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See us at European Astrofest 2016

Tuesday 12th January 2016

Join Kowa at this years European Astrofest 2016

European AstroFest is the world’s premier space conference and exhibition, bringing together the professional and amateur communities. AstroFest 2016 will be the biggest and best yet.


5-6th Feb Kensington Conference and Events Centre

The Town Hall, Hornton Street, Kensington W8 7NX


This is your chance to try for yourself the new line-up of Astro accessories from Kowa. With the introduction of the new Kowa TSN-EX16 1.6x extender and astro adapters which allow connection of 1.25” astro eyepieces to Kowa’s legendary spotting scopes - you will see for yourself how versatile the new Kowa optical system system is. Kowa, renowned for terrestrial optics of the highest calibre enters the world of Astronomy.

The new Kowa TSN-EX16 extender attaches to the body of the Kowa flagship fluorite crystal 88mm objective lens spotting scope. The adapters can be ‘stacked’ to create incredible magnifications. The high performance lens is ultra bright whilst the tough and durable magnesium alloy body itself is compact, portable and lightweight.

With the introduction of the new Kowa astro adapters - now you can combine traditional 1.25” fitting astro eyepieces with Kowa legendary spotting scopes - the perfect match!

Kowa offer a  wide range of easy to use and affordable digiscoping adapters - so you can easily photography the night sky and cosmic objects with your compact camera, DSLR or even smart phone in amazing detail.

Images above created with Kowa TSN-884 spotting scope, Kowa TE-11WZ 25-60x eyepiece
and two Kowa TSN-EX16 1.6x extenders creating magnifications of 60x / 96x / 153.6x -
A Kowa iPhone (TSN-IP6) adapter connects the iPhone 6S to the scope body.

Learn how Kowa digiscoping can open up a whole new world of astro photography using our spotting scopes - even with just your smart phone, Our adapters are easy to use and you'll be amazed at the results.

This system is possibly the most versatile spotting scope option available on the market today - with one piece of optical equipment fullfilling both land and night sky observation and telephoto photography.

Also on show will be many models from the extensive range of Kowa binoculars including the stunning fluorite crystal High-landers. The Kowa BD XD series feature models with large, bright 56mm objective lenses and powerful magnification up to 12x, whilst still remaining surprisingly compact for a binocular with this spec - perfect for night sky viewing. Kowa's SV models offer great performance and value with objective lenses ranging from 25mm up to 50mm and 12x magnification. Come along and try them for yourself.

Visit us at the show on the Widescreen Centre stand for a product demonstration by Kowa imagaing experts.