Telescope Accessories

  • Books and Star Charts

    Books and Star Charts

    25

    Having the best telescope that money can buy won't help you much if you don't know what objects to look for.

  • Collimation Tools

    Collimation Tools

    29

    Proper optical collimation is essential to achieving top performance from your telescope.

  • Counterweight Systems

    Counterweight Systems

    7

    Telescope counterweight systems are often required to offset the weight of a camera, filter wheel, and other imaging accessories.

  • Dew Shields and Dew Heaters

    Dew Shields and Dew Heaters

    41

    Dew shields and dew heater systems are an essential telescope accessory for anyone operating a telescope where dew or frost regularly forms. Shop our inventory!

  • Diagonals

    Diagonals

    17

    Star diagonals provide a more comfortable viewing angle when using refractors, Maksutov-Cassegrain, or Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes. Shop Skies Unlimited today!

  • Dovetail Bars

    Dovetail Bars

    46

    Dovetail bars are used to attach telescope optical tubes to mounts, or to attach accessories such as guidescope rings to the top of an optical tube.

  • Electronic Telescope Accessories

    Electronic Telescope Accessories

    13

    Most go to telescopes and mounts can be accept a GPS input or be controlled via a computer using these accessories.

  • Eyepiece Adapters

    Eyepiece Adapters

    6

    Eyepiece adapters are used to adapt from a larger focuser or star diagonal format to a smaller eyepiece format.

  • Filters

    Filters

    66

    Astronomical filters, including nebular, solar, and lunar filters enhance the appearance of specific targets.

  • Finder Scopes

    Finder Scopes

    21

    Finders or finder scopes offer a much wider field of view than a telescope, which aids in either object location or the alignment of a go to telescope.

  • Finder Scope Mounts

    Finder Scope Mounts

    21

    Finder scope mounts attach the finder scope to the telescope, and in some cases allow one finder to be shared among multiple telescopes.

  • Flashlights

    Flashlights

    6

    Red flashlights are used to read star charts without affecting your night vision.

  • Focusers

    Focusers

    32

    Focusers are one of the most commonly replaced or upgraded items to be found on a telescope

  • Focuser Accessories - Electronic

    Focuser Accessories - Electronic

    11

    Electronic focuser accessories allow you to adjust focus, either manually or via computer, without touching the focuser knob.

  • Focuser Accessories - Mechanical

    Focuser Accessories - Mechanical

    38

    Mechanical focuser accessories include such things as adapters, extension tubes, and mounting bases.

  • Laser Pointers

    Laser Pointers

    1

    Green laser pointers are useful for pointing to constellations and celestial objects for educational purposes.

  • Telescope Covers

    Telescope Covers

    46

    Telescope covers are a commonly seen item at star parties where telescopes are set up outdoors for several days at a time.

  • Telescope and Accessory Cases

    Telescope and Accessory Cases

    54

    Telescope cases make it easier to transport your telescope and also protect your investment.

  • Tube Rings

    6

    Tube rings and dovetail bars are are used to provide the physical interface between an optical tube and a telescope mount.

  • Power Accessories

    Power Accessories

    11

    Most modern and telescope mounts and accessories require electrical power in the form of 12 volts DC, which is supplied by a field battery or AC adapter.


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