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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 10" UHTC
Meade LX90 ACF 10" UHTC.
£2560.00
The Meade LX90 ACF 10 UHTC is a 10" 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 70° Eyepieces
Ascension SWA eyepieces.
£39.95
The Ascension 70° Super Wide Angle eyepieces feature sharp, high contrast optics with high index glass...
Meade Telescopes
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Meade section last updated: 24th September 2018

Innovative telescope designs from the world's leading telescope manufacturer.


Polaris series
Meade Polaris 70 equatorial refractor. Meade Polaris 70 70mm German Equatorial Refractor. Comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. Track celestial objects as they move across the night sky. Bundled with every telescope is a bonus Autostar® Suite Astronomy planetarium DVD.
£ 79.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade Polaris 80 equatorial refractor. Meade Polaris 80 80mm German Equatorial Refractor. Comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. Track celestial objects as they move across the night sky. Bundled with every telescope is a bonus Autostar® Suite Astronomy planetarium DVD.
£ 89.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade Polaris 90 equatorial refractor. Meade Polaris 90 90mm German Equatorial Refractor. Comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. Track celestial objects as they move across the night sky. Bundled with every telescope is a bonus Autostar® Suite Astronomy planetarium DVD.
£ 145.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade Polaris 114 equatorial reflector. Meade Polaris 114 114mm German Equatorial Reflector. Includes a heavier equatorial mount and comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. Track celestial objects as they move across the night sky. Bundled with three eyepieces, a barlow lens and a bonus Autostar® Suite Astronomy planetarium DVD.
£ 119.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade Polaris 127 equatorial reflector. Meade Polaris 127 127mm German Equatorial Reflector. Includes a heavier equatorial mount and comes complete with everything you need to view the wonders of the night sky the first time out. Track celestial objects as they move across the night sky. Bundled with three eyepieces, a barlow lens and a bonus Autostar® Suite Astronomy planetarium DVD.
£ 139.00 (inc VAT) out of stock

ETX Observer

Meade ETX series
For 20 years, Meade's ETX series telescopes have provided novice astronomers quality, value and performance, with each new model bringing enhancements and improvements. The all-new ETX Observer model continues that legacy.

Meade ETX80 Observer Meade ETX80 Observer 80mm f/5 Achromat Refractor with AudioStar handbox and removable optical tube assembly (OTA). Bundled with two 1.25” Super Plössl Eyepieces, internal flip-function and 2x Barlow lens. Comes with a backpack to fit the telescope/mount and accessories, tripod, 45-degree roof prism, dew shield, bubble level/compass and software DVD.
£ 285.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade ETX90 Observer Meade ETX90 Observer. 90mm f/13.8 Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope with Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC), AudioStar handbox, removable optical tube assembly (OTA). Includes two 1.25" Super Plössl Eyepieces, and Red Dot Viewfinder. Comes with a hard carry case for the mount/optical tube and accessories, a tripod bag for the tripod, bubble level/compass and software DVD.
Availability: ealry November 2018.
£ 445.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade ETX125 Observer Meade ETX125 Observer. 127mm f/15 Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope with Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) and AudioStar handbox. Includes two 1.25" Super Plössl Eyepieces, and Red Dot Viewfinder. Comes with two eyepieces, bubble level/compass and software DVD.
£ 645.00 (inc VAT) back ordered

LX65

Meade LX65 series
The universe should be accessible at a moment's notice, and the LX65 Series combines advanced features and premium optics in an easy-to-use telescope system.
Meade LX65 5" Mak [NEW] Meade LX65 5" Mak. 5” Maksutov-Cassegrain (f/15) with Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC™). LX65 single arm mount with Meade’s AudioStar® Hand controller. This mount is compact, yet sturdy, providing a great combination of portability and performance with the option to hold two optical tubes.
Expected: January 2019
£ 730.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX65 6" Mak [NEW] Meade LX65 6" Mak. 6” Maksutov-Cassegrain (f/12) with Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC™). LX65 single arm mount with Meade’s AudioStar® Hand controller. This mount is compact, yet sturdy, providing a great combination of portability and performance with the option to hold two optical tubes.
Expected: January 2019
£ 785.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX65 6" ACF [NEW] Meade LX65 6" ACF. 6” Advanced Coma-Free optics (f/10) with Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC™). LX65 single arm mount with Meade’s AudioStar® Hand controller. This mount is compact, yet sturdy, providing a great combination of portability and performance with the option to hold two optical tubes.
Expected: January 2019
£ 980.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX65 8" ACF [NEW] Meade LX65 8" ACF. 8” Advanced Coma-Free optics (f/10) with Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC™). LX65 single arm mount with Meade’s AudioStar® Hand controller. This mount is compact, yet sturdy, providing a great combination of portability and performance with the option to hold two optical tubes.
Expected: January 2019
£ 1245.00 (inc VAT) back ordered

LX85

Meade LX85 series
The LX85 Series features a high quality, portable, GoTo German equatorial mount with AudioStar handbox controller. Suited equally well for visual observation and astro-imaging.
Meade LX85 5" Refractor [NEW] Meade LX85 5" Refractor. 120mm Achromat Refractor, 700mm focal length, and f/5.8 focal ratio. Multi-coated optical coatings and a 2" Rack & Pinion Focuser. Includes two Plossl eyepieces and a 8x50 optical viewfinder. The equatorial GoTo mount is steardy, portable and includes the AudioStar handbox controller.
Expected: January 2019
£ 1009.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX85 6" Maksutov-Cassegrain [NEW] Meade LX85 6" Maksutov-Cassegrain. 150mm aperture, 1,800mm focal length, and f/12 focal ratio. Ultra High Transmission (UHTC) optical coatings. Includes two Plossl eyepieces and a 8x50 optical viewfinder. The equatorial GoTo mount is steardy, portable and includes the AudioStar handbox controller.
Expected: January 2019
£ 1229.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX85 6" Reflector [NEW] Meade LX85 6" Reflector. 150mm aperture, 750mm focal length, and f/5 focal ratio. Aluminium with SiO2 optical coatings. Includes two Plossl eyepieces and a 8x50 optical viewfinder. The equatorial GoTo mount is steardy, portable and includes the AudioStar handbox controller.
Expected: January 2019
£ 859.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX85 8" Reflector [NEW] Meade LX85 8" Reflector. 200mm aperture, 1,000mm focal length, and f/5 focal ratio. Aluminium with SiO2 optical coatings. Includes two Plossl eyepieces and a 8x50 optical viewfinder. The equatorial GoTo mount is steardy, portable and includes the AudioStar handbox controller.
Expected: January 2019
£ 1039.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX85 6" ACF [NEW] Meade LX85 6" ACF. Advanced Coma Free optical design, 152mm aperture, 1,524mm focal length, and f/10 focal ratio. UHTC optical coatings. Includes two Plossl eyepieces and a 8x50 optical viewfinder. The equatorial GoTo mount is steardy, portable and includes the AudioStar handbox controller.
Expected: January 2019
£ 1439.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX85 8" ACF [NEW] Meade LX85 8" ACF. Advanced Coma Free optical design, 203mm aperture, 2,032mm focal length, and f/10 focal ratio. UHTC optical coatings. Includes two Plossl eyepieces and a 8x50 optical viewfinder. The equatorial GoTo mount is steardy, portable and includes the AudioStar handbox controller.
Expected: January 2019
£ 1679.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX85 70mm APO QUAD Astrograph [NEW] Meade LX85 70mm APO QUAD Astrograph. Apochromatic ED refractor with 4 optical elements, 70mm aperture, 350mm focal length and f/5 focal ratio. The equatorial GoTo mount is steardy, portable and includes the AudioStar handbox controller. Includes hard carry case for the optical tube.
Expected: January 2019
£ 1639.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX85 80mm APO Triplet [NEW] Meade LX85 80mm APO Triplet. Apochromatic ED refractor with 3 optical elements, 80mm aperture, 480mm focal length and f/6 focal ratio. The equatorial GoTo mount is steardy, portable and includes the AudioStar handbox controller. Includes hard carry case for the optical tube.
Expected: January 2019
£ 1479.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX85 115mm APO Triplet [NEW] Meade LX85 115mm APO Triplet. Apochromatic ED refractor with 3 optical elements, 115mm aperture, 805mm focal length and f/7 focal ratio. The equatorial GoTo mount is steardy, portable and includes the AudioStar handbox controller. Includes hard carry case for the optical tube.
Expected: January 2019
£ 2179.00 (inc VAT) back ordered

Meade telescopes

Meade LS (LightSwitch) series
The most technologically sophisticated telescopes are also the easiest to use. Just flip the switch and the LS aligns itself in just moments.
Meade ETX-LS 6" Meade LS 6 ACF. The 6" (152mm), f/10 LS features advanced coma free (ACF) optics, GPS, LNT (Level North Technology), UHTC, and computerized GOTO mount. This is the most sophisticated, yet easiest to use telescope ever. Lightweight and portable.
Expected: early November 2018
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£ 1480.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LS 8" ACF Meade LS 8 ACF The 8" (203mm), f/10 LS features advanced coma free (ACF) optics, GPS, LNT (Level North Technology), UHTC and computerized GOTO mount. This is the most sophisticated, yet easiest to use telescope ever. Lightweight and portable despite its larger aperture.
Expected: early November 2018
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 1940.00 (inc VAT) back ordered

Meade telescopes

LX90 ACF (Advanced Coma Free) Telescopes
Meade LX90 ACF 8" UHTC Meade LX90 ACF 8" UHTC. 8" f/10 Advanced Coma-Free with quality ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Mounted on a fork mount with the AudioStar GoTo hand controller and GPS.
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£ 1680.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LX90 ACF 10" UHTC Meade LX90 ACF 10" UHTC. 10" f/10 Advanced Coma-Free with quality ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Mounted on a fork mount with the AudioStar GoTo hand controller and GPS.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 2560.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LX90 ACF 12" UHTC Meade LX90 ACF 12" UHTC. 12" f/10 Advanced Coma-Free with quality ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Mounted on a fork mount with the AudioStar GoTo hand controller and GPS.
Expected: early November 2018
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£ 3245.00 (inc VAT) back ordered

LX200 ACF Telescopes
Meade LX200 ACF 8" UHTC Meade LX200 ACF 8" UHTC. Research quality, 8" f/10 Advanced Coma-Free with quality ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Primary mirror lock. Mounted on a fork mount with the AutoStar II GoTo hand controller and GPS.
Expected: early November 2018
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£ 2675.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX200 ACF 10" UHTC Meade LX200 ACF 10" UHTC. Research quality, 10" f/10 Advanced Coma-Free with quality ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Primary mirror lock. Mounted on a fork mount with the Autostar GoTo hand controller and GPS.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 3995.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LX200 ACF 12" UHTC Meade LX200 ACF 12" UHTC. Research quality, 12" f/10 Advanced Coma-Free with quality ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Primary mirror lock. Mounted on a fork mount with the AutoStar II GoTo hand controller and GPS.
Expected: early November 2018
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£ 5150.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX200 ACF 14" UHTC Meade LX200 ACF 14" UHTC. Research quality, 14" f/10 Advanced Coma-Free with quality ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Primary mirror lock. Mounted on a fork mount with the AutoStar II GoTo hand controller and GPS.
Expected: January 2019
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£ 8595.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX200 ACF 16" UHTC Meade LX200 ACF 16" UHTC. Research quality, 16" f/10 Advanced Coma-Free with quality ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Primary mirror lock. Mounted on a fork mount with the AutoStar II GoTo hand controller and GPS. Includes super giant field tripod.
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£ 19595.00 (inc VAT) 8 week delivery

Meade LX600 series.
LX600 Series
The LX600 is a simple to operate, portable package that makes taking great astrophotos as easy as focusing your camera and opening the shutter.
Meade LX600 10" ACF. Meade LX600 10" ACF. 250mm, f/8 Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) with StarLock for full time guiding and LightSwitch style auto-alignment, Crayford style zero shift focuser and much more.
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£ 5750.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LX600 12" ACF. Meade LX600 12" ACF. 300mm, f/8 Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) with StarLock for full time guiding and LightSwitch style auto-alignment, Crayford style zero shift focuser and much more.
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£ 6850.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LX600 14" ACF. Meade LX600 14" ACF. 350mm, f/8 Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) with StarLock for full time guiding and LightSwitch style auto-alignment, Crayford style zero shift focuser and much more.
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£ 9795.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LX600 16" ACF. 400mm, f/8 Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) with StarLock for full time guiding and LightSwitch style auto-alignment, Crayford style zero shift focuser, MAX Tripod, and much more.
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£ 25095.00 (inc VAT) 8 week delivery

Meade LX850 series.
LX850 Series
Using revolutionary new technology, every aspect of this amazing telescope system has been designed to deliver the new standard in astrophotographic and visual performance.
Meade LX850 10" ACF. Meade LX850 10" ACF. Meade's Advanced Coma Free (ACF) optics, 10" (254mm) aperture , f/8, UHTC optical coatings, internal Crayford style zero image-shift primary mirror focus with dual speed 7:1. Mounted on the extra heavy duty LX850 equatorial mount with maximum load capacity 40kg. Includes AutoStar II GoTo handset.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 9395.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LX850 12" ACF. Meade LX850 12" ACF. Meade's Advanced Coma Free (ACF) optics, 12" (305mm) aperture , f/8, UHTC optical coatings, internal Crayford style zero image-shift primary mirror focus with dual speed 7:1. Mounted on the extra heavy duty LX850 equatorial mount with maximum load capacity 40kg. Includes AutoStar II GoTo handset.
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£ 10395.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LX850 14" ACF. Meade LX850 14" ACF. Meade's Advanced Coma Free (ACF) optics, 14" (356mm) aperture , f/8, UHTC optical coatings, internal Crayford style zero image-shift primary mirror focus with dual speed 7:1. Mounted on the extra heavy duty LX850 equatorial mount with maximum load capacity 40kg. Includes AutoStar II GoTo handset.
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£ 11395.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LX850 130mm ED Triplet Meade LX850 130mm 6000 Series Apo. 130mm f/7 ED Triplet refractor, Crayford-style 3" zero image-shift focuser with dual speed 10:1 control and 2" die-electric diagonal. Mounted on the extra heavy duty LX850 equatorial mount with maximum load capacity 40kg. Includes AutoStar II GoTo handset.
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£ 9795.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

Meade LightBridge series.

Meade LightBridge Series
Meade LightBridge Meade LightBridge 10". A 254mm f/5 Truss Dobsonian telescope that goes anywhere. Diffraction limited optics, quick to set up and 2" Crayford dual speed focuser. Includes cooling fan for the primary mirror to bring the telescope into thermal equilibrium quickly.
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£ 840.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LightBridge Meade LightBridge 12". A 318mm f/5 Truss Dobsonian telescope that goes anywhere. Diffraction limited optics, quick to set up and 2" Crayford dual speed focuser. Includes cooling fan for the primary mirror to bring the telescope into thermal equilibrium quickly.
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£ 1195.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LightBridge Meade LightBridge 16". A 406mm f/4.5 Truss Dobsonian telescope that goes anywhere. Diffraction limited optics, quick to set up and 2" Crayford dual speed focuser. Includes cooling fan for the primary mirror to bring the telescope into thermal equilibrium quickly.
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£ 2395.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Optical Tubes
Meade 6000ED series.

Meade Series 6000 ED Apochromatic Optical Tubes
Meade 6000 Series 70mm ED Quadruplet Meade Series 6000 70mm ED Quadruplet 70mm f/5 refractor. Ideal for wide field observing and advanced astrophotography. Features a fully multi-coated quadruplet objective lens made from the highest quality FPL53 ED (extra-low dispersion) glass for outstanding contrast and sharpness.
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£ 1295.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade 6000 Series 80mm ED Triplet Meade Series 6000 80mm ED Triplet 80mm (3.1") f/6 refractor. Ideal for wide field observing and advanced astrophotography. Features a fully multi-coated triplet objective lens made from the highest quality ED (extra-low dispersion) glass for outstanding contrast and sharpness.
Expected: January 2019
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 1095.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade 6000 Series 115mm ED Triplet Meade Series 6000 115mm ED Triplet. 115mm (4.5") f/7 refractor. Ideal for observing and advanced astrophotography. Features a fully multi-coated triplet objective lens made from the highest quality ED (extra-low dispersion) glass for outstanding contrast and sharpness.
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£ 2050.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade 6000 Series 130mm ED Triplet Meade Series 6000 130mm ED Triplet. 130mm (5.1") f/7 refractor. Ideal for observing and advanced astrophotography. Features a fully multi-coated triplet objective lens made from the highest quality ED (extra-low dispersion) glass for outstanding contrast and sharpness.
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£ 3150.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.

ACF F/10 Optical Tubes (Advanced Coma Free)
Meade LX200 ACF 8" UHTC OTA Meade LX200 ACF 8" UHTC OTA. Optical tube only. 8" f/10 Advanced Coma-Free with quality ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Includes primary mirror lock and dovetail rail (Losmandy-style).
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£ 1195.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LX200 ACF 10" UHTC OTA Meade LX200 ACF 10" UHTC OTA. Optical tube only. 10" f/10 Advanced Coma-Free with quality ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Includes primary mirror lock and dovetail rail (Losmandy-style).
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£ 1965.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade LX200 ACF 12" UHTC OTA Meade LX200 ACF 12" UHTC OTA. Optical tube only. 12" f/10 Advanced Coma-Free with quality ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Includes primary mirror lock and dovetail rail (Losmandy-style).
Availability: late October 2018.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 3455.00 (inc VAT) back ordered
Meade LX200 ACF 14" UHTC OTA Meade LX200 ACF 14" UHTC OTA. Optical tube only. 14" f/10 Advanced Coma-Free with quality ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Includes primary mirror lock and dovetail rail (Losmandy-style).
Availability: late October 2018.
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£ 5595.00 (inc VAT) 8 week delivery

ACF F/8 Optical Tubes (Advanced Coma Free)
Meade ACF F/8 10" UHTC optical tube. Meade ACF 10" F/8 UHTC Optical Tube. Advanced Coma Free 10" optical tube, focal ratio F/8, ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Includes mounting plate (Losmandy-style) and dual speed focuser.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 2595.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade ACF F/8 12" UHTC optical tube. Meade ACF 12" F/8 UHTC Optical Tube. Advanced Coma Free 12" optical tube, focal ratio F/8, ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Includes mounting plate (Losmandy-style) and dual speed focuser.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 3950.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade ACF F/8 14" UHTC optical tube. Meade ACF 14" F/8 UHTC Optical Tube. Advanced Coma Free 14" optical tube, focal ratio F/8, ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Includes mounting plate (Losmandy-style) and dual speed focuser.
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£ 6095.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
Meade ACF F/8 16" UHTC optical tube. Meade ACF 16" F/8 UHTC Optical Tube. Advanced Coma Free 16" optical tube, focal ratio F/8, ultra high transmission coatings (UHTC). Includes mounting plate (Losmandy-style) and dual speed focuser.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
£ 9195.00 (inc VAT) Dispatched within 24 hours.
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Ascension accessories Ascension Accessories. Including eyepieces, diagonals, filters, eyepiece projection kits, barlow lenses, red dot finders and more.

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Ascension telescopes Ascension Telescopes. Premium apo-chromatic refractors, use a high quality ED triplet made in Japan (premium FCD1 ED). These first-class photo-visual instruments offer unequalled value for money.

A&M telescopes A&M Telescopes. Advanced telescopes that include a wide range of refractors, catadoptrics, newtonians and dobsonians.

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

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.

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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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Opticstar DS-335C ICE
updated: 20th August 2010
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The M42 nebula shot by Nick Witte Vermeulen with the Opticstar DS-335C ICE.
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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
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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".
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updated: 14th August 2018
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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.
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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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