El­iz­a­beth Pear­son rounds up the lat­est as­tro­nom­i­cal ac­ces­sories

Sky at Night Magazine - - CONTENTS -

1 Ce­le­stron NexYZ 3-axis smart­phone adap­tor

Price £49 • Sup­plier Tring Astronomy Cen­tre 01442 822997 • www.tringas­

Take smart­phone im­ages through your eyepiece us­ing this adap­tor. The model has a high build qual­ity and is cen­tred around the op­ti­cal axis to re­duce shakes dur­ing long ex­po­sures.

2 Stargazer note­book

Price £6 • Sup­plier Eclec­tic Ec­cen­tric­ity eclec­ticec­cen­tric­ity.big­car­

Need a new log book? Or some­thing on which to jot down your ob­serv­ing notes? Then this A5, lined note­book is on theme. Made from 100 per cent re­cy­cled pa­per.

3 Ce­le­stron El­e­ments Ther­moTorch 5

Price £47 • Sup­plier Wilkin­son Cam­eras 01772 252188 • www.wilkin­

Ther­moTorch 5 com­bines a torch to help you get to your ob­serv­ing site and a hand­warmer to keep you toasty on the way. You can even use it as a power bank to top up your phone.

4 Daystar uni­ver­sal VRODU OWHUV

Price £14 • Sup­plier 365 Astronomy 020 3384 5187 • www.365as­tron­

Turn your te­le­scope into a so­lar ob­ser­va­tory with th­ese fil­ters. The so­lar film ensures a safe amount of light gets through, while card­board tabs se­curely fas­ten the fil­ter to your lenses.

5 Ce­les­tial chart tote bag

Price £13.99 • Sup­plier Present In­dica­tive 01189 588586 • www.pre­sentindica­

Take your love of astronomy to the shops with a tote bag dec­o­rated with a chart of the night sky and Milky Way. 100 per cent nat­u­ral cot­ton.

6 Swarovski uni­ver­sal binoc­u­lar tri­pod adap­tor

Price £84 • Sup­plier Park Cam­eras 01444 237070 • www.park­cam­

Keep your binoc­u­lars sta­ble with this flex­i­ble de­sign that cra­dles most full-sized binoc­u­lars so they can be at­tached to a tri­pod.

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