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 » LX90 SCT & ACF Series. 
 » LX200 ACF Series. 
 » LXD75 ACF Series. 
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 » Premium Refractor Telescopes. Coronado Solar Telescopes: 
 » Personal Solar Telescopes. 
 » SolarMax II Telescopes. Opticstar sections: 
 » Cooled, long exposure cameras, 6.1MP CCD, USB 2.0. 
 » Video cameras for planetary use up to 1.3MP, USB 2.0. 
 » Imaging accessories. 
 » Auto-Guiding systems, complete solutions. Ascension telescopes and accessories: 
 » Apochromat ED Triplet Refractors 
 » Achromat Doublet Refractors  
 » Eyepieces including zoom eyepieces. 
 » Guiding eyepieces. 
 » Extension tubes. 
 » Flip mirrors. 
 » Imaging filters. 
 » Barlow lenses. 
 » Binoviewers. 
 » Red dot finders. 
 » Eyepiece projection kits. 
 » Mirror and prism diagonals. Pulsar Observatories. Starlight Xpress: 
 » Cooled CCD Cameras. 
 » Guide Cameras. 
 » Filter Wheels. Farpoint Astro: 
 » Dovetail systems and mount accessories. 
 » Focus masks. 
 » Binocular mountings. Shoestring Astronomy sections: 
 » Autoguiding connectivity kits and interfaces. 
 » Shutter control units for DSLR cameras. 
 » Focus motor controllers.
Meade StarNavigator 90
Meade StarNavigator 90
£215.00
Meade StarNavigator 90 with DS2000 Generation II mount and Autostar computerized handset.
Opticstar AZ80 GOTO
Opticstar AZ80 GOTO.
£199.00
The Opticstar AZ80 GOTO is one of the easiest to use entry level computerized telescopes...
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.
Red/Green Dot Finder
Opticstar Red/Green Dot Finder.
£24.95
The Opticstar Red/Green Dot Finder is a superior quality two colour, variable brightness...
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 ETX125 Observer
Meade ETX125 Observer
£699.00
The popular ETX125 Observer takes mobile astronomy to a new level...
Low Profile 1.25" Nosepiece
Opticstar 1.25" Low Profile nosepiece.
£19.95
The Opticstar Low Profile C/CS to 1.25" allows cameras to be attached to standard 1.25" eyepiece holders.
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 Laser Sight
Ascension Laser Sight.
£19.95
The Ascension Laser Sight incorporates a 5mW Green Laser and mounting bracket.
Meade Instruments
Meade Instruments

About Meade
Meade Instruments is known for its groundbreaking leaps in telescopic design, having introduced dozens of improvements over the years that have made amateur astronomy easier to access and more enjoyable than ever. Meade's Coronado range of solar telescopes is the leading brand for solar observation and imaging.

Meade Sections
Meade telescopes. Meade Telescopes. Manual and computerised telescopes for beginners and experienced amateur astronomers from Meade. Including the popular ETX range, LS (LightSwitch) and the LX90 ACF series.

Meade telescope accessories. Meade Accessories. Telescope accessories from Meade including the Series 5000 HD-60 and Mega Wide Angle 100° eyepieces.

Meade cameras. Meade Cameras. LPI-G Solar System and guide cameras, experience the universe on a whole new level. Lightweight and portable,

Meade mounts. Meade Mounts. Telescope mounts from Meade including the LX850™ with StarLock™ using revolutionary new technology.

Meade binoculars. Meade Binoculars. Whether you're bird watching, hunting or browsing the night sky.
Meade spotting scopes. Meade Spotting Scopes. The ultimate staple for the outdoorsmen.
Meade photographic tripods. Meade Photographic Tripods. Rock solid foundation for sports optics.
Meade spare parts. Meade Spare Parts. A number of spare parts for Meade telescopes.



Coronado Sections
Coronado solar telescopes. Coronado Solar Telescopes. Powerful yet portable telescopes for visual observation of the Sun as well as high quality imaging.

Coronado mounts. Coronado Mounts. The ideal mounts for solar observation including the Meade DS-2000 Series mount with AudioStar GOTO handset, tripod and optical tube bracket. Suitable for PST, SolarMax 40mm to 70mm models, or other lightweight optical tubes.

Coronado accessories. Coronado Solar Accessories. Solar telescope accessories for the Coronado range.

Coronado spare parts. Coronado Spare Parts. A number of spare parts for Coronado telescopes.



Meade and Opticstar
Opticstar is the official importer and distributor of Meade products in the United Kingdom.

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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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Willmann Bell
Books for Astronomy
updated: 21st August 2017
Willman Bell books.
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Opticstar News
Imaging Brochure
updated: 10th February 2014
Opticstar brochure.
Download the Opticstar imaging catalogue here.
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Articles
Pixel Response Effects On CCD Gain Calibration
Pixel response.
The gain of a CCD camera is the conversion between...
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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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