We've had the privlage to work with some of the finest vendors in the astronomy world. Below is the vendors who have really supported Focus the most. Take some time and check out what each has to offer.
Focus Astronomy exclusively uses Software Bisque Paramounts. These mounts provide top notch performance for both visual and photographic work that far surpass our programs needs.
Paramount MX & MyT mounts
Sky-Watcher provides some of the finest affordable equipment on the market today. From big to small there is something for everyone.
Esprit 100EDT & 150EDT
Celestron has been a major player in the telescope world for over 50 years. Their support has helped Focus provide views to thousands of people. Their products cover more than just astronomy.
14" & 9.25" Schmidt Cassegrains
Explore Scientific is the original sponsor of Focus. Their continued efforts have helped our programs grow over the years. From telescopes to awesome affordable eyepieces.
Woodland Hills Camera
Woodland Hills has been a major supporter of Focus by supplying equipment to us and the local Los Angeles groups. Their staff are friendly and knowledgeable about telescopes, photography and photo printing. Be sure to check them out if you are in the market for equipment.
Astrozap makes a great collection of accessories for all kinds of telescopes. We recommend their dew shields for all cassegrain telescopes as well as their front mounted solar filters.
Solar filters & Dew shields
ADM makes some of the finest mounting plates and accessories on the market. Several of our multi-scope rigs would not be possible with out the ADM hardware.
Tri-Bar mounting plate (3 scopes)
Losmandy has been a lot time supporter of Focus. Our first major mounts were GM8s and G11 mounts. Focus till uses Losmandy guide rings and mounting hardware in our rigs.
DUP Plates & 108 Guide rings
KD Meteorites has been the most helpful supplier of Focus' meteorite collection. For an impressive display of meteorites for private or education please check them our. They are great to work with!