Founded in 2016 by

  • Cyril DUPUY

Incubation period

01-11-2016 to 01-11-2018


Vaonis is a French company based in Montpellier, France, that designs and manufactures high quality and innovative telescopes, that are transportable, simple to install, easy to use and made in France. The company was founded in 2016 by Cyril Dupuy, a young start-up entrepreneur passionated with astronomical instruments with the ambition to make astronomy accessible to all.

Contact info

    • Avenue de l'Europe - Cap Alpha
    • 34830
    • Montpellier
    • France
  • +33467130089

The challenge

A lot of amateur astronomers are dreaming of exploring the stars and the universe, share their discoveries.,imagination and inspiration. However, with the current telescopes that are heavy, long to install and difficult to use, they are impatient for for long user guides, complex installation and recurring breakdowns. Astrophotography also requires good technical knowledge in optics, mechanics and computer science, all these technical barriers limits potential amateur astronomers from becoming astrophotographers as it takes long studies and patience.

The solution

Vaonis has responded by developing a game-changing, all-in one telescope Stellina, the most compact, lighter, faster and easy to install. The telescope makes a perfect travel companion and fits perfectly into a backpack. It is fully integrated and automated. Its high reliability and ergonomics enables every user to work in comfort.