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Altair Astro Blog to help you get to know our company and our astronomy products.




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New Altair Flat-Field Premium Barlows shipping now
New Altair Flat-Field Premium Barlows shipping now
Category: Blogs
Posted: 07-29-2016 10:34
Views: 4080

These new Barlows from Altair Astro have 4-element optics. Not only do they give a flatter field and more even field illumination than conventional Barlows, but colour accuracy is also improved. A step-up over conventional 2-element Barlows. (Click picture for more).


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: 64506

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: 10988

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: 17204

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


iOptron announces new CEM120 Equatorial Mount
iOptron announces new CEM120 Equatorial Mount
Category: Blogs
Posted: 04-17-2015 10:10
Views: 39770
Comments: 2
iOptron have just announced their new CEM120 mount is nearing readiness for launch near the end of 2015

new Lightwave 66ED-R &72ED-R Refractors
new Lightwave 66ED-R &72ED-R Refractors
Category: Blogs
Posted: 01-09-2015 16:52
Views: 83863
Two new super portable 66mm & 72mm ED doublet refractors with geared focusers and hard case. Razor sharp optics suited for imaging and visual observing.

Starwave 102 F11 Achromatic refractor
Starwave 102 F11 Achromatic refractor
Category: Blogs
Posted: 08-23-2014 18:00
Views: 75995

The classic long focal length Achromat we grew up with, with a modern twist. So if you're up for a nice, relaxed long focal length Achromat with a few modern enhancements, look no further. Available from Altair or your nearest authorised Altair Astro dealer


iOptron SkyGuider DSLR Astrophotography mount
iOptron SkyGuider DSLR Astrophotography mount
Category: Blogs
Posted: 11-30-2013 13:22
Views: 71965
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: 88493
Comments: 9

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


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