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 » LX90 SCT & ACF Series. 
 » LX200 ACF Series. 
 » LXD75 ACF Series. 
 » ETX Computerised Telescopes. 
 » Lightbridge Dobsonian Telescopes. 
 » 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 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.
Opticstar
Opticstar sections.
Opticstar offers a range of CCD cameras, telescopes and accessories. These have been carefully selected to offer superior value to amateur astronomers.

Opticstar Sections
Opticstar telescopes. Opticstar Telescopes. Refracting, Maksutov and Newtonian telescopes on computerized (GOTO) mounts with advanced handsets. Also, quality short tube refractors that can be used for observing, imaging and guiding.

Opticstar visual accessories. Opticstar Visual Accessories. Accessories for visual observation such as eyepieces, barlow lenses, star diagonals, filters, adapters and more.

Opticstar mounts. Opticstar Mounts. Equatorial mounts with ball bearings on both axes for improved accuracy and higher payload capacity. Available as computerized GOTO mounts or manual.

Opticstar mount accessories. Opticstar Mount Accessories. Accessories for Opticstar mounts including the EQ700 and EQ1300.

Opticstar CCD cameras. Opticstar Imaging Cameras. Cooled and non-cooled cameras for deep-sky, planetary, lunar and solar photography. Single-shot and video models. All computer-controlled cameras offer high-speed USB 2.0 connectivity and resolutions of up to 6 mega pixels.

Accessories Opticstar Imaging Accessories. A range of accessories for astro-photographers.


Trade Enquiries
For trade and OEM enquiries on Opticstar cameras and accessories please contact us.

Authorized Dealers
The following companies are authorized dealers for the Opticstar range of CCD cameras.


United Kingdom
Rother Valley Optics Rother Valley Optics, 21 Station Road, Kiveton, Rotherham, S26 6QP, United Kingdom.

United States of America
Adorama Adorama, 42 West 18th Street (Between 5th & 6th Ave.'s), New York, NY 10011, USA.
Woodland Hills Camera & Telescopes Woodland Hills Camera & Telescopes, 5348 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91364, USA.
Oceanside Photo and Telescope Oceanside Photo and Telescope, 918 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054, USA.
Stellogix Stellogix, 10370 Main street, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA.


Canada
Canadian Telescopes Canadian Telescopes, 204B-3430 Brighton Ave, Burnaby BC V5A 3H4, Canada.
Ontario Telescope Ontario Telescope and Accessories, 41 Royal Terrace Cres, Bolton, ON. L7E1N9, Canada.
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Opticstar News
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.
DS-616C XL is 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.

Willmann Bell
Books for Astronomy
updated: 2nd February 2017
Willman Bell books.
Acclaimed books from Willmann Bell...
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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
Centroid Noise And Precision Photometry
Centroid noise.
Centroiding noise is a random error, or "noise" component...
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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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