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North Lincs Astro meeting 9th April 2018

Was a good turn out for the North Lincolnshire astronomy society meeting 9/4/18 . Thanks to Northern Optics for inviting along potential new members and providing a raffle prize, which Dennis was very happy with. Also thank you to Malcolm … Continue reading

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Skywatcher AZ-GTi WiFi head for mount #20315

Weighing just 1.3kg, the Sky-watcher AZ-GTi is now available as a mount head only, and can be connected to a tripod via its standard 3/8″ tripod bush. This will help cut down costs if you already have a sturdy mount … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Solarquest GOTO tracking mount with tripod #20320

Finding the Sun for solar observing can be tricky, even using a finderscope with a solar filter. But no such issues with the new Sky-watcher Solarquest GOTO tracking mount + tripod. All you need to do is level the tripod … Continue reading

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Skywatcher EQM-35 pro synscan GOTO mount #20980

The new modular design of the Sky-Watcher EQM-35 computerised mount is suitable for use at home or on the move. Leave fully set up for use at your address, or when on travels you can remove the DEC Axis together with … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Evostar 72ED short tube refractor #10201

Not to be confused with the Skywatcher Evostar 80/100/120 ED telescopes, the 72ED comes with a different lens configuration with Schott glass used for the crown element. The short focal length 420mm f5.8 is designed to give edge to edge … Continue reading

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StarGazingLincs blog 2018

Was very kind of Paul Cotton from the East Lincs astronomy society to invite Northern Optics to attend StaGazingLincs 2018 as the optics trader for the event. It was a very well attended event with lots to do to keep … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting 5th March 2018

Chris Roche gave an excellent talk called Why is the Sun hot at the North Lincs astro society at Barton Upon Humber, Far ings nature reserve for the March 2018 meeting.  As always Chris gives a very informative talk with a … Continue reading

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Celestron Regal M2 80mm spotting scope. Blog 25.2.18

A customer came to the Northern Optics weekend outlet at the Waters` Edge visitor centre at Barton Upon Humber looking for a premium spotting scope for viewing coastal wildlife. Without hesitation they chose our Celestron Regal M2 80mm twin eyepiece … Continue reading

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Field Optics 5 in 1 lens cleaning kit

Claimed to be the smallest 5 in 1 lens cleaning kit, the Field Optics POCK  pocket optics cleaning kit is a true cleaning kit in miniature. Made in the USA and includes 1x 100% Goats hair mini brush 1x Lens cleaning … Continue reading

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Helios Nitrosport 8×26 binoculars. Northern Optics blog 10.2.2018

We often find at the Northern Optics weekend display , given the choice of 8x and 10x with the same make and model of binocular, most people go for the 8x. This this exactly what one of our customers did … Continue reading

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