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  • June deep sky watch
  • night sky ● deep sky object guide ● June
  • June's deep sky guide provides notes for exploring various interesting deep sky objects and lists other items of interest useful to the amateur astronomer.
  • posted: 22 May 2024

  • May deep sky watch
  • night sky ● deep sky object guide ● May
  • The deep sky guide for May highlights various deep sky objects of interest and lists other items useful to the amateur astronomer.
  • posted: 23 April 2024

  • April deep sky watch
  • night sky ● deep sky object guide ● April
  • April’s deep sky guide provides notes for exploring various interesting deep sky objects and lists other items of interest useful to the amateur astronomer.
  • posted: 21 March 2024

  • March deep sky watch
  • night sky ● deep sky object guide ● March
  • The deep sky guide for March provides notes of the various deep sky objects of interest and lists other items useful to the amateur astronomer.
  • posted: 22 February 2024

  • February deep sky watch
  • night sky ● deep sky object guide ● February
  • The deep sky guide for February highlights various deep sky objects of interest and lists other items useful to the amateur astronomer.
  • posted: 25 January 2024

  • January deep sky watch
  • night sky ● deep sky object guide ● January
  • January’s deep sky guide provides notes for exploring various interesting deep sky objects and lists other items of interest useful to the amateur astronomer.
  • posted: 19 December 2023

  • December deep sky watch
  • night sky ● deep sky object guide ● December
  • The deep sky guide for December highlights various deep sky objects of interest and lists other items useful to the amateur astronomer.
  • posted: 26 November 2023

  • November deep sky watch
  • night sky ● deep sky object guide ● November
  • November’s deep sky guide provides notes for exploring various interesting deep sky objects and lists other items of interest useful to the amateur astronomer.
  • posted: 25 October 2023

  • October deep sky watch
  • night sky ● deep sky object guide ● October
  • October’s deep sky guide provides notes for exploring various interesting deep sky objects and lists other items of interest useful to the amateur astronomer.
  • posted: 25 September 2023

  • September deep sky watch
  • night sky ● deep sky object guide ● September
  • September’s deep sky guide provides notes for exploring various interesting deep sky objects and lists other items of interest useful to the amateur astronomer.
  • posted: 25 August 2023

  • August deep sky watch
  • night sky ● deep sky object guide ● August
  • August’s deep sky guide provides notes for exploring various interesting deep sky objects and lists other items of interest useful to the amateur astronomer.
  • posted: 26 July 2023

  • July deep sky watch
  • night sky ● deep sky object guide ● July
  • The deep sky guide for July highlights various deep sky objects of interest and lists other items useful to the amateur astronomer.
  • posted: 26 June 2023

  • Deep sky prime focus astrophotography
  • how-to guide ● astrophotography ● video
  • Learn how to attach your camera to the telescope for prime focus deep sky photography.
  • posted: 07 September 2023

  • How to Setup & Use Your 50mm Guide Scope
  • video ● how-to guide ● astrophotography
  • In this video, we will show you how to setup and use your Meade Series 6000 50mm Guide Scope.
  • posted: 11 May 2023

  • How to use Meade SkyCapture part 2
  • astrophotography ● how-to guide ● video
  • Part two of how to use SkyCapture software. SkyCapture can control Meade's LPI-G, LPI-G Advanced and DSI-IV cameras.
  • posted: 09 February 2022

  • How to use Meade SkyCapture part 1
  • astrophotography ● how-to guide ● video
  • This video demonstrates SkyCapture software. SkyCapture can control Meade's LPI-G, LPI-G Advanced and DSI-IV cameras.
  • posted: 11 January 2022

  • Apparent magnitude and its relevance to imaging
  • how-to guide ● astrophotography ● article
  • The relevance of celestial object magnitude to imaging. Many amateur astronomers use the apparent magnitude of a celestial object as a guide to selecting a target in terms of its brightness.
  • posted: 04 April 2024

  • Imaging with a video camera
  • how-to guide ● astrophotography ● article
  • Find out how to capture images of interplanetary objects to be later processed on a computer with the appropriate software.
  • posted: 10 June 2022

  • Sensor size and field of view
  • how-to guide ● astrophotography ● article
  • The size of the camera sensor and the focal length of your telescope are the two most important factors affecting the field of view.
  • posted: 03 May 2022

  • Observing the Sun
  • how-to guide ● solar
  • The Sun is a 4.6 billion years old star of hot plasma located at the centre of the Solar System. The Sun spins round itself but being a gas giant, it rotates once every 24 days round the equator where it will take more than 35 days for a full rotation near it poles.
  • posted: 03 May 2024

  • Photography with the Meade ETX90
  • astrophotography ● how-to guide ● video
  • Can a telescope be used as a powerful lens for your DSLR camera? The answer is yes, as demonstrated in Fotodiox’s video.
  • posted: 06 June 2024

  • Imaging with a telescope
  • how-to guide ● astrophotography ● article
  • This article identifies the parts of a complete imaging system for astronomy...
  • posted: 11 February 2024

  • Choosing your second telescope
  • article ● ETX125 Observer ● LS LightSwitch ● LX65 ● LX85 ● LX90
  • Whether you consider purchasing your second telescope or you are new to astronomy but you are looking for a more advanced...
  • posted: 08 January 2024

  • Planetary prime focus astrophotography
  • how-to guide ● astrophotography ● video
  • This video demonstrates how to attach your planetary camera to the telescope for prime focus astrophotography.
  • posted: 09 October 2023

  • Wilderness Spotting Scopes
  • video ● Wilderness Spotting Scope ● how-to guide
  • Meade Wilderness spotting scopes are ideal for high-magnification, high-resolution observation of terrestrial subjects.
  • posted: 05 July 2023

  • AudioStar explained
  • telescope control ● AudioStar ● how-to guide
  • The AudioStar is the most recent handbox controller released by Meade. It is backwards compatible with the older...
  • posted: 03 January 2023

  • Meade LX65 redefines ease of use
  • article ● LX65 ● telescope
  • What is more important? Premium optics or ease of use? Now you can have both! The up and coming LX65 telescope series...
  • posted: 11 November 2022

  • Imaging sensors: dust, blemishes, dead and hot pixels
  • how-to guide ● astrophotography ● article
  • Imaging sensors need to be kept clean to ensure images free of artefacts. Dust is the most common cause of such problems. Fortunately, dust can be removed from a sensor with the right tools.
  • posted: 05 October 2022

  • Powering your telescope
  • how-to guide ● power ● article
  • Find out how to power your telescope or mount, using an appropriate mains power adapter or portable power tank.
  • posted: 07 September 2022

  • Bring wildlife up close and personal
  • how-to guide ● sport optics ● article
  • Birding is a popular pastime for those that love the outdoors. This activity allows you to connect with nature from all around the world.
  • posted: 06 July 2022

  • Image projection explained
  • how-to guide ● astrophotography ● article
  • Images can be captured with a telescope in a number of ways, namely at Prime Focus...
  • posted: 09 March 2022

  • Meade Instruments - Tijuana factory
  • news ● article
  • A tour of Meade Instruments' factory in Tijuana, Mexico where the company’s most advanced astronomical telescopes are manufactured including the Coronado solar telescopes.
  • posted: 01 November 2021

  • Solar and night-time astronomy
  • video ● SolarMax III ● solar
  • Whether you are focusing on the solar edge or surface features in the chromosphere, the SolarMax III provides razor sharp detail.
  • posted: 17 June 2021

  • Remote control for Meade telescopes
  • how-to guide ● Stella Wi-Fi Adapter ● telescope control
  • Control your Meade computerised telescope wirelessly via Wi-Fi from your smartphone, tablet or computer.
  • posted: 18 May 2020

  • Choosing your first telescope
  • article ● StarNavigator ● ETX Observer ● Polaris
  • Buying your first telescope is probably going to be your most difficult decision as an amateur astronomer.
  • posted: 07 April 2020

  • Meade and Coronado eyepieces
  • article ● eyepieces
  • Eyepieces are the most popular telescope accessories. They are used to adjust the magnification of the telescope...
  • posted: 17 January 2019

  • How to setup and align your ETX Observer
  • video ● ETX Observer ● how-to guide
  • The ETX Observer telescopes are lightweight and portable, making them ideal for astronomy on the move...
  • posted: 29 March 2018

  • Coronado SolarMax II
  • video ● SolarMax II ● solar
  • Find out why the revolutionary Coronado SolarMax II with RichView™ tuning technology brings solar viewing to a whole new level.
  • posted: 10 August 2017

  • Meade LPI-G camera review
  • news ● LPI-G ● Sky at Night
  • A review of the LPI-G Colour camera has been published in the July 2017 issue of BBC Sky at Night magazine.
  • posted: 05 July 2017

  • Coronado Personal Solar Telescope (PST)
  • video ● Pesronal Solar Telescope ● PST
  • The Coronado Personal Solar Telescope (PST) is the world’s most popular solar telescope.
  • posted: 29 June 2017

  • Choosing a small computerised telescope
  • beginner ● StarNavigator ● ETX Observer
  • This time of year, many people purchase their first telescope and we often get asked to recommend a computerised entry level telescope.
  • posted: 08 December 2016

  • Meade LX90 advert in print
  • advertisement ● LX90 ● Sky at Night
  • A new advertisement has been published in the November 2016 issue of BBC Sky at Night magazine.
  • posted: 25 October 2016

  • Meade ETX90 Observer review
  • news ● ETX90 Observer ● Sky at Night
  • The ETX90 Observer telescope is reviewed in the November issue of BBC Sky at Night magazine.
  • posted: 25 October 2016

  • Meade STELLA Wi-Fi adapter
  • article ● Stella ● telescope control
  • Introducing STELLA, the exciting new accessory from Meade Instruments. STELLA allows the user to control...
  • posted: 11 October 2016 (updated: 27 March 2020)

  • Meade LX600 StarLock
  • article ● LX600 ● telescope
  • The LX600 is the latest model of Meade’s advanced line of fork-mounted telescopes that trace their roots back to the 1980’s.
  • posted: 05 September 2016

  • ETX Observer advert in print
  • advertisement ● ETX Observer ● Astronomy Now ● Sky at Night
  • There is a new advertisement that has appeared in two UK magazines. It promotes the new ETX Observer telescopes.
  • posted: 26 August 2016

  • Meade LightBridge Mini 130 review
  • news ● LightBridge Mini
  • The Meade LightBridge Mini 130 is reviewed in the July issue of Sky at Night magazine.
  • posted: 27 June 2016

  • Meade LX65 8" ACF SkyNews review
  • review ● LX65 ● Sky News
  • SkyNews magazine's review of the Meade LX65 8” ACF by Ken Hewitt-White.
  • posted: 08 December 2023

  • Meade LX850 astro-imaging system
  • review ● LX850 ● Sky & Telescope
  • Can this mount’s full-time automatic autoguiding make everyone a deep-sky astrophotographer?
  • posted: 08 February 2019

  • Meade at NEAF 2016
  • news ● NEAF 2016 ● exhibition
  • Meade's Scott Byrum demonstrates to Dennis di Cicco from Sky & Telescope magazine the LX600, LX850, ETX Observer and LightBridge Mini telescopes...
  • posted: 24 June 2016 (updated: 04 February 2021)

  • Opticstar Off-Axis Guider
  • low profile ● newtonian ● reflectors
  • In stock ● Despatch: 2 business days
  • £ 69.00 (inc. VAT)

  • Opticstar Filter Set A
  • set of 4 ● planetary ● glass ● aluminium cell ● 1.25"
  • In stock ● Despatch: 2 business days
  • £ 29.95 (inc. VAT)

  • Meade LPI-G Monochrome Camera
  • imager ● guider ● video ● planetary ● Lunar ● Solar
  • In stock ● Despatch: 2 business days
  • £ 89.00 (inc. VAT)