Formac Lorimer Books110 Things to See With a Telescope by John... $23.95
A Great Messier Object Workbook This book and a telescope are all you need to find, view, and record your observations of the 110 most popular stargazing targets. But what makes this list of objects so famous? Over 200 years ago, the French comet hunter Charles Messier published a list of fuzzy, comet-like objects he saw through his telescope. To him, they were a nuisance. We now know them as star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies! Modern astronomers later expanded his list from 103 to 110 objects – and they’re some of the finest celestial sights to explore with your backyard...
Sky InstrumentsAntares 1.25" Color Filters, Set of 4 (FS2) $54.99
Set of 4 1.25" color filters (#11,#21,#80A,ND25), to enhance planetary imaging. Description Every refractive system, (lenses, correctors, eyepieces, etc.) produce Chromatic Focal Shift: The different colors focus on different planes. By isolating one color more detail will become apparent. Always use a contrasting color to what you are observing. Set of 4 popular 1.25" filters: #11 - Yellow-Green #21 - Orange #80A - Light Blue #ND25 - Neutral Density Filter (25%)
Sky InstrumentsAntares 1.25" Neutral Density Filter 13% (... $29.95
When observing the moon or planets, a lot of the time there is just too much light! A-Star Telescope carries the Antares 13% and 25% (ND) neutral density polarizing filters to cut the brightness down to size. Available also for 2" eyepieces. Neutral density filters can reduce brightness across the visual spectrum without losing resolution, enhancing lunar-planetary observing. Can be used stacked with colour filters. The ND13 transmits 13% and threads into all 1.25" accessories. NOT FOR SOLAR VIEWING