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Opticstar AZ90 GOTO
Opticstar AZ90 GOTO.
£249.00
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.
£219.00
Stella allows you to wirelessly control your computerised telescope with your smart phone or tablet.
1.25" x5 XL TeleXtender
Opticstar 1.25" x5 TeleXtender.
£79.00
The Opticstar 1.25" x5 XL TeleXtender is a premium quality optical amplifier that excels...
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
£209.00
The Meade LP-G Colour video camera for imaging and guiding.
Meade LX90 ACF 12" UHTC
Meade LX90 ACF 12" UHTC.
£3245.00
The Meade LX90 ACF 12 UHTC is a 12" 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 ETX125 Observer
Meade ETX125 Observer
£645.00
The popular ETX125 Observer takes mobile astronomy to a new level...
Opticstar Moon Filters
Opticstar 1.25" Moon filters.
£6.95
The Opticstar Moon Filters. 1.25" Moon Filters for reducing the glare of the Moon.
Meade LPI-G Monochrome
Meade LPI-G monochrome
£189.00
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 70° Eyepieces
Ascension UWA eyepieces.
£27.95
The Ascension 70° Super Wide Angle eyepieces feature sharp, high contrast optics with high index glass...
Opticstar Visual Accessories
Opticstar telescopes
Opticstar accessories section last updated: 24th April 2018

Eyepieces
Opticstar Plossl Eyepieces. Opticstar Plossl Eyepieces. Fully coated 4-element eyepieces with rubber eyeguards. Their 1.25" brass barrels are threaded to accept standard 1.25" filters. Available in 10mm and 25mm focal lengths.
£ 9.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar Wide Angle Eyepieces. Opticstar 66° Wide Angle Eyepieces. These 5 element wide angle 1.25" eyepieces use the latest design and are broadband fully multi-coated (FMC), straight rubber eyecups and long eye-relief. Focal lengths include: 6mm, 9mm, 15mm and 20mm.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar XS Super Wide Angle Eyepieces. Opticstar XS 70° Super Wide Angle Eyepieces. These high quality, 70° eyepieces represent outstanding value for money. Available in 1.25" and 2" sizes. Focal lengths include: 10mm, 15mm, 20mm, 26mm, 32mm and 38mm.
£ 29.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar XL Ultra Wide Angle Eyepieces. Opticstar XL 82° Ultra Wide Angle Eyepieces. Top of the range, 82° eyepieces providing high contrast, high resolution and a flat field. Fully multi-coated and purged with argon to prevent fogging on the lenses.
£ 99.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar XL 7.2mm-21.5mm ZOOM Eyepiece. Opticstar XL 7.2mm-21.5mm ZOOM Eyepiece. Very high quality zoom eyepiece delivers a particularly flat field of view, high contrast and excellent colour rendition. Recommended for astronomical as well as terrestrial use.
£ 75.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar XL 7.5mm-22.5mm ZOOM Eyepiece. Opticstar XL 7.5mm-22.5mm ZOOM Eyepiece. Premium zoom eyepiece of superior optical quality and craftsmanship. Delivers a particularly flat field of view, exceptional contrast and excellent colour rendition. Highly recommended for astronomical and terrestrial use.
£ 145.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

TeleXtenders
Opticstar 1.25" x3 XL TeleXtender. Opticstar 1.25" x3 XL TeleXtender. Premium quality optical amplifier that excels in visual observation and particularly in astro-photography. Ideal for high power views. Four element optical design is fully multi-coated with EMD enhanced coatings.
£ 79.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar 1.25" x5 XL TeleXtender. Opticstar 1.25" x5 XL TeleXtender. Premium quality optical amplifier that excels in visual observation and particularly in astro-photography. Ideal for high power views. Four element optical design is fully multi-coated with EMD enhanced coatings.
£ 79.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar 2" x2 XL TeleXtender. Opticstar 2" x2 XL TeleXtender. Premium quality optical amplifier that excels in visual observation and particularly in astro-photography. Ideal for high power views. Four element optical design is fully multi-coated with EMD enhanced coatings.
£ 99.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Barlow Lenses
1.25" Barlow Lens x2 with T-thread. Opticstar 1.25" Barlow Lens x2 w/T-thread The 2x barlow doubles the power of any eyepiece. In addition this barlow can be used as an imaging adapter for your camera with or without the 2x optical element attached to it thus offering 1x and 2x imaging magnifications.
£ 17.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar 1.25" Barlow x3 ED. Opticstar 1.25" x3 Photo-Visual ED Barlow. A high quality 1.25" photo-visual barlow lens using special ED glass to minimise chromatic aberrations. Metal body, fully multi-coated (FMC) doublet apo-achromatic lens, results in high resolution, contrast and superior colour correction.
£ 24.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
2" ED Barlow lens X2. Opticstar 2" Barlow Lens x2 ED. Special ED glass, metal body, rugged grip, cemented doublet fully multi coated apochromatic lens, results in high resolution, contrast and colour correction. 2" to 1.25" eyepiece adaptor with copper compression ring is included.
£ 39.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Diagonals
Opticstar 1.25" Deluxe Diagonal. Opticstar 1.25" Deluxe Diagonal (push-fit). Designed and manufactured to offer high contrast images. It has been precisely machined and anti-reflection coated to minimise any internal reflections.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar 2" Deluxe Dielectric Diagonal. Opticstar 2" Deluxe Dielectric Diagonal (push-fit). This high quality 90º 2" push-fit diagonal consists of a carbon fibre body and uses a high precision 1/10 wave mirror with dielectric coatings and 99% reflectivity which guarantee exceptional contrast and image sharpness and the brightest images.
£ 79.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Finder Scopes
Opticstar Red/Green Dot Finder. Opticstar Red/Green Dot Finder. A superior quality two colour, variable brightness Red/green Dot Finder as found on high quality telescopes. Pure metal structure with four reticule patterns selected by switch on the rear. Tall base included.
£ 24.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Finderscope 6x30 Opticstar 6x30 Finder Scope. Optical finder with mounting bracket for the Opticstar ARC (100mm and larger) and Ascension ED Triplet series of telescopes. Also suitable for all telescopes with Meade-style fittings including Meade LX90, LX200, LX600, LX850 and Explore Scientific ED Triplets.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Finderscope #16. Opticstar 8x50 Finder Scope #16. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar AR and ED series of telescopes. Suitable for all telescopes with Vixen-style fittings including Sky-Watcher.
£ 34.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Finderscope #13. Opticstar 8x50 Finder Scope #13. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar ARC and Ascension ED Triplet series of telescopes. Also suitable for all telescopes with Meade-style fittings including Meade LX90, LX200, LX600, LX850 and Explore Scientific ED Triplets.
£ 34.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Finderscope #14. Opticstar 8x50 Finder Scope #14. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar ARC and Ascension ED Triplet series of telescopes. Also suitable for all telescopes with Meade-style fittings including Meade LX90, LX200, LX600, LX850 and Explore Scientific ED Triplets.
£ 34.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Finderscope #12. Opticstar 8x50 Illuminated Finder Scope #12. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar AR and ED series of telescopes. Suitable for all telescopes with Vixen-style fittings including Sky-Watcher.
£ 49.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Finderscope #9. Opticstar 8x50 Illuminated Finder Scope #9. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar ARC and Ascension ED Triplet series of telescopes. Also suitable for all telescopes with Meade-style fittings including Meade LX90, LX200, LX600, LX850 and Explore Scientific ED Triplets.
£ 49.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Finderscope #10. Opticstar 8x50 Illuminated Finder Scope #10. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar ARC and Ascension ED Triplet series of telescopes. Also suitable for all telescopes with Meade-style fittings including Meade LX90, LX200, LX600, LX850 and Explore Scientific ED Triplets.
£ 49.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Finderscope #8. Opticstar 8x50 Finder Scope #8. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar AR and ED series of telescopes. Suitable for all telescopes with Vixen-style fittings including Sky-Watcher.
£ 39.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Finderscope #5. Opticstar 8x50 Finder Scope #5. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar ARC and Ascension ED Triplet series of telescopes. Also suitable for all telescopes with Meade-style fittings including Meade LX90, LX200, LX600, LX850 and Explore Scientific ED Triplets.
£ 39.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Finderscope #6. Opticstar 8x50 Finder Scope #6. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar ARC and Ascension ED Triplet series of telescopes. Also suitable for all telescopes with Meade-style fittings including Meade LX90, LX200, LX600, LX850 and Explore Scientific ED Triplets.
£ 39.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Finderscope #4. Opticstar 8x50 Illuminated Finder Scope #4. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar AR and ED series of telescopes. Suitable for all telescopes with Vixen-style fittings including Sky-Watcher.
£ 57.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Finderscope #1. Opticstar 8x50 Illuminated Finder Scope #1. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar ARC and Ascension ED Triplet series of telescopes. Also suitable for all telescopes with Meade-style fittings including Meade LX90, LX200, LX600, LX850 and Explore Scientific ED Triplets.
£ 57.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Finderscope #2. Opticstar 8x50 Illuminated Finder Scope #2. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar ARC and Ascension ED Triplet series of telescopes. Also suitable for all telescopes with Meade-style fittings including Meade LX90, LX200, LX600, LX850 and Explore Scientific ED Triplets.
£ 57.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Deluxe Finderscope #20. Opticstar 8x50 Deluxe Illuminated Finder Scope #20. Finder with corrected image orientation. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar AR and ED series of telescopes. Suitable for all telescopes with Vixen-style fittings including Sky-Watcher.
£ 99.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Deluxe Finderscope #17. Opticstar 8x50 Deluxe Illuminated Finder Scope #17. Finder with corrected image orientation. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar ARC and Ascension ED Triplet series of telescopes. Also suitable for all telescopes with Meade-style fittings including Meade LX90, LX200, LX600, LX850 and Explore Scientific ED Triplets.
£ 99.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Deluxe Finderscope #18. Opticstar 8x50 Deluxe Illuminated Finder Scope #18. Finder with corrected image orientation. Complete with mounting bracket for the Opticstar ARC and Ascension ED Triplet series of telescopes. Also suitable for all telescopes with Meade-style fittings including Meade LX90, LX200, LX600, LX850 and Explore Scientific ED Triplets.
£ 99.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Mounting Accessories
Universal Imperial Mounting Kit. Universal Imperial Mounting Kit. The contents of this kit can be used to attach various optical instruments and other equipment with a 1/4" photographic thread to predrilled dovetail platforms subject to the thickness of the platform used.
£ 6.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar Mini Dovetail. Opticstar Mini Dovetail. Lightweight, metal construction dovetail for small telescopes and spotting scopes. It will fit on Vixen-style saddles.
£ 9.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar Short Dovetail. Opticstar Short Dovetail. A short metal dovetail for small and medium size telescopes. It will fit on Vixen-style saddles.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar 120mm Collimating Rings & Dovetail Bar A. Opticstar Collimating Rings & Dovetail for 92mm-120mm Guide Scopes. Set of two collimating rings for 92mm-120mm Guide Scopes with a Vixen-style dovetail and fitting screws to mount a guide scope on standard mount saddles.
£ 45.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar 120mm Collimating Rings & Dovetail Bar B. Opticstar Collimating Rings & Dovetail for 58mm-120mm Guide Scopes. Set of two collimating rings for 58mm-120mm Guide Scopes with a Vixen-style dovetail and fitting screws to mount a guide scope on standard mount saddles.
£ 47.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar 30mm Finderscope Bracket. Opticstar 30mm Finderscope Bracket. This finderscope bracket consists of two collimating rings and a leg base. Suitable for finderscopes and laser pens. It can be attached on standard Sky-Watcher, Celestron, GSO, Vixen and Opticstar fittitngs.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar ARC 50mm Finderscope Bracket. Opticstar ARC 50mm Finderscope Bracket. Mounting bracket for the Opticstar ARC and Ascension ED Triplet series of telescopes. Also suitable for all telescopes with Meade-style fittings including Meade LX90, LX200, LX600, LX850 and Explore Scientific ED Triplets.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar Binocular L-Brackets. Opticstar Binocular L-Brackets. These all-metal binocular brackets come with a tripod adapter bush that will fit to any standard photographic tripod (1/4").
£ 7.50 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Starwave Dual Saddles - Vixen-type. 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.
Anti-vibration pads. Opticstar Heavy Duty Vibration Suppression Pads. Set of three Heavy Duty Vibration Suppression Pads will drastically reduce vibration times and at the same time reduce the amplitude of the vibrations as kinetic energy is rapidly transferred to, and absorbed by the pads.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Extension Tubes
Opticstar 1.25" Extension Tube. Opticstar 1.25" Extension Tube. All-metal 1.25" extension tube will fit in a standard 1.25" telescope drawtube and will accept 1.25" eyepieces and other 1.25" accessories.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar 2" Extension Tube. Opticstar 2" Extension Tube. Robust all-metal 2" extension tube will fit in a standard 2" telescope drawtube and will accept 2" eyepieces and other 2" accessories.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Adapters
Opticstar 2" to 1.25" Push-fit adapter. Opticstar 2" to 1.25" Push-fit Adapter. Allows 1.25" eyepieces and accessories to be attached to 2" drawtubes and focusers.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Cases
Deluxe padded case. Opticstar Transporter. A high quality semi-rigid padded carrier designed for the storage and transportation of smaller telescopes.
£ 34.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar Imaging Accessories

Filters & Filter Wheels
Colour Filter Wheel Opticstar 1.25" Colour Filter Wheel. A manual colour filter wheel for standard 1.25" threaded filters with 5 filter positions. It includes 4 adapters.
£ 34.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Filter Wheel with Micro Focuser Opticstar 1.25" Filter Wheel w/Micro-Focuser. A manual filter wheel for standard 1.25" threaded filters with 5 filter positions. It includes a high quality non-rotating precision micro-focuser that can be used to achieve accurate focus visually or with a camera.
£ 39.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Moon filters. Opticstar 1.25" Moon filters. Moon filters for reducing the glare of the Moon. Choice of light transmission 13% and 25%.
£ 6.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Variable Polarizing filters. Opticstar Variable Polarising Moon Filters. The ideal moon filters for telescopes of all aperture sizes. The amount of light reaching the eyepiece can be set at between 1% to 40%. Available in 1.25" and 2" aperture, complete with storage case.
£ 11.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Planery filters. Opticstar 1.25" Planetary Set A Set of four 1.25" colour filters to improve the contrast of the Moon and the planets to the visual observer. The filters include Deep Yellow, Orange, Light Green and Blue. Complete with storage case.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Filter Set B. Opticstar RGB(b) Imaging & Planetary Filter Set B Filter Set consists of four 1.25" mounted filters selected so as to serve two purposes. First to enhance the viewing of the planets and Moon; and second for composite RGB imaging with a monochrome camera.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Filter Set C. Opticstar Observer's Lunar & Planetary Polarising Filter Set C Comprehensive filter set for Lunar and Planetary observation. It consists of eight filtes including two polarising neutral density filters. Storage cases are included.
£ 24.95 (inc VAT) out of stock
Filter Set D. Opticstar LRGB (IR-block) Imaging & Planetary Filter Set D A versatile four-filter set for visual observation and imaging. It includes an infra-red block filter and three colour filters. Supplied in a storage case.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar Light Pollution filters. Opticstar Light Pollution filters. Available in 1.25" and 2" aperture. These high transmission filters are especially effective on the Moon and planets where they will show additional detail, they will also darken the sky background to enhance many deep sky objects.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Imaging filters. Opticstar 1.25" Infra Red Cut-off filter. For use in CCD imaging, this high-transmission filter will exclude any IR wavelengths beyond H-alpha showing a very steep desirable curve.
£ 11.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Imaging filters. Opticstar 1.25" LRGbB Imaging Filters. A set of 5 imaging filters for Luminance, Red, Green, Lt Blue and Blue. They will thread into the barrel of any standard 1.25" eyepiece or filter wheel that can accept 1.25" filters. Also available individually.
£ 6.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
High transparency imaging filters. Opticstar 1.25" High Transmission LRGB. A set of 4 imaging filters, Luminosity, Red, Green, Blue with transparency between 91% and 95%. They will thread into the barrel of any standard 1.25" eyepiece or filter wheel that can accept 1.25" filters.
£ 79.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Barlow Lenses
Opticstar 1.25" Barlow x3 ED. Opticstar 1.25" x3 Photo-Visual ED Barlow. A high quality 1.25" photo-visual barlow lens using special ED glass to minimise chromatic aberrations. Metal body, fully multi-coated (FMC) doublet apo-achromatic lens, results in high resolution, contrast and superior colour correction.
£ 24.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Planetary imaging kit. Opticstar Planetary Imaging Kit. This imaging kit has been designed to offer maximum flexibility to the amateur planetary and Lunar imager. The Kit is compatible with all types of telescopes including Newtonians, catadioptrics and refractors.
£ 29.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
2" ED Barlow lens X2. Opticstar 2" Barlow Lens x2 ED. Special ED glass, metal body, rugged grip, cemented doublet fully multi coated apochromatic lens, results in high resolution, contrast and colour correction. 2" to 1.25" eyepiece adaptor with copper compression ring is included.
£ 39.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Focal Reducers
Opticstar 1.25" Photo-Visual Focal Reducer. Opticstar 1.25" Photo-Visual Focal Reducer . This is a F 0.5 focal reducer that will fit on standard 1.25" eyepieces or nosepieces. When used photographically the focal reduction will vary depending on the distance from focal reducer optics to the camera sensor.
£ 24.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Adapters
Opticstar 2" to 1.25" Push-fit adapter. Opticstar 2" to 1.25" Push-fit Adapter. Allows 1.25" eyepieces and accessories to be attached to 2" drawtubes and focusers.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar CS-mount to C-mount adapter. Opticstar CS-mount to C-mount Adapter (C-ring). Converts CS-mount cameras to C-mount cameras. This C-ring can also be used as a 5mm spacer. Several C-rings can be chained together.
£ 3.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar C-Type Extension Tube. Opticstar C-Type Extension Tube. This C-threaded extension tube adds 30mm distance to C-mount cameras and accessories. Several of these extension tubes can be chained together.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar C/CS to 1.25" adaptor. Opticstar C/CS to 1.25" Adapter (nosepiece). Allows C/CS mount cameras to be attached to any standard 1.25" eyepiece holder.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar C/CS to 1.25" low profile adaptor. Opticstar C/CS to 1.25" Low Profile Adapter. Allows C/CS mount cameras to be attached to any standard 1.25" eyepiece holder. Simply remove the lens from the camera (if there is one) and screw in the adaptor.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) out of stock
Opticstar C/CS to T-thread adaptor. Opticstar C/CS to T-thread Adaptor. Allows T-thread lenses to be attached on C/CS mount cameras such as the Opticstar PX-125, PL-131, PX-35, PX-75, DS-145, etc.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar Low Profile SCT Adapter to 2" Nosepiece. Opticstar Low Profile SCT Adapter to 2" Nosepiece. Precision adapter with SCT outer threads (M) on one end, standard 2" push-fit nosepiece with 2" filter thread on the other. The adapter is 30mm long.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar Low Profile SCT Adapter to 2" Nosepiece. Opticstar 2" Drawtube to SCT (F) Adapter. Precision adapter with SCT threads (F) on one end, standard 2" drawtube on the other end.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar T-thread to 2" Nosepiece. Opticstar T-thread to 2" Nosepiece Adapter. A T-thread (Male, M42 x 0.75) to 2" push-fit nosepiece. Made of anodised aluminium.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar T-thread to 2" Nosepiece adapter - Long. Opticstar T-thread to 2" Nosepiece Adapter - Long. A long version of the T-thread (Male, M42 x 0.75) to 2" push-fit nosepiece. Made of anodised aluminium.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar T-thread to 1.25" Nosepiece. Opticstar T-thread to 1.25" Nosepiece. T-thread (M) to 1.25" nosepiece threaded for filters. Made from anodised aluminium.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar T-thread to 1.25" Drawtube. Opticstar T-thread to 1.25" Drawtube Adapter. T-thread (M) to 1.25" drawtube with thumb screw. Made from anodised aluminium.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar T-thread (M) to (M) adapter. Opticstar T-thread (M) to (M) Adapter. T-thread (M) to T-thread (M) low profile adapter. Made from anodised aluminium.
£ 17.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar T-thread to 1.25" Nosepiece. Opticstar T-thread Adaptors - Set of 3. This set of T-threaded adaptors includes a T-thread (M) to 1.25" Nosepiece, a T-thread to 1.25" Drawtube and a T-thread (M) to T-thread (M) low profile adapter. All made from anodised aluminium.
£ 34.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar SCT to T-thread adapter. Opticstar SCT to T-thread adapter. Attach photographic accessories to the prime focus of your Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. The adapter can be split offering a variety of lengths i.e. 5mm, 20mm, 35mm and 60mm.
£ 29.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar T Type M42x0.75 Extension Tubes. Opticstar T Type M42x0.75 Extension Tubes. Extension tubes, male on one side and female on the other. These extensions come in 5mm and 10mm lengths.
£ 12.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar T-thread & C-thread Adapter Set. Opticstar T-thread & C-thread Adapter Set. A set of three adapters including two T-threaded extension tubes (spacers) and a T-thread to C-thread adapter with a cap.
£ 39.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar M48(M) to 2" Nosepiece. Opticstar M48(M) to 2" Nosepiece. Nosepiece for 2" drawtubes with a male M48 thread at the back. Threaded for filters.
£ 24.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar M42(M) to M48(F) adapter. Opticstar M42(M) to M48(F) Adapter. Converts a T-thread - M42(Male)x0.75mm - to a M48(Female)x0.75 thread.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

DSLR Adapters
Canon T-ring. DSLR to T-thread(F) Adapters - M42 x 0.75mm. Heavy duty DSLR to T-thread (Female) adapters for most brands of DSLR cameras including Canon, Nikon, Sony, Minolta, Olympus and Pentax. Made from anodised aluminium.
£ 4.99 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Low profile T-ring for Canon DSLR. DSLR to T-thread(F) Low Profile Adapters - M42 x 0.75mm. Heavy duty DSLR to T-thread (Female) adapters for most brands of DSLR cameras including Canon, Nikon and Sony. Made from durable brass.
£ 7.99 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
DSLR M48(F) adapter. DSLR to M48(F) Adapters - M48 x 0.75mm. Heavy duty DSLR to M48 (Female) adapters for popular brands of DSLR cameras including Canon, Nikon and Sony. Made from anodised aluminium.
£ 11.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Extension Tubes
Opticstar 1.25" extension tube. Opticstar 1.25" Extension Tube. All-metal 1.25" extension tube will fit in a standard 1.25" telescope drawtube and will accept 1.25" eyepieces and other 1.25" accessories.
£ 14.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar 2" Extension Tube. Opticstar 2" Extension Tube. Robust all-metal 2" extension tube will fit in a standard 2" telescope drawtube and will accept 2" eyepieces and other 2" accessories.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Guiding Eyepieces
9mm Guiding Eyepiece. Opticstar 1.25" 9mm Advanced Illuminated Reticule. A high quality Ascension 9mm Plossl Illuminated Reticule Eyepiece is ideal for use for guiding and aligning the telescope mount via the ‘drifting’ method that ensures accurate alignment.
£ 69.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Off-Axis Guiders
Opticstar Off-Axis Guider. Opticstar Off-Axis Guider. A high quality, low profile off axis guider compatible with the vast majority of imaging telescopes including Newtonian reflectors. The Kit consists of the actual Off-axis Guider, a 48mm to 2-inch nosepiece (threaded for filters) and 10mm T-extension.
£ 99.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Eyepiece Projection Kits
Opticstar Adjustable Eyepiece Projection Kit. Opticstar Adjustable Eyepiece Projection Kit. A premium quality adjustable three-part T/1.25" camera adaptor used for prime-focus and eyepiece-projection astrophotography with SCTs and refractors. It can also be used with Newtonians that have the necessary focus travel (otherwise a barlow lens is required).
£ 29.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Focus Aids
Opticstar Variable Bahtinov Masks. Opticstar Variable Bahtinov Masks. Quality all-metal Bahtinov masks suitable for optical tubes between 100mm to 175mm aperture.
£ 13.50 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Microscope Adapters
1x CS to 23mm adapter 1x C/CS-mount to 23mm . This adapter can be used to attach any C/CS-mount camera to a microscope that accepts standard 23mm occulars.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
0.5x CS to 23mm adapter 0.5x C/CS-mount to 23mm . This adapter can be used to attach any C/CS-mount camera to a microscope that accepts standard 23mm occulars.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Power Supply Units
5A 12VDC Regulated Mains Power Supply Unit Hi-Q 12VDC 5A Switch-Mode Power Supply. A 12V DC mains power supply unit recommended for use with all motorised and computerised telescopes. This power supply will drive larger mounts and allow enough power for other devices. It comes with a 2m mains UK type power lead with a total reach of 3m.
£ (inc VAT) delivery
2A 12VDC Regulated Mains Power Supply Unit Hi-Q 12VDC 2A Switch-Mode Power Supply. A 12V DC mains power supply unit recommended for use with light to medium motorised and computerised telescopes. It comes with a 2m mains UK type power lead with a total reach of 3m.
£ (inc VAT) delivery
1A, 12vDC, PSU Opticstar 1A Power Supply Unit 12V output at 1A. Outputs stable current.
£ 7.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Power converter. Opticstar 12V DC to 3.3V DC Converter Enables the Opticstar DS-335C ICE and DS-145M ICE cooled cameras to be powered from a 12V DC power supply like a car battery.
£ 8.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Power splitter cable. Opticstar 1-to-4 Power Splitter Cable . Allows Opticstar Power Supply Units to split the power to up to 4 devices.
£ 5.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Power extension cable. Opticstar Power Extension Cable . Extention cable for any of the Opticstar power supply units.
£ 5.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

C-mount and CS-mount Lenses
Opticstar lenses.
The following lenses are suited for the Opticstar SL-131, PL-131, PX-35, PX-75, PX-125 cameras and many others.
Opticstar 1/3" CS-mount lens. Opticstar 1/3" CS 3.5-8.0mm f/1.4. A quality all-metal vari-focal lens with manual iris.
£ 19.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar 1/3" CS-mount lens. Opticstar 1/3" CS 6.0-15.0mm f/1.4. Quality all-metal vari-focal lens with manual iris, suited for astronomy.
£ 28.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar 1/3" CS-mount lens. Opticstar 1/3" CS 7.5-75.0mm f/1.6. A high quality large aperture all-metal vari-focal lens with manual iris, ideal for astronomy.
£ 29.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Manual Iris 2/3" C-mount Lenses
Opticstar 2/3" C-mount lens. Opticstar 2/3" C 50.0mm f/2.5. A quality all-metal construction vari-focal lens with manual iris.
£ 39.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Opticstar 2/3" C-mount lens. Opticstar 2/3" C 50.0mm f/1.4. A quality all-metal construction vari-focal lens with manual iris, well suited for astronomy.
£ 42.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
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Telescopes
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Opticstar News
New DS-616C XL+ Model
posted: 24th August 2017
Opticstar DS-616C XL+.
Star product, improved.

The new Opticstar DS-616C XL+ deep-sky CCD is the successor to the popular DS-616C XL that earned the annual star product award back in 2013. It maintains all the features of the original model as well as other improvements.


DS-616C XL is Astronomy Magazine's Star Product
posted: 12th September 2013
Opticstar DS-616C XL is Astronomy magazine's product of the year.
Star product.

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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updated: 1st May 2018
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Imaging Brochure
updated: 10th February 2014
Opticstar brochure.
Download the Opticstar imaging catalogue here.
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Centroid noise.
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A&M 152mm f/8 Review
"Fantastic Performance" "Beauty of a Ferrari"
updated: 25th March 2009
A&M 152mm f/8 TMB.
Read the latest review about the A&M 152mm f/8 A&M/TMB on Cloudy Nights. According to the review this telescope combines the "beauty of a Ferrari" with "fantastic performance". The review also states that "the manufacturer's claims are valid".
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