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PO Box 345 Menai Central NSW 2234 Australia

Telephone (02) 9541 1676 Fax (02) 9541 4449  or  email

Office hours 9.30am to 4.00pm Mon-Fri AEST

Titan-ic Sale!!

Losmany Titan + Gemini 2 GoTo

$8499* inc GST

or with tripod $A10499* inc GST

*(price may change without notice with $A to $US call or emai for latest price)

Limited time only

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SBIG Self-guiding CCD's....

The gold standard in imaging systems

SBIG STT 8300 CCD Imager

The STT represents the cutting edge of Astronomical CCD's imaging cameras.

click on above image for STT information

  • Integrated wide-field self-guiding CCD, ahead of filters
  • Ultra deep cooling (<55 C )
  • Ethernet + USB2.0 with <1 second downloads
  • Ultra-low noise electronics.
  • Built in-web server
  • Integrated Adaptive optics option
  • Ultra reliable SBIG software



SBIG's integrated-system approach to precision guiding is what sets SBIG CCD's apart from *every* other CCD manufacturer

Capture fainter, smaller stars with higher resolution.

            Typical 1 Hz guiding

  10Hz guiding with SBIG AO


Now taking orders. Please call or email for limited time $A introductory pricing.



Losmandy StarLapse system

The ideal timelapse + equatorial-head travel mount

Call for latest $A pricing and delivery

  • Can be used with any photographic tripod                   
  • Mount multiple cameras                                                    
  • Handles Heavy duty camera payloads with ease       
  • No tracking limit or need to reset a sector drive        
  • Multiple tracking rates                                                      
  • Star tracker + Panoramic timelapse head operation
  • Airline friendly, requires no counterweights            

Big lens and DSLR?

No problem & NO counterweights with a Losmandy Starlapse !





Software Bisque

Paramount MX *$A12700 Paramount MEII *$A18800

*Price may vary without notice due $A to $US exchange. $A Price includes GST

Phone or email for details.

We will beat any authorised Australian Paramount distributor's pricing!



NEW SBIG CCD Cleaning Service

Official Australian Distributors for:



Australian distributors for: SBIG  Losmandy Software Bisque Lunt Solar  Custom-Scientific  William Optics


Looking for a bargain?  Specials page here 

look for some more bargains and advertise free on our  Astro Trader page for demo/used equipment .




Advanced Telescope Supplies : The CCD imaging equipment experts
  • Servicing the Australian Astronomy community for over 20 years
  • Specializing only in high quality brands proven to deliver award winning and cutting edge optical and mechanical performance
  • Expert CCD advice, sales and support (our staff and management hold Science degrees)
  • USA Factory trained technical staff
  • Local servicing and spares for all Losmandy Mounts: no expensive return shipping to the USA
  • Prompt e-mail technical support
  • Equipment viewing available (by appointment only) in our Robotic Observatory located in Sydney
  • Consulting service available for Robotic Observatory projects.

Links to some of our more prominent customers can be found here




An Invitation to all Australian and New Zealand CCD Camera Users

     Simply e-mail us the URL of your work and we'll review it for inclusion  in our CCD Gallery


New To Astronomy equipment & don't know where to start? Try the easy links in the table below:

Astronomy Interest Description
Visual Observing  Simply looking up at the night sky with the naked eye or through a pair of binoculars or telescope.
Astrophotography For those who want a more permanent record of the night sky, attaching a camera to a tripod or telescope can reveal many celestial delights.
CCD Imaging Using a CCD detector and computer to take digital images of the sky.
Photometry Precisely measure the brightness of a celestial object to obtain meaningful scientific data
Astrometry Precisely measure the position of an object and/or determine its orbit.
Spectroscopy Use the spectrum of an object to determine its composition or Doppler shift.
Remote Observing Use a telescope system via a computer network or the internet
Solar Observing Observe sunspots, solar flares and prominence details.

Above: CCD images taken from Suburban Sydney. You no longer have to travel for hours to get Impressive Deep Sky Images.  Please have a look around and discover how to be a part of the CCD Astronomy revolution now!

Interested in CCD's?  Before you go anywhere on this web site go here

Also the ATS/Barden Ridge Observatory

Factory Authorized Australian Agents for    

SBIG    *Scientific grade CCD's and autoguiders

Losmandy        *Precision German equatorial mounts

William Optics      *High quality refractors and accessories

Sirius Domes          *Astronomical Domes and Observatories

MaxIm        *Image processing and CCD camera control software

Software Bisque   *Research grade Robotic Mounts, Observatory software

Dome Automation   *Observatory dome computer control systems and software

Custom Scientific Filters    *Narrow band and UBVRI photometry filters

Paramount ME   *Software Bisque's Robotic Observatory Class Mounting

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Please follow the links below  to the product lines we sell (or recommend) that will allow you to undertake the astronomy related activities listed. 

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