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Home Astro-Imaging Camera Mounts & Smartphone Adapters Altair Self Centering Smartphone Telescope Adapter
Advanced solidly constructed adapter for smartphones for use on astronomical telescopes and spotting scopes, accurately centers the phone camera for superb results day and night. Simply fits securely over your telescopes eyepiece to record the image.We all know how good Smartphone cameras have become, take advantage of that excellent technology with this premium solution to securely supporting your valuable phone on a telescope.
Capture the universe with your Smartphone, perfect for the Moon and Planets. Great for digiscoping with a spotting scopes for capturing daytime views on your phone. Simple to use high quality product designed specfically for use with telescopes ensuring great images via your smartphone without fuss. Because this adapter goes over the eyepiece you can use any of your eyepieces to adjust the magnification of your images.Use your phone camera for astrophotographyWe all know how good Smartphone cameras have become, take advantage of that technology with this premium solution to securely supporting your valuable phone on a telescope.This deluxe smartphone adapter will fit virtually any phone or telescope eyepiece.It produces a sharper image because it's centred on the optical axis of the eyepiece and reduces vibration with better build quality.3 unique clamps grip the eyepiece tightly, automatically centering the field of view.It's so stable, even long exposures are possible, thanks to a metal clamping mechanism for both eyepiece and phone body. Way better than cheap all-plastic smartphone adapters.Dimensions:Fits eyepieces with outer diameter of 31mm to 55mm Minimum smartphone size: 101x53mm (LxW) Maximum smartphone size: 210x110mm (LxW)Included in the box: 1pc Universal Smartphone to Eyepiece Adapter NOTE: Eyepiece, Smartphone and Diagonal are not included, shown for illustration purposes only.How to use the smartphone adapter The phone camera is centred on the hole using the self-centering phone clamps and tightened in position with the small knob. Fold down the rubber eyecup on the eyepiece. The eyepiece is positioned (with rubber eyecup folded down, and the large knob is tightened. This moves all 3x eyepiece clamps evenly to "self-centre" on the eyepiece, so the camera lens is now centred with the eyepiece optical axis for the sharpest image. Focus the telescope with the phone in preview mode, and away you go!
Good - but expensive for what it is A must for anyone who wants to use their smartphone for astro-imaging. Easy to use though, as often happens, the instructions are poorly written making a simple process look complicated. Why this level of professional incompetence is allowed to persist beats me. Especially at this hefty price. (04/05/2020) Alan - Warrington
Does what it says Can be a bit fiddly to set up, Read instructions first. (22/03/2019) Allan - Stanmore
Hi I have just setup my cell phone adapter took a photo of the sun using my solar filter it was so good I sent a copy to my 11 yr old grandson he was very impressed what more can a grandfather wish thanks Ian (06/01/2019) Ian - North berwick
Brilliant Well made and does the job its supposed to do. (19/10/2018) Pete - Gloucestershire
Amazing little gadget I was going to buy the cheaper version but after speaking to Harrisontelescopes directly I decided to go for this, and boy they wasn't wrong. It works so well, nice design, easy to set up and use. Can fit any phone roughly any size, and it centres the phone camera to scope eyepiece with ease. A+ (21/07/2018) Ed - Surrey
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