Telescopes

Mounts & Accessories

   

TeleVue-101 on Gibraltar Mount

Tele Vue-101

  • 101mm aperture, flat-field apochromatic refractor
  • 540mm focal length (f/5.4)
  • Exceptional wide-field views.  Also great for lunar, planetary, and general astronomical observing.
  • May be outfitted with Coronado SolarMax 60 hydrogen-alpha filter. 
  • Suitable for travel: telescope weighs 11 lbs.; total weight, including suggested mount, is only 30 lbs.
  • $75 per night; $319 per week including Tele Vue Gibraltar mount, Sky Tour digital setting circles, and eyepieces.   

 

 


Brandon 94mm on Super Polaris Mount

Brandon 94mm

  • 94mm aperture apochromatic refractor
  • 658mm focal length (f/7)
  • Great for lunar, planetary and general astronomical observing.
  • Suitable for travel:  telescope weighs 11 lbs. with accessories; total weight, including mount, is approximately 38 lbs.
  • $62 per night; $269 per week including Vixen Super Polaris mount, drives and eyepieces.

Tele Vue-76 on Panoramic Mount

Tele Vue-76

  • 76mm aperture apochromatic refractor
  • 480mm focal length (f/6.3)
  • Ideal telescope for birding, spotting and wide-field astronomical viewing.
  • May be outfitted with Coronado SolarMax 60 hydrogen-alpha filter. 
  • Well-suited for travel:  Overall length of scope with dew shield retracted is just 14.5" and weighs just over 7 lbs.  Total weight, including suggested mount, is only 19 lbs.
  • $59 per night or $249 per week, including Tele Vue Panoramic mount and eyepieces

 


16" Night Sky Dobsonian

Night Sky Scopes Dobsonian

  • 16" (406mm) aperture Newtonian reflector
  • 1830mm focal length (f/4.5)
  • Great telescope for star parties and general astronomical observing from dark-sky locations.  Digital setting circles put thousands of objects at your fingertips.
  • Sets up in less than half an hour; will fit in most automobiles.  The heaviest component (mirror box) weighs 55 lbs.
  • $75 per night or $319 per week, including eyepieces

 

 


Uti8DL lightweight, portable Newtonian

Infinity Scopes Uti8DL

  • 8" (203mm) aperture Newtonian reflector
  • 914mm focal length (f/4.5)
  • Excellent telescope for lunar, planetary, and general astronomical observing in a highly portable package.
  • Sky Commander digital setting circles provides easy location of thousands of celestial objects.
  • The ultimate travel scope!  Lightweight carbon fiber truss poles and tube set up in minutes.  Storage case qualifies as airline-checkable baggage.  Telescope weight = 20 lbs.; total weight including checkable case = 54 lbs.
  • $62 per night or $269 per week, including eyepieces.

 

 


Meade 10" SCT on Losmandy Mount

Meade 10" Schmidt-Cassegrain (OTA only)

  • 10" (254mm) aperture Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
  • 2540mm focal length (f/10)
  • Ideal for general astronomical observing and short- and long-exposure astrophotography
  • Telescope weight = 31 lbs.
  • $32 per night or $139 per week, including Losmandy dovetail plate, and eyepieces.     

 

 


Meade 10" LX200GPS GoTo

Meade 10" LX200GPS

  • 10" (254mm) aperture Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with Ultra High Transmission Coatings 
  • 2540mm focal length (f/10)
  • Ideal for general astronomical observing and short-exposure astrophotography.  Easy-to-use "GoTo" mount automatically locates thousands of objects.  Observer's date, time and location obtained from GPS system. 
  • Tripod detaches from base and folds up for easier transport; heaviest component = 72 lbs.
  • $75 per night or $319 per week including telescope case and eyepieces

 


Meade 8" LX90 GoTo

Meade 8" LX90

  • 8" (203mm) aperture Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with Ultra High Transmission Coatings 
  • 2030mm focal length (f/10)
  • Ideal for general astronomical observing and short-exposure astrophotography.  Easy-to-use "GoTo" mount automatically locates thousands of objects.  Observer's date, time and location need to be entered manually.
  • Relatively lightweight telescope; tripod detaches from base and folds up for easier transport.  Heaviest component = 33 lbs.
  • $62 per night or $269 per week, including telescope case and eyepieces.