SmartAstronomy provides you with the finest astronomy telescopes, binoculars & accessories on the market today made from top manufactures such as Vixen Optics, Celestron & Meade Telescopes, DayStar Solar Filters & Coronado. Telescope accessories from Farpoint Astro, HoTech, TeleGizmos, Dew-Not, Peterson Engineering, & Vanguard.
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EdgeHD is an aplanatic Schmidt telescope designed to produce aberration-free images across a wide visual and photographic field of view. The optical system was designed to reduce more than just off-axis star coma, but also to give an astrograph quality flat focal plane all the way to the edge of the field of view...
EdgeHD is an aplanatic Schmidt telescope designed to produce aberration-free images across a wide visual and photographic field of view. The optical system was designed to reduce more than just off-axis star coma, but also to give an astrograph quality flat focal plane all the way to the edge of the field of view...FREE SHIPPING IN USARegular price: $5,897.95 Smart-Sale price:
The innovative design of the Milestone Series GOTO Mounts feature 1.8 degree micro-step driven stepper motors with 0.075 arc (or 17,200,000 steps/rev) resolution. All metal, precision engineered worm gears ensure smooth, vibration free movement. New GOTO software provides increased point and tracking accuracy for long term observation or photographic exposure without the need for continual adjustment. The generous object database contains over 33,000 targets, giving a rich and varied astronomical portfolio from which to make observing selections...
The benefits of the covers are numerous: Extremely durable...they'll last for years, water proof, washable, highly reflective, stopping condensation build up on scopes left outside at night, reducing scope temperature on scopes left outside in sunlight and they fold up compactly for easy storage. The covers have a shock cord draw string to secure them to your scope. Additionally, the covers come with a one year material and craftsmanship warranty...
The 365 SERIES TELESCOPE COVER is designed to meet the most demanding equipment coverage needs including 24/7, 365 outside exposure. The 365 is a multi layered/dual material design that incorporates our original Solar Cover material as an inner radiant barrier coupled to an outer cover made of high count, acrylic coated woven polyester. This combination of materials produces an effective cover system capable of providing years of protection, even when used outside 24/7, 365. In fact, we warranty the 365 Covers to provide this level of protection...
The newly enhanced X-Cel LX eyepiece series is what you've been waiting for in a high quality eyepiece for planetary viewing. With a brand new sleek and robust design and a twist-up eye guard, these eyepieces are especially designed for comfort and ease of use. They also have a wide field of view of 60° and 6-element fully multi-coated optics for magnificent wide field performance. X-Cel LX eyepieces are parfocal and require little to no focusing when changing from low to high power. The X-Cel LX series is offered in the following seven sizes: 2.3 mm, 5 mm, 7 mm, 9 mm, 12 mm, 18 mm and 25 mm.
The Advanced CT Laser Collimator brings the collimating star to your telescope within arm reaching distance. With its short range capability, you can perform collimation indoors - day or night - without being subjected to weather conditions. And best of all, this new collimator utilizes a clear and simple-to-read, large target display for the telescope alignment diagnostic. This large target display is positioned within a short focal distance of the telescope which allows you to collimate without guessing...
As some of you well know Farpoint is the brain child of Optical Structures Inc. We started many years ago with the development, engineering and manufacturing of scientific research instruments. In just over 3 years, Farpoint began as a simple idea to bring quality affordable products to the amateur astronomer.
Virtually indestructible, the rugged Vanguard Supreme Series hard cases have innovative features for unmatched strength and durability. They are O-ring sealed, waterproof (up to a depth of 16.5 feet/5 meters), airtight and built to withstand the most extreme conditions (-40°F/-40°C to 203°F/95°C). Supreme cases are great for airline travel, with an automatic pressure equalization valve and ability to support up to 265 lbs/120 kg. of exterior weight. Anti-slip rubber feet and a solid carrying handle offer extra durability.
There's a good reason VGP cases are our best selling cases: Durable and strong, VGP has a solid aluminum alloy frame with a sleek, professional style. The interior has adjustable dividers and customizable foam for a secure fit for your gear. Great for airport travel, they're rugged and ready to withstand rough travel. They boast a comfortable handle and removable reinforced carrying strap. Includes dual locks with two keys...
The StarGuy Alt Az Wood features the Vixen Porta II Head on the sturdy Berlebach wood tripod. This mount has all the elements of Vixen's award winning Porta II Mount, Slow motion controls, Dovetail attachment and handy tool kit. We have paired this with the incredibly sturdy wood tripod that includes a wood accessory tray, telescoping legs and safety chain. This also includes 2 long slow motion handles for easy manual tracking of your target object.
The Porta II has all the same features you have come to love in the Original Porta Mount. This solid altimazimuth mount with a 20lb payload capacity, features Slow Motion Flexible Handles to minimize vibrations and keep your view sharp,very useful in searching and tracking celestial objects. The mount head is easily removed to allow for a switch to a heavier tripod...
The compact and lightweight GP2 Photo Guider is a sturdy tracking mount for guided camera astrophotography. Perfect for taking wide field images with your DSLR or SLR camera. Comes complete with 1 RA Motor, 1 Single Axis Drive Hand Controller, 6x20 Polar Axis scope with illuminator, battery pack, 2.4 lb counterwieght, tripod and carry bag.
The new Kson Milestone advanced EQ mount has improved precision
worm gears on both axes. In order that this mount provides the smoothest
possible movement, 0.9 degree high precision stepper motors are used to
give an impressive 0.1 arc sec motor resolution. The mount body is
solid aluminium, CNC machined to ensure accurate GOTO performance with
payloads up to 20kg (45 lbs). The mount can be easily upgraded to wireless
function with the use of Kson Astro-Wireless™ integrated with
GPS-Wireless Router or GPS-Bluetooth. You may control the entire system
with your laptop or wireless controller...IN STOCK NOW