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Skywatcher 16mm Nirvana-ES UWA-82 eyepiece. First look

Here at Northern Optics we had a look at the new Skywatcher 16mm Nirvana-ES UWA-82 eyepiece. This is not an optics test, but a chance to look at the construction and packaging. So to start off with, the box is a … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Skyhawk 1145PS AZ-GTE overview

Available from Northern Optics the Skywatcher Skyhawk 1145PS AZ-GTE is a sensible starter GOTO scope due to ease of use, and the wide field of view the short 500mm f4.4 OTA offers.  Magnifications of 20x and 50x included are ideal … Continue reading

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Skywatcher UWA-82 Nirvana-ES wide angle eyepieces

Available from Northern Optics , the Skywatcher Nirvana-ES UWA-82 eyepieces are the latest version of the older Nirvana range. The 1.25″ range come in 4,7 and 16mm. Although they use the same optics and coatings, the over all design is different. … Continue reading

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How to connect an eyepiece to the Skywatcher Evoguide 50ED guidescope

Ever wondered what the small adapter ring included with the Skywatcher evoguide 50 ED guide scope is for ?. This video shows what it is, and how to use it.

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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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