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 » Auto-Guiding systems, complete solutions. Ascension telescopes and accessories: 
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 » Filter Wheels. Farpoint Astro: 
 » Dovetail systems and mount accessories. 
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 » Binocular mountings. Willmann Bell books. Shoestring Astronomy sections: 
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EQ1300 GOTO
Opticstar EQ1300 GOTO mount.
£495.00
Opticstar EQ1300 GOTO . Computerised mount with stainless steel tripod and advanced GOTO Handset.
FREE: Mains Power Supply Unit.
Ascension 80ED Triplet
Ascension 80ED Triplet
£675.00
The Ascension 80ED Triplet APO from the premium range of telescopes...
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 ETX80 Observer
Meade ETX80 Observer
£285.00
The new ETX80 Observer telescope is ultra-portable and ideal for astronomy and terrestrial use.
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.
Meade LPI-G Colour
Meade LPI-G colour
£180.00
The Meade LP-G Colour video camera for imaging and guiding.
Meade LPI-G Monochrome
Meade LPI-G monochrome
£189.00
The Meade LP-G Monochrome video camera for imaging and guiding.
Ascension Accessories
Ascension Orthoscopic eyepieces.
£24.95
The Ascension 48° Orthoscopic eyepieces offer excellent planetary performance.
Meade Telescope Mounts
Meade telescope mounts.


Altazimuth Mounts
Meade DS-2000 mount. Meade DS-2000. Computerised altazimuth mount with tripod, optical tube bracket and Meade's AudioStar (#497 AutoStar) Controller. Suitable for Coronado PST, SolarMax 40mm to 70mm models, or other lightweight optical tubes.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 249.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Equatorial Mounts
Meade LX85 mount. Meade LX85. Computerised German Equatorial Mount mount with steel tripod and AudioStar Hand Controller. Suitable for telescopes with Vixen-style dovetail. Pay load capacity 15kg.
Expected: April 2019
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 679.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX850 mount. Meade LX850. Using revolutionary new technology, every aspect of this equatorial mount has been designed to deliver the new standard in astrophotographic and visual performance. Maximum payload capacity 40kg.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 7195.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Other Items of Interest
Telescope Mounts
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.


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

Sky-Watcher mount accessories Sky-Watcher Mount Accessories for the EQ6 PRO, EQ6, HEQ5 PRO and HEQ5 telescope mounts.

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Promotional Offer
Cash Back on Opticstar
Imaging Products
updated: 1st August 2017
Opticstar cashback offer.

Customers who purchase any Meade telescopes or Meade optical tubes or Meade mounts listed on this page qualify for a 10% cash back on any Opticstar astronomy cameras purchased at the same time or at a later date.

This offer is valid for 1 year commencing on the date that the Meade product is purchased from the Opticstar website or the Opticstar showroom.

Any additional purchases at a later date of Meade products that qualify for this offer will renew the cash back period to 1 full year.

Opticstar astronomy cameras that qualify for this offer include the following: Once an Opticstar CCD or CMOS camera has been purchased within a year of the qualifying Meade purchase, the cash back can be claimed by contacting Opticstar by email or over the phone quoting the receipt number(s). Please allow up to 14 days to process the payment.

Sample Images
Opticstar DS-145M ICE
posted: 13th March 2009
Sample image.
The M20 nebula shot by John Haunton with the Opticstar DS-145M ICE.
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Sample Images
Opticstar DS-335C ICE
updated: 20th August 2010
Sample image.
The M8 nebula shot by John Haunton with the Opticstar DS-335C ICE.
Astrophotography
Opticstar Imaging
posted: 26th February 2013
Opticstar telescopes for imaging.
High quality refractor telescopes, bundled with CCD cameras for deepd sky imaging, planetary video imaging and auto-guiding.
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A&M 80mm f/6 Review
"Best Of Breed"
updated: 25th March 2009
A&M 80mm f/6 A&M/TMB.
The A&M 80mm f/6 A&M/TMB has been reviewed in Cloudy Nights and it has been hailed as the "best of breed". The review concludes by saying "offers stunning performance while standing out from the crowd, look no further".
Willmann Bell
Books for Astronomy
updated: 28th October 2018
Willman Bell books.
Acclaimed books from Willmann Bell...
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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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