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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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Ostara Diamond APO ED 8×42 and 10×42 binoculars review

The Ostara Diamond APO 42mm binoculars are ideal for those wanting to take the step into premium binoculars. Recently I was fortunate to have a set of the 8×42 and 10×42 to test. Starting from the beginning you see a … Continue reading

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Ostara PL 6.5mm plossl eyepiece for planetary viewing

The Ostara PL 6.5mm eyepiece is a sturdy and well made 1.25″ eyepiece. The 6.5mm is aimed at giving high power views of astronomical targets. There is no rubber eyecup. I found this not to be too much of an … Continue reading

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Ostara 2″ 32mm SWA eyepiece OS334722

The 70 degree Ostara 2″ 32mm SWA eyepiece is ideal for those wanting a high quality yet low cost solution for great wide field views of the heavens. A fully multi-coated 5 element lens assembly with great internal baffling gives … Continue reading

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Ostara Elinor 12×50 binoculars for birdwatching

So are the 12×50 Ostara Elinor binoculars suitable for bird watching. I would normally recommend for plane / ship spotting or long distance terrestrial. But recently a customer came to the Northern Optics¬†weekend display at Barton Upon Humber, North Lincolnshire … Continue reading

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