Win astronomy kit worth £1200!

Keen to get started in astronomy or expand your kit? We have the ideal competition for you


Courtesy of Optical Hardware Ltd, David Hinds Ltd and Harper Collins we’ve got an entire telescope bundle to give away. Worth £1200, read on for a taster of the astronomy kit you could win!

Visionary Mira Ceti 150 1400 telescope. With its 6” aperture, the Visionary Mira Ceti is the perfect companion to observe a wide range of night-sky targets, from planets to galaxies and nebulae. Complete with 25mm and 6.5mm eyepieces, as well as a Barlow lens and a Moon filter, this compact and light Newtonian offers excellent portability, making it ideal for observing from your back garden or further afield.

Visionary STARLA 80 telescope. Complete with 10mm and 25mm Plössl eyepieces, the Visionary STARLA 80 refractor telescope is the ideal companion for touring the night sky. It’s easy to assemble and also comes complete with a tripod and star diagonal, as well as a versatile mount.

Ostara Elinor 10×50 binoculars. Tour the night sky in high definition with the Ostara Elinor 10×50 binoculars, ensuring bright images and excellent light-gathering ability in order to pick out star clusters and the brightest planets. The 10x magnification is also useful as an aid for nature watching.

Ostara 2” dielectric diagonal. With its sleek finish, the Ostara diagonal is pleasing to the eye and sturdy to the touch. With a versatile 1.25” and 2” barrels, it can host a range of eyepieces and filters.

iOptron SkyTracker camera mount. This tracking mount from iOptron allows you to capture tracked, wide- field images with a DSLR camera for stunning shots of the night sky.

Field Optics Research Eyeshield. Excellent for use with binoculars or a telescope, the Eyeshield – made using flexible moulded rubber – fits comfortably around the eyes to block out any distracting light and wind for complete darkness.

Celestron 10x illuminated magnifier. The Celestron 10x illuminated magnifier is useful whether you enjoy studying stamps, coins, plants, rocks or insects. This device is particularly handy for quality control of telescopes and binoculars and for viewing sky maps.

Astronomy Photographer Of The Year: Collection 4. Enjoy the stunning astrophotographs of the night sky in the fourth collection of Astronomy Photographer Of The Year. A perfect coffee table book.

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Competition closes on 3 March 2016. Good Luck!

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