Astronomical Telescopes

 

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EXPLORER-130 (5.1") f/900 Newtonian Reflector Telescope
EXPLORER-130 130mm (5.1") f/900 Newtonian Reflector Telescope  £225.00 (OUT OF STOCK)

 

The award-winning Sky-Watcher EXPLORER-130 (EQ2) is a fantastic choice for the serious beginner and also receives high marks from more seasoned astronomers. With an extremely useful 130mm of light gathering aperture, this telescope is a highly capable all-rounder for the observation of the Moon, bright planets, nebulae, galaxies and star clusters. Supplied with the EQ2 equatorial mount, which when polar aligned, will allow you to easily track objects as they move across the night sky via its slow motion control cables.

  * Magnifications (with optics supplied): x36, x72, x90, x180
  * Highest Practical Power (Potential): x260
  * Diameter of Primary Mirror: 130mm
  * Telescope Focal Lengh: 900mm (f/6.92)
  * Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm x2 Barlow Lens
  * Red Dot Finder
  * EQ2 Equatorial Mount
  * Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray
  * 30% more Light Gathering than 114mm

 

For further information see manufacturers link.

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Skywatcher Skyhawk-114 4.5"
Catadioptric Newtonian
Reflector Telescope  - £179 (OUT OF STOCK)
                                                     

 

Intended for the more serious novice observer, the SKYHAWK-114, with a useful 114mm of light gathering aperture, is a very good all round performer on the Moon, Stars, Bright Planets, Star Clusters, Galaxies and Nebulae. Supplied with the EQ1 equatorial mount, which when polar aligned, will allow you to easily track objects as they move across the night sky via its slow motion control cables.

  * Magnifications (with optics supplied): x40, x80, x100, x200
  * Highest Practical Power (Potential): x228
  * Diameter of Primary Mirror: 114mm
  * Telescope Focal Length: 1000mm (f/8.77)
  * Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm x2 Barlow Lens
  * Red Dot Finder
  * EQ1 Equatorial Mount
  * Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray
  * 125% more Light Gathering than 76mm

 

For further information see manufacturers link.

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Skywatcher Astrolux 3" F/700 Reflector Telescope - £109.00  (IN STOCK)

The highly affordable Sky-Watcher ASTROLUX allows the younger user to take their first steps into the fascinating world of astronomy. Although similar to many other beginner's reflector telescopes on the market, the Astrolux is supplied with superior 1.25" eyepieces and accessories (not 0.96" or hybrid 1.25") and moreover, the eyepieces have been specially selected to give a much more useful and practical range of magnifications (which are not unrealistically too high!) to enhance your viewing experience. The telescope can be freely moved in both horizontal and vertical axes and is equipped with a micro-adjustment elevation control. Suitable to view the Moon, stars and bright planets and other night sky objects.

  * Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x28, x56, x70, x140
  * Highest Practical Power (Potential): x152
  * Diameter of Primary Mirror: 76mm
  * Telescope Focal Length: 700mm (f/9.2)
  * Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm,  25mm & 2x Barlow lens
  * 6x24 Finderscope
  * Alt-Azimuth Mount
  * Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray

 

For further information see manufacturers link.

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SkyWatcher Heritage 76 3" Mini Dobsonian Starter Telescope - £79.99  (IN STOCK)

The Sky-Watcher Heritage-76 has been specially designed to celebrate the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) and the 400th Anniversary of Galileo’s first telescope. This is not only a highly functional precision optical instrument but also a beautiful collector’s piece, desk or shelf ornament, and ideal gift.

The telescope comes equipped, as standard, with a 5x magnification Finderscope, for the easy location of night sky objects. Also the two supplied eyepieces have been specially upgraded to higher quality Super Modified Achromats to increase your viewing pleasure. The telescope accepts standard 1.25” accessories so the magnification range can easily be extended additional 1.25” eyepieces and/or Barlow lens.
The uncomplicated manually operated Dobsonian alt-azimuth mount makes it a convenient, highly portable, grab-and-go system. The complete telescope & mount comes fully assembled straight out of the box.


  * Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x12 & x30
  * Diameter of Primary Mirror: 76mm
  * Telescope Focal Length: 300mm (f/4)
  * Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm & Super MA

  * Single-arm Secondary Mirror Support
  * 5x24 Finderscope

  * Rack and Pinion Focuser
  * Wooden Alt-Azimuth Mount
  * Weight Approx 1.75Kg