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ED Refractor telescopes usually give a higher contrast image than reflecting telescopes of the same aperture. They are more expensive "per inch" of aperture than reflectors, however they are smaller and more portable.

Refractors deliver a very high contrast image, and can be used at a variety of magnifications. For this reason they are a favourite amongst astro imagers and visual users alike. ED Doublet or ED Triplet APO refractors produce higher quality images, with better colour rendition and contrast than normal Achromat refractors of the same focal length.
Starwave Classic 102mm F11 Achromat Refractor Telescope with 2" Cra...
£385.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £64.17 )
The Starwave Classic 4" F11 refractor employs a well figured, carefully mounted Achromat lens of Ohara-Japan glass with the best anti-reflection coat...
Altair 60 EDF Doublet Refractor Telescope
£399.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £66.50 )
NEW 2017 Version with S-FPL-53 ED Lens, Optical Test Report, and rear Camera Angle Adjuster (CAA).   The ULTIMATE travel scope, suitable for ...
Starwave 70ED F6 Travel Refractor Telescope with 2" Crayford Focuse...
£399.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £66.50 )
SPECIAL OFFER £25 off Altair Cameras when ordered together with this telescope!  (Call for a package deal on iOptron SkyGuider...
Starwave ASCENT 80ED F7 Refractor Telescope Geared Focuser
£399.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £66.50 )
Altair 72 EDF Refractor with CNC Dual Speed R&P Focuser, Optica...
£599.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £99.83 )
NEW 2018 Version with S-FPL-53 ED Lens available in Deluxe CNC or Standard configuration. - A design refresh! - Improved optics with FPL53 E...
Starwave 70 ED Triplet APO Travel Refractor
£599.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £99.83 )
The Starwave 70 EDT-R refractor has a triplet ED lens system with premium Japanese Ohara SFPL-53 ED glass element. Super-high transmission coating (STM Co...
Starwave 80ED-R ED Doublet Refractor Telescope
£599.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £99.83 )
NEW 2016 Version with Ohara S-FPL-53 ED Lens   The Starwave 80ED-R is a more compact and refined version of the orginal Starwave 80ED. It has...
Starwave 80 ED Triplet APO Travel Refractor
£725.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £120.83 )
The Starwave 80 EDT-R refractor has a triplet ED lens system with a premium Japanese Hoya FCD-100 ED glass element. Super-high transmission coating (STM C...
Starwave 152 V3 "Red Tube" Achromat Refractor Telescope
£870.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £145.00 )
new 2017 production run with new imaging friendly 2.5" Rack & Pinion focuser like Wave Series 130 Triplet The Starwave 152mm V3 del...
Starwave 110ED-R Refractor Telescope with 2.5" Positive Lock R&...
£875.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £145.83 )
NEW Starwave 110ED V2 2018 model with Positive Lock R&P focuser and CNC machined tube with light weight rings. Also see the optional CNC carry handle ...
Starwave 102ED FPL53 Refractor
£899.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £149.83 )
New 2017 Version with FPL53 ED Glass, CNC Rack 'n Pinion focuser, CNC rings and better dewshield / tube design.    The Starwave 102 ...
Altair Wave Series 80mm F6 Super ED Triplet APO (80/480)
£999.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £166.50 )
The Altair Astro 80mm ED Triplet APO refractor uses a 480mm focal length lens cell with Japanese Ohara FPL53 ED glass.   The benefit of these...
Starwave 70 EDQ-R Quad APO Imaging Refractor
£1150.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £191.67 )
NEW Improved v2 Model, with new CNC focuser: - Camera Tilt Adjuster - Camera Angle Adjuster / Rotator (CAA) - Rear M48 Adapter direct thread w...
Altair Wave Series 102mm F7 Super ED Triplet APO (102/715)
£1450.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £241.67 )
The Altair Astro Wave Series 102mm f715mm Super ED Triplet APO is a highly specified refractor, offering premium class visual or imaging performance....
Altair Wave Series 115 F7 ED Triplet APO
£1599.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £266.50 )
2017 Production Run now in stock. Newer more refined OTA design with ultra hard pearl matt powdercoat. CNC Rack 'n Pinion geare...
APM 107/700 F6.5 ED Triplet APO w 3" APM focuser
£1699.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £283.17 )
The APM 107 refractor features an Ohara FPL 53 Super ED Element in a triplet configuration. The 3” APM focuser is made in the Far East by a precisio...
Altair Wave Series 125 EDF F7.8 APO Binoviewer ready 3.7" R&P F...
£1699.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £283.17 )
The Altair Wave Series 125mm EDF F7.8 APO is a highly specified doublet APO refractor which offers plenty of aperture, portability and high resol...
Altair Wave Series 130 F7 ED Triplet APO
£2299.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £383.17 )
NEW 2017 CNC Tube Version with dual speed "Rack 'n Pinion" focuser, Teflon-tipped adjustable rotator, CNC machined internal knife edge b...
Altair Wave Series 152 F8 ED Triplet APO Refractor
£4250.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £708.33 )
The Altair Astro 152mm F8 ED Triplet APO refractor uses a 1216mm focal length lens cell with FC100 ED glass specifically chosen to be free of internal...
APM 140 ED Doublet Refractor - FPL53 Glass
£2550.00
The new APM 140mm f/980mm Doublet brings you a large ED Doublet lens with FPl53 element at an unheard of price. As with all APM telescopes consistency...
APM 152 ED Doublet Refractor
£2350.00
The new 152-1200ED features a Doublet lens cell using FPL-51 ED glass complimented by a Lanthanum coated element to maximise performance. This innovative ...
160mm F6.5 Oil Spaced Triplet Refractor CFF
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A 160mm oil spaced triplet refractor for the connoisseur, hand made by Gyulai Pal in Hungary, with mechanics by Catalin Fus of CFF Telescopes, Romania. Th...
180mm F7 Oil Spaced Triplet Refractor CFF
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A 180mm oil spaced triplet refractor for the connoisseur, hand made by Gyulai Pal in Hungary, with mechanics by Catalin Fus of CFF Telescopes, Romania. ...
Moonraker Telescope in polished aluminium with choice of Altair Ast...
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These are one-off custom telescopes, built to order  with an Altair lens cell, test report if applicable, custom optical tube, and a Moonlite focuser...
Starlight Feathertouch 3" Focuser for Altair 115 APO
£600.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £100.00 )
A Starlight Feathertouch deluxe focuser upgrade for the Altair 115-805 EDT APO. This is simply the best focuser we have been able to source for our h...
 
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