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Accessories

There are a variety of accessories available for telescopes that can enhance your observing experience and improve the quality of your observations. Here are some of the most common accessories for telescopes:

A Barlow lens is a magnifying lens that is placed between the telescope and the eyepiece. It effectively doubles the magnification power of the eyepiece, allowing you to achieve higher magnification without having to invest in additional eyepieces.

Filters are used to enhance or alter the color or contrast of celestial objects. There are a variety of filters available, including light pollution filters, moon filters, and planetary filters.

A finder scope is a small telescope attached to the main telescope that helps you locate objects in the sky. It provides a wider field of view than the main telescope, making it easier to locate objects before switching to the main telescope.

A diagonal is an angled mirror or prism that is used to bend the light path of the telescope. It allows for more comfortable viewing angles, particularly for telescopes that point high in the sky.

Camera adapters allow you to attach a camera to your telescope for astrophotography.

Overall, the right accessories for your telescope will depend on your observing goals and the type of telescope you have. It's important to check with us in store to find out the accessories that are right for you.

Celestron Lithium Ion Power Tank from The Sussex Astronomy Centre Eyepieces from The Sussex Astronomy Centre We stock a large selection of accessories

to suit your every need.

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Click HERE for a selection from the Accessory Catalogue.

 

Celestron Eyepieces from The Sussex Astronomy Centre Filter Sets from The Sussex Astronomy Centre
   
Diagonals from The Sussex Astronomy Centre Red Dot Finder Scopes from The Sussex Astronomy Centre T Rings and Photo Adapters from The Sussex Astronomy Centre Barlows from The Sussex Astronomy Centre
   

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