Better late than never I guess – but we’ve just added these new 83 degree AFOV eyepieces from Vixen. Great eyepieces for immersive viewing of deep sky objects – ideal for this winters Nebulae “fest”. See the range here: http://www.green-witch.com/vixen-super-wide-83-ssw-eyepieces-3614-p.asp
Baader Planetarium have issued a product recall for some narrowband OIII CCD 1.25″ Filters sold between 2013/14 that show a halo effect around stars. If your filter shows this effect and you have bought it from us please do contact us. Baader Planetarium’s announcement can be see below. RETURN ANNOUNCEMENT for Baader 1¼” O-III […]
The ultra portable SkyWatcher Star Adventurer has come back into stock. Here is the stock after I unpacked and AFTER the back orders were processed. We have had plenty to fulfil back orders and for stock. The only issue is that for some reason SkyWatcher have none of the counterweights and bars – for most […]
First available with 9mm focal length more have been added to this range. These new extra ultrawide eyepiece gives an ultimate immersive observing experience with their staggering 100 degree (in 5mm,9mm,20mm focal length) and 110 degree (3.5mm focal length) apparent field! These truly are great eyepieces for deep sky observing that will make you feel “nearer” […]
Celestron have released details of a new range of photo-visual eyepieces. These can be used for visual use as well as for imaging by directly coupling a camera to the eyepiece. These new Ultima Duo eyepices from Celestron offer great optics and versatility giving you the opportunity to do both visual and afocal photography from just […]
SkyWatcher is at Photokina this weekend and are showing their existing products as well as some new ones that are due out soon such as their AZ-EQ5 and their new range of dobsonians. Keep up to date with their news on their FaceBook page: https://www.facebook.com/SkyWatcherTelescope
While stocks last, the Altair Astro 130EDT Triplet has been reduced in price by £250 bringing it down to an amazing £1999. This is an ideal time to get yourself a large aperture high quality triplet refractor. The telescope comes with a high quality focuser, storage case and a test report. Click on the image […]
Achromats have enjoyed a revival amongst refractor enthusiasts for general visual observing. The Starwave 102mm F11 employs a well figured, well mounted Achromat lens with very good anti-reflection coatings. This scope is an ideal one for viewing the Moon and Planets. Click on the image below for more details.
Due to the very high popularity of the Lodestar X2, Starlight Xpress have discontinued the original Lodestar making the X2 the main (and popular) camera for guiding. Click on the image below to see the Lodestar X2. We have ONE original Lodestar in stock in mono version at a VERY special price. Click on the […]
The Hyperstar “converts” an SCT or Edge HD scope from an F/10 to F/2 ultra fast astro imaging system. You remove the secondary, add the Hyperstar, add your camera and there you go. With exposure times so short you don’t necessarily need a German Equatorial Mount. Click on the picture below to see them.