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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...
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.
Sky-Watcher NEQ6 PRO
Sky-Watcher EQ6 PRO mount.
£
NEQ6 PRO (EQ6 PRO) is the extra heavy duty, computerised mount from Sky-Watcher with a load capacity of 25kg.
Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO
Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO mount.
£
HEQ5 PRO is the heavy duty, computerised mount from Sky-Watcher with a load capacity of 18kg.
Meade ETX125 Observer
Meade ETX125 Observer
£645.00
The popular ETX125 Observer takes mobile astronomy to a new level...
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.
Meade LX200 ACF 10" UHTC
Meade LX200 ACF 10" UHTC.
£3995.00
The Meade LX200 ACF 10 UHTC is a 10" advanced catadioptric with a computerised fork mount.
Ascension Accessories
Ascension Orthoscopic eyepieces.
£24.95
The Ascension 48° Orthoscopic eyepieces offer excellent planetary performance.
Sky-Watcher Telescope Mounts
Skywatcher Pro Series
Sky-Watcher section last updated: 7th June 2017

Sky-Watcher PRO Series
Sky-Watcher Pro mounts are ideal for amateur astronomers seeking equatorial control and the ease of a computerized GOTO system.

Sky-Watcher EQ8 Head & Pier Tripod Sky-Watcher EQ8 PRO SynScan. Observatory class German equatorial mount, with a payload capacity of up to 50kg. Quiet in operation, the EQ8 is supplied with the Synscan Go-To handset and can automatically find and track over 42,900 celestial objects. Complete with Pier Tripod.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ (inc VAT) delivery
Sky-Watcher EQ8 Head Sky-Watcher EQ8 PRO SynScan Head. Observatory class German equatorial mount, with a payload capacity of up to 50kg. Quiet in operation, the EQ8 is supplied with the Synscan Go-To handset and can automatically find and track over 42,900 celestial objects. Tripod is not included.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ (inc VAT) delivery
Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6GT Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6GT. Dual purpose, fully functional computerised heavy-duty Go-To/Tracking mount in both Alt-Azimuth (AZ) and Equatorial (EQ) modes. Supplied with a Synscan handset with dual AZ/EQ firmware with over 42,900 celestial objects. Payload Capacity: 25kg (EQ and AZ modes).
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ (inc VAT) delivery
Sky-Watcher EQ6 PRO SkyScan Sky-Watcher NEQ6 PRO SynScan (EQ6 PRO). This extra heavy duty mount has a load capacity of 25kg. It has been designed for amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized GOTO system, the EQ6 PRO SkyScan is the answer.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ (inc VAT) delivery
Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO SkyScan Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO SynScan. This heavy duty mount has a load capacity of 18kg. It has been designed for amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized GOTO system.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ (inc VAT) delivery

Sky-Watcher Alt-Azimuth Mounts
Merlin SynScan GOTO mount. Merlin SynScan AZ GOTO Mount. The Merlin TableTop GOTO mount is another exciting new development from Sky-Watcher. It is quick and convenient to set-up on a patio or picnic table and ideal for travelling with, due its compact size. Also available with an additional full-height steel tripod.
£ --- (inc VAT) out of stock
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Sample Images
Opticstar DS-145M ICE
posted: 13th March 2009
Sample image.
The NGC7293 shot by John Haunton with the Opticstar DS-145M ICE.
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Opticstar DS-335C ICE
updated: 20th August 2010
Sample image.
The Eta Carina 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: 1st May 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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