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 » Premium Refractor Telescopes. Coronado Solar Telescopes: 
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 » Auto-Guiding systems, complete solutions. Ascension telescopes and accessories: 
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 » Barlow lenses. 
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 » Red dot finders. 
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 » Mirror and prism diagonals. The Imaging Source: 
 » High speed USB 2.0 video cameras. 
 » High speed Firewire video cameras. Farpoint Astro: 
 » Dovetail systems and mount accessories. 
 » Focus masks. 
 » Binocular mountings. Willmann Bell books. Shoestring Astronomy sections: 
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Cooled CCD
Opticstar DS-616C XL+
The Opticstar DS-616C XL+ uses the Sony ICX413AQ, 6.1 mega pixel colour
CCD (1.8"). Complete with power supply unit and software...
Ascension 102ED Triplet
Ascension 102ED Triplet
The Ascension 102ED Triplet APO from the premium range of telescopes...
Meade ETX90 Observer
Meade ETX90 Observer
The ETX90 Observer complete with hard carry case and softbag for the tripod.
Opticstar EQ1300 GOTO mount.
Opticstar EQ1300 GOTO . Computerised mount with stainless steel tripod and advanced GOTO Handset.
FREE: Mains Power Supply Unit.
Meade LX200 10" ACF
Meade LX200 ACF 10" UHTC.
The Meade LX200 10" ACF is an advanced catadioptric design with a computerised fork mount.
Meade LPI-G Colour
Meade LPI-G colour
The Meade LP-G Colour video camera for imaging and guiding.
Meade LPI-G Monochrome
Meade LPI-G monochrome
The Meade LP-G Monochrome video camera for imaging and guiding.
Ascension Filter Wheel
Ascension 3-holder Filter Wheel.
The Ascension Filter Wheel with 3 holders, two of which contain nebula and yellow filters.
Coronado Spare Parts
Coronado Solar telescopes
Coronado section last updated: 20th August 2018

Spare Parts
Coronado SolarMax Drawtube Compression Bolt. Coronado SolarMax II Drawtube Compression Scew / Bolt. Replacement screw / bolt as supplied with SolarMax II 60 and SolarMax II 90 telescopes.
£ 9.95 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Coronado SolarMax Focuser Drawtube Locking Screws. Coronado SolarMax II Focuser Drawtube Locking Screws. A set of 2 nylon screws for locking the SolaMax focuser's drawtube in position. As supplied with SolarMax telescopes.
£ 2.50 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Coronado SolarMax Eyepiece Locking Screw. Coronado Eyepiece Locking Screw. A nylon screw for securing an eyepiece to your Coronado telescope. As supplied with Coronado telescopes.
£ 1.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Other Items of Interest

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.

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

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

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

Customers who purchase any Coronado optical tubes 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 Coronado product is purchased from the Opticstar website or the Opticstar showroom.

Any additional purchases at a later date of Coronado 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 Celestron 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.
We want to hear your comments.
Sample Images
Opticstar DS-335C ICE
updated: 20th August 2010
Sample image.
The Eta Carina nebula shot by John Haunton with the Opticstar DS-335C ICE.
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.
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: 20th September 2019
Willman Bell books.
Acclaimed books from Willmann Bell...
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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