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SCS Astro offers one of the largest ranges of astronomical telescopes and astronomy accessories available anywhere. We have telescopes to suit all astronomers, from the complete beginner to the experienced amateur. This is the site to buy your Celestron telescope or to pick up the Skywatcher telescope that you have set your heart on. Want to take pictures with your scope? Check out our range of CCD Cameras and imaging accessories.
SCS Astro Limited is one of the UK's leading suppliers of astronomical equipment. The business is run by Anne and Kieron McGrath and has been trading since 1993. In April 1998 we opened our retail outlet, The Astronomy Shop, in Wellington, Somerset. Based in the West Country, SCS Astro sells all over the world. Our customers include amateur and professional astronomers, schools, universities, colleges and observatory's. We specialise in giving advice to beginners and those looking to make their first telescope purchase. More importantly, we are amateur astronomers - we use the equipment we sell.
SCS Astro offers one of the widest range of telescopes available. We are dealers for Orion Telescope & Binocular Center, Celestron, Tele Vue, and Skywatcher.
We can offer telescopes to satisfy all needs and budgets. As well as telescopes we sell a range of Microscopes and CCD cameras.
The range of astronomical telescopes is huge so make use of our Beginners Telescope Selector to help you find a suitable instrument.
Widely known to be a popular choice amongst beginners, the Celestron telescope provides excellent value for money. But these telescopes are not just for beginners. In fact, intermediate and advanced astronomers can also benefit from a Celestron telescope with a wide selection of catadioptrics, reflectors and refractors available.
When it comes to quality and value for money, a Skywatcher telescope is a great choice. Particularly beneficial to amateurs, the Skywatcher telescope offers an incredible range to choose from. This range of telescopes is extremely functional, precise and versatile. So no matter what your ability, Skywatcher has the telescope for you.
CCD Cameras (Charge coupled device) are used for imaging the night sky. They are simple to operate and can be attached to most telescopes. SCS Astro offers a range CCD cameras to suit all users.
Astronomical Equipment & Accessories
When it comes to accessories we can supply just about any piece of astronomical equipment you could require. SCS Astro are authorised dealers for the following companies: Orion Telescope & Binocular Center, Burgess Optical, Tele Vue, Software Bisque, Sky & Telescope, Scope Armor, i-Nova, Starlight Xpress, Baader Planetarium, Cersis Astro, Willman-Bell, EarthWin Optical, Hotech Corporation, Imaginova, IP4AP, Lighting by Branford, Hawke Optics and AstroPix among others.
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- Zenith SCHOLARIS-400 Dual LED Biological Microscope 60045
- Orion 8x20 Compact Monocular with 30x Microscope Stand 5639
- Orion FunScope Astro Dazzle 4.5" Reflector Telescope Kit 21403
- Orion StarSeeker IV 102mm GoTo Mak-Cass Telescope 13162
- Orion StarShoot AutoGuider & 60mm Guide Scope Package 21404
- Orion 40th Anniversary SkyQuest XT8 Dobsonian Telescope 9702