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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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Sky-watcher Evoguide 50mm ED glass guidescope

The new Skywatcher Evoguide ED 50 guidescope offers remarkable performance at a very attractive price point. Features the renowned  Ohara S-FPL53 glass for the ED element for a crisp , bright view with virtually no chromatic aberration. The short focal length … Continue reading

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Skywatcher StarTravel ST80 telescope eyepieces

Unlike many Skywatcher telescopes including the ST80 OTA (optical tube assembly), the Skywatcher Startravel 80 AZ3 comes with a couple of plossl eyepieces instead of the usual modified achromatic 10mm and 25mm stock eyepieces. These plossl eyepieces come in 12.5mm … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Panorama 23mm eyepiece video review

At 800g the 2 inch Skywatcher Panorama 23mm eyepiece is not as heavy as some 2″ eyepieces, but will require a sturdy mount and a focuser capable of taking the weight. 23mm is a good all round focal length for … Continue reading

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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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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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