Elizabeth Pearson rounds up the latest astronomical accessories
1 ZWO atmospheric dispersion corrector
Price £107 • Supplier 365 Astronomy 020 3384 5187 • www.365astronomy.com Eliminate the effects of atmospheric dispersion with ZWO’s corrector. It comes with a bubble level to help you get the best views possible.
2 Shuttle 3D puzzle
Price £12.99 • Supplier The Gift Experience 01691 624170 • www.thegiftexperience.co.uk Build your own space shuttle. The pieces of this 3D puzzle slot together without glue, so that you can either keep the finished model or dismantle it to build all over again.
3 Baader ClickLock clamp
Price From £55 • Supplier Harrison Telescopes www.harrisontelescopes.co.uk This connector locks eyepieces and accessories securely in place with a simple twist, doing away with fiddly thumb screws and bulky holders. Models are scope specific.
4 TeleVue 3-6mm Nagler Zoom 1.25-inch eyepiece
Price £389 • Supplier Telescope House 01342 837098 • www.telescopehouse.com This zoom lens allows you to adapt to differing atmospheric conditions to ensure crisp views while observing the planets. Its 10mm eye-relief gives a comfortable viewing experience.
5 Star Walk 2
Price In-app purchases • Supplier Vito Technology • www.vitotechnology.com This beautiful app lets you explore the night sky on your phone. Click on stars and deep-sky objects to learn more about them. Available on iTunes and Android.
6 Glow-in-the-dark astronomy hoodie
Price $45 • Supplier Cognitive Surplus cognitive-surplus.com Keep warm and stylish as the days turn colder with the help of this hoodie adorned with vintage astronomy images. When night falls, the images glow in the dark.