Glossary | Telescope accessories | General | Type of build
Erecting lens for terrestrial observation with a telescope.
A very important part of the solar telescope system, which can only be used together with filters on the lens!
CLS stands for city light suppression, which is the suppression of artificial light.
Eyepieces with an ED element, as seen in apochromatic binoculars.
The flattener is an additional lens to correct field curvature.
Brackets for small telescopes used for tracking control.
Guidescopes are small telescopes that are used to control tracking.
Inexpensive eyepieces for entry-level telescopes.
Filters that allow only light in a specific spectral line to pass through.
Accessory for better focusing
Brackets for connecting cameras with photographic lenses to astronomical mounts.
UHC filters increase contrast by suppressing disruptive light sources.
These eyepieces offer a particularly flat field of view from the centre to the edge.
Filters with a pre-determined bandpass range
Colour and pass filters for assisting planetary observation and photography.
Inexpensive standard eyepieces, which are also included in the scope of supply of many telescopes.
Used to precisely align a mount to the celestial pole.
A rechargeable battery can be recharged and re-used many times.
Eyepieces with an apparent field of view of between 60° and 70°.
With this adapter, the smartphone becomes a simple planetary camera.
Adapters, storage shelves and other useful tripod accessories.
Eyepieces with an apparent field of view of between 70° and 100°.
A standard measurement for prism rails and clamps, introduced by the manufacturer Vixen.
Provides a comfortable telescope viewing position.
Eyepiece with variable magnification.