Gear

El­iz­a­beth Pear­son rounds up the lat­est as­tro­nom­i­cal ac­ces­sories

Sky at Night Magazine - - CONTENTS -

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.

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