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Skywatcher Nirvana 28mm eyepiece video

Big eyepiece with a big field of view. The Skywatcher Nirvana 28mm 2″ eyepiece is the ideal choice for wide field views of the heavens. Fully multi-coated optics, and long eye relief. This beast of an eyepiece weight 1 kg, … Continue reading

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Ostara 20mm SWA70 eyepiece overview and review

Looking through astronomy forums, this eyepiece gets some mixed opinions to say the least. I may be wrong, but I would guess many of the views are from people that have not looked through this model. For those who have … Continue reading

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How do I focus a Skywatcher finderscope

Straight out the box, some of the Skywatcher finderscopes are not quite focused on infinity. Focusing is a simple procedure that does not take long. This applies to the range of finders that come in straight , angled, 6×30 and … Continue reading

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Fotomate VT-5006 tripod. Ideal for a Celestron C90 Mak

A customer came to our Northern Optics weekend outlet at the Waters` Edge country park and visitor centre looking to buy a tripod suitable for his Celestron C90 Mak spotting scope / telescope. It needed to be capable of holding it steady so … Continue reading

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Ostara Moon / Skyglow filter video review

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Olivon PC 8×42 binoculars video review

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Visionary Wetland 8×25 binoculars video review

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Skywatcher Panaview eyepiece video review

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Olivon PC3 8×26 binoculars video review

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North Lincs astro meeting 3rd July 2017

19 of the regulars were present at the North Lincs astro society meeting for the July 2017 get together at Far Ings visitor centre. We got there early to get some stunning views of the Sun through the club solar telescope. … Continue reading

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