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Maplin Telescopes

Maplin our favourite high street gadget and electronics retailer have just started to sell telescopes.

Maplin currently have a range of Danubia and Celestron reflector and refracting telescopes. The new range starts from £49 up to over £500 for the Danubia 200mm on an EQ5 mount.

They even have a nice looking brass pocket telescope as well for just over £50.

All the Maplin telescopes are available from Maplin and there is free delivery on all of them.

For more information visit the telescope page at Maplin: www.maplin.co.uk/c/gadgets-toys-and-hobbies/optical/telescopes?C=AffilWin19788

Meade #610 Dew Shield For 10 Inch Lx200 Schmidt-cassegrain Telescopes by Meade

Meade #610 Dew Shield for 10 inch LX200 Schmidt-Cassegrain TelescopesMeade #610 Dew Shield For 10 Inch Lx200 Schmidt-cassegrain Telescopes
In moist climates, water particles suspended in the atmosphere may condense on the front surface of the telescope's correcting plate. This dew formation may be inhibited to a significant extent by the addition of this dew shield, an extension tube attaching to the front cell of the telescope.

Price: £149.99

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John Lewis Telescopes

Whilst I was searching lately for a new Skywatcher telescope I was amazed to see that John Lewis appeared in the lists on Google. So I had to have a look, John Lewis now sell telescopes. They don’t sell too many, about 7 in total. Maybe telescopes are becoming mainstream, maybe it’s the Brian Cox effect?

John Lewis currently stock the following telescopes:

Still a great Christmas present for the budding astronomer and a great place to start.

View all the John Lewis Telescopes