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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...
Ascension 80ED Triplet
Ascension 80ED Triplet
£675.00
The Ascension 80ED Triplet APO from the premium range of telescopes...
Meade ETX125 Observer
Meade ETX125 Observer
£699.00
The popular ETX125 Observer takes mobile astronomy to a new level...
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.
£999.00
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.
£819.00
HEQ5 PRO is the heavy duty, computerised mount from Sky-Watcher with a load capacity of 18kg.
Meade LX200 ACF 12" UHTC
Meade LX200 ACF 12" UHTC.
£5550.00
The Meade LX200 ACF 12 UHTC is a 12" advanced catadioptric with a computerised fork mount.
Meade LPI-G Colour
Meade LPI-G colour
£229.00
The Meade LP-G Colour video camera for imaging and guiding.
Meade LPI-G Monochrome
Meade LPI-G monochrome
£209.00
The Meade LP-G Monochrome video camera for imaging and guiding.
Ascension Accessories
Ascension Field Flattener.
£219.00
The Ascension Field Flattener Suitable for ED Triplet refractors. Optical field correction to the edge of field...
Meade StarNavigator 90
Meade StarNavigator 90
£215.00
Meade StarNavigator 90 with DS2000 Generation II mount and Autostar computerized handset.
Coronado Solar Telescopes
Coronado Solar telescopes
Coronado section last updated: 14th November 2017
Used by serious solar enthusiasts and professional research facilities alike for observation of surface detail and prominences on the Sun. Powerful yet portable, Coronado offers dedicated visual observation of the Sun as well as high quality imaging.

Coronado Personal Solar Telescopes
Coronado PST. Coronado PST Personal Solar Telescope. The PST makes it possible to experience the Sun. The ever changing solar disk presents iself in the PST with tunable views of prominences and surface detail previously unavailable even at much higher cost.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 880.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Coronado PST & Case. Coronado PST & Case. The Coronado PST plus a storage and carry case in a single package. Experience the ever changing solar disk in the PST with tunable views of prominences and surface detail previously unavailable at this price level.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 995.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Coronado <0.5 Personal Solar Telescope. Coronado <0.5 Personal Solar Telescope. This is the 0.5A double stacked version of the PST, boasting even more surface detail. Observe the Sun like never before.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 1495.00 (inc VAT) out of stock
Coronado SolarMax II 60 'Single Stack' Series
Coronado SolarMax II 60 w/ RichView Tuning BF5. Coronado SolarMax II 60 w/ RichView Tuning BF5. The views of the Sun will stun and amaze you. Watch solar flares and prominences change shape and move over a few hours in detail only seen from professional observatories a few years ago. Best suited for visual observation.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 1595.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Coronado SolarMax II 60 w/ RichView Tuning BF10. Coronado SolarMax II 60 w/ RichView Tuning BF10. The views of the Sun will stun and amaze you. Watch solar flares and prominences change shape and move over a few hours in detail only seen from professional observatories a few years ago. Suitable for visual observation and imaging.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 1850.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Coronado SolarMax II 60 w/ RichView Tuning BF15. Coronado SolarMax II 60 w/ RichView Tuning BF15. The views of the Sun will stun and amaze you. Watch solar flares and prominences change shape and move over a few hours in detail only seen from professional observatories a few years ago. Best suited for imaging.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 2030.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Coronado SolarMax II 60 'Double Stack' Series
Coronado SolarMax II 60 Double Stack with RichView BF5. Coronado SolarMax II 60 Double Stack w/ RichView Tuning BF5. The views of the Sun will stun and amaze you. Watch solar flares and prominences change shape and move over a few hours in detail only seen from professional observatories a few years ago. Best suited for visual observation.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 2580.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Coronado SolarMax II 60 Double Stack with RichView BF10. Coronado SolarMax II 60 Double Stack w/ RichView Tuning BF10. The views of the Sun will stun and amaze you. Watch solar flares and prominences change shape and move over a few hours in detail only seen from professional observatories a few years ago. Suitable for visual observation and imaging.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 2830.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Coronado SolarMax II 60 Double Stack with RichView BF15. Coronado SolarMax II 60 Double Stack w/ RichView Tuning BF15. The views of the Sun will stun and amaze you. Watch solar flares and prominences change shape and move over a few hours in detail only seen from professional observatories a few years ago. Best suited for imaging.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 3075.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Coronado SolarMax II 90 'Single Stack' Series
Coronado SolarMax II 90 w/ RichView Tuning BF15. Coronado SolarMax II 90 w/ RichView Tuning BF15. Now you can zero in on the most precise wavelength of light for each area on either side of the hydrogen-alpha (Ha) band for the highest contrast views of active regions, flares, filaments and other surface features - or quickly retune for spectacular images of prominences on the solar limb. Suitable for visual observation and imaging.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 4395.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Coronado SolarMax II 90 w/ RichView Tuning BF30. Coronado SolarMax II 90 w/ RichView Tuning BF30. Now you can zero in on the most precise wavelength of light for each area on either side of the hydrogen-alpha (Ha) band for the highest contrast views of active regions, flares, filaments and other surface features - or quickly retune for spectacular images of prominences on the solar limb. Best suited for imaging.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 5395.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Coronado SolarMax II 90 'Double Stack' Series
Coronado SolarMax II 90 Double Stack w/ RichView Tuning BF15. Coronado SolarMax II 90 Double Stack w/ RichView Tuning BF15. Now you can zero in on the most precise wavelength of light for each area on either side of the hydrogen-alpha (Ha) band for the highest contrast views of active regions, flares, filaments and other surface features - or quickly retune for spectacular images of prominences on the solar limb. Suitable for visual observation and imaging.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 7350.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Coronado SolarMax II 90 Double Stack w/ RichView Tuning BF30. Coronado SolarMax II 90 Double Stack w/ RichView Tuning BF30. Now you can zero in on the most precise wavelength of light for each area on either side of the hydrogen-alpha (Ha) band for the highest contrast views of active regions, flares, filaments and other surface features - or quickly retune for spectacular images of prominences on the solar limb. Best suited for imaging.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 8350.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Coronado SolarMax ΙII 70 'Single Stack' Series
[NEW] Coronado SolarMax III 70 Single Stack w/ RichView Tuning BF10. Fitted with a single 60mm external hydrogen – alpha (H-α) etalon filter and a 10mm blocking filter. Includes two-speed rack & pinion focuser, a CEMAX eyepiece and a hard case.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 2630.00 (inc VAT) 4 week delivery
[NEW] Coronado SolarMax III 70 Single Stack w/ RichView Tuning BF15. Fitted with a single 60mm external hydrogen – alpha (H-α) etalon filter and a 15mm blocking filter. Includes two-speed rack & pinion focuser, a CEMAX eyepiece and a hard case.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 2750.00 (inc VAT) 4 week delivery

Coronado SolarMax ΙII 70 'Double Stack' Series
[NEW] Coronado SolarMax III 70 Double Stack w/ RichView Tuning BF10. Fitted with two 60mm external hydrogen – alpha (H-α) etalon filters and a 10mm blocking filter. Includes two-speed rack & pinion focuser, a CEMAX eyepiece and a hard case.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 3420.00 (inc VAT) 4 week delivery
[NEW] Coronado SolarMax III 70 Double Stack w/ RichView Tuning BF15. Fitted with two 60mm external hydrogen – alpha (H-α) etalon filters and a 15mm blocking filter. Includes two-speed rack & pinion focuser, a CEMAX eyepiece and a hard case.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 3650.00 (inc VAT) 4 week delivery
Other Items of Interest
Solar Range
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.

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updated: 1st August 2017
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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.

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Sample Images
Opticstar DS-145M ICE
posted: 13th March 2009
Sample image.
The M31 galaxy shot by Peter Shah with the Opticstar DS-145M ICE.
Sample Images
Opticstar PL-130M CoolAir
posted: 10th February 2009
Mosaic of the Moon at 2354x4010 pixels 
 captured by Herwig Sulzbacher.
An impressive 9.4 megapixel mosaic of the Moon by Herwig Sulzbacher with the Opticstar PL-130M.
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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.
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: 21st August 2017
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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