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A sale for used (and new) astronomy gear is being hosted by RASC Victoria Centre at our usual venue for Astronomy Cafe at the Fairfield Gonzales Community Association. There will be no Zoom feed for this in-person only event.

Date/Time: Nov 27, 2023 7:00PM to 9:00PM

We expect more astronomy equipment to be offered for sale, however the following sellers have shared some of the gear they plan to offer:

  • John McDonald
    • One Manfrotto tripod- $50
    • Canon 6D modified by Hutec to capture H-alpha- $900
    • Canon EF 100 macro f/2.8 lens- $400
    • Canon EF 70-200 f/4 lens-$600
    • ZWO Manual filter wheel with set of filters- $100
    • Tripod Pan head with 3 axis movement – $150
    • Nikon flash -$30
  • Doug MacDonald
    • Selection of eyepieces – $20 – $300
    • Filters
    • Several astro cameras ~$1,200
    • Explore Scientific 5″ refractor and an i-Optron CEM-60 mount for sale. Will not bring to sale, but we can discuss.
  • Joe Carr
    • Canon Rebel T2i – Hutech-modified for astronomical imaging – $350 SOLD
      • IDAS EOS in-camera screw-in adapter
      • IDAS UIBAR-II 37mm Hα Enhanced UV IR Blocking filter – mounted
      • 2 LP-E8 batteries & charger – genuine Canon brand
      • 2Gb SD standard memory card
      • Camera is in like-new condition and comes with original packaging
      • Camera remains capable of conventional photography when using manual white balance, or even when the UIBAR-II filter remains in place using modest white balance adjustment in post processing.
    • QHYCCD PoleMaster Electronic PolarScope – $250 SOLD
  • Terry Flight
    • Meade LX-90 telescope, mount & accessories – Asking $3,000
      • Meade LX-90 8” f/10
      • Telrad
      • Kendrick Dew Heater Dual Channel with 3 heaters: Corrector, Telrad and EP Kendrick Battery Pack
      • Bob’s Knobs – Collimation
      • 2” Star Diagonal (Astro-Tech)
      • Baader Hyperion Mk IV Zoom
      • TeleVue 55mm Plossl
      • TeleVue x2 Barlow
      • Meade 9mm EP
      • Chinese 32mm Plossl
      • 11⁄4” Star Diagonal (Meade)
      • AstoTech 10 x 5 RACI Finder and Base
      • Illuminated Reticle EP
      • Observing Chair
      • Comes in a fitted plastic box
      • Photos in Buy & Sell listing
  • Dorothy & Miles Paul
    • 21mm Ethos (100° AF of V) 2” $1,207 at KW Telescope excellent condition $600
    • 3.7 mm Ethos (110° AF of V) 2” $849 at KW Telescope pristine condition $425
    • 12mm Nagler Type 1 suggest $200
    • 9mm Nagler Type 1 suggest $150
    • 4.8mm Nagler Type 1 suggest $150
    • 5.0mm Orion Ultrascopic suggest $100
    • Orion 10×50 Vista Binocular (5.3° field) $50
    • Filters
    • Teleview 2” Bandmate OIII $100
    • Teleview 2” Bandmate Nubustar $100
    • Orion 2” H-beta $100
    • Celestron C8 1990 vintage telescope, tripod, setting circles and tracking – not “goto”; many accessories including homemade solar filter
  • Sid Sidhu
    • 6”, 4” & 60mm Refractors
    • 6” Reflector
    • Complete 6” mirror grinding kit
    • Homemade Binocular Parallelogram mount
    • The and most of these are free for the taking – value of these will be based upon a best price offer. Donations go to RASC Victoria Centre.
  • David Lee – new RASC publications
    • 2024 Almanac $17
    • Explore the Moon w Bino $12
    • Explore the Moon w small telescope $12
    • 2024 Calendars $15

Acceptable payment is to be arranged directly between buyers and sellers. RASC Victoria Centre is not responsible for errors, misrepresentations or non-payment for goods.

Vendors and buyers at Buy & Sell Astronomy Cafe
Vendors and buyers at Buy & Sell Astronomy Cafe
Buy & Sell at Astronomy Cafe – Nov 27, 2023