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Hobbyist Astrophotography  equipment

You want to use your DSLR or mirrorless camera to take images at night with lenses, these will make the best of dark skies and holiday trips

Sky Watcher Star Adventurer 2I WIFI Pro Pack (50211) NEW 2020 MODEL

Price:£359.00 Click image to Buy 

Ideal for use with a camera or even a small telescope

so easy to use!

 

The exciting new Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer 2i adds now adds WiFi functionality to the immensely popular Star Adventurer astro-imaging platform, whilst retaining all the important original features.

 

The WiFi features are operated via the free Star Adventurer Mini Console App for Android and iOS platforms.

 

It is a high precision, portable and stable celestial tracking platform for sidereal, solar and lunar tracking with automatic DSLR shutter release control.

 

Pack: includes the Star Adventurer 2i WiFi Mount, Ball Head Adaptor, Illuminated Polar Scope, Dovetail L-Bracket, Equatorial Wedge and Counterweight Shaft with 1kg Counterweight. Sky-Watcher shutter release cables can be purchased separately for most popular camera models/brands.

 

The Star Adventurer 2i can attach to any standard tripod via its ¼” or 3/8” adaptors. The latitude can be set by either adjusting the tilt of your tripod head to match your latitude or more accurately with the included Equatorial Wedge. 

Manfrotto Befree Advanced Tripod with Lever Closure, Travel Tripod Kit with Ball Head, Portable and Compact, Aluminium Tripod for DSLR Reflex and Mirrorless Cameras.

Price:£139.00 Click image to Buy 

Stable but compact tripod...

 

Intuitive to use and easy to configure, this travel tripod is convenient in all travel situations, furthermore its aluminium body makes it lightweight to carry but strong and complete

COMPLETE: The 494 aluminium ball head allows you to position the camera quickly and precisely, through the 3 independent controls for clamping, friction and pan

KIWIFOTOS Lens Heater Warmer Dew Heater Strip with Temperature Regulator for Universal Camera Lens Telescopes Eyepieces Heating, Dew Remover Lens Heater Warmer.

Price:£16.99 Click image to Buy 

Extended Lens Strip Design for the external diameters between 8cm-11cm/ 3.1'' - 4.3", lens dew remover devices prevent camera DSLR or telescope lens from fog, dew and fogging

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1.5m USB cable length, dew remover warmer is very handy to use and you can connect it your power bank or any other power source with a USB port. & Hook-and-loop fastener easy to adjust.
This lens heater is equipped with low, medium and high modes, which you can adjust the temperature according to different needs for condensation prevention.

Sony Alpha 6400 | APS-C Mirrorless Camera with Sony 16-50 mm f/3.5-5.6 Power Zoom Lens

Price:£999.00 Click image to Buy 

Excellent compact camera - ideal for daytime and nighttime use

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FAST AND PRECISE AUTOFOCUS: rely on 0.02s AF, Real Time tracking and Eye AF (human/animal) to keep your subject sharp in any situation.
PERFECT FOR VIDEO CREATORS: High resolution 4K HDR movie recording and Full HD slow motion feature (120p) with autofocus.
NEVER MISS A MOMENT: Up to 11fps with Autofocus.
CAPTURE CREATIVE ANGLES: easily frame up your subject when shooting from low or high angles with the tilting touch monitor.
IDEAL FOR: starters and advanced users who wants a compact everyday lens (Sony 16-50mm) and an additional zoom (Sony 55-210mm) to capture sports and nature.

Neewer 6-in-1 Timer Shutter Release for Cameras

Price:£26.49 Click image to Buy 

Canon 700D 650D 550D 60D,5D MarkIII 6D 70D 7D MarkII,Nikon D4 D300s D700 D800,D90 D7100 D600 D5300 D610 D5100 D3200 D3100,Sony A7 A7S A7R A5000 A5100 A6000

 

Timer function to free you to take long sequences of images
Easy to read backlit LCD display
Note: Shutter Release Timer Remote Control could be used as a normal shutter control even without the battery. But the timing function will NOT work without the battery in it (Batteries NOT included).

Canon EOS 6D Mark II Digital SLR Camera - Black

Price:£1349.00 Click image to Buy 

Next-generation image quality, for your next steps in photography
Performance that inspires confidence
Revolution on the inside; evolution on the outside
Be even more creative with DSLR movies
EOS 6D Mark II, Eyecup Eb, Camera Cover R-F-3, Camera Strap, Battery Pack LP-E6N, Battery Charger LC-E6E, User Manual kit

SAMYANG 14 mm f / 2.8 IF ED UMC Wide-angle Lens - for Canon

Price:£329.99 Click image to Buy 

Angle of view: 114°
Maximum aperture: f/2.8 Minimum aperture: f/22
Focus type: manual Focus

superb lens for Milky Way shots..

SAMYANG 85 mm f/1.4 IF Lens - for Canon

 

Price:£275.99 Click image to Buy 

Bright f/1.4 medium telephoto portrait lens
Lens is constructed with hybrid aspherical elements for outstanding, sharply defined images

Minimum focusing distance of 3.3' (1.0 m) for enhanced portrait shots
Format Compatibility:35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor

superb fast lens for tracked or even untracked closer in shots..