Cameras or eyepieces.   Includes ball-head hex key for easier adjustment at an ...
Altair 15mm Wide Field 70° FOV Super Plossl Eyepiece
£29.50
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £4.92 )
The Altair 15mm Wide Field 70 Degree Telescope Eyepiece is an affordable high quality unit giving a 70 degree apparent field of view for astronomy and for...
Altair Astro Fleece in dark navy blue (LARGE)
£30.00
Top quality fleece with 3-colour Altair Astro logo embroidered on the left breast. Made by a leading UK workwear manufacturer from quality anti-pill fabri...
M48 Female to T2 Male Adapter Converter for Hypercam (with Easy Grip)
£10.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £1.67 )
The M48 Female Filter-Thread to T2 T-Thread Male Converter let's you attach your Hypercam (which has a female T2-Thread in the front) to var...
T2 T-Thread Female to M48 Male Filter-Thread Converter (Easy Grip)
£8.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £1.33 )
The T2 T-Thread Female to M48 Male Filter-Thread Converter allows you to attach M48 accessories or filters to a T2/T-Thread component. The conver...
Altair GPCAM Wide Angle Meteor Lens Kit 150 degree FOV - LENS ONLY
£11.99
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £2.00 )
CS Wide Angle Meteor Lens 150 degree FOV F1.6 2.1mm LENS ONLY for GPCAM or other 1/3" sensor camera. This is a good quality fixed focal length ma...
Altair 1.25" IR Blocking Filter for Planetary & CCD Imaging
£15.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £2.50 )
This high quality Dichroic 1.25" IR Blocking Filter fits into the base of the webcam adapter, giving sharper and more contrasty images ...
Altair-EX 1.25" Webcam Adapter & IR Blocking Filter Package
£30.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £5.00 )
Everything you need to start imaging the planets, moon and sun with your webcam.   The included webcam adapter lets you connect your web...
Altair Moon Neutral Density Filter 1.25" (25% light reduction)
£15.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £2.50 )
The premium neutral density moon filter is a standard accessory for lunar observing, which blocks 25% of the light passing through it, allo...
Altair Moon Neutral Density Filter 1.25" (50% light reduction)
£15.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £2.50 )
The premium neutral density moon filter is a standard accessory for lunar observing, which blocks 50% of the light passing through it, allo...
C-Mount Extension Adapter for CCTV Lens (for GPCAM BASIC)
£18.50
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £3.08 )
This adapter allows you to attach a C-Mount CCTV lens to your Altair Camera "BASIC" package.   The GPCAM already has a CS adapter b...
Altair GPCAM & Hypercam 0.5x Reducer - Auto Guiding EAA Video A...
£19.99
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £3.33 )
The Altair Astro 0.5x focal reducer reduces the focal length of your telescope or guide scope by 50%, in most applications.   The amount...
5mm T2 Thread Spacer Extension Ring 2" OD Barrel - Easy Grip
£8.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £1.33 )
The Starwave 5mm T-Thread extension tube has a male and female T2 thread on each end. A special "Easy Grip" scalloped outer ring m...
5mm M48 Spacer Extension Ring 2" OD Barrel (2" Filter Thread)
£8.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £1.33 )
This 5mm spacer tube has a male and female M48x0.75 filter thread on each end. It's designed to help you achieve the required backfocus ...
Altair GPCAM Photo Tripod Clamp
£25.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £4.17 )
Now you can mount your Altair GPCAM on a photo tripod, telescope tube rings, or dovetail bar with this CNC machined aluminium split clamp.   ...
Altair GPCAM USB Cooler Module
£25.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £4.17 )
Altair GPCAM USB Fan Cooler Kit consists of a large surface area aluminium heat sink with a USB powered fan.   It reduces noise for long expo...
Altair GPCAM 2" Nose-piece with dual filter mounting
£29.50
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £4.92 )
Converts your GPCAM to 2" focuser barrel.   Use 2" or 1.25" astro filters with your GPCAM.    Enables narrow...
Altair GPCAM Replacement Optical Window - Clear with AR Coating
£25.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £4.17 )
Clear, anti reflection coated optical window to fit GPCAM v1 or 2 (colour or mono).   Optical window has AR coating and allows UV or IR light...
 
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