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TeleVue dealer

As from the 26th April we are now a fully approved TeleVue UK dealer. We will be uploading several web pages over the next few days/weeks so please contact us in the meantime if you have any products in mind we have as of that date, not yet uploaded.

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Planet trio images

Plenatey images can be difficult – a combination of equipment and seeing are all very important. Our VX range of telescopes are ideal for plenatry imaging and we were glad to have Brisbane based VX14 user send us these fine images of Saturn, Mars and Venus.

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International Astronomy Show

Warwickshire Exhibition CentreSat 7th and Sun 8th June 2014 Featuring 60 Vendors and a full programme of world class speakers. Visitors to WEC can enjoy a day out taking advantage of the excellent disabled and child friendly facilities, on site restaurant and ample FREE parking. There is also an on site cash machine available. With…

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Losmandy StarLapse

We are pleased to present the Losmandy StarLapse System – designed for the astronomer as well as the serious videographer, the StarLapse system will accurately track your camera or telescope for celestial observation. Using the same worm-gear drive system as the time-tested Losmandy GM-8 German equatorial mount (but without the declination portion) the StarLapse will…

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New Belgian Dealer

We are pleased to announce that AST Optics Astromarket in Belgium are now official Orion Optics UK dealers. With over 25 years of experience as designers and manufacturers of optical instruments, AST are at your service for advice and guidance. Shop with them online – you can visit their website by clicking on the image…

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Welcome to our new website & Thanks!

Our completely new website was uploaded just prior to Astrofest this February. The response has been incredible being presented to us by the monitoring statistics. In the period from Astrofest to today, the 22nd February, we are having 104% extra page hits, 32% increase in total visitors and an increase of 27% returning visitors. These…

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ODK20 now in production. Followed in spring with AG20

We are excited to announce the production of our ODK20 (500mm) – the largest model in the ODK range with a carbon truss type tube. We provided two similar models to the one we now have in production and these were supplied to the ESO and ENO observatories. With impressive specifications and the this is the perfect…

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ODK20 now in production. Followed in spring with AG20

We are excited to announce the production of our ODK20 (500mm) – the largest model in the ODK range with a carbon truss type tube. We provided two similar models to the one we now have in production and these were supplied to the ESO and ENO observatories. With impressive specifications and the this is the perfect…

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AstroFest 2014

This year’s very successful European AstroFest in London. In fact, over about the 20 or so years we have attended, this was our best year by far. Over the 2 days (7th and 8th February) in London it was good to meet up with past customers, old friends (and new ones) and to chat with…

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AG12 Astrograph

Our AG12 Astrograph continues to impress the world of Astrophotography. The performance will amaze you, we really mean that! We have images taken with AG12’s which are often compared with professional telescopes of several metres aperture. It’s weight ensures its not too heavy to be used as a portable instrument, it travels incredibly well. No…

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