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Skywatcher 8" astrograph & HEQ5 mount
Skywatcher 8″ astrograph & HEQ5 mount

FOR SALE: 8″ Skywatcher DS 200 astrograph telescope and HEQ5 mount

  • In perfect condition – some minor marks
  • Includes a Canon SLR adapter
  • Motomaster Eliminator booster pack – $100 extra

For further details, see Craigslist

Asking $1,600 for both mount and telescope

$1,250 for the HEQ5 Pro

$450 for the 8″ Astrograph

Contact Piper email

FOR SALE: The Arp Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies A Chronicle and Observer’s Guide

From the estate of a former member, this book is in immaculate condition. Please see The Willmann-Bell website for more information.

Asking $40

Contact Chris email

NexStar 6SE
NexStar 6SE

FOR SALE: Celestron NexStar 6SE & accessories

  • Celestron NexStar 6SE Telescope, tripod and goto controller
  • Celestron 93969 SkySync GPS Accessory – automates goto setup
  • Celestron 94303 Accessory Kit – eyepieces and filters
  • Celestron 18774 Power Tank – high capacity battery

For further details, see UsedVictoria advert

Asking $1,250

Contact Paul email

FOR SALE: Baader solar film

  • Visual grade solar film suitable for visual and photographic use
  • Available in bulk up to a half metre – contact seller with your size requirements
  • Purchaser is responsible for proper handling and mounting of this film
  • Using a solar filter is required for observing the upcoming Total Solar Eclipse!

Cost: 50 cents per square inch – less for larger orders

Contact Robin – Email

FOR SALE: Meade 16″ Lightbridge Truss-Tube Dobsonian (Deluxe)

  • Aperture: 16″; Focal Length: 1829mm; Focal Ratio: f/4.5
  • Crayford focuser
  • Az bearing
  • Primary and Secondary mirrors were stripped and re-coated October 2015 by Optic Wave Laboratories, Gold River, CA.

Asking: $2,250


  • Televue Complete Visual Paracorr Type 1: $250.00
  • Lightbridge Shroud: $75

Items may be purchased individually, or together for $2,100

Contact Elizabeth or Don – Email or Phone 250 920 8298 (Salt Spring Island)

FOR SALE: Omcon Vista 811E 4.5” Newtonian Reflector

  • Equatorial Mount
  • 6×30 finder
  • motor drive
  • 1.25” eyepieces
    • 2x Barlow lens
    • 32mm Plossl
    • KE 10mm wide angle


Contact: Russ 778-679-0880 or email

FOR SALE: Meade LX200 10″ SCT

Meade LX200 10" SCT
Meade LX200 10″ SCT

LX200 GPS fork, original Meade packing boxes (with foam inserts used to fill in most carry cases such as JMI etc. Literally every kind of dovetail plate and counterweight and adapter available to add whatever you require onto the optical tube assembly.

  • 60mm view finder
  • stock Meade lenses
  • handheld controller
  • Baader visual density solar filter. Field tripod,


Contact Robin Morton – please email any questions.

FOR SALE: Tele Vue 40 mm eyepieces

  • Two (2) Tele Vue Plossl 40 mm eyepieces, model TV-EPL-40.0, 1 1/4 inch barrel size, new in original boxes.
  • Current list price $184.95 each

Asking $130 each.

Contact Bill Brown 250-388-7672 (Victoria) or email