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Beginner Telescopes
This affordable range is suited to those who are interested in having a general look at the night sky. But just remember...the diameter (aperture) of the telescope scoops up light…so the bigger the diameter…the brighter and clearer the object. The “focal length” is the distance from your eye to the first surface that starts bending the light. The longer the focal length…the more your telescope will magnify. So in a nutshell…size does matter.

Heritage 130
Table top
Dobsonian

$265
In Stock

80 x 400
Refractor
AZ3 mount

$249
In Stock


70 x 900
Refractor
AZ3 mount

$225
In Stock


90 x 900
Refractor
AZ3 mount

$275
In Stock

102 x 500
Achromatic
Refractor
AZ3 mount

$425
In Stock

120 x 600
Achromatic
Refractor
AZ3 mount

$559
In Stock
 
Maksutov
102 x 1300
Alt/Az mount

$499
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Maksutov
102 x 1300
EQ3 mount

$429
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130 x 650
Computerised
Mount
$525
In stock


Star Explorer
MAK 127
Computerised
Mount

Super
Special $785
In stock

130 x 900
1309EQ2 Velocity
Motor Drive

$399
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150 x 1200
Newtonian
EQ3 Mount

$499
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102 x 500
Refractor
Star Discovery Mount

$835
In Stock

130 x 650
Newtonian
Star Discovery Mount

$795
In Stock


150 x 750
Newtonian
Star Discovery Mount

$835
In Stock


90 x 1250
Maksutov
Star Discovery Mount

$795
In Stock


102 x 1300
Maksutov
Star Discovery Mount

$925
In Stock


127 x 1500
Maksutov
Star Discovery Mount

$1185
In Stock
Dobsonian Telescopes
These are the best “bang for buck” telescopes you can buy!!!

The same rules apply...the diameter (aperture) of the telescope scoops up light…so the bigger the diameter…the brighter and clearer the object. The “focal length” is the distance from your eye to the first surface that starts bending the light. The longer the focal length…the more your telescope will magnify. Below you will see the 6”, 8” and 10” telescopes have the same focal length. So if you use the same eyepiece in each of them…then the object will be the same size. But it would appear brighter and clearer as the diameter (aperture) increases.

My first telescope was an 8” Full Tube Dobsonian which I used to clearly observe the surface of the planets Mars, Saturn and Jupiter, the Moon in great detail, Orion Nebula and many deep sky objects…I highly recommend it. Even with the smallest 6” telescope in the range…you will see the planets Saturn and Jupiter quite nicely.

You can even take high resolution photos of the Moon with an SLR camera by purchasing a tiny $29 T-ring adapter.

Donsonian 8 inch Full Tube

6"
Full Tube

$355
In Stock

8"
Full Tube

$495
In Stock


10"
Full Tube

$765
In Stock

8"
Collapsible

$575
In Stock


10"
Collapsible
$835
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12"
Collapsible

$1395
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8" GoTo
Computerised
Dobsonian
$1459
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10" GoTo
Computerised
Dobsonian
$1745
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12" GoTo
Computerised
Dobsonian
$2295
Pre Order

14" GoTo
Computerised
Dobsonian
$3095
Pre Order

16" GoTo
Computerised
Dobsonian
$3895
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GoTo Kit
for 8" Dobsonian
$995
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GoTo Kit
for 10" Dobsonian
$1145
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GoTo Kit
for 12" Dobsonian
$1255
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GoTo Kit
for 14" Dobsonian
$1635
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GoTo Kit
for 16" Dobsonian
$1925
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Donsonian 8 inch Full Tube






Astro Photography Package
8" Newtonian
HEQ5 GoTo Mount

$1695
In Stock



Meade Telescopes
Portable high power telescopes with Advanced Coma Free Optics and GPS.

Donsonian 8 inch Full Tube

LS 6"
ACF f/10
LightSwitch
Automatic alignment including GPS

$2795
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LS 8"
ACF f/10
LightSwitch
Automatic alignment including GPS

$3495
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LX90 8"
ACF f/10
with GPS
$3295
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LX90 10"
ACF f/10
with GPS
$4195
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LX90 12"
ACF f/10

with GPS
$5495
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Meade LX200 Telescopes
Meade's LX200-ACF brings Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optics within reach of aspiring astronomers everywhere. Nearly every observatory reflector in the world uses an aplanatic (coma-free) optical system like the Ritchey-Chrétien (RC), including NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Now you can own similar optics to what the professionals use. The LX200-ACF includes all the field-proven features of the LX200 including GPS, Primary Mirror Lock, Oversized Primary Mirror, SmartDrive™, Smart Mount™, AutoStar® II and more. The new LX200-ACF. It's the biggest news in astronomy since, well, the LX200.

Donsonian 8 inch Full Tube

LX200-ACF 8" f/10
with Standard Field Tripod

$5200
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LX200-ACF 10" f/10
with Standard Field Tripod

$6300
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LX200-ACF 12" f/10
with Giant Field Tripod

$8500
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LX200-ACF 14" f/10
with Giant Field Tripod

$14300
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LX200-ACF 16" f/10
with Super Giant Field Tripod

$29500
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Donsonian 8 inch Full Tube





LX200-ACF 12" f/10
- No Tripod

$7500
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LX200-ACF 14" f/10
- No Tripod

$13300
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LX200-ACF 16" f/10
- No Tripod

$25000
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Meade OTA with Skywatcher Mounts
The Meade Cassegrain OTA's sitting on Skywatcher equatorial mounts can be used for both visual observing and astro photography. We offer free shipping Australia wide.
Donsonian 8 inch Full Tube

8" LX200
ACF f/10
OTA


NEQ6 Pro Mount
$3595
Drop Shipped


8" LX200
ACF f/10
OTA


AZ-EQ6 Pro Mount
$4495
Drop Shipped


10 " LX200
ACF f/10
OTA


NEQ6 Pro Mount
$4695
Drop Shipped


10 " LX200
ACF f/10 OTA


AZ-EQ6 Pro Mount
$5595
Drop Shipped



10 " ACF f/8 OTA


AZ-EQ6 Pro Mount
$6495
Drop Shipped


Donsonian 8 inch Full Tube

12" ACF f/8
OTA


EQ8 Mount
$10995
Drop Shipped



14 " LX200
ACF f/10
OTA


EQ8 Mount
$13495
Drop Shipped





18" StarGate
Dobsonian
$4995
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3 - 5 days delivery
20% deposit required



Black Diamond Refractors

102 x 1000
Refractor
Special
$295
In Stock

120 x 1000
Refractor

Special
$465

In Stock

150 x 1200
Refractor

$1195
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Astro-photography ED Apochromatic Refractors
These ED Refractors are built with a two-element air-spaced objective. The second element is made of the highest grade ED fluorite glass (FPL-53). This premium glass choice is a basic warranty for virtually no false colour and high contrast. This is a popular scope amongst astrophotographers, and can also be used for visual observing.

ED80
Doublet Refractor
Dual Speed Focuser
With Aluminium Carry Case
$1045
In Stock

ED100
Doublet Refractor
Dual Speed Focuser
With Aluminium Carry Case

$1195
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ED120

Doublet Refractor
Dual Speed Focuser

With Aluminium Carry Case
$2295
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ESPRIT Super APO Triplet Refractors
Esprit 80ED, 100ED, 120ED and 150ED Super APO refractors have a doublet field flattener to get a flat field and minimize aberration and distortion. Their wide 48mm opener ensures a larger and clearer aperture and also extremely minimized halation. Connect the triplet and doublet field flattener with a high precision thin thread to keep the optical axis perpendicular to the image. 


ESPRIT ED80
80 x 400 F5
ED Triplet APO Refractor
Weight: 3.97Kg

$2199
In Stock

ESPRIT ED100
100 x 550 F5.5
ED Triplet APO Refractor
Weight: 6.3Kg
$2999
In Stock

ESPRIT ED120
120 x 840 F7
ED Triplet APO Refractor
Weight: 9.61Kg

$3999
In Stock

ESPRIT ED150
150 x 1050 F7
ED Triplet APO Refractor
Weight: 14.5Kg

$6999
In Stock
Astro-photography Reflectors
Throw one of these tubes on a computerised tripod mount and you'll have optics for visual observing and astro-photography. Even better performance can be achieved when used in combination with an F5 Newtonian coma corrector.
150mm Reflector
FL: 750mm
Dual speed focuser
$455
In Stock
200mm Reflector
FL: 1000mm
Dual speed focuser
$495
In Stock
250mm Reflector
FL: 1200mm
Dual speed focuser
$649
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300mm Reflector
FL: 1500mm
Dual speed focuser
$1185
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Meade LX200 F10 OTA's
Advanced Coma-Free LX200 Optical Tube comes with Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UTHC), Oversized Low-Expansion Borosilicate Primary Mirror, Schott Borofloat Glass Corrector Plate, Diffraction Limited Optics, Losmandy-style dovetail, and Dust Cover.

The Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optical system has brought the highest level of optical performance well within the reach of most amateurs. Using the Meade exclusive design, ACF optics achieve aplanatic performance — with a flatter field, reduced astigmatism and eliminated diffractions spikes — equal to Ritchy-Chétien systems, at a fraction of the price. Coupled with Meade’s Ultra- High Transmission Coatings (standard on all LX200-ACF systems), you have the ultimate in premium optics.

All LX200 models feature a primary mirror locking mechanism, which effectively prevents movement of the primary mirror during long exposure astrophotography or observing. Turn the lock knob located just above the telescopes main focus knob and the progressive-tension primary lock completely cancels any residual image shift due to mirror movement during visual, photographic, or imaging applications.

8" LX200-ACF f/10
OTA w/UHTC
$2195
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10" LX200-ACF f/10
OTA w/UHTC
$3295
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12" LX200-ACF f/10
OTA w/UHTC
$5495
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14" LX200-ACF f/10
OTA w/UHTC
$8895
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16" LX200-ACF f/10
OTA w/UHTC
$11850
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Meade F8 OTA's
Building on Meade’s award-winning Advanced Coma-Free™ (ACF™) optics, the 10" OTA employs a fast f/8 optical system with high-contrast baffling that insures crisp, pinpoint imaging to the very edge of the field. Features an internal zero image shift Crayford-style focusing system with a two-speed 7:1 reduction control that provides smooth, precise focusing at any magnification. Also features Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for maximum brightness and contrast, an oversized low-expansion primary mirror for extra aperture and to prevent thermal expansion of the mirror, and diffraction-limited optics.


10" ACF f/8 OTA
w/ UHTC
$4195
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12"ACF f/8 OTA
w/ UHTC
$6195
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14"ACF f/8 OTA
w/ UHTC
$9475
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16"ACF f/8 OTA
w/ UHTC
$13450
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200 x 800
Carbon Fiber
Reflector
Special
$1095
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250 x 1000
Carbon Fiber
Reflector
Special
$1495

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Makstov-Cassegrain

127mm Mak
Focal Length: 1500mm
$595
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150mm Mak
Focal Length: 1800mm
$1095
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180mm Mak
Focal Length: 2700mm
$1645
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A wide variety of mounts are available for various applications. They vary in the weight they can carry, stability of the legs, some have fully computerized GoTo capability...and some even have built-in GPS units. The more accurate the tracking motors...the better suited they are for astrophotography. TIP...a mount with an "Auto guider port" is a worthy feature for the serious astro photographer.

AZ3 Mount
Payload 4.5kg
$129
In Stock
EQ3-2
Equatorial Mount
Payloa9d 5.5kg

$349
In Stock
EQ3 GoTo
Equatorial Mount
Payload 5.5kg

$945
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EQ5
Equatorial Mount
Stainless legs

Payload 9.1kg
$495
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EQ5 GoTo
Equatorial Mount
Payload 9.1kg

$1045
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HEQ5 GoTo
Equatorial Mount

Payload 15kg
$1295
In Stock


AZ-EQ5 GT
Payload EQ-15kg
Payload AZ-20kg

$1885
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AZ-EQ5 GT
Pier Mount

Payload EQ-15kg
Payload AZ-20kg

$1985
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GOTO-NEQ6 Pro
Mount

Payload 18.2kg
$1695
In Stock

AZ-EQ6 GT
Mount

Payload 20kg
$2295
In Stock


EQ8 Equatorial Mount
Payload 50kg

$5195
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EQ6-R Mount
Payload 20kg

$1995

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Star Discovery Mount

$495
In Stock
   
Skywatcher Star Adventurer
A user-friendly and provides various combinations to satisfy all you needs for astrophotography and time-lapse photography. It is a high precision, portable and stable celestial tracking platform for sidereal, solar and lunar tracking with automatic DSLR shutter release control. Moreover, it contains pre-programmed parameters assisting you to create interesting time-lapse videos with your DSLR.


Star Adventurer Mount
Payload 5Kg
(Red or Black)

$445
In Stock

Star Adventurer Kit
Payload 5Kg

(Red or Black)
$555
In Stock

Star Adventurer Ultimate Kit
Payload 5Kg
(Red or Black)

$675
In Stock

Star Adventurer Mini WiFi
Payload 3Kg
(Red or Black)

$415
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Star Adventurer Mini WiFi
Complete Kit
Payload 3Kg

(Red or Black)
$575
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Star Adventurer Mini WiFi
Ultimate kit
Payload 3Kg
(Red or Black)

$695
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Star Adventurer
Latitude Base

$79
In Stock

Star Adventurer
Counter Weight and Bar

$45
In Stock

Star Adventurer
Ball Head Adapter
3/8 Thread

$19
In Stock

Star Adventurer
Tripod

$135
In Stock
Astro-photography Packages

HEQ5 Pro Mount and ED80 OTA

$2195
HEQ5 Pro Mount and ED100 OTA
$2445
HEQ5 Pro Mount and ED120 OTA
$3195


NEQ6 Pro Mount and ED80 OTA

$2695
NEQ6 Pro Mount and ED100 OTA
$2845
NEQ6 Pro Mount and ED120 OTA
$3795
Brass Telescopes
Extending Brass Hand Scope
25 x Magnification
30mm Aperture

$59
In Stock

Brass Spotting Scope
15x to 45x Zoom eyepiece
50mm aperture
Mahogany Hardwood Tripod
$549
In Stock

Brass Refractor
80x900
Mahogany Hardwood Tripod

Special
$799
In Stock
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