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 Celestron Telescopes

Celestron Telescopes

 Meade Telescopes

Meade Telescopes

Sky-Watcher Telescopes

SkyWatcher Telescopes

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Telescope OTAs

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Eyepieces and
Barlow Lenses

Explore Scientific ED APO 102mm EssentialExplore Scientific ED APO 102mm f/7 Alu Essential

The three-lens design of the Explores Scientific ED-Apochromats provides everything an amateur astronomer desires – at a reasonable price. The construction with Hoya FCD001 ED glass has two air spaces and provides a level of correction so superior to the two-lens constructions, that are common in this price class, that you will see the difference immediately. The excellent optical performance teams up with high precision mechanics – the result is a telescope at a level that sets a new standard in its price class.

Meade StarNavigator SeriesMeade StarNavigator 102mm Refractor

These easy to operate and fully computer-guided GO TO telescopes feature the Meade lightweight, portable and reliable DS-2000 single arm robotic mount and Meade AudioStar Computer Keypad. This incredible technology knows the night sky right out of the box. Turn it on, and after a brief alignment procedure, your telescope is ready to take you to any object in its over 30,000 object library or take you on a guided tour of the heavens. See more objects in one night than Galileo saw in a lifetime.

Celestron Cosmos 90 GT Wi-FiCosmos 90 GT Wi-Fi

Interact with the night sky in a whole new way using the COSMOS 90GT Wi-Fi telescope and your smartphone or tablet!

The first WiFi telescope commercially available, the COSMOS 90GT creates its own wireless connection, so it can communicate with your device even in remote locations where WiFi or cellular networks are not available.

SkyWatcher Star Adventurer Photo SetSkyWatcher Star Adventurer (Photo Set)

The user-friendly Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer provides various combinations to satisfy all you needs for astrophotography and time-lapse photography. It is a high precision, portable and stable celestial tracking platform for sidereal, solar and lunar tracking with automatic DSLR shutter release control. Moreover, it contains pre-programmed parameters assisting you to create interesting time-lapse videos with your DSLR. 

SkyWatcher AZ-EQ5GT Mount & TripodSky-Watcher AZ-EQ5GT Computerised Go-To Mount & Pier Tripod

The AZ-EQ5GT is a dual purpose, fully functional computerised heavy-duty Go-To/Tracking astronomical mount in both Alt-Azimuth (AZ) and Equatorial (EQ) modes. Supplied with a Synscan computerised handset with dual AZ/EQ firmware, it can automatically find and track over 42,900 celestial objects from its database. In EQ mode, the AZ-EQ5GT is designed for either visual use or precise astro-imaging. In AZ mode, it is primarily intended for visual use, and in this mode, two telescopes can be mounted simultaneously in parallel.

 Celestron TetraView LCD Touch Screen MicroscopeCelestron TetraView LCD Digital Touch Screen Microscope

The professional-level Celestron TetraView LCD Digital Microscope is a touchscreen LCD microscope with advanced features at a reasonable price. TetraView features four fully achromatic lens objectives, a fully mechanical stage, a 4.3” TFT full color touch screen, 5 MP CMOS sensor, and a 2 GB SD card for storing your photos and videos. Taking high-resolution images and video of specimen slides has never been easier.

Great for the discriminating professional or serious hobbyist, the TetraView microscope is an excellent tool for labs, schools, scientific research, and more.

Celestron Nexstar Evolution

Celestron Nexstar Evolution Series

Celestron’s signature telescopes reach a new level with NexStar Evolution, the first Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with integrated WiFi. Leave your hand control behind and slew to all the best celestial objects with a tap of your smartphone or tablet. Connect your device to NexStar Evolution’s built-in wireless network, and explore the universe with the Celestron mobile app for iOS and Android. 

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