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Coronado PST
Coronado PST solar telescope.
£786.25
The Coronado PST is the most popular Solar telescope on the market.
Meade LX65 5" Mak
Meade LX65 5" Mak
£751.50
The LX65 5" Mak features sharp Maksutov-Cassegrain optics and AudioStar simplisity in an easy to use telescope system.
Meade LX90 12" ACF
Meade LX90 ACF 12" UHTC.
£3633.30
The Meade LX90 12" ACF is a 12" advanced catadioptric telescope with a computerised fork mount.
Meade LX85 6" Mak
Meade LX85 6" Maksutov
£1414.71
The LX85 6" Maksutov with a high quality, portable, GoTo, equatorial mount. Well suited for astro-photography...
AR80S (f/5) Guidescope
Opticstar ΑR80S Guidescope.
£149.00
The Opticstar AR80S (f/5) Guidescope complete with collimating rings and dovetail bar...
Opticstar PX-126C
Opticstar PX-126C
£119.00
The Opticstar PX-126C colour video camera for guiding and planetary imaging.
Opticstar PX-35C
Opticstar PX-35C COOLAIR
£99.00
The Opticstar PX-35C COOLAIR colour video camera for high quality planetary imaging.
Opticstar XL 82° UWA
Opticstar XL 82° UWA Eyepieces.
£115.00
The Opticstar XL 82° UWA Eyepieces provide the highest optical quality and usability...
Coronado PST
Coronado PST solar telescope.
£786.25
The Coronado PST is the most popular Solar telescope on the market.
Meade LX65 5" Mak
Meade LX65 5" Mak
£751.50
The LX65 5" Mak features sharp Maksutov-Cassegrain optics and AudioStar simplisity in an easy to use telescope system.
Meade LX90 12" ACF
Meade LX90 ACF 12" UHTC.
£3633.30
The Meade LX90 12" ACF is a 12" advanced catadioptric telescope with a computerised fork mount.
Meade LX85 6" Mak
Meade LX85 6" Maksutov
£1414.71
The LX85 6" Maksutov with a high quality, portable, GoTo, equatorial mount. Well suited for astro-photography...
Meade Telescopes
Meade LX90 Series
updated: 6th January 2021
Meade LX90 ACF series
Meade's LX90 ACF is a favourite of astronomers making the jump to their first, serious, large aperture telescope. Performance, quality, value and ease of use are the hallmarks of a great telescope. Now’s your chance to own the legend.
Meade LX90 Series
Premium Telescopes
Ascension ED Triplet APOs
updated: 15th December 2020
Ascension telescopes
Ascension 127ED Triplet.
The Ascension premium apo-chromatic refractors were the first reasonably priced triplet ED telescopes widely available in the UK that use a high quality Japanese ED triplet (premium FCD1 ED). These first-class photo-visual instruments offer unequalled value for money and come in three different sizes (80mm F6, 102mm F7 and 127mm F7.5).

Ascension range
Opticstar Picture of the Day
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The M20 Trifid nebula by John Haunton with the Opticstar DS-616C XL.
Meade Telescopes
Meade LX65 Series
updated: 29th December 2020
Meade LX65 telescopes
The LX65 series features premium optics and a newly designed single-arm mount with Meade’s AudioStar Hand controller and a 30,000+ object-database. The LX65 mount is compact yet sturdy, featuring two dovetail receivers that allow you to use two optical tubes at once!
Meade LX65 Series
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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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