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Meade StarNavigator 90
Meade StarNavigator 90
£215.00
Meade StarNavigator 90 with DS2000 Generation II mount and Autostar computerized handset.
Opticstar AZ90 GOTO
Opticstar AZ90 GOTO.
£269.00
The Opticstar AZ90 GOTO Maksutov is one of the easiest to use entry level computerized telescopes on the market...
Meade Stella Wi-Fi Adapter
Meade Stella Wi-Fi Adapter.
£239.00
Stella allows you to wirelessly control your computerised telescope with your smart phone or tablet.
Opticstar Eyepiece Set
Opticstar 1.25" Eyepiece & Filter Set.
£79.00
The Opticstar 1.25" Eyepiece & Filter Set includes 5 Plössl eyepieces, a barlow, 7 filters and a red LED...
Cooled CCD
Opticstar DS-616C XL
£899.00
The Opticstar DS-616C XL uses the Sony ICX413AQ, 6.1 mega pixel colour CCD (1.8").
Complete with power supply unit and software...
Meade LPI-G Colour
Meade LPI-G colour
£229.00
The Meade LP-G Colour video camera for imaging and guiding.
Meade LX200 ACF 10" UHTC
Meade LX200 ACF 10" UHTC.
£4350.00
The Meade LX200 ACF 10 UHTC is a 10" advanced catadioptric with a computerised fork mount.
Ascension 80ED Triplet
Ascension 80ED Triplet
£675.00
The Ascension 80ED Triplet APO from the premium range of telescopes...
Meade ETX90 Observer
Meade ETX90 Observer
£485.00
The new ETX90 Observer complete with hard carry case and softbag for the tripod.
AR90S Gold - Dual Speed
Opticstar AR90S Gold refractor.
£229.00
The Opticstar AR90S Gold - Dual Speed 90mm f5.5 refractor for observing, imaging and guiding.
Meade LPI-G Monochrome
Meade LPI-G monochrome
£209.00
The Meade LP-G Monochrome video camera for imaging and guiding.
Sky-Watcher NEQ6 PRO
Sky-Watcher EQ6 PRO mount.
£999.00
NEQ6 PRO (EQ6 PRO) is the extra heavy duty, computerised mount from Sky-Watcher with a load capacity of 25kg.
Opticstar PX-125C
Opticstar PX-125C
£129.00
The Opticstar PX-125C colour video camera for guiding and planetary imaging.
Ascension Accessories
Ascension Red Dot Finder.
£22.00
The Ascension Red Dot Finder with four selectable reticule patterns and brightness levels.
Farpoint Astro Mount Accessories
Farpoint Astro.
Farpoint Astro designs and manufactures high quality astronomy equipment that have received rave reviews by professionals and amateurs alike.

Dovetail Systems & Mount Accessories
Starwave Dual Saddles - Vixen. Starwave Dual Saddles (V-type) & Dovetail Bar. Side-by-side saddles, both Vixen-type, to attach two optical tubes onto a single mount. The dovetail bar will fit on any mount with Vixen-type fittings.
£ 65.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Starwave L Saddle. Starwave L-type Saddle. A single saddle to fit optical tubes with a Losmandy type dovetail bar.
£ 39.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Farpoint Saddle, Vixen-type. Farpoint "Sure Grip" Saddle - Vixen-style . Allows mounting of an optical tube on a mount. Will not mark or deform dovetail bars.
£ 39.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Farpoint Dovetail, Vixen-type. Farpoint Dovetails for Celestron SCT - Vixen-style . Vixen-type dovetail bars for Celestron C8 and C11 SCT optical tubes. Compatible with most mounts including Sky-Watcher, Vixen and Celestron CG-5.
£ 39.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Farpoint Dovetail, Vixen-type. Farpoint Dovetails for Meade SCT - Vixen-style . Vixen-type dovetail bars for Meade 8" and 10" SCT optical tubes. Compatible with most mounts including Sky-Watcher, Vixen and Celestron CG-5.
£ 32.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Farpoint Vixen-style Rings and Dovetail. Farpoint Standard Rings and Dovetail - Vixen-style. A set that includes a Vixen-style dovetail bar and two collimating rings. Available in two ring sizes: 90mm and 125mm. Compatible with most mounts including Sky-Watcher, Vixen and Celestron CG-5.
£ 49.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Farpoint Universal Dovetail Metric Plates. Farpoint WO-type Dovetail Plates - Losmandy-style. Universal dovetail bars 10" long with 60mm wide hole spacing for standard rings including William Optics and others. For Losmandy-style mounts including the Celestron CGEM and CGE.
£ 32.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Farpoint Universal Dovetail Plates. Farpoint Universal Dovetail Plates - Losmandy-style. Universal dovetail plates with a variety of mounting holes for various scopes. Available in two lengths: 7" and 14". For Losmandy-style mounts including the Celestron CGEM and CGE.
£ 32.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Farpoint Televue Dovetail Plate. Farpoint Televue Dovetail Plate - Losmandy-style. A dovetail plate to mount a Televue refractor on Losmandy-style mounts including the Celestron CGEM and CGE.
£ 29.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Farpoint Celestron Dovetail Plates. Farpoint Celestron Dovetail Plates - Losmandy-style. High quality dovetail plates to mount Celestron C8, C9.25, C11 and C14 SCT optical tubes. For Losmandy-style mounts including the Celestron CGEM and CGE.
£ 39.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Farpoint Meade Dovetail Plates. Farpoint Meade Dovetail Plates - Losmandy-style. High quality dovetail plates to mount Meade 8", 10", 12", 14" and 16" SCT optical tubes. For Losmandy-style mounts including the Celestron CGEM and CGE.
£ 145.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Farpoint Scope Rings. Farpoint Scope Rings. Pairs of collimating rings for mounting telescopes. Available in 90mm, 108mm, 125mm and 160mm apertures. Dovetail plates are available seperately.
£ 49.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Farpoint Dovetail Accessory Adapter. Farpoint Dovetail Accessory Adapter. Quick release mounting for dovetail bar accessories. It will mount existing rings or telescopes to Farpoint dovetail plates.
£ 33.60 (inc VAT) out of stock
Farpoint Counterweight System. Farpoint Counterweight System. Quick release mounted counterweight system for 'D' size (Losmandy-style) dovetails. Includes two counterweights.
£ 68.00 (inc VAT) out of stock
Farpoint Extra Counterweight. Farpoint Extra Counterweight. Extra counterweight for Farpoint's Counterweight System.
£ 23.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Bahtinov Focus Masks
Farpoint Bahtinov Masks. Farpoint Fixed Size Bahtinov Masks. Suitable for Celestron C8, Celestron C9.25, Celestron C11, Meade 8", Meade 10" and Meade 12" optical tubes.
£ 14.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Farpoint Bahtinov Masks. Farpoint Variable Size Bahtinov Masks. Suitable for large optical tubes.
£ 14.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Binocular Mountings
Farpoint Far-Sight. Farpoint Far-Sight. Stainless steel quick mount binocular mounting system. It can be mounted on standard photographic tripods.
£ 29.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Farpoint Far-Sight for SkyScout. Farpoint Far-Sight for SkyScout. Special version of the stainless steel quick mount binocular mounting system that will also accomodate a Celestron SkyScout. It can be mounted on standard photographic tripods.
£ --- (inc VAT) out of stock
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DS-616C XL is Astronomy Magazine's Star Product
posted: 30th January 2015
Opticstar DS-616C XL is Astronomy magazine's product of the year.
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The Opticstar DS-616C XL deep-sky CCD camera has earned the annual star product award from Astronomy, the world's best-selling astronomy magazine. Read about it in the September 2013 issue.

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