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SolarMax III 90 BF30
Coronado SolarMax III solar telescopes.
£4887.50
The Coronado SolarMax III 90 BF30 with external "true" H-a etalon.
Meade LX65 6" ACF OTA
Meade LX65 6" ACF OTA only
£791.01
The LX65 6" ACF OTA only features razor sharp ACF (Advanced Coma Free) optics.
T-thread to 1.25" Nosepiece
Opticstar T-thread to 1.25" Nosepiece.
£14.95
Opticstar T-thread to 1.25" Nosepiece is threaded for filters and made from anodised aluminium.
Meade LX90 12" ACF
Meade LX90 ACF 12" UHTC.
£3633.30
The Meade LX90 12" ACF is a 12" advanced catadioptric telescope with a computerised fork mount.
Meade LX85 6" Mak OTA
Meade LX85 6" Mak
£597.96
The LX85 6" Mak OTA provides pinpoint star images and extraordinary contrast...
Opticstar PX-126C
Opticstar PX-126C
£139.00
The Opticstar PX-126C colour video camera for guiding and planetary imaging.
Opticstar PX-35C
Opticstar PX-35C COOLAIR
£99.00
The Opticstar PX-35C COOLAIR colour video camera for high quality planetary imaging.
Wide Angle Eyepieces
Opticstar Wide Angle Eyepieces.
£30.00
The Opticstar 66° Wide Angle Eyepieces feature fully multi-coated optics and good eye relief...
SolarMax III 90 BF30
Coronado SolarMax III solar telescopes.
£4887.50
The Coronado SolarMax III 90 BF30 with external "true" H-a etalon.
Meade LX65 6" ACF
Meade LX65 6" ACF
£1108.80
The LX65 6" ACF features razor sharp ACF (Advanced Coma Free) optics and AudioStar simplisity in an easy to use telescope system.
10" F/8 ACF Optical Tube
Meade 10" ACF F/8 optical tube assembly.
£2812.00
The Meade 10" ACF F/8 optical tube assembly provides corrected pin-point images to the edge of field.
Cooled CCD
Opticstar DS-616C XL+
£895.00
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 Telescopes
Meade LX65 Series
updated: 8th November 2021
Meade LX65 telescopes
The LX65 series features premium optics and a newly designed single-arm mount with Meade’s AudioStar Hand controller and a 30,000+ object-database. The LX65 mount is compact yet sturdy, featuring two dovetail receivers that allow you to use two optical tubes at once!
Meade LX65 Series
Premium Telescopes
Ascension ED Triplet APOs
updated: 5th November 2021
Ascension telescopes
Ascension 127ED Triplet.
The Ascension premium apo-chromatic refractors were the first reasonably priced triplet ED telescopes widely available in the UK that use a high quality Japanese ED triplet (premium FCD1 ED). These first-class photo-visual instruments offer unequalled value for money and come in three different sizes (80mm F6, 102mm F7 and 127mm F7.5).

Ascension range
Opticstar Picture of the Day
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The NGC3372 nebula by John Haunton with the Opticstar DS-145M ICE.
Meade Telescopes
Meade LX90 Series
updated: 8th September 2021
Meade LX90 ACF series
Meade's LX90 ACF is a favourite of astronomers making the jump to their first, serious, large aperture telescope. Performance, quality, value and ease of use are the hallmarks of a great telescope. Now’s your chance to own the legend.
Meade LX90 Series
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Opticstar News
New DS-616C XL+ Model
posted: 7th September 2021
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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