Orion 7394 Atlas Telescope Mount Extension

Steel extension post raises head of Atlas EQ-G or Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G mount by 8.4 inches, allowing more convenient eyepiece height when observing with refractors. Outside diameter, 102mm. Includes connecting plate and hardware. Product Features Steel extension pier raises the Atlas EQ-G or Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G equatorial mount head 8 4″ for easier viewing Ideal for viewing through refractor telescopes, … Read More

Vortex Optics 3″ Car Window Mount

The Vortex car window mount allows you use any vehicle as a blind for viewing with spotting scopes and binoculars. You can control all tilt and pan action with just one hand on the car window mount handle – turning clockwise to lock and counter-clockwise to loosen. Product Features The Vortex Car Window mount has a standard 1/4″-20 tripod thread … Read More

Royal Observatory Greenwich – Flamsteed House – The Dolphin Sundial

Heading to the ticket office at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. We almost didn’t go in (as the other museums here were free, this one was £7 per person). But we came all this way (so glad we didn’t turn back in the end, otherwise it would have been a wasted trip!). This building is Flamsteed House. Inside is Harrison’s sea … Read More

Royal Observatory Greenwich – Flamsteed House

Heading to the ticket office at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. We almost didn’t go in (as the other museums here were free, this one was £7 per person). But we came all this way (so glad we didn’t turn back in the end, otherwise it would have been a wasted trip!). This building is Flamsteed House. Inside is Harrison’s sea … Read More

Royal Observatory Greenwich – Flamsteed House – The Dolphin Sundial

Heading to the ticket office at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. We almost didn’t go in (as the other museums here were free, this one was £7 per person). But we came all this way (so glad we didn’t turn back in the end, otherwise it would have been a wasted trip!). This building is Flamsteed House. Inside is Harrison’s sea … Read More

Royal Observatory Greenwich from Queens House

A view of Royal Observatory Greenwich from Queens House. Beyond the stands at Greenwich Park for the London 2012 Olympics that took place this past summer. Flamsteed House on the right, with the Camera Obscura on the left. Grade I listed building. Royal Observatory Flamsteed House, Greenwich 1. 4412 GREENWICH PARK SE10 Royal Observatory Flamsteed House TQ 3877 26/G54 I … Read More

Sample radio telescope receiver, 1986.

This sample radio receiver component was constructed at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Chilton in Wiltshire. Operating at frequencies from 230-270 GHz, this VHF radio receiver is fitted to the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT). Located at an altitude of over 4000m on the mountain of Mauna Kea in Hawaii, the JCMT observes the sky at sub-millimetre wavelengths. It is fitted … Read More

Meade 07176-02 32mm Super Plossl Series 4000

Designed and manufactured to exacting standards, Meade Series 4000 Super Plössl eyepieces deliver wide 52° apparent fields of view (44° for the SP40mm) with all of the resolution, edge-of- field sharpness and color correction demanded in the most advanced visual applications. All eyepieces are multi-coated and include soft rubber eyeguards. Product Features  Available in choice of focal lengths Include soft … Read More