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High Point 2" Extension Tube Kit - 35mm, 50mm, 80mm - HPS-EXTKIT

SKU: HPS-EXTKIT
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side A: 2"
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side B: 2"
  • Adapter or Spacer Length in mm: 35 mm, 50 mm & 80 mm
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$59.95
 
BAD-SPCR-SET Spacer Set

Baader Planetarium Spacer Set for MPCC - SPCR-SET

SKU: BAD-SPCR-SET
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side A: Variety of Connectors
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side B: Variety of Connectors
  • Adapter or Spacer Length in mm: 7.5 mm, 14 mm, 28 mm
$83.00 $66.40
 
Baader Complete Quick Changer System -  Coupled.

Baader T-2 Quick Changer System - T2-6-7

SKU: BAD-T2-6-7
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side A: T or T2 (M42)
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side B: T or T2 (M42)
  • Adapter or Spacer Length in mm: 15 mm
$89.00
 
Baader 2" Eyepiece Clamp with Filter Holder (filter not included)

Baader SC Deluxe 2" Visual Back with Integrated Filter Holder - T2-17F

SKU: BAD-T2-17F
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side A: Small SCT (2")
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side B: 2"
$77.00
 
Baader T2- 33 Adapter

Baader T2 Variable Extension and Lock Ring Set - T2-33

SKU: BAD-T2-33
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side A: T or T2 (M42)
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side B: T or T2 (M42)
  • Adapter or Spacer Length in mm: 12 mm - 16 mm
$54.00
 
Baader Ring Spacer Set - T2RING

Baader T2 Delrin Spacer Ring Set - 15 Pieces - T2RING

SKU: BAD-T2RING
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side A: 42 mm Unthreaded
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side B: 42 mm Unthreaded
  • Adapter or Spacer Length in mm: Three each of 0.6 mm, 0.8 mm, 1.0 mm, 1.2 mm, 1.4 mm
$17.00
 
Baader Complete Heavy-Duty T-2 Quick Change System

Baader Complete Heavy-Duty T-2 Quick Change System - T2-6A7

SKU: BAD-T2-6A7
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side A: T or T2 (M42)
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side B: T or T2 (M42)
  • Adapter or Spacer Length in mm: 15 mm
$134.00
 
Tele Vue Set of 2 Spacer Rings for 2.4" Imaging Accessories

Tele Vue Set of 2 Spacers for 2.4" Imaging Accessories - 1 mm & 2 mm - TLS-1121

SKU: TLV-TLS-1121
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side A: 2.4"
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side B: 2.4"
  • Adapter or Spacer Length in mm: 1 mm, 2 mm
$17.00
 
Tele Vue Set of 6 Extension Tubes and Spacers for 2.4" Imaging System Accessories

Tele Vue Extension Tube and Spacer Set for 2.4" Imaging Accessories - TLS-2245

SKU: TLV-TLS-2245
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side A: 2.4"
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side B: 2.4"
  • Adapter or Spacer Length in mm: 1 mm, 2 mm, 6.4 mm, 9.5 mm, 12.7 mm, 25.4 mm
$120.00
 

Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4 DSLR Prime Focus Kit - FSQKIT0001

SKU: TAK-FSQKIT0001
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side A: Variety of Connectors
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side B: Variety of Connectors
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$249.95
 

QHY M54 with 6 Through-Holes Spacer Kit - Includes 5 Spacers - 020087

SKU: QHY-020087
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side A: M54
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side B: 6-Through Hole
  • Adapter or Spacer Length in mm: 0.5 mm, 1 mm, 2 mm, 3 mm, 7 mm
$50.00
 
Baader Planetarium M68 Tele-Compendium Spacer System

Baader Planetarium M68 Tele-Compendium - M68-CONN

SKU: BAD-M68-CONN
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side A: Variety of Connectors
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side B: Variety of Connectors
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$499.00
 
QHYCCD Spacer Kit with 5 Small Through-Hole M42 Spacers

QHY Small 6 Through-Hole Spacer Kit - Includes 5 M42 Spacers - 020086

SKU: QHY-020086
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side A: T or T2 (M42)
  • Adapter Connector Type - Side B: 6-Through Hole
  • Adapter or Spacer Length in mm: 0.5 mm, 1 mm, 2 mm, 3 mm, 7 mm
$50.00
 

Shop Telescope Cameras for Astrophotography


Photography of the night sky is called Astrophotography, or Astro-Imaging. The most common form of astrophotography is accomplished by attaching a camera to a telescope in order to use that telescope as a very powerful camera lens. However, astrophotography can be done with a variety of different set-ups, from attaching a DSLR camera to a tripod, pointing it at the sky, and taking a longer than normal exposures, to using a smartphone adapter to take quick pictures through a telescope or spotting scope. In fact, if you have a camera and want to take pictures of the night sky or a celestial object, there are several pieces of astrophotography equipment on the market today that will let you do just that, with or without a telescope.

While taking pictures of the Milky Way or star trails is cool, most amateur astronomers who enjoy astrophotography buy a special camera that is designed for astro-imaging through a telescope. Because astrophotography cameras vary so much in price, a beginner might start out with a planetary, or solar system imager. These inexpensive digital cameras use a small CMOS sensor to gather the light of a bright object, such as the Moon, Saturn, or Jupiter, and then off-load the image to the astrophotographer's computer for processing with specialized software that is included in the camera package. Once they get their feet wet, most amateur astronomers buy an astrophotography camera with a larger, more sensitive sensor so that they can image fainter celestial objects. Astro-imaging cameras come with either color or monochrome sensors and have a variety of features and accessories that enhance their results. Today's astronomy cameras are so sensitive and have so many helpful features that serious astro-imagers can get results that rival those found in astronomy and science magazines!

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