Vixen VC200L Optical tube

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Professional Cassegrain telescope with 200 mm aperture and flattener for observing and photographing planets, planetary nebula and other small night sky objects

  • 200 mm Cassegrain reflector telescope with 1800 mm focal length
  • Photographically optimized thanks to field flattener lens
  • Short design, lightweight housing and open tube
  • Dimensions: 232 mm x 600 mm Weight: 6.9 kg
  • Includes 7x50 viewfinder telescope, flip mirror and carry handle
  • Revolutionary coating technology
  • High light-gathering power
  • Lens diameter: 200, focal length: 1800 mm, aperture ratio: f/9
  • Eyepiece diameter: 31.7 mm (1.25'')
  • Finder scope: 7x50 (included accessory)

£1,499.00*

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Product information "Vixen VC200L Optical tube"
Astrophotographers generally use two different focal lengths: Short focal lengths for overview photos and extensive deep-sky objects, and long focal lengths for objects which are further away. Our aspherical mirror optics offer the perfect solution for these scenarios. The VISAC primary mirror (Vixen Sixth-Order Aspheric Cassegrain) is specially designed for astrophotography and provides a fully flat and true-colour image over the entire image frame. Thanks to the three-element field corrector in front of the convex secondary mirror, there is no spherical aberration, coma or field curvature. Although the device is designed for astrophotography, it is also suitable for visual observations.

FEATURES
  • Photographically optimized thanks to field flattener lens
  • Revolutionary coating technology
  • High light-gathering power
  • Photographically optimised optical system
  • Built-in field flattener lens
  • 200 mm aperture and 1800 mm focal length
  • Optional reducer available
  • Backfocus without Reducer: 142,9 mm
  • Backfocus with Reducer: 63,5 mm
  • Weight: 6.9 kg

DELIVERY CONTENT
  • VC200 reflector telescope
  • Carry handle
  • 7x50 finder scope (illuminated)
  • Flip mirror
  • Dovetail adapter

Colour: white
Dust protection caps: Dust protection caps for front lens and eyepiece holder
Finderscope: 7 x 50 mm
Focus Group [Telescopes]: Advanced Amateurs, Specialists and Research, Visual enthusiasts
Material: Aluminium
Mount Type [Telescopes]: Optics without Mount
Optical design: Cassegrain
Product Family [Telescopes]: Reflector telescope
Transportability: very good
Type of coating: coated
Type of tripod thread: 60 mm

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Vixen 60DA Focal adaptor for Canon EOS Cameras
Vixen 60DX Focal adaptor for Canon EOS Cameras This Vixen 60DX is a photographic adaptor for Canon EOS cameras, for use with telescopes with a 60 mm focuser drawtube connection thread. A redesign by Vixen uses new tougher materials for a more solid connection and also offers an accurate, well-machined camera rotator ring, in order to help frame your images perfectly. Camera-Adaptor for Canon EOS with 60mm Focuser connection thread Large inner diameter for full-format cameras, helping to minimise vignetting 6 locking 60° spaced bolts to hold the camera’s rotation in position Dimensions: 81mm x 30 mm / weight: 190g The option of using 6 long or 6 short fixing screws for the rotator The Vixen 60DA Focal adaptor connects your Canon EOS DSLR Camera to a telescope with an appropriate 60 mm Focuser Drawtube Thread. Thanks to the use of new materials and an improved design Vixen was able to considerably uprate both precision and durability, when compared to conventional rotational camera adaptors. Two sets of rotational locking bolts (Long and Short) are supplied. The longer ones are knurled and easy to turn by hand. The shorter options help to prevent marring of the camera casing, when using certain designs of camera and are also much less easy to turn by hand, increasing security if you need the camera locked in a particular rotational position for longer periods. The large inner dimension of this adaptor prevents vignetting at the edges of the image when using full frame DSLR cameras. Canon EOS-Bayonet fastener made of hardwearing brass, for years of hassle-free use. Increased material quality over conventional adapters provides more stability in use. 6 fixing bolts hold the camera in rotational position for increased sturdiness (standard rotators often only use 4, or less). FEATURES Screw tips with Delrin-tips prevent tilting of the camera and subsequent image distortion. Large inner diameter prevents vignetting. Inner blackening suppresses scattered light. Compatible with 60 mm accessories, when the camera adaptor is taken off. Two rotational bolt sets (Long and Short) are supplied. SCOPE OF DELIVERY 60DA Focal adaptor 6 long and 6 short fixing screws

£139.00*
Vixen Wide Photo Adapter 60DX for Nikon
The Wide Photo Adapter 60DX connects your Nikon DSLR camera to your telescope via a 60 mm thread. Thanks to the use of new materials and an improved design, Vixen was able to significantly improve the precision and load capacity compared with conventional adapters. The adapter's large interior diameter prevents shadows at the edges of the image when using a full-frame DSLR camera.FEATURESIncreased material strength for additional stability6 screws hold the camera in position (compared with 4 on most conventional adapters)Screw tips with Delrin inserts prevents the camera from tilting and minimizes distortion.Large interior diameter prevents shadowingBlack interior prevents scattered lightCompatible with 60 mm accessories when the camera adapter is removed2 screw sets (L and S) prevent scratches on the camera housing2 screw sets for adjusting the rotation resistanceDELIVERY CONTENTVixen Wide Photo Adapter 60DX for Nikon cameras2 screw sets (L and S)

£149.00*
Vixen universal T2 focal adapter, 60 mm
​This Vixen focal adapter connects your DSLR or other camera to your telescope with a 60 mm thread.The large interior diameter of the adapter prevents vignetting at the edges of full-frame camera sensors.The focal adapter can be rotated so that the image field can be perfectly framed.This rotational adjustment is facilitated via 3 locking screws, ensuring a firm lock.Note: Vixen T2 ring is also required for your brand of camera.In this case, the inner ring of the T2 adapter is removed and clamped in place with three small grub screws.PROPERTIESConnects your DSLR camera to your telescopePrevents shadowingDimensions: 72 mm x 20 mmWeight: 55 gWHAT'S INCLUDEDFocal adapter universal 60 mmAssembly tool

£50.00*
Vixen T-ring for Canon EOS
T-rings are used as a connecting piece between the camera adapter and the camera. Please note that each camera type requires a different T-ring.FEATURESVixen T-ring for Canon EOS camerasConnects a camera adapter to the cameraFor microscopes, telescopes and T2 lensesWeight: 52 gPACKAGE CONTENTSVixen T-ring for Canon EOS

£26.00*
Vixen T2 ring for Nikon
T2 rings are used as a connecting piece between the camera adapter and the camera. Please note that each camera type requires a different T-ring.FEATUREST2 adapter ring for Nikon camerasAdapts the camera to telescopes and microscopesWeight: 22 gPACKAGE CONTENTSVixen T2 ring for Nikon

£26.00*
Vixen Reducer HD
Above-average contrast The Reducer HD features the optical coating that was developed by Vixen for our high-end VSD100F3.8 astrograph. The AS coating provides light transmission of up to 99.9% per lens surface. The special matte surface in the interior also minimizes ghosting, light loss and lens flares. Reducer HD in combination with SD telescopes The Reducer HD can be used on telescopes from the SD series (SD81S, SD103S and SD113S) with the SD Flattener HD Kit (item #37246) . The Reducer HD reduces the focal length by a factor of 0.79x (f/7.7 to f/6.1) and delivers a razor sharp image over the entire 44 mm image sensor surface on DSLR cameras. Reducer HD in combination with AX103S and VC200L telescopes In addition to the SD telescopes, the Reducer SD is also compatible with the AX103S and VC200L telescopes. With these telescopes, the focal length is reduced by a factor of 0.77x.FEATURESUp to 99.9% light transmission per lens surfaceReduces the focal length by a factor of 0.79xAlso suitable for full-frame DSLR camerasFor the ED/SD 81S, 103S, 115SAS coating with light transmission of up to 99.9% DELIVERY CONTENTVixen Reducer HDDust caps

£326.00*
Vixen 0.71x Focal Reducer for VC200L
Vixen 0.71x focal length reducer for VC200L This reducer reduces the focal length of your telescope to 1278 mm and allows a faster aperture ratio of f6.4. The high aperture ratio delivers faster results when taking photographs.The reducer is full coated to ensure maximum light transmission. FEATURESUse: VC200LReduces the focal length by a factor of 0.71x (1800-1278 mm (f6.4))Prime focus: Requires an additional 60 mm adapter and T-Ring for your cameraDistance to chip: 63.5 mmWeight: 83 gDELIVERY CONTENT0.71x focal length reducer for VC200LDust caps

£233.00*
Vixen Dew Cap for 200mm Aperture Telescopes
The Vixen dew cap is designed specifically for Vixen's 200 mm aperture optics. It fits the R200ss, VC200L, VMC200L and many other telescopes with a similar diameter. The dew cap prevents fogging of your optics due to humidity and additionally protects the telescope from stray light. The 1 mm thick polyethylene material is very flexible, light and adaptable.FEATURES Protects against dew Protects against stray light Made of flexible polyethylene material Dimensions: 22x77cm Material thickness: 1 mm Weight: 104 g SCOPE OF DELIEVERYDew Cap for 200mm Aperture Telescopes

£55.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 10mm (1.25'')
​The Vixen SLV series are the modern take on the classic Vixen Lanthanum eyepieces. These eyepieces were legendary for their generous eye relief and precise nature, making them a firm favourite with planetary, lunar and double star observers. This 10mm is an excellent eyepiece for medium to higher power on most telescopes, an ideal premium replacement for eyepieces supplied with telescopes, especially good for Planetary observers. The SLV Series of Vixen Eyepieces feature a hexagonal shaped eyepiece body, long 20mm eye relief, and twist up click stop eyecup for adjusting to the most comfortable viewing. The SLV eyepieces feature high grade lanthanum glass, and deliver remarkably clear and high contrast star images to the edge of the field of view. The lenses are fully multicoated for high light transmission.Size 31.7mm/1.25"Apparent FOV 50°Eye relief 20mmWeight 168g (5.92oz)

£133.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 12mm (1.25'')
​The Vixen SLV series are the modern take on the classic Vixen Lanthanum eyepieces. These eyepieces were legendary for their generous eye relief and precise nature, making them a firm favourite with planetary, lunar and double star observers. This 12mm is an excellent eyepiece for medium to higher power on most telescopes, an ideal general purpose eyepiece and major improvement over standard eyepieces. The SLV Series of Vixen Eyepieces feature a hexagonal shaped eyepiece body, long 20mm eye relief, and twist up click stop eyecup for adjusting to the most comfortable viewing. The SLV eyepieces feature high grade lanthanum glass, and deliver remarkably clear and high contrast star images to the edge of the viewing circle. The lenses are fully multicoated for high light transmission.Size 31.7mm/1.25"Apparent FOV 50°Eye relief 20mmWeight 168g (5.92oz)

£133.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 15mm (1.25'')
​The Vixen SLV series are the modern take on the classic Vixen Lanthanum eyepieces. These eyepieces were legendary for their generous eye relief and precise nature, making them a firm favourite with planetary, lunar and double star observers. This 15mm SLV is an excellent eyepiece for medium power for most telescopes, an ideal general purpose eyepiece and provides excellent comfort with long eye relief. The SLV Series of Vixen Eyepieces feature a hexagonal shaped eyepiece body, long 20mm eye relief, and twist up click stop eyecup for adjusting to the most comfortable viewing. The SLV eyepieces feature high grade lanthanum glass, and deliver remarkably clear and high contrast star images to the edge of the viewing circle. The lenses are fully multicoated for high light transmission.Size 31.7mm/1.25"Apparent FOV 50°Eye relief 20mmWeight 168g (5.92oz)

£133.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 20mm (1.25'')
The SLV eyepieces with high-quality lanthanum glass provide remarkably clear and high-contrast star images right up to the edge.The lenses are fully multi-coated for high light transmission.Thanks to the large and comfortable eye relief distance of 20 mm , the eye comfort is maintained, even during longer observing sessions.Even those who wear glasses will have the entire field of view is clearly visible.The click stop eyecups can be tuned up or down to the user's preference.PROPERTIESVery high sharpness and contrast across the entire field of viewComfortable eye relief of 20mmalmost no colour defects due to lanthanum glass1.25" 31.7 mm barrel sizeTurn-down eyecup for people who wear glassesWeight: 155 gWHAT'S INCLUDEDVixen SLV 50 ° eyepieceDust caps

£133.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 25mm (1.25'')
The Vixen SLV eyepieces use high-quality lanthanum glass to deliver remarkably clear and high-contrast star images right up to the edge of the field of view.All lenses are fully multi-coated for high light transmission.Twist up eyecups allow the user to set observing height to their own comfortable specification.  20mm eye relief means that even those who have to wear glasses to observe are able to see right to the edge of the field of view.PROPERTIESVery high sharpness and contrast across the entire field of viewComfortable eye relief of 20mmalmost no chromatism visible due to lanthanum glass31.7 mm receptacle connectionEyecup that can be turned down for glasses wearersWeight: 151gWHAT'S INCLUDEDVixen SLV 50 ° eyepieceDust caps

£133.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 4mm (1,25'')
​The Vixen SLV series are the modern take on the classic Vixen Lanthanum eyepieces. These eyepieces were legendary for their generous eye relief and precise nature, making them a firm favourite with planetary, lunar and double star observers. This 4mm is an excellent higher power eyepiece on shorter focal length telescopes, especially good for Lunar viewing - or for those trying to max out their longer focal length scopes for double star work. The SLV Series of Vixen Eyepieces feature a hexagonal shaped eyepiece barrel, long 20mm eye relief, and twist up click stop eyecup for adjusting to the most comfortable viewing. The SLV eyepieces feature high grade lanthanum glass, and deliver remarkably clear and high contrast star images to the edge of the viewing circle. The lenses are fully multicoated for high light transmission.Size 31.7mm/1.25"Apparent FOV 50°Eye relief 20mmWeight 168g (5.92oz)

£133.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 5mm (1.25'')
​The Vixen SLV series are the modern take on the classic Vixen Lanthanum eyepieces. These eyepieces were legendary for their generous eye relief and precise nature, making them a firm favourite with planetary, lunar and double star observers. This 5mm is an excellent higher power eyepiece for most telescopes, especially good for Lunar and Planetary observers. The SLV Series of Vixen Eyepieces feature a hexagonal shaped eyepiece barrel, long 20mm eye relief, and twist up click stop eyecup for adjusting to the most comfortable viewing. The SLV eyepieces feature high grade lanthanum glass, and deliver remarkably clear and high contrast star images to the edge of the viewing circle. The lenses are fully multicoated for high light transmission.Size 31.7mm/1.25"Apparent FOV 50°Eye relief 20mmWeight 168g (5.92oz)

£133.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 6mm (1.25'')
​The Vixen SLV series are the modern take on the classic Vixen Lanthanum eyepieces. These eyepieces were legendary for their generous eye relief and precise nature, making them a firm favourite with planetary, lunar and double star observers. This 6mm is an excellent choice for higher power on most telescopes, especially good for Lunar and Planetary observers. The SLV Series of Vixen Eyepieces feature a hexagonal shaped eyepiece barrel, long 20mm eye relief, and twist up click stop eyecup for adjusting to the most comfortable viewing. The SLV eyepieces feature high grade lanthanum glass, and deliver remarkably clear and high contrast star images to the edge of the viewing circle. The lenses are fully multicoated for high light transmission.Size 31.7mm/1.25"Apparent FOV 50°Eye relief 20mmWeight 168g (5.92oz)

£133.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 9mm (1.25'')
​The Vixen SLV series are the modern take on the classic Vixen Lanthanum eyepieces. These eyepieces were legendary for their generous eye relief and precise nature, making them a firm favourite with planetary, lunar and double star observers. This 9mm is an excellent choice for higher power on most telescopes, an ideal premium replacement for eyepieces supplied with many telescopes, especially good for Planetary observers. The SLV Series of Vixen Eyepieces feature a hexagonal shaped eyepiece barrel, long 20mm eye relief, and twist up click stop eyecup for adjusting to the most comfortable viewing. The SLV eyepieces feature high grade lanthanum glass, and deliver remarkably clear and high contrast star images to the edge of the viewing circle. The lenses are fully multicoated for high light transmission.Size 31.7mm/1.25"Apparent FOV 50°Eye relief 20mmWeight 168g (5.92oz)

£133.00*
Vixen LVW Eyepiece 42mm (2")
LVW eyepieces combine the comfort of a 20 mm eye distance with a 65° wide angle field of vision. This is thanks to an optical structure of 8 lenses in 5 groups. State-of-the-art coating technology for reflection-reducing multicoating and lanthanum elements to reduce residual aberrations in use.

£317.00*
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Vixen Dew Cap Heating
The Vixen dew cap heater prevents your optics from fogging up due to dew.A must-have accessory for cold and damp nights.FEATURES Consumption: 16.2 Ohm (12 V, 8.9 W) Dimensions: 655 mm long heater with 2.2 m cable Connection: 2.1 socket with medium-negative polarity Weight: 120 g DELIVERY CONTENT Battery box Vixen dew cap heater

£58.00* £115.00* (49.57% saved)
Vixen Dual-Speed-Focuser
​The 1: 7 reduction enables very fine focusing of targets.An indispensable accessory, especially in astrophotography.The reduction can be retrofitted on the following telescopes:A80M, A105M, NA140SSf, ED81S, ED103S, ED115S, AX103S, VC200L, VMC200L and R200SSCannot be used on old devices from the 90s with plastic focusing knobs - in these cases, it is also necessary to swap the focus spindle (please contact us for details).PROPERTIESAllows very fine focusingIndispensable in astrophotographyCan be retrofitted to many Vixen telescopesReduced to 7:1Weight: 170 gWHAT'S INCLUDEDDual Speed KnobAssembly tool

£192.00*
Vixen T-Ring for Sony E Cameras
This T2 ring allows you to use your Sony camera on a telescope or microscope with a T2 thread.Depending on the mode, you may require an additional camera adapter.FEATUREST-2 ring for connecting an SLR cameraDesigned for Sony EWeight: 113 gDELIVERY CONTENTT-2 Ring Sony E

£51.00*
Vixen T-Ring - Sony (Konica-Minolta-Sony Alpha)
Connects a Four Thirds camera to your telescope or microscope.A camera adapter is required for this purposeWeight: 58 gDELIVERY CONTENTVixen T-ring - Four Thirds

£26.00*

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The BRESSER Venus 76/700 AZ reflecting telescope allows beginners to experience their very own stargazing hours quickly and easily. With the complete set, you are equipped with everything you need for your very own sky observations: an astronomical reflecting telescope with 76 mm aperture and 700 mm focal length, an azimuthal mount, a tripod as well as extensive accessories. And to guarantee a successful start in astronomy, the system is very easy to handle – the perfect first telescope for beginners! Established technology for your easy start – the telescope With this entry-level telescope, you will be able to admire the night sky through a classic Newtonian reflector. A little surprising for astronomy novices: with this particular type, you do not look in at the back of the telescope, but at the front and laterally. The advantage: even if the telescope aperture is directed vertically towards the sky, you can make your discoveries very comfortably. No need to bend down! In addition, the Newtonian reflector is very easy to use. The optics in this type of reflector telescopes are also impressive, because they are free of chromatic aberrations – resulting in good imaging properties at all times. A sharp image with good contrast – the Venus reflector telescope achieves this with its large focal ratio of about 1 to 9.2 (F/9.2 – calculated from 76 mm aperture and 700 mm focal length). Thanks to its long focal length, the telescope for beginners shows you the Moon, Sun, planets, open star clusters as well as globular clusters in a particularly impressive way. And all this at a magnification of up to 150x in really sharp images! Technically, you can magnify even higher – theoretically up to 525x while using the included accessories. However, as the magnification increases, the sharpness of the image may slowly decrease. Of course, how much you can magnify depends not only on the resolving power of your telescope. The air turbulence in the atmosphere (seeing conditions) also plays an important role. Note for nature lovers: If you choose a Newtonian telescope like the Venus reflector telescope, you can look forward to a specialist in astronomical observation. However, the image is always displayed laterally reversed as well as upside down, which makes no difference when observing the sky. However, this type of telescope is less suitable for nature and landscape observation during the day. Would you like to use your new telescope for exciting nature discoveries as well? Then we recommend that you choose one of the BRESSER refractor telescopes. A good foundation for a successful start – mount and tripod The height-adjustable aluminium tripod and the azimuthal mount provide a firm footing and easy celestial navigation. Especially the azimuthal mount makes life easy for beginners, because it is very user-friendly: just like a typical photo tripod, you turn the telescope by hand to the left and right, up and down. This way, your favourite celestial objects quickly appear in your field of vision. Handy: to ensure that your astronomy accessories are always within reach, there is a storage plate between the tripod legs. Everything that goes with it – the accessories Out of the box straight to the fun of observing – with the complete astronomy set, you are quickly on your way to discovering the universe. The LED viewfinder helps you keep an eye on the sky. You just mount the direction finder parallel to the actual telescope and it projects a red dot onto a small ground-glass screen. This then appears to be hovering in front of the sky when you look through the viewfinder. And it does so at exactly the same spot that your telescope is pointed at. This way, the LED finder helps you to align the reflector telescope precisely and to find the celestial objects more easily. When it comes to the level of detail in your observations, the Venus beginner's reflector telescope gives you a choice: the two included eyepieces (4 mm and 20 mm) allow you two different magnifications. You want to get an even closer look? Then simply triple the magnification of the eyepieces with the 3x Barlow lens. In addition, the socket diameter of 31.7 mm (1.25 inch) complies with an international and manufacturer-independent standard. So you can easily expand your set – and with it your astronomical horizon. If you want to observe fascinating sights not only at night but also during the day, simply grab the solar filter. With it, you can safely admire spots and granulation on our nearest star – the Sun. CAUTION: Never point the telescope at the Sun without the solar filter! A new hobby leads to new impressions – and naturally you want to capture and share those. Therefore, you can easily use your mobile phone for your first steps into astrophotograpy with the smartphone adapter. Perfect for great snapshots of the Moon or the Sun, for example. Look forward to exciting astronomical discoveries by day and night – with the BRESSER Venus 76/700 AZ reflector telescope. FEATURES Reflector telescope for beginners with 76 mm aperture and 700 mm focal length Reflector type Newton Good for observing Sun, Moon, planets and star clusters Height-adjustable tripod with azimuthal mount Easy to use even by beginners Focal ratio F/9.2, thus sharp image and good contrast Two eyepieces and a Barlow lens with 31.7 mm (1.25 inch) sockets for different magnifications Safe solar observation with the included solar filter First steps into astrophotography with included smartphone camera adapter SCOPE OF DELIVERY Refractor telescope Aluminium tripod Azimuthal mount Eyepieces: 4 mm and 20 mm (1.25 inch sockets) Barlow lens 3x (1.25 inch socket) LED illuminated dot finder Solar filter Smartphone camera adapter Accessory tray Astronomy software download Instruction manual

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BRESSER Spica Plus 130/1000 EQ reflector telescope incl. accessories set
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BRESSER First Light AR-102/1000
The BRESSER First Light AR-102/1000 telescope is ideal for both ambitious beginners and experienced astronomers. Discover the stunning features of Orion Nebula, which is located at a distance of 1500 light years (14,200,000,000,000 km) from earth! The stable mount keeps the telescope stable, even at higher magnifications. Thanks to the high-quality mechanics, you can take your own photos of the moon and marvel at the dividing line between night and day (terminator). The refractor telescope features an equatorial mount (also called a parallactic mount). Thanks to this two-axis mechanism, it is possible to compensate for the rotation of the earth, enabling you to precisely track your desired celestial object. The telescope also comes with a wide range of accessories for exploring the night sky, including a prism for an upright and laterally correct image. FEATURES High-quality achromatic refracting telescope Diameter: 102 mm / Focal length: 1000 mm F/9.8 EQ-3 equatorial mount Height-adjustable tripod with accessory shelf Made primarily of metal Excellent focuser Prism for an upright and laterally correct image Includes wide range of accessoriesDELIVERY CONTENT First Light AR-102/1000 optical tube EQ3 mount Tripod with accessory shelf 2 eyepieces (PL10 & PL25) LED red dot finder 90° upright prism 3x Barlow lens Smartphone holder

£373.00*
BRESSER Pollux-II 150/1400 EQ3 Reflector Telescope with Smartphone Adapter & Solar Filter
Explore the beauties of the night sky with this complete telescope set. Everything is included so that you can get started immediately with the fascinating hobby of astronomy: the astronomical reflector telescope with 150 mm aperture and 1,400 mm focal length, the equatorial mount, the tripod and extensive accessories for exciting observations. Especially important for beginners: the system is very easy to use. Particularly the Moon, the planets and the Sun appear impressive through the Pollux-II. Powerful performance for your first celestial observations – the telescope Take your first steps in astronomy with this classic reflector telescope of the "Newton" type. Because it is equipped with an additional lens inside the focuser, it belongs to the group of the so-called "catadioptric" optics. One advantage of this combination of lens and mirror: despite the large focal length, the telescope tube is relatively short and therefore easily transportable. In addition, you can look forward to a comfortable observation position at all times. This is because with telescopes of this design you do not look in at the back of the telescope, but at the front and laterally. So you don't have to bend down, even if the reflector telescope is pointed vertically upwards at the sky. The large aperture of 150 mm collects a lot of light from the celestial objects. In addition, 150 mm aperture and 1,400 mm focal length result in a focal ratio (ratio of aperture to focal length) of 1 to 9.3 (F/9.3). This allows you to enjoy viewing your favourite objects at high magnifications with good contrast. Admire especially the planets or details on the Moon through the entry-level telescope. But also some deep sky objects are very nice to observe: open star clusters, globular clusters and bright planetary nebulae such as the Ring Nebula M57 in the constellation Lyra can be seen beautifully through this astronomical telescope. But how close can you get to the celestial eye-catchers? The 150 mm aperture achieves a resolving power that allows magnifications of up to 300x with sharp images. The technical possibilities go far beyond this – theoretically up to 1,050x using the included accessories. However, as the magnification increases, the sharpness of the image can slowly decrease. In addition, high magnification also requires the right environmental conditions. For no matter through which telescope you look, the air turbulence in the atmosphere (seeing conditions) always influences your observation and magnification possibilities. Note for nature lovers: If you choose a Newtonian telescope like the Pollux-II reflector telescope, you can look forward to a specialist in astronomical observation. However, the image is always displayed laterally reversed as well as upside down, which makes no difference when observing the sky. However, this type of telescope is less suitable for nature and landscape observation during the day. Would you like to use your new telescope for exciting nature discoveries as well? Then we recommend that you choose one of the BRESSER refractor telescopes. Solid base for gazing skywards – mount and tripod Have you found the perfect location for your journey of discovery into the night sky? Then simply mount your astronomical telescope with the equatorial mount on the height-adjustable aluminium tripod. The special feature of this type of mount: after the so-called "alignment", the positioning of an axis parallel to the Earth's axis, the movement of the celestial bodies only has to be compensated for on this one axis. To do this, you simply point the axis approximately at Polaris. This is a huge advantage over the azimuthal mount, where both axes are moved simultaneously. In addition, the two flexible shafts with fine adjustment make adjusting and tracking the telescope very precise and comfortable. And to ensure that accessories are always at hand, they can be stored on the handy shelf between the tripod legs.Keep track of things automatically: For this telescope’s equatorial EQ-3 mount, the tracking motor with item number 4951400 is available as an optional accessory. This eliminates the need to manually track a celestial object set in the telescope. When this motor is installed at the mount, it automatically tracks the celestial object, keeping it in the field of view of the eyepiece. This makes observing the night sky even more comfortable! Everything you need, night and day – the accessories The astronomical telescope comes with a wide range of equipment so that you can start admiring the Moon, planets or the Sun straight away. At night, the LED viewfinder helps you keep an overview of the sky. Once installed parallel on the tube and correctly aligned, the small red dot shows you where the telescope is pointing when you look through it. This way, you can align the optics precisely and find celestial bodies more quickly before you then take a closer look with the high magnification. Varying views of the universe: the two eyepieces allow you to marvel at your observation objects in different magnifications. They are simply inserted into the telescope's focuser using their sockets with a standardised 1.25 inch (31.7 mm) diameter. You want to see even more details? Then go for the 3x barlow lens, which triples the magnification of the eyepieces. If you would like to make astronomical discoveries even during the day, use the solar filter to observe the star of our own solar system. It allows you to easily and safely observe sunspots and granulation on the sun. CAUTION: Never point the telescope at the sun without the solar filter! Capture special highlights easily – with the smartphone adapter, you use your smartphone as a camera for your telescope. This way you can quickly take your first photos of the Moon or the Sun, for example, and get started in astrophotography. FEATURES Reflector telescope with 150 mm aperture and 1,400 mm focal length Reflector type catadioptric Well suited for observing the Sun, Moon and planets Height-adjustable tripod with equatorial EQ3 mount Precise adjustment through flexible shafts and fine adjustment in both axes Easy to use, very suitable for beginners Focal ratio F/9.3, therefore good for observing the planets and details on the moon 1.25 inch (31.7 mm) eyepiece focuser Two eyepieces and one barlow lens with 1.25 inch (31.7 mm) extension tubes for different magnifications Safe solar observation with the included solar filter Entry into astrophotography with smartphone camera adapter SCOPE OF DELIVERY Telescope Aluminium tripod Equatorial EQ3 mount Eyepieces: 4 mm and 20 mm (1.25 inch sockets) Barlow lens 3x (1.25 inch socket) LED illuminated dot finder Solar filter Smartphone camera adapter Accessory tray Astronomy software download Instruction manual

£345.00*
BRESSER Space Explorer MC 90/1250 Automatic-Telescope
Who hasn't dreamed of a trip to the stars? The BRESSER Space Explorer MC 90/1250 automatic telescope will take you on an exciting journey into space. The telescope is easy to use, even for beginners - after aligning with one, two or three stars, you can choose an object from the 270,000 pre-installed celestial objects. Whether you want to observe a fascinating gas planet or a bright deep-sky object, the telescope will automatically move to your desired target. Thanks to the built-in motors in both axes of the azimuthal mount, the target object is automatically tracked so that you can sit back and enjoy the night sky. Explore the night sky with the Maksutov telescope Featuring a long focal length of 1250 mm, this telescope is ideal for making exciting discoveries in the solar system and beyond. Take a close look at the gas clouds on Jupiter, or watch the rings of Saturn through the telescope for the first time with your own eyes. Thanks to the 90 mm aperture, the telescope collects about 165 times more light than the human eye. However, it's not just the planets that look stunning through the high-quality optics. It's also worth venturing further afield into space: marvel at the sight of the Orion Nebula, 1,344 light years from Earth, or the famous Ring Nebula M57 in the constellation Lyra. The two included eyepieces with 25 mm and 12.5 mm focal lengths will show you these objects and many others at 50 or 100 times magnification. And because the best observation spots are usually not found in your immediate vicinity, the telescope features a compact Cassegrain design for easy transport. If there is a stable table at your observation site, you can even leave the tripod at home. Everything you need for exploring the night sky The telescope also allows you to capture images of the night sky. Simply attach the smartphone holder to the eyepiece, and take snapshots of planets, open star clusters and other night sky objects. The telescope is also ideal for observing and taking photos of the moon. In order to comfortably watch Earth's natural satellite through your Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope, it is best to use the included moon filter. The moon filter darkens the image slightly and increases the contrast to provide a more comfortable view. Perfect for exploring fascinating moon craters, lunar seas and shadows in the twilight zone! The telescope also comes with a star chart to help you navigate the night sky with its mythically named constellations. Discover the night sky with ease with the BRESSER Space Explorer MC 90/1250 automatic telescope - also ideal for beginners! FEATURES Compact telescope with automatic mount and tripod Pre-installed coordinates of over 270,000 celestial objects Optical design: Maksutov-Cassegrain Mirror diameter: 90 mm Focal length: 1250 mm Magnification: 50x / 100x (expandable) Mount: one-armed, azimuthal With LED viewfinder and integrated compass Motor drives: in both axes DELIVERY CONTENT Tube Mount Steel tripod Smartphone holder 2 pieces 31.7 mm Kellner eyepieces (K-25mm, K-12.5mm) LED finder scope Compass with bubble level Moon filter Astronomy software Star chart Instructions with warranty information

£513.00*
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Telescope with Solar Filter
The NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Newton telescope with solar filter is a highlight in its own right!The classic reflector telescope comes with everything you need to start directly. The azimuth mount is very easy to handle, which makes this telescope especially recommendable for beginners. The highlight of this device is, however, the sun filter! This  tested sun filter not only allows you to observe the astro but also the sun. A Smartphone holder gives you the opportunity to share your pictures and videos with friends and in social media.PROPERTIESLens diameter: 76 mmFocal range: 350 mmEnlargement: 18x-175xsuitable for sun and sky observationextensive accessory package for immediate startsmartphone holder for photography with mobile phoneeasy to use azimuth mountcomes completely pre-assembled - it can be observed immediately - no construction requiredSCOPE OF SUPPLYtelescopemount and tripod2 eyepieces (4mm/ 20mm)sun filterBarlow lens: 2xastronomy softwaremoon map for downloadsmartphone holder

£122.99*
BRESSER Pollux-I 150/750 EQ3 Reflector Telescope with Smartphone Adapter & Solar Filter
Explore hidden worlds through your own eyes – with the BRESSER Pollux-I telescope starter set for budding amateur astronomers, you can go on your own journey of discovery in outer space. Everything you need is already included: the astronomical reflector telescope with 150 mm aperture and 750 mm focal length, the equatorial mount, the tripod and a wide range of accessories for astronomical observations. Perfect for getting started quickly: the system is very easy to use. In addition, the entry-level telescope impresses with its versatility: you can observe the Moon and planets as well as star clusters, gas nebulae and even galaxies through the high-quality optics. Due to the parabolic primary mirror the image delights with impressive sharpness and high contrast. In addition, the 2-inch focuser allows for the use of high-quality eyepieces. Perfect conditions for fascinating sights of the night sky! Time-proven optics for your first astro-steps – the telescope By choosing the Pollux-I, you’ll start your journey to the stars with a classic Newtonian reflector telescope. Beginners are often surprised by the fact that with telescopes of this type you don't look in at the back of the tube, but at the front and laterally. This gives you the advantage of always being able to look into the telescope in a comfortable posture, even when it's pointed vertically upwards at the sky. In addition, these reflector telescopes offer optics that are absolutely free of chromatic aberrations and thus provide good imaging properties. The large aperture of 150 mm collects a lot of light from the celestial objects. In addition, 150 mm aperture and 750 mm focal length result in a short focal ratio (ratio of aperture to focal length) of 1 to 5 (F/5). On the one hand, this makes the telescope fast and provide a bright image. On the other hand, high magnifications can be achieved. This combination makes the entry-level telescope so versatile. In addition, the Pollux-I is equipped with a parabolic primary mirror. The remarkable effect of this special mirror shape: you enjoy excellent imaging properties at all magnification levels. So you can look forward to the complete range of celestial highlights. At low to medium magnification, you can admire deep-sky objects such as open star clusters, globular clusters, gas nebulae and even galaxies such as the pair of galaxies M65 and M66 in the constellation Leo. And at high magnifications, observing the planets or details on the Moon is an absolute pleasure. You can get really close to your favourite objects: The aperture of 150 mm achieves a resolving power that allows magnifications of up to about 300x with sharp images. Technically, even higher magnifications are possible, theoretically up to 562.5x using the included accessories. However, with increasing magnification, the sharpness of the image can slowly decrease. In addition, the prevailing conditions always make a difference: How highly you can magnify always depends not only on the power of the telescope but also on the air turbulence in the atmosphere (seeing conditions). The telescope also impresses with its flexibility in terms of eyepiece compatibility: it comes with a 2-inch focuser (focuser extension) and an adapter from 2 inch to 1.25 inch. This enables you to use eyepieces with 1.25-inch sockets (about 31.7 mm) as well as eyepieces with the larger 2-inch sockets (about 50.8 mm) with large fields of view. Note for nature lovers: If you choose a Newtonian telescope like the Pollux-I reflector telescope, you can look forward to a specialist in astronomical observation. However, the image is always displayed laterally reversed as well as upside down, which makes no difference when observing the sky. However, this type of telescope is less suitable for nature and landscape observation during the day. Would you like to use your new telescope for exciting nature discoveries as well? Then we recommend that you choose one of the BRESSER refractor telescopes. Perfect foundation for fascinating discoveries – mount and tripod Your beginner's telescope is securely held by the height-adjustable aluminium tripod with equatorial mount. The special feature of this mount, also known as a parallactic mount: in contrast to azimuthal models, the movement of the celestial bodies is only compensated for on one axis instead of two. For this purpose, you simply align one axis parallel to the Earth's axis by pointing it approximately at Polaris. For precise and comfortable alignment and tracking of the entry-level telescope, the Pollux-I comes equipped with two flexible shafts with fine adjustment. And to ensure that the interchangeable eyepieces, barlow lens etc. always remain within reach, they can be stored on the tray between the tripod legs.Keep track of things automatically: For this telescope’s equatorial EQ-3 mount, the tracking motor with item number 4951400 is available as an optional accessory. This eliminates the need to manually track a celestial object set in the telescope. When this motor is installed at the mount, it automatically tracks the celestial object, keeping it in the field of view of the eyepiece. This makes observing the night sky even more comfortable! Well equipped for the ideal start – the accessories Your entry-level telescope comes with a wide range of astronomy accessories so that you can start to be amazed right away. For example, the LED viewfinder helps you align the telescope and find celestial objects. Installed in parallel on the telescope, this direction finder shows you a red dot when you look through it. It appears to hover in front of the sky and thereby shows you where the telescope is pointing. Varying view of the sky: With the two eyepieces with 1.25-inch sockets (31.7 mm), you can admire your astronomical discoveries at different magnifications. The 3x barlow lens already included in the set triples the magnification of the eyepiece you are using. Enjoy safe observations of our Sun with the included solar filter. This way you can easily take a closer look at sunspots and granulation on our own star. CAUTION: Never point the telescope at the Sun without the solar filter! Astrophotography for beginners: with the smartphone adapter, you can use your mobile phone as a camera on the telescope. This way you will quickly impress friends and relatives with your own first snapshots e. g. of the Moon or the Sun. FEATURES Reflector telescope with 150 mm aperture and 750 mm focal length Reflector type Newton with parabolic primary mirror Very well suited for observing the Sun, Moon and planets as well as star clusters, gas nebulae and galaxies Height-adjustable tripod with equatorial EQ3 mount Precise movement through flexible shafts and fine adjustment in both axes Easy to use, very good for beginners Focal ratio F/5, thus very suitable for many celestial objects 2-inch (50.8 mm) focuser with adapter to 1.25-inch (31.7 mm) Two eyepieces and one barlow lens with 1.25-inch (31.7 mm) sockets for different magnifications Safe solar observation with the included solar filter First steps in astrophotography with smartphone camera adapter SCOPE OF DELIVERY Telescope Aluminium tripod Equatorial EQ3 mount Adapter from 2 inch to 1.25 inch Eyepieces: 4 mm and 20 mm (1.25-inch sockets) Barlow lens 3x (1.25-inch socket) LED illuminated dot finder Solar filter Smartphone camera adapter Accessory tray Astronomy software as download Instruction manual

£364.00*

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£889.00*
BRESSER Messier NT-203s/800 EXOS 2 GOTO Telescope
NEW – now including a high-quality aperture Solar-filter for safe observation of sunspots, eclipses and planet transits. Great telescope for night and solar observation.In the past few years the BRESSER Newton telescopes have become the standard workhorse for Deep Sky astrophotography. We now proudly present the second generation of this telescope, the BRESSER NT-203s/800 with Hexafoc and fast parabolic main mirror. The Bresser NT-203s/800 f3.9 will deliver you deeper images due to its - compared to 8" f/5 systems - oversized primary mirror and therefore faster optical system with the same exposure time. The big 85 mm secondary prevents vignetting for optimal illumination The excellent 2,5" Hexafoc focuser also does not cause vignetting due to its large diameter and makes focussing a joy - the smoothness and shifting-free operation sets new standards in this price class. This groundbreaking focuser, tube rings with 44mm universal standard dovetail and camera mounting feature and a high-end finderscope with haircross and laser-engraved scale  leave nothing to desire even for demanding astrophotographers. The NT-203s/800 Hexafoc has a classical tube construction with an aluminium tube. The focuser can be upgraded with a 10:1 reduction (part No. 0625720) without problems. Also prepared for use with the HR Coma Corrector (part No. 0510330) which eliminates coma, field-curvature and astigmatism. BRESSER EXOS-2 GoTo Equatorial Mount. Mount, tripod and hand box with computer. This German mount has tracking motors in both axes that follow celestial objects very precisely. The handbox with GoTo works reliable and controls the mount in every situation. Precise ball bearings in both axes ensures minimal backlash at all nine possible tracking speeds. The battery pack (12 V) is conveniently fastened to the tripod shelf and takes eight size D batteries. The mount rests on a very tough and rigid stainless steel tripod and can take optical tubes of up to 13 kg. GOTO Stargazing at the push of a button ! The Startracker GoTo System enables beginners to start astronomical observations in just a few minutes, and guides you to objects that are hard to localize through a standard finder scope.Just push the button and the GoTo System will find planets, nebulae or galaxies for you and position your telescope automatically and precise. The GoTo System database includes thousands of astronomical objects. The Messier mount with GoTo System allows you to observe without tedious searching, or image faint objects that are hard to find in a standard finder scope.Please note: Reflector telescopes with optical design Newton are very good for astronomical observing at the starry night sky. But these telescopes are not well usable for observing landscape and nature during daylight. Therefore we suggest BRESSER refractor (lens) telescopes for landscape and nature observing.CHARCTERISTICS OPTICS Optical design: reflector telescopeMirror diameter: 203mm / focal length: 800mm / F/3.9Maximum recommended magnification: 406xTelescope for night and solar observing Very high quality Hexafoc focuser with 2.5" free inner diameter Diffraction limited optics with parabolic main mirror 8x50 straight through viewfinder with reticle Optimized finder socket for comfortable use Cradle rings with handle and integrated piggyback camera holder (1/4 thread) Smartphone adapter for celestial navigation included Dovetail plate with stainless steel rail Can be connected to SLR cameras (optional T2 ring required) 50.8mm (2) to 31.7mm (1.25) adapter with integrated T2 thread (T2-adapter ring for your camera is needed) Backfocus fully inward focused: 60mm 85mm secondary mirror for optimal illumination Large knobs for primary and secondary mirror adjustment Tube without accessories: 8.7 kg - Tube with all accessories mounted: 11.5 kg CHARACTERISTICS MOUNT Stable parallactic mount with fine drive in both axes Ball bearings in both axes for more precise movements Stable height adjustable stainless steel tripod ( Min. 69cm / Max. 109.5cm ) Load capacity up to 13 kg payload Circular bubble for easy horizontal alignment GoTo Mount with motors and hand box controller, for easy finding and guiding moon, planets, stars and much more ST-4 compatible autoguider interface Pole height scale for setting the latitude Scaled graduated circular rings to facilitate finding objects using a star atlas or planetarium software Pole finder scope with optional illumination ( item no. 4964212 ) Tripod weight: 4.7 kg Mount weight: 6.7 kg (without counterweight) Total weight incl. counterweight: 20.4 kg Batteries: not includedSCOPE OF DELIVERY Optical tube 26mm Super Plössl eyepiece (31.7mm / 1.25") Integrated 31.7 mm and T2 adapter Prism rail with stainless steel clamping surface Adapter for 50.8 mm (2") eyepieces 8x50 optical viewfinder Rotatable star map Aperture solar filter Tube clamp with handle and camera holder Smartphone adapter for celestial navigation Adjustable polar finder scope with optional illumination Astronomy PC software Stellarium (via download) Equatorial EXOS 2 GOTO mount with stainless steel tripod and Startracker handcontroller Stainless steel tube field tripod with accessory tray 2 x 4.5 kg counterweight Battery pack (batteries not included)

£1,308.00*
LUNT LS80MT/B1200R&P Multipurpose APO Telescope for Sun + Night-Sky
​Modular designed multipurpose telescope, both for observing the sun in the H-alpha wavelength, as well as for night sky observations. Easy conversion between the different applications with a few simple steps. 2-lens ED Apo telescope with FPL-53 glass, 80mm aperture and 560mm focal length - very good image quality for H-Alpha solar observation and also for observing the starry sky at night.With innovative air pressure tuning system, good 2 inch (50.8mm) R&P focuser, and B1200 blocking filter.Solar observing in H-alpha:The LS80MT/B1200 is a complete telescope for observing the sun in H-alpha light, with 80mm free aperture (no central obstruction) and 560mm focal length. The H-alpha wavelength is the most impressive way to observe the sun, showing protuberances at the sun's edge, filaments and flares on the surface, and much more. An internal Etalon filter achieves a bandwidth of <0.7 Angstrom with the innovative air pressure tuning system Pressure-Tuner. Tuning is done by slightly changing the air pressure in a pressure chamber inside the telescope. This changes the refractive index of the air, making it easy to tune to the H-alpha line. The pressure tuner guarantees a homogeneous image, without central obstruction, and a permanently protected Etalon without erosion. A set of collimating lenses installed in the telescope ensures best performance.Fine adjustment is achieved with a solid 2 inch R&P focuser with 10:1 reduction.Blocking-filter is the B1200. The B1200 is good for visual solar observing. Also solar imaging is possible by cameras with small sensor chip. We recommend a LS80MT with B1800 blocking-filter by using cameras with large sized sensor chips.The star diagonal in which the blocking filter is installed, is equipped as standard for 1.25 inch eyepieces and with a T2 camera connection.Observing the starry night sky:The H-Alpha Etalon system can be removed from the telescope in a few easy steps thanks to its modular design. With the additionally available conversion kit (item number 0551330) the 2-lens ED Apo refractor can then be used as a normal telescope with 80mm aperture and 560mm focal length for observation and photography of the night sky. The FPL-53 doublet lens offers an low colour aberration image. Common 2 inch star diagonals can be used at the high quality R&P focuser of the conversion kit 0551330.Please note that the optionally available conversion kit 0551330 is absolutely necessary if the telescope should be used at night.More applications:With additionally available accessories the LS80MT offers even more possibilities!- Double-StackThe LS80MT telescope can optionally be upgraded with the additionally available double-stack module DSII/SFPT (item number 0551395). The DSII system is a internal double-stack module. Thereby a bandwidth of <0.5 Angstrom is achieved for H-alpha solar observation. Therefore much more details on the solar surface will become visible.- Solar observing in White-LightIf the H-alpha unit has been removed, of course either a sun filter to be installed in front of the objective, or a Herschel-wedge at the focuser can be used to observe the sunspots in White-Light.- Solar observing in Ca-K wavelengthCertainly, the Ca-K filter modules from Lunt Solar Systems can also be used at the LS80MT to observe and photograph super-granulation and other effects visible in this wavelength on the sun.This makes the LS80MT a completely universal usable ED Apo telescope of very good quality!FEATURES2-lens ED APO refractor, FPL-53Aperture: 80mm (no central obstruction)Focal length: 560mmBandwidth: internal Etalon with <0.7 AngstromTuning: air pressure tuning system Pressure-TunerBlocking filter: B1200 with 1.25" and T2 connectionFocuser: R&P with 10:1 reductionTwo tube-ring with handleSol-Searcher installed inside handleDovetail bar at GP-level for astronomical mountsWeight: 4.95kgLength with blocking filter and dew-shield: 62cmLength without blocking filter and removed dew-shield: 50cmSCOPE OF DELIVERYLS80MT Multipurpose TelescopePressure-TunerB1200 blocking filter in star-diagonal housing2 inch R&P focuser with 10:1 reductionTube rings with dovetail bar and sol-searcherTransport case (78x33x23cm)Instruction manualConversion kit for observation of the starry night sky (0551330) not included!

£7,133.00*