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Ostara Elinor 8×45 binoculars. Northern Optics blog 11.2.18

Today a customer came to the Northern Optics weekend outlet looking for a set of 8x or 10x binoculars for general use. But just to prove many people still like traditional style porro prisms designs, he was not interested in … Continue reading

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Ostara 1.25″ O-III filter

The Ostara O-III filter is a more specialised nebula filter compared to some other types. It is specifically for Planetary nebula such as M57, Dumbell and the Eskimo nebula , plus diffuse nebula such as the Swan and Veil.  From … Continue reading

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Ostara 2″ 30mm SWA (50.8mm) eyepiece review

Often overlooked by the Ostara 26,32 and 38mm 2″ SWA-70 eyepieces, the Ostara 30mm SWA 2 inch eyepiece is a hidden gem in the middle of the pack. Featuring a very solid 420g body with 5 element fully multi-coated optics, … Continue reading

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Ostara 6 piece eyepiece and filter set. Customer review

The following is a genuine customer review from one of our customers who bought the Ostara 6 piece eyepiece and filter set Just received a set of ostara EPs to replace the stock ones that came with my Sky-Watcher 114p … Continue reading

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Lyra constellation wide field using Ostara Moon & Skyglow filter

I took this image of Lyra wide field using a Canon EOS 1100D + a vintage Vivitar 50mm f1.8 lens. By chance the Ostara 2″ Moon / Skyglow filter rests on the 49mm thread lens, but does not screw in. … 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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Ostara Moon / Skyglow filter video review

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Ursa Major wide field image using an Ostara 2″ moon skyglow filter 27.2.17

In between the clouds I managed this wide field image of a section of Ursa Major. Used a Canon EOS 1100D. 30 seconds at 18mm. ISO 3200, RAW file and mounted on the Visionary VT70 tripod. So how did I … Continue reading

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Gemini wide field using Ostara Moon Skyglow filter 27.2.17

Took this image of the Gemini area using a Canon EOS 1100D with an Ostara 2″ moon / skyglow filter simply resting on the lens. Camera settings were 18mm , 3200 ISO, 30 seconds at f4. RAW file used. There … Continue reading

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Ostara compact 1.25″ telescope eyepiece and filter set OS333763

The Ostara 6 piece compact telescope eyepiece and filter set nicely bridges the gap between the budget sets and the £100+ options. In the kit you get three Ostara HR fully coated 1.25″ eyepieces with a sensible range of 5mm, … Continue reading

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