Check out the range of solar observing telescopes from Coronado, Lunt and Bresser, as well as accessories such as the Baader Herschel Prism, Solar Film and AstroSolar Filters.
iOptron Mounts and Tripods
iOptron specialise in the manufacture of innovative mounts; the “Z” design places the payload closer to the centre of gravity allowing for greater natural stability.
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Celestron Special offer on Nexstar Evolution for May only!
When you buy the Celestron Nexstar Evolution 6 you will also receive the Neximage and the Observer's accessory kit. Or when you buy the Celestron Nexstar Evolution 8 or 9.25 you will receive the Starsense Auto-align.
Celestron SLT Series Ideal for Beginners
Beginners will appreciate the intuitive SkyAlign technology. The NexStar SLT is a precision instrument that can grow with you in the hobby of amateur astronomy for years to come.
Altair GPCAM2 Range now in stock!
The GPCAMV2 now comes in 2 varieties: Mono and Colour. Both come in basic and full packages. With each of them having so many features, they are a must have for astro-photographers.
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The LS50THa from Lunt Solar Systems is a 50mm, unobstructed, pressure-tuned, dedicated Hydrogen-alpha telescope.
True Doppler Tuning (Pressure Tuning) allows for a shift into and away from the user, adding a 3D-like component to the viewing experience. While looking at a filament at the center of the Sun the user has the ability to Doppler shift from the base of the filament to the tip, following the filament through it’s structure toward you and away from you, allowing for enhanced visual and imaging capability for the observer as well as a research tool for the avid hobbyist.
When you buy a Celestron Nexstar Evolution 6 you’ll receive a Celestron Neximage, which always you to take great pictures of of the night sky. You’ll also receive an Observer’s eyepiece Accessory Kit which includes: two high-quality 1.25” Plossl eyepieces, a 2X Barlow lens, three eyepiece filters, a cleaning cloth, and a case. Or when you buy the Celestron Nexstar Evolution 8 or 9.25 you’ll receive a Celestron Starsense Auto-align for free which allows for automatic alignment of your new Celestron Telescope.
Offer ends 31st of May, order NOW to avoid disappointment!
Meade’s revolutionary LS LightSwitch telescopes uses advanced technologies like GPS, LNT and ECLIPS CCD imaging to do what no other consumer telescope has done before: take all the hassle out of using a telescope. Simply flip the switch and the LS automatically aligns itself. Astronomer Inside then takes you on a guided multimedia tour of the best objects in your sky. The new aluminium mount is lightweight and portable, yet has a rigid structure with precision worm-gear drives for the ultimate in tracking and pointing accuracy. All this combined with Meade’s Advanced Coma-Free optical system provides the stargazer with the most sophisticated, yet easiest to use telescopes ever.
LS 6″ Telescope with Lightswitch Offer: Was: £1,595.00 Now!: £1,295.00 Buy Now! LS 8″ Telescope with Lightswitch Offer: Was: £1,995.00 Now!: £1,695.00 Buy Now!
The GPCAM2 AR0130 Mono camera can be used for any type of imaging you care to try, such as solar, planetary, lunar “lucky” imaging, and even long exposure deepsky photography. Video astronomy is easy with the incredible sensitivity of approx. 78% QE.
One of the most versatile small-format astronomy imaging cameras at this price and with these features, with full UK Support.
The long awaited Celestron wedge for Nexstar evolution and SE 6/8 is finally here! In stock now for immediate delivery!
Celestron wedge for Nexstar evolution and SE 6/8 telescopes : This Wedge was reengineered from the ground-up, specifically tailored to the NexStar Evolution and SE’s size and styling. Weight is minimal to keep the whole setup light and portable, yet the platform is sturdy to support taking long exposure astrophotos.
Unlock the full imaging potential from your NexStar Evolution or SE 6/8 mount with this new Wedge!
Celestron Wedge for Evolution and SE 6/8″: £295.00 Buy Now!
Skyris 236C is a one-shot colour camera, allowing you to capture full-colour images instantly. There’s no need to image the same target multiple times to capture different colours. A monochrome version is also available.
Capture high-resolution planetary, lunar and solar images with the NexImage Burst Solar System Imager. This innovative camera is easy enough for a beginner to use, but features one of the best CMOS sensors available for astroimaging. It’s compatible with any computerized telescope or a non-computerized telescope with a motor drive for tracking celestial objects.
Combined with the included software package, NexImage Burst brings out tremendous detail and produces images rivalling those taken with astronomical cameras costing hundreds more.
Celestron’s updated SkyQ Link 2 WiFi Module turns your smartphone or tablet into your own personal planetarium and observatory! Works with all current Celestron telescopes that feature GOTO and may older models too.
Simply plug the WiFi module into your telescope’s Hand Control or AUX port and connect to its wireless signal with your device. Instantly, your device becomes a wireless hand controller for your telescope, guiding you through the alignment process and slewing to any celestial object with a simple tap.
Celestron SkyQ Link 2 WiFi Module: £112.95 Buy Now!
Meade Series 5000 eyepieces offer revolutionary new advances in resolution, image correction and eye relief at irresistible prices. You simply won’t believe how a premium eyepiece improves your view, no matter what scope you own. See pinpoint resolution edge-to-edge with luxuriously long eye relief. If you think our Series 5000 eyepieces look good on the outside, wait until you see the heavens through one.
The three-lens design of the Explore 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. Due to the Carbon fibre construction this telescope is about 2kg lighter than it’s aluminium brother. Because of the low weight these telescopes can be used with a wide range of portable mounts.
Explore Scientific ED APO 102 Carbon Telescope: £1,210.00 Buy Now!
This is the ideal “grab ‘n go” mount and telescope combination for those who want a portable solution with quality ED optics, and an accurate GOTO mount for general observing.
Starwave 70ED refractor with ED optics: Featuring ED optics, the travel-friendly Starwave 70mm F6 ED Doublet refractor can be taken anywhere. The optical tube folds down to just under 30cm length with the dewshield retracted, and weighs about 2kg. When compared to small Achromatic refractors of similar size, length and focal ratio, the Starwave 70 ED offers better mechanics for easier focusing, and truer colour rendition due to the ED optics.
Starwave 70ED and iOptron Cube PRO: £699.00 Buy Now!
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.