Astro Shop has just moved to a new server and is currently undergoing a major overhaul. We expect to have our shop back online by the end of November, but in the meantime our extensive range of products are still available - contact: sales @ seeviewo.org or telephone 01223 911446

The See View Observatory Astro Shop offers a wide range of quality astronomical instruments. Our range includes telescopes and binoculars, mounts, accessories, eyepieces, star diagonals, filters and many other items suitable for use with Meade, Orion, Celestron, TeleVue and telescopes from all the major manufacturers.

Whilst there why not take time to browse our astronomy pages, containing information, telescope reviews, articles and images for the astronomy enthusiast. We don't just sell telescopes, we use them ourselves; with thirty years experience of practical astronomy.
 

Binoculars

We carry a full range of Celestron binoculars designed to meet most needs. Binoculars are highly recommended for those first starting out in astronomy due to their ease of use, portability and the bright, wide angle views they offer. They are also ideal for terrestrial use such as bird watching and holidays.

If you canít find the product you are looking for on our pages we may still be able to order it for you contact sales to discuss your requirements.

Spotting scopes

These are designed for terrestrial use and are the ideal tool for bird watchers. With the odd exception they are not well suited to astronomical use.

We offer a careful selection of spotting scopes from the Celestron range at very competitive prices. Celestron offer the highest quality, some of the most reliable and affordable sports optics products on the market today.

If you canít find the Celestron product you are looking for on our pages we may still be able to order it for you contact sales to discuss your requirements.

Astronomical telescopes

Astronomical telescopes generally fall into one of three major categories; reflectors, refractors and catadioptrics. A brief description of the various designs can be found here. Reflectors generally offer the largest apertures for the price. The Dobsonian reflector in particular is highly recommended for beginners due to the simplicity of the mount and its ease of use. More complex mounts offer manual/automatic tracking of celestial objects and GoTo functionality.

Increasingly popular in recent years are relatively small apochromatic refractors, which offer an combination of portability and superb high contrast images at affordable prices.

Eyepieces

There is a baffling range of eyepieces available, many of which are designed for a specific type of observation. PlŲssl eyepieces fit the bill as good general purpose eyepieces in that they work well with most telescopes and offer a reasonable field of view. Super/Ultra wide angle eyepieces as the name suggests offer a much wider field of view and are designed primarily for rich field and DSO astronomy. At the other end of the scale Kellners and Orthoscopic eyepieces are better suited to planetary observation, as they offer high contrast images but a relatively narrow field of view. 

Accessories

There is a huge range of accessories available to the amateur astronomer these days. In the dim and distant past these would have been hand made; today they are available at the click of a button.

We are constantly on the look out for, and adding new products; but no one supplier can hope to stock everything that is available, so we have had to pick and choose. If you canít find the product you are looking for on our pages we may still be able to order it for you contact sales to discuss your requirements.

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