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- POSTERS & CHARTS
- VIXEN OPTICAL PAGES
- "WHAT'S NEW?"
- USING BINOCULARS FOR THE NIGHT SKY
- VENUS TRANSITS THE SUN 8TH JUNE 2004
- TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE 2002
- HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE
- DO NOT VIEW THE SUN UNLESS...
- TELESCOPES AND ASTRONOMY LINKS
- ONLINE STORE
- CLASSIFIEDS
- COSMOLOGY
- AUSTRALIA HAS THE BEST SKIES


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TELESCOPES

This is the telescope section of the web site. On these pages you will find free information about the science, choosing, buying, using and improving instruments like telescopes, spotting scopes and binoculars for day or night use, amateur Dobsonian telescope making custom or kits. Based in Adelaide, sales in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and world.
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ASTRONOMY

Information on different aspects within astronomy. Confused about distances? Get an idea on how big the Universe really is. Includes using binoculars for the night sky and why they're so good.
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LOCAL & INTERNATIONAL EVENTS

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Information on major celestial attractions and free viewing nights.
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ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY

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Helpful hints to capturing the night sky on film. During the day any telescope can do it. At night an equatorial mount of any kind is used. For digital cameras, camcorders, CCD and security cameras please see Videoing The Night Sky below.
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BYOT - Build Your Own Telescope Kits

If you wish to build from individual parts, including help, see the Home Telescope Construction link below.
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BYOT FOR SCHOOLS KIT

Build Your Own Telescope. Everything you need to know and materials to build a complete 8" (200mm) reflecting telescope. If you wish to build from individual parts, including help, see the Home Telescope Construction link below.
AUSTRALIAN
BOOMERANGS
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TELESCOPE TIPS

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Enter here for how to improve your telescope's performance and how to
make the best use of the night sky.
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TELESCOPES & ASTRONOMY SERVICES


We have many services to offer. Please enter here to find out what we
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VIDEOING THE NIGHT SKY

Using cameras, digital cameras, camcorders, security cameras and CCD video cameras for astronomy and more. This site also has links to parts and adaptors to connect your camera to a telescope.

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NEW PRICELISTS

Pricelist for Pentax, Bushnell, Tasco, Vixen, SkyWatcher and Telescope Construction Parts. Prices for optical equipment including telescopes, binculars, spotting scopes, rangefinders, speed cameras, night vision, microscopes, accessories etc...
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T & A MADE TELESCOPES

Website Under Construction! Custom telescopes made to specification. Have a particular interest in the planets? We can build a telescope specialised for planet viewing at no extra cost. Pick your materials to suit your needs and your budget. The mirror used will be made more accurate than commercial production line mirrors.
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HOME TELESCOPE CONSTRUCTION

Web page for the telescope home builder. The page has a comprehensive listing of help including parts and accessory prices, information, tips and links.
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TELESCOPE ACHROMATIC LENSES

For builders of Refractor telescopes we have a range of objective lenses. Also available are various parts such as focusers, tube rings etc.
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POSTERS & CHARTS

Posters, postcards, pictures, images and Sky Charts. Many educational items. References for the night sky including Moon, Planets and deep sky.
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VIXEN OPTICAL WEB PAGES

We've put together a Vixen website with extra pictures and extra information. The website includes a complete price list of Vixen products. There's a link to Vixen's own website too.
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"WHAT'S NEW?"

New products and current specials are listed on this page via our Newsletter. The Newsletter also has tips and information. Please email us if you want the Newsletter sent to you.
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USING BINOCULARS FOR THE NIGHT SKY

Binoculars can be used to great effectiveness to look at many objects in the night sky. This section shows their many advantages and of course their disadvantage.
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VENUS TRANSITS THE SUN JUNE 8TH 2004

The Planet Venus will Transit across the face of the Sun. The event can be witnessed by using the appropriate Sun Filter on Binoculars or Telescope, or the technique of Solar Projection. If you have good sight, then normal Eclipse Glasses will surfice
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TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE AUSTRALIA 2002

The Total Solar Eclipse in South Australia on Wednesday the 4th of December 2002 can be seen at its best from Ceduna and Wirraminna (west of Woomera) in South Australia. A Partial Eclipse can be seen from the major Australian cities with Adelaide being the best.
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HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE

Hubble Space Telescope information and links.
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DO NOT VIEW THE SUN UNLESS...

Under construction! As you could imagine, it's dangerous to view the sun with an optical instrument unless the correct filters are used which cost hundreds of dollars. This section shows how to use projection technique for any telescope, some can be set-up in seconds.
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TELESCOPE & ASTRONOMY LINKS

A selection of telescope and astronomy links selected to cover all facets which are not covered by us. Sites are divided into categories as well as Australian and World sites.
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ONLINE STORE

Sales and service of telescopes and astronomy equipment for amateur or beginner, spotting scopes, binoculars, astrophotography, Dobsonian making, kits or custom made, books and information to Australia, New Zealand and Asia, free optic viewing day or night, images of the southern night sky.
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CLASSIFIEDS

Classified web page product listings with prices including Telescopes, Accessories, Binoculars, Spotting Scopes, Microscopes, Night Vision and Secondhand.
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COSMOLOGY

Continuely Under Construction! For information regarding the Universe and that. The basics of understanding what makes up the Universe for the beginner. Sceintific knowledge based on Copernicus, Galilao, Newton, Einstein, Hubble, Hawking and others.
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AUSTRALIA HAS THE BEST SKIES

Find out why!
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